Lil Yachty Recalls 'Friendly Beef' With Quavo, Says He 'Used to Be So Mean to Me'

The 'Let's Start Here' artist recalls a time when Quavo was "mean" to him as labelmates on Quality Control Music.

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Lil Yachty had a slight beef with his Quality Control Music labelmate Quavo.

On the latest episode of his podcast A Safe Place, Yachty welcomed special guests and QC founders Kevin "Coach K" Lee and Pierre "P" Thomas, discussing his time on the record label, which he joined in June 2016.

Admittedly, Yachty wasn't easily accepted by other artists on the roster, namely Quavo, who he said was "mean" to him early on.

“Quavo used to be so mean to me!” Yachty said about the Migos member at the 39:00 mark.

He continued, “It became like a friendly beef. It was like this thing of battling with me against all three Migos when it came to cars, when it came to jewelry, when it came to women, when it came to clothes, everything.”

Yachty was excited about joining the ranks of artists like Skippa Da Flippa and OG Maco, but added that the competition got real between him and Migos. “Quavo got a new chain, I had to get a new chain. Offset got a new chain, I get a new chain. Takeoff get a new watch, I would go and get a new watch.”

He continued, “I used to always feel like everyone was trying to little bro me. At first, they thought I was weird as shit. They was like, ‘This n***a is weird as fuck.'”

The rivalry between Yachty and Quavo didn't last long, as the two have collaborated on tracks like "Talk to Me Nice" and "Ice Tray" from the 2017 QC compilation album Control the Streets. But where Quavo initially needed time to warm up to Yachty, the Let's Start Here artist was embraced elsewhere.

“Skippa Da Flippa was the first person [to do a record with me] and he was the nicest person,” he continued. “Rich The Kid was cool, he showed love to me eventually. The most thing I remember was Quavo was mean as shit. Quavo was mean as hell, [but he] came around.”

“I’ll never discredit Skippa Da Flippa and Takeoff. Takeoff, from the second he met me, was extremely nice and just welcoming with open arms. OG Maco, he didn’t really show much love either.”

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