Larry Hoover Jr. Says Ye and Drake Event Was Intended as ‘Blueprint’ to Inspire Other Artists to Set Aside Feuds

Larry Hoover Jr. and J. Prince sat down for an extended interview on 'Million Dollaz Worth of Game' in which they discussed Hoover Sr., Wack 100, and more.

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Drake and the artist formerly known as Kanye West setting aside their issues was intended to serve as a “blueprint” for other artists, says Larry Hoover Jr.

Hoover Jr. appeared alongside J. Prince for a recent 90-minute interview on Million Dollaz Worth of Game, resulting in a discussion that saw the guests diving into the ongoing battle for Larry Hoover’s freedom (he’s currently serving multiple life sentences in Colorado) and recent headlines involving Wack 100.

Asked around the 32:10 mark in the video up top to detail how last December’s Free Larry Hoover event came together, Hoover Jr. reflected on conversations he had about Drake and Ye’s issues and how those conversations ultimately resulted in putting the cinematically presented show together.

“So he seen that, just talking to ’em, knew that we had a relationship with Kanye and then with Drake through J,” Hoover Jr. said. “And he seen that we had this relationship but with the little stuff that he got to see, he seen that them guys was at odds and he would hear about other artists and stuff, you know what I mean, killing each other and going to jail over back-and-forth nonsense. So he was just saying, ain’t there something y’all could do to try to bring them together?”

Noting the pair’s respective statuses as being among “the biggest artists in the world,” Hoover Jr. continued, paraphrasing his father’s thoughts on how the issues between the two weren’t worth sustaining. 

“We put our efforts there and brought ’em together hoping that it would be a blueprint for the other artists to try to follow to look and see, like, if these guys can bring it together and put they differences aside and make money and enjoy life, maybe some other people will follow suit,” he said near the 33:18 mark. “Because there are way too many of these guys out here, you know, feeling like they’re living the gangster life when they should be living the millionaire life and they dying and losing everything when they just get to that position. They should be enjoying and bringing other people up instead of going to jail and dying and their friends dying. I thought they became entertainers to get out the street. That’s what it’s supposed to have been about.”

Deeper into the interview, the topic of Wack 100 and Karen Chapman was broached. As previously reported, Prince last month shared an Instagram post in which he criticized Wack for, in his words, working “against the Hoover family” by allegedly withholding footage he said could help in the fight for Larry Hoover Sr.’s freedom.

Around the 58:34 mark, Prince referred to Wack as a “clown,” then further detailed his frustrations.

“He portrayed to be, ‘Oh, I’m down with y’all.’ The only reason I wanted to talk to him, you know, I’m gonna give him the benefit of the doubt for my brother because it’s serious business, right?” Prince said. “So I embrace that, I entertain that, and you know—in retrospect—when I hear him take a different position like he was partners with her and this and that the whole time, [I’m like] ‘Oh, so this n***a one of them kind of n***as where all money good money with him,’ you know what I mean? ‘Everybody go.’ You know I’m from the school where everybody don’t go. And when you’re playing with a man’s freedom like that and everybody go then, you know, I take that real personal.”

Elsewhere, Prince shared a text with the Million Dollaz Worth of Game panel in which Ye said he was exiting alleged footage negotiations due to “too many games” being played. See the full interview up top.

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