Future and Nipsey Hussle

Future Faces Backlash for Comparing Himself to Nipsey Hussle

Future is facing backlash for his controversial comparison to Nipsey Hussle.

While the hip-hop community mourns the West Coast legend’s death, Future left a comment that did not sit well with many on social media. In a since-deleted post, Young Scooter shared a screenshot of one of Nipsey’s old tweets, adding his own tribute.

“WE NEED MORE NI**AS LIKE NIPSEY HUSSLE #LEGENDSNEVERDIE,” wrote Scooter. “IT’S [TOO] MUCH GREED AND NI**AS HATING ON THEY OWN PEOPLE JUST WAIT YA TURN PLAY YOUR POSITION.”

Future responded in the comments by seemingly comparing himself to Nipsey. “Yeah we do need more like us,” he said, adding, “I been teaching and preaching for a decade also showing and proving what hard work and dedication get u #RIPNIP.”

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The comment sparked backlash from social media, who didn’t hesitate to drag the “Mask Off” rapper. “@future don’t ever in your life compare yourself to @nipseyhussle,” wrote one Instagram user, while another fan tweeted, “Leave it to future to somehow make a nipsey tribute post about himself. Great music but something wrong with dude.”

See some of the reactions below.