DaBaby Sort of Tries to Apologize for Homophobic Comments
"You can't make me feel less of myself"
The rapper first came under fire for comments he made during his performance. "If you didn't show up today with HIV, AIDS, or any of them deadly sexually transmitted diseases that'll make you die in two to three weeks, then put your cellphone lighter up," he said. "Fellas, if you ain't sucking dick in the parking lot, put your cellphone lighter up!"
When DaBaby defended himself in a subsequent Instagram post, he made things even worse by saying, "[My gay fans] don't got AIDS. My gay fans, they take care of themselves. They ain't no nasty gay n***as. See what I'm saying? They ain't no junkies in the street."
For his latest explanation, DaBaby sort of tried to apologize. He tweeted that what he said was "insensitive" and wrote "my apologies," before telling the LGBTQ community that "y'all business is y'all business." He wrapped up his non-apology by saying "you can't make me feel less of myself" and promoting his upcoming shows.
Read the tweets below (and click through for the replies to get a sense of how he's getting ratioed right now).
I tell fans to put a cellphone light in the air y'all start a million man March.✊🏾— DaBaby (@DaBabyDaBaby) July 27, 2021
I told you y'all digested that wrong 🤷🏾♂️but I ain't gone lie I'm impressed.
Now show this same amount of support when a racist cop kill one of our black ass…YA NOT 😂
Anybody who done ever been effected by AIDS/HIV y'all got the right to be upset, what I said was insensitive even though I have no intentions on offending anybody. So my apologies 🙏🏾— DaBaby (@DaBabyDaBaby) July 27, 2021
But the LGBT community... I ain't trippin on y'all, do you. y'all business is y'all business.
& for any brands, networks, or artists that like to profit off of black rappers influence on the culture, without understanding it or having the patience to deal with what comes with the position we play in our culture.— DaBaby (@DaBabyDaBaby) July 27, 2021
Keep yo money next time
us "NIGGAS" human too.#GodBless
Other than that y'all cheer the fuck up & be proud of who you are cuz you can't make me feel less of myself. 💪🏾— DaBaby (@DaBabyDaBaby) July 27, 2021
Aside from that
CORPUS CHRISTI, TEXAS
Get them tickets for Friday & Saturday so I can show y'all how da fuck I get down. 🔥#LIVESHOWKILLA