” Because, despite what y all m ************ are speaking about and how the web twisted up my m ************ words, me and all my fans at the show, the gay ones and the straight ones, we turned the f *** up.”
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He added that individuals need to leave his gay fans alone and warned against making them uneasy.
Amongst the voices criticising DaBaby was the Terrence Higgins Trust, a UK-based HIV charity, who accused the rap artist of spreading misinformation and discrimination.
In a statement to PinkNews, projects director Richard Angell said: “Its incorrect for individuals dealing with HIV to be made to feel lesser or left out because of their diagnosis – it ought to be inappropriate in the musical industry and in society at large.
” Comments like DaBabys perpetuate HIV-related preconception and discrimination, in addition to spreading misinformation about HIV.
He likewise hit out at individuals who were not at the show, saying they should “shut the f *** up” and motivated them to go enjoy him live.
DaBaby also went on to state: “Even my gay fans do not got f ****** AIDS … they dont got AIDS.
” My gay fans, they take care of theyself, they aint going for that … they aint no junkies. I said if you aint drawing **** in the parking lot, put your cellular phone light up. You know what my gay fans did? Put that m ************ light up.
” My gay fans aint going for that. They got class.”
” Itll never ever translate correctly to someone taking a look at a little five, six-second clip from their goddamn crib on their phone. It just dont work like that.
He also targeted gay guys in referrals to other sexual activities, asking those who did not take part in them to “put your cellular phone illuminate”.
DaBaby defended his remarks and stated his words had actually been twisted. Picture: Charles Sykes/Invision/AP
DaBabys words at the Rolling Loud Miami celebration were condemned by social media users as homophobic, but the rapper, genuine name Jonathan Lyndale Kirk, appeared to double-down in a lengthy Instagram response.
He stated across 19 videos: “What I do at a live program is for the audience at the live program.
Rap artist DaBaby has responded after he was criticised for making seemingly homophobic remarks at a Miami gig.
Videos on social media show him telling the crowd: “If you didnt appear today with HIV, AIDS, any of them lethal sexually transmitted illness thatll make you pass away in 2 or three weeks, put your cellular phone illuminate.”
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” You can now live a long, healthy life with HIV thanks to medical development when youre identified and accessing treatment.
” Thats why its crucial to challenge anything that hinders people from screening and learning the truths about HIV.”
DaBaby likewise drew criticism at the event after causing fellow rapper Tory Lanez to carry out.
Lanez is implicated of shooting Megan Thee Stallion, who performed immediately before DaBaby, in the foot in 2015 – claims he denies.
In October, Lanez was charged with attack on an unnamed female and weapons charges, and the case is ongoing, however a protective order was handed to Stallion, ordering Lanez to stay 100m far from her.
Sky News has called DaBabys management for remark.