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Joey Bada$$ defends Chris Brown collaboration after backlash from followers


Joey Bada$$ has defended his resolution to work with Chris Brown after going through backlash from followers, saying “individuals make errors”.

After delays over sampling clearance points, the rapper launched his newest album ‘2000’ final Friday (July 22). The 14-tracker options beforehand launched singles ‘Survivors Guilt’ and ‘The place I Belong’, in addition to a collaborative minimize with Brown, titled ‘Welcome Again’.

His option to work with Brown on the tune was initially questioned throughout a Reddit AMA final week, when one consumer wrote: “Why u put Chris brown on ur album dawg.” In response to the remark, Joey stated it was “an honor” to have Brown on the album, including: “I get it, you guys could not suppose he’s excellent or cool due to issues he’s performed in his previous, however which one in every of you guys are excellent?”

Joey Bada$$ responding to Chris Brown collaboration criticism
Joey Bada$$ responding to Chris Brown collaboration criticism on Reddit. Credit score: Reddit

Elaborating on the state of affairs in a current interview with TMZ, Joey stated: “Like I stated, I feel Chris Brown is without doubt one of the greatest artists of this era, of our occasions. Of all occasions, you understand what I imply?”

“So, for me personally, it was an honor working with him. I’ve been a fan of him so long as I can bear in mind,” he continued. “Individuals make errors, and I’m not justifying anyone’s errors in any kind of means, however after some time there’s a rising alternative for everyone.”

In 2009, Brown assaulted his then-partner Rihanna in a extremely publicised incident that happened on the eve of the Grammy Awards. Years later, in 2017, one other ex-girlfriend, Karrueche Tran, alleged that Brown had assaulted her, and took out a restraining order in opposition to the singer over alleged dying threats.

One other incident of alleged assault was reported final yr by a girl who stated Brown had bodily assaulted her at his San Fernando Valley dwelling. Because of inadequate proof, he didn’t face any prison fees for the alleged case.

Joey shouldn’t be the one musician who has confronted backlash for working with Brown. In 2019, Justin Bieber got here underneath fireplace for referring to the singer’s previous assault cost as “a mistake he made”. Lizzo additionally drew criticism final yr for a video by which she referred to Brown as her “favorite particular person in the entire fucking world”.



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