T.I. Responds to Being Booed at Comedy Present
T.I. confronted his hardest crowd but.
The rapper-turned-comedian took the stage through the April Fools Comedy Jam at Brooklyn’s Barclays Middle on Saturday (April 9) alongside comedians like Rip Micheals, Nick Cannon, Eddie Griffin, Bruce Bruce, and Michael Blackson.
However as a substitute of performing, the Atlanta MC put his stand-up expertise on show. A video clip reveals Tip telling a joke the place he defines the phrase “anonymity,” but it surely fell flat and the viewers rapidly turned on him.
“Nicely, Goddamn,” he stated upon noticing that he was being booed.
“You bought yet one more motherfu**in’ album out of me, it’s referred to as Kill the King for motherfu**ers such as you,” he instructed the gang, referencing his upcoming ultimate album. “And I admire y’all since you made me the best possible. New York has made me the motherfu**in’ finest.”
Regardless of the boos, he continued on with the present. After the video went viral, Tip addressed the incident whereas on Instagram Reside with Michael Blackson.
When requested if it felt good, Tip stated, “Sure! I liked it. I didn’t really feel like they have been booing me. I felt like they have been booing me as, ‘I dare you to be extra humorous, I dare you to beat this. I dare you to do higher.’ I really feel like that’s what they challenged me to do and I did it.”
Tip claims his emotions weren’t damage and that he may care much less. “I don’t care what they present, bruh, ’trigger I ain’t looking for no one’s validation,” he added. “I’m not right here for no one else’s approval. I don’t give a rattling.”
T.I. has been moonlighting as a comic in current months. J. Cole even shouted him out on his new collaboration with BIA, “London,” the place he raps, “I snigger at these rappers for capping / I suppose T.I.P ain’t the one out right here with jokes.”