A true Young Thug fan would remember these bars in his “Freestyle” track with Migos: “Hannah Montana, banging in red bandana / 10 thousand dollars toe ring right inside of my sandals.” Well, turns out that Thugger might just be a man of his word. Recently, T.I. stopped by DJ Drama‘s Shade 45 show Streetz Is Watching for an in-depth interview, talking about topics such moving to TIDAL and Roc Nation, #OscarsSoWhite and his latest project The Dime Trap. During the last segment of the interview, Thugger Thugger made an appearance and talked about Kanye West’s recent remarks on the GRAMMYs. Check out a few highlights from the conversation (via Complex), which begins at the 29:35 mark.
On not being invited to the GRAMMYs
T.I.: They didn’t invite you to the GRAMMYs?
Young Thug: No.
T.I.: Why not man?
Young Thug: I don’t know why they didn’t invite me to the Grammys. Yeah, that is a crazy question.
On why he should be eligible to attend
Young Thug: I think next year we going on. I had 24 hits on the Top 100. 24 of them was top 5. Why didn’t I [go to the GRAMMYs?] You been to the GRAMMYs a couple times.
T.I.: What you mean?
Young Thug: I’m on my third semester; they didn’t let me do my thing.
T.I. Well, you know you still got time, baby. You still got time.
Young Thug: I don’t understand it though. Politics? I want every GRAMMY. We gonna live through this. I’m telling you I want to go.
On what he might wear
“I might be barefeeted [sic] with $10,000 toe rings on with Fred Flinstone’s dress [that] cost $140,000. I don’t care what I might do.”