DaBaby Jokes That He'll Pivot to R&B Since He's ‘Canceled’

DaBaby took to his Instagram Stories on Monday and joked about being canceled in the wake of his homophobic comments onstage at Rolling Loud.


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In the wake of the backlash following his homophobic comments at Rolling Loud Miami last month, DaBaby appears to be making light of his situation. 

The Charlotte rapper took to his Instagram Stories on Monday to share a video suggesting he might have to become an R&B singer after being “canceled.”

“They done canceled yo daddy twin,” DaBaby captioned a clip of him and his daughter singing along to J. Cole and Miguel’s 2013 hit collaboration “Power Trip.” “I’m switching to R&B, fuck a rap,” he added. 

DaBaby posts that he’s been canceled and switching to R&B 👀🤔👀THOUGHTS ⁉️ pic.twitter.com/IbVbt1NCKI

— Power 106 (@Power106LA) August 16, 2021

The post arrives just three weeks after DaBaby’s homophobic remarks at Rolling Loud Miami.

“If you didn’t show up today with HIV, AIDS, or any of them deadly sexually transmitted diseases that’ll make you die in two to three weeks, then put your cellphone lighter up,” DaBaby told attendees during his July 25th performance. “Ladies, if your pussy smell like water, put your cellphone lighter up. Fellas, if you ain’t sucking dick in the parking lot, put your cellphone lighter up.”

Last week, 50 Cent was the latest rapper to offer his support to the 29-year-old. During an appearance on E!’s Nightly Pop, Fif revealed that he expects DaBaby to bounce back from the scandal.

“He is a really talented, special artist, right?” 50 Cent explained. “And he just transitioned from being in that pool that everyone’s in as a rap artist. Like, they didn’t notify him that he’s turning into a superstar.”

“There’s nobody that tells you, ‘Now, you’re held to these standards’ that are mainstream standards that you can’t say things and you can’t do these different things,” the mogul continued. “He didn’t have a publicist involved and this is why the response took so long. Even his apology, the first apology attempt at it, was what made it worse. You know what it is? When a person makes a general statement, ‘cause he made a general statement on stage, he’s not directing that to any individual, but what happens is he’s still new and he’s being attacked by individuals.”

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