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Joe Budden Apologizes To Lupe Fiasco For “Clout Chaser” Accusation

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Joe Budden has apologized to Lupe Fiasco for recently calling him a “clout chaser” on his podcast. Budden was reacting to the rapper’s remix of Andre 3000’s instrumental track, “I Swear, I Really Wanted to Make a ‘Rap’ Album But This Is Literally the Way the Wind Blew Me This Time,” from New Blue Sun.

“I gotta apologize to Lupe because I called him a ‘clout chaser,’” Budden began. “He tweeted his Grammys and I tweeted some sh*t and then he called me. I answered the phone and said ‘Yo, man, why you tweeting your Grammys at me? What’s going on man?’ He said ‘I didn’t like that clout chaser sh*t. Say what you want about the music. I don’t give a f*ck what you think about music. But, you know I’m not a clout chaser. Come on. I ain’t never done clout chasing.’ I said, ‘I don’t even remember saying that n***a. Who said that about you?’ Freudian slips. I didn’t mean that about Lupe. All I meant to say was that sh*t was ass.”

Read More: Joe Budden Rips Lupe Fiasco For Remixing Andre 3000 Flute Album

Lupe Fiasco Performs At Hip-Hop 50 Live Concert

US rapper Lupe Fiasco performs during the Hip Hop 50 Live concert, marking the 50th anniversary of the birth of hip hop, at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York City on August 11, 2023. A genre, a culture and a lifestyle all at once: hip hop has traveled from the block party to the billionaire’s club, soundtracked protest and celebration, and asserted seismic influence over the course of pop. The reigning music style evolved in rapid, anarchic ways, rocking the industry establishment that long resisted its power, and fully embodying the culture of youth even as it grew. This year hip hop turns 50, an anniversary that’s offered its elders, its fans and the city that birthed it a milepost to reflect on its cultural weight. (Photo by ANGELA WEISS / AFP) (Photo by ANGELA WEISS/AFP via Getty Images)

As for Budden’s original criticism, he said: “Hey Lupe, man, stop. Stop it. He rapping over them damn flutes. I cut that shit right off. Oh Jesus, Mary, and Joseph. Yo dawg, it’s women listening…with vaginas. Please. Why would he do that to them? I can’t say nothing ’cause he gonna diss me. … That was some bullshit. That was some clout chasing.” Lupe eventually fired back on social media by comparing his streaming number with Budden’s “We don’t chase whats already been achieved,” he wrote. “Victory laps sometimes look like qualifiers especially from the stands.”

Joe Budden On Feuding With Lupe Fiasco

Check out Budden’s apology to Fiasco above. Be on the lookout for further updates on Joe Budden and Lupe Fiasco on HotNewHipHop.

Read More: Lupe Fiasco & Joe Budden Go Back And Forth Over Andre 3000 Criticism

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