DaBaby Apologizes For 'Insensitive' Comments + CHIKA Goes In: 'You Are Mediocre In Every Way'
The 'KIRK' rapper said following the backlash, "Anybody who done ever been effected by AIDS/HIV y'all got the right to be upset."
DaBaby found himself on the defense after he made some comments at Rolling Loud Miami perceived to be homophobic and sexist. The incident made national headlines and drew ire from seemingly countless people, including pop star Dua Lipa and Slut Walk founder Amber Rose.
On Tuesday afternoon (July 27), the Billboard chart-topping rapper either succumbed to pressure, took orders from his PR team or genuinely felt remorse for his words and issued a tweet indicating he was sorry.
“Anybody who done ever been effected by AIDS/HIV y’all got the right to be upset,” he wrote. “what I said was insensitive even though I have no intentions on offending anybody. So my apologies. But the LGBT community … I ain’t trippin on y’all, do you. y’all business is y’all business.”
Anybody who done ever been effected by AIDS/HIV y’all got the right to be upset, what I said was insensitive even though I have no intentions on offending anybody. So my apologies 🙏🏾
But the LGBT community… I ain’t trippin on y’all, do you. y’all business is y’all business.
— DaBaby (@DaBabyDaBaby) July 27, 2021
But Warner Music Group artist CHIKA, who’s a proud member of the LBGQT community and has since changed her Twitter handle to “DaDiaper,” immediately questioned his statement.
“Then why are you tryna insert yourself into it?” she tweeted in response. “Must be OUR business, huh, Jonny?”
She then dug up a photo of DaBaby performing in a giant diaper and wrote, “DaBaby walked around in a diaper surrounded by n-ggas but wanna speak on…the gays???”
CHIKA continued, “Maybe change your fuckin flow for ONCE and write a song you haven’t written before being a homophobic piece of shit. You are quite literally mediocre in every way. Don’t let that money go to your head, kiddo.”
Dababy walked around in a diaper surrounded by niggas but wanna speak on… the gays??? pic.twitter.com/ZVJWL