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Tyler the Creator Addresses Going No. 1 Over DJ Khaled: 'It Was Fun Watching a Man Die Inside'

Tyler the Creator Addresses Going No. 1 Over DJ Khaled: 'It Was Fun Watching a Man Die Inside'

Tyler the Creator is addressing DJ Khaled‘s comments following their 2019 battle for the No. 1 spot on the Billboard 200 between Igor and Father of Asahd.

The 30-year-old star spoke out on Ebro In The Morning, after DJ Khaled indirectly spoke on the chart battle, calling Tyler‘s music “mysterious.”

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“Bro that Khaled thing was like, it was fun, it was just watching a man die inside. The weirdo was winning. I was moonwalking in a wig. This n–a had everyone on his album. Everyone,” he said.

“I’m not at the barbershop, I’m not at the club…and he’s not wrong,” Tyler continued.

“For some guy like that to kind of indirectly be like ‘that ain’t real rap, that ain’t real Black music.’ That’s what it felt like…I just let that No. 1 speak. The ego had to deal with that,” Tyler said.

“His whole identity is being No. 1. When he didn’t get that, that sat with him longer in real life time than that moment…I moved on, I did some shows, I went to London, cool. Didn’t think about it. That sat with him, because his whole identity is ‘We the best. We the No. 1,’” he went on.

“When the underdog, to him, took that away from him, the ego was deflated. He’ll probably never admit it. And it’s no hard feelings towards him…I do have some sort of respect for him.”

Tyler also recently issued an apology regarding Selena Gomez.

Watch the conversation at the 51 minute mark…

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