Desus And Mero Explain Their “J. Cole Is Trash” Narrative On “Hot Ones”


Today, interview sequence Hot Ones continues its glorious season, bringing Desus and Mero into the fold. The pair are in fantastic kind as they take care of rising Scovilles and the mild gaze of Sean Evans, fielding questions and doling out witty critiques in signature vogue. 

Around the seven minute mark, Sean Evans wastes little time in placing the Bodega Boys on the spot, inquiring about their prior line of reasoning that "J. Cole is trash." The matter prompts a maniacal snort from Mero. "He has dreads now, so he is woke," jokes Mero. "We cannot say he is trash." Desus elaborates, stating "we nonetheless Bronx scumbags, so I am not likely listening to woke music. I am listening to music that is most likely bringing down black folks. I gotta hear just a little gunplay, just a little misogyny. I would like some cocaine raps. So you recognize, J. Cole is just not actually my cup of tea."

Desus And Mero Explain Their “J. Cole Is Trash” Narrative On “Hot Ones”

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Still, that is to not say the hate runs bone deep. "There's some J. Cole songs I be jamming to," says Desus. "I be like 'who is that this?' They be like 'J. Cole," and I be like..." He proceeds to reenact a disenchanted, barely defeated facial features. "That's aight. Play that new Blueface although!" 

The pair proceed to segue into the sordid story of 6ix9ine, with Mero predicting the Rainbow Wonder snitching on a world stage. "He'd throw his grandma in jail," he says, whereas Desus affords an identical take. "I feel he noticed a whole lot of Law And Order so he thought they'd put him in witness safety...You have a 69 tattooed in your face! Are you going to go to Scotsdale Arizona and begin over?"

And the wings have not even kicked in but. Be positive to catch the Bodega Boys on Hot Ones under, and search for their return to tv later tonight, solely on Showtime.