Tyler, The Creator, confirmed The Black Eyed Peas some love on July 1. The band is celebrating the twenty fifth anniversary of their debut album, 1998’s Behind the Entrance. Tyler says he credit that album for his begin into bossa nova music, saying, “Thanks for serving to form my ear and getting me began to put in writing phrases down” in a prolonged Tweet. Nevertheless, he additionally referred to as will.i.am, the de facto chief of the Black Eyed Peas, a “dipstick.” So regardless of his appreciation for what BEP has achieved for his profession, Tyler nonetheless took a foolish potshot on the efficiency group’s primary man.
Regardless of the slight dig, he additionally praises will.i.am for his skill to find nice samples for BEP music. Tyler says that can.i.am’s ear is what led him to do the Sergio Mendes mission years later. He’s making a reference to Mendes’ Timeless, which showcased will.i.am as a collaborator on the 2006 album. Whereas he provides a nod to the music producer and artist, he nonetheless calls him a dipstick outright. So what occurs when will.i.am finds the Tweet and responds to the rapper?
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Tyler, The Creator & The Black Eyed Peas Love/Hate
Will.i.am noticed the Tweet and responded in type, however solely in kindness. “Thanks for the LOVE,” he wrote to Tyler, The Creator. “I’m past happy with you… You’re a tremendous contribution to the world of music and all issues artistic…” He’s additionally celebrating the anniversary of the album, which launched his profession for probably the most half. Nevertheless, Behind the Entrance solely obtained to quantity 129 on the Billboard 200. It wasn’t till Fergie got here on they usually launched 2003’s Elephunk that they grew to become the hip-hop icons they’re at present.
As for Tyler, The Creator, he lately launched Name Me If You Get Misplaced: The Property Sale, through which new music from the album’s reducing flooring made it again into this deluxe model of Name Me If You Get Misplaced. New singles embody “Dogtooth” and “Sorry Not Sorry.” And this isn’t the primary time Tyler has posted about will.i.am, with an obvious beef brewing approach again in 2013 over an alleged wager between the 2 musical artists. Nevertheless, primarily based on the present Twitter back-and-forth, it appears prefer it’s all water underneath the bridge…even when Tyler continues to be taking mini-jabs on the BEP legend.
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