Wealthy Homie Quan mentioned an embarrassing second in his profession in an interview with AllHipHop.
The Atlanta-bred rapper recalled his botched try to perform The Infamous B.I.G.’s “Get Cash” verse on the 2016 VH1 Hip Hop Honors occasion. Wealthy Homie Quan admitted he by no means knew the lyrics however nonetheless agreed to carry out the Junior M.A.F.I.A. single with Lil Kim.
“I requested Fab to do it, however he’s going to be out of city,” Wealthy Homie Quan advised AllHipHop. “Realizing I didn’t know [the verse], I nonetheless mentioned yeah. So, I bought up there. I had printed the lyrics out as a result of I do know I didn’t know. On the soundcheck, I convey my lyrics on the paper. I requested the dude to place the lyrics on the teleprompter. I’m going by way of rehearsal; every thing’s going clean and nice.”
He continued, “I depart from rehearsal and go get just like the Coogi sweater, Timbs – I’m attempting to get in character for Biggie. I’m backstage nonetheless training my lyrics ’trigger I do know I don’t know. As I bought on the market, the primary two traces [were] on the teleprompter, then the teleprompter goes black. When the teleprompter went black, I attempted to say what I assumed I noticed on the paper. That was a bunch of nothing, and to at the present time, I nonetheless don’t know these lyrics. Not that tune.”
Wealthy Homie Quan revealed he nonetheless thinks about his flub every time he hears “Get Cash.” However he hoped to lastly be taught the lyrics in some unspecified time in the future since he considers himself to be a Biggie Smalls fan.
“It’s a traditional, and that’s simply a kind of classics I didn’t know,” he mentioned. “I don’t know. I’m a fan of Biggie. I like Biggie although. That simply wasn’t considered one of my Biggie songs although. My favourite tune by Biggie is ‘Infamous Thugs.’ Each time I hear [‘Get Money’], I’m like, ‘That’s the tune I tousled.’ It’s so large. I’m going to be taught it.”
Try the remainder of AllHipHop’s interview with Wealthy Homie Quan here.