Billboard caught up with Pusha T on the 2019 Grammy Awards pink carpet to get his ideas on Complex dubbing him the very best rapper alive for 2018, releasing 21 Savage, and extra.
King Push says Complex giving him the title of greatest rapper in 2018 will imply extra to him than the Grammy nomination down the highway. "Greatest rapper alive is an excellent huge accomplishment. And as a rapper, lyricist, and a author, that's close to and pricey to my coronary heart," he admits.
As for the Academy ultimately opening up the Grammys to have extra awards for sub-genres of hip-hop, contemplate Pusha T a fan of the thought. "For positive. I feel that they need to. Hip-hop is the most important style in music. You know the way it goes, it's avenue rap, acutely aware rap, lure, and every part," the "Santeria" rapper explains.
Pusha additionally spoke on 21 Savage's authorized situaion and his affect on the ATL music scene. "First of all, he's a tremendous expertise. He undoubtedly must be freed. We simply have to get that scenario straight for him, his followers, and his household," the Adidas model ambassador says.
Pusha's DAYTONA album notched him a nomination within the stacked greatest rap album class. Even although Cardi B's Invasion of Privacy took dwelling the , Pusha was joyful the Recording Academy received it proper by having his challenge alongside a few of his elite friends.
Watch our interview in full with Pusha T above.