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Kanye West Called Young Thug Bob Marley & "Wanted to Do an Album" with Him

Well, if this ever comes to fruition, this collaborative effort might end up being one of the most polarizing projects of its time. In a newly-released interview with Rolling Out, Young Thug spoke at-length about linking up with Kanye West and their encounters. Speaking to the Atlanta outlet, Thugger said the following when speaking on his various high-profile co-signs:

Kanye didn’t have a phone for like three or four years,” Young Thug says. “When I first met him, I went to his house and he was like, ‘We gotta keep in touch; here’s my email.’ But he came on tour with Travis Scott and me. [Kanye] said he has a phone now because he has a wife. So he had to get a phone. But he called me Bob Marley. We [were] backstage at one of the tour dates at the Staples Center in L.A. and Kanye was backstage. He had a Beats Pill and was like, ‘I wanna hear all of your music in the world that’s not out.’ So I was letting him hear all the music. Then he said I was like Bob Marley and he wanted to do an album with me. I was like, ‘Let’s roll!’ He’s a fan.

Sounds like Kanye really, really rides for the eccentric Barter 6 rapper. The aforementioned interview with Rolling Out also featured many more gems concerning Young Thug worth reading about. From his more charitable moments to his relationship with Gucci Mane to self-respect and the importance of individuality, Young Thug delivered one of his best interviews yet. You can read the full piece over at Rolling Out.


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