Lil Pump is representative a younger generation rappers who have used SoundCloud to fully embark on a mission to take hip-hop by storm. While some have succeeded like Pump, others have not yet found their shine. Recently signing a lucrative $8 million record deal with Warner Bros. quadrupling his former salary, the Florida native has been taking full advantage the benefits being a multi-millionaire at such a young age. Getting rich as a teenager will sometimes get people to do silly things with their money and Pump is no exception to this.
Celebrating his amplified contract, Pump took to his Instagram story to show f a little bit, while maintaining a positive message for his younger fans. The "Gucci Gang" rapper posted a video himself blowing his nose into a $100 bill. You know, rich people things... While he is able to waste away money as he pleases, Lil Pump also proved that he can possibly be a solid role model to children, sharing a photo himself with the caption reading, "Drug free gang." Following the tragic overdose death Lil Peep last year, Pump has been one the few to renounce the use Xanax and similar drugs. He continues to send a good message here, proving that trap music's drug references are not always to be taken seriously.
Check out both Pump's IG story additions below and let us know what you think the message he is sending to the youth.