Earl Sweatshirt Restates Criticism Of  Jay-Z's "Magna Carta Holy Grail"

Earl Sweatshirt says he loves Jay-Z but doesn't like "Magna Carta Holy Grail." Sweatshirt adds that people "wanna beat" him up for this opinion.

Earl Sweatshirt has restated his stance on Jay-Z's Magna Carta Holy Grail. In a recent interview, Sweatshirt explained that he loves Jay-Z but does not like Jay's latest. He also went into how fans "wanna beat" him up for his opinion.  

"There's a whole bunch of niggas that wanna beat me up," Earl told Fader. "I love Jay-Z, that's why I didn't like his album so much. I listened to the shit, and then I listened to something else, and I was like 'I don't like this.' And then I said that, and then everyone got really fucking mad. A lot of niggas was like, 'Bro, you have not done enough in your career to be having an opinion'. I would love to get punched over not liking an album."  

Earl Sweatshirt's interview can be viewed below.

The opinion he had was a negative one, which he explained to Twitter followers once Magna Carta Holy Grail was released. The tweets containing his opinion of the album follow.

The opinion opened up a debate on Earl's timeline, with fans reacting to the statements. Sweatshirt ReTweeted several fan reactions. 

Jay has had favorable things to say about Odd Future.

"[Odd Future has an] aversion to corporate America,” he once shared in an interview. “People have a real aversion to what people in power did to the country. So they’re just lashing out, like: ‘This is the son that you made. Look at your son. Look at what you’ve done.’” 

This weekend, Odd Future's Tyler, The Creator posted an image on Instagram with Jay-Z after his New York date for his Legends of the Summer Tour with Justin Timberlake. That image can be viewed below.

RELATED: Earl Sweatshirt Criticizes Jay-Z's "Magna Carta Holy Grail" Album



  • JT

    If YOU liked Magna, why would you care if someone else didn't ? If you don't like something, just ignore it and don't bother to hate on it. And if you like an album/artist, ignore the people who will criticize it. And with that said, I liked Magna Carta and I will probably enjoy Doris just as much.

  • Mina

    It's his opinion. I don't know why everyone got mad about it. It's more to life than being mad at him for his opinion. He didn't like it, he didn't like it. Jay Z most likely didn't care whether he did or didn't. I doubt Jay will release a diss record towards Earl.

  • bracey10

    Jay Z's old man flow is funny, right? Its all fragmented and shit. "I'm ull show you how to do this...huh!". Hahaha seriously I cant even pretend hes good anymore.

  • Sawwwry

    Magna was weak my friends. It was hyped to death, and it was weak. Jay-Z has nothing left to say. His producers are a thousand times more talented than he is, his raps and flows have become boring and uninspired, and no one should give a shit anymore. The truth is that he was made by his producers. Most rappers are. Sorry. The truth hurts. Ps: The opinions of Jays dickriders mean shit all because at the end of the day its about he music. Fuck the legacy if the music cant live up to it. Sawwwwwry.

  • Anonymous

    Lol the 3 songs that have leaked off of Doris are better than anything on MCHG. Hate all you want. I didn't like it.

  • FuriousPsych

    Wow, a hip-hop site with so many people that haven't heard Earl's album "EARL?" Don't judge him based off one video of a live performance...go peep that album. With that said, Jay's a legend...I don't really fuck with MCHG...but Earl's tweets def did him no favors.

  • Sasa

    Who the heck is this Sweaty Shirt to talk about Jay-Z... -.-

  • Anonymous

    Lol i never heard him rap til this interview holy shit hes awful lmaao at how much the host of the event blew him up. U ounch ur couch cus ur to much of a bitch to punch somethin thatll hurt. Pussy. Im clark gable im unstable! If he simply said im not a fan of it no one would of said shit but he had to a douche and push his comments way to far.

  • Anonymous

    Theres an oppinion then theres being a douce. An oppinion is saying in conversation im not really liking jays new album..being a douche is posting on tweet after tweet how bad an album is and how if anyone likes that album they need to unfriend u..thats being a douche. And now he just sounds like the rest of these whiny ass faggots boohoo people are mad at me!

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  • Anonymous

    I love how people are really getting mad about dudes opinion. If your gonna do that atleast get mad watchin CNN or something but to get mad over a rappers opinion is just dumb.

    • hayes

      Thank you for saying that. its like ppl cant have a opinion no more. ppl dont have to like everything that is coming out.

  • Anonymous

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  • Anonymous

    Look how Jay tucked his chains in the presence of Tyler, the Creator

  • TRE

    LOL "well there goes the last black fans i had"

  • Anonymous

    Damn kid lose your virginity before you make a comment like that, smart dumb nigga

  • Anonymous

    nigga shoulda talked to T-pain before saying some dumb shit

  • Anonymous

    let the dumb lil nigga have his moment fucking bum,. we never gonna hear from him again hahah , dumb ass

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  • Anonymous

    hhaha honestly fuck this kid ,. keep you jealous opinion to yourself ,. dumb ass youngins dont know shit about hiphop ,. fucking dummy

  • anon

    Fuck Earl Sweatskirt

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  • I Might Get Shot Here

    Homie forgot his lyrics in the Oldie video... I like Earl's style, but that homie basically attacked his fans on that twitter. "If you fucks with MCHG then unfollow me" He basically said his fans can't have their own opinion so why should they let him. The same thing happen with Lupe Fiasco, when he was bashing everybody who was upset about Trayvon's trial outcome. He was saying sh*t like "it's yall's fault don't be mad now" blah blah blah.

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  • Brainiac1ne

    Every rapper now a days is bitch made. Claim to be lions but don't got no heart,I hate rap now a days.

  • Anonymous

    Doesn't every rapper rap about money ?? I didn't know Jay was the first....



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  • barrydavillain

    And who is this guy?

  • Roll Tide

    We wanna beat yo ass for bein a whack ass rapper MCHG was weak as hell too

  • Anonymous

    oh shut the fuck up earl shirtshirt you are a fucking nobody, just a dumb stupid talentless kid crawl back into your hole bitch

  • M

    IMO I like the beats on the Jay album, however all his rhymes are pretty boring without much thought. Not impressed. And I am not a hater.

  • Mr. Zimmerman

    All Rap sucks, so what's the point.

  • Anonymous

    No really: Who is "Earl Sweatshirt?"

  • Pegasus Flow

    Nobody can express their opinion these days. People are deluded to think that music isn't subjective. Get over yourselves and listen to your music and stop hating on every dude that dissents with you. Clowns.

  • Anonymous

    Really don know what the fuk a Earl Sweatshirt is (dumbest rap name of all time), but since when can't people have opinions? We all have to like the same stuff? What a boring a** world if that was true. I ain't really feeling the product placement albums either, but it's a lot better than 90% of the trash that gets dropped. follow me at noles506

  • Anonymous

    I agree with Earl. I like a lot of Jay's earlier records but not feeling much of what he has done since The Black Album, especially Watch The Throne and Magna Carta Holy Grail.

  • dionne south

    Jay Tyler and Earl 3 ugliest niggas in the game yo

  • youngsta

    and fuck those fake ass hating ass twitter fans dissing earl. his new album gonna shut them the fuck up when it drops.

  • youngsta

    fuck old ass jay-z and all his old ass fans. that nigga is washed up anyway. earl has the right to voice his opinion and he's right. that album is terrible and way overhyped. doris will be way better than that piece of shit album. don't sleep on earl, he kills shit. OFWGKTA

  • Anonymous

    madlib and dilla are the best

  • tori

    reread this & i meant to put Hova=Jehovah which means God

  • tori

    "hahaha FATHER FORGIVE ME FOR I HAVE TAKEN THE NAME OF OUR HOLY SAVIOR JAY Z IN VAIN" he makes a good point. i like jay-z's music..i can't deny that. but him trying to act like he's God is not ok. i mean he calls himself Hova which means God. he's a good rapper, he's rich, he's married to beyonce, he's friends with the president, but none of those things make him God & he'll realize that one day when he's standing in front of him.

  • Anonymous

    Fuckin chump this kid, say owt to get abit of recognition, fuck outa here



  • Anonymous

    LOL Jay tucked his chains in the presence of ODD Futrue


    what did he say wrong? Jay-Z is a str8 up faggot and a fraud...errand boy for the 1 percent and corporate america

  • StankFoot

    The Album does SUCK ASS!!!!

  • Harlem's Reckoning

    Nigga got "beat up" because he said the gayest shit he could possibly say: "Unfollow me on twitter". Sweatsock took a shot at everybody that fucked with MCHG and now he's under fire and whining like a teenage bitch. There is a commandment with four wise words etched in it that applies to people like Sweatsock, and it reads "SHUT THEE FUCK UP"

  • Ceejay

    Magna Carta sounds like a Rick Ross inspired album by Jay-Z. Didnt like any album Jay-Z put out since American Gangsta anyways. The Black Album was the last joint I felt.

    • Anonymous

      american gangster was such a slept on album!!! the flows and lyrics were ridiculous!! BP3 was a huge dissapointment in my ears

    • Anonymous

      They sounded like shit.

    • Dashing

      Oceans, FUTW, BBC, Holy Grail, Heaven, Picasso Baby, Somewhereinamerica, Part 2, Jayz Blue, Nickels and Dime sound anything remotely like Rick Ross records?????

  • So Icy Boi!

    once Jay-Z, Frank Ocean and Tyler made a gay orgy and wanted to rape Earl in da ass... den Earl decided to leave Odd Future, but he is scared to announce it. Jay-Z threaten him he will be raped one day. Birdman promised Eearl he will safe him. niggaz at YMCMB dont have to worry. we are real gangstas

    • Anonymous

      Your either a kid, or a grown man with no job commenting on websites all day trolling. Either way your a weirdo

  • So Icy Boi!

    As a close friend of Lil Wayne, I can confirm Earl wants to sign to YMCMB... he is tired of Odd Future, he told Tyler and Frank Ocean are gay lovers and Jay-Z was Frank's first boyfriend. Earl hates Jay-Z cause he turned his friend Frank to a gay. swag

  • Anonymous

    This is the problem with the social media era. These young kids just go out there and put EVERY SINGLE THOUGHT they have on there as if its a diary or journal. Its normal to not like something. You can't like everything. But enough already. This is the type of shit thats just aggravating about these young kids today.

    • Anonymous

      Many Twitter accounts are people who retweet news and quotes from others so it's not a diary/journal.

    • Jermaine

      I totally agree. It's not about him having an opinion. It's trying to say his opinion to the entire world. If you don't fuck with the album then just don't listen to it and continue on with your life. I never heard of this dude but its bad to get attention and it's not even about your own music. Sad!!!!

    • Daniel

      What that they have an opinion? As much as I don't like twitter, it is exactly what you described. A diary/journal.

  • Anonymous

    I love Earl but this to me just wreaks of trying to get some attention. You have your opinion, you stated it before, cool. Now leave it alone and focus on your album which is coming out in August. Enough with the Jay-Z stuff.

  • Anonymous

    jay z fans are lil white girls

  • C-will

    I agree with Earl on how I feel about the album. My favorite part of the album is what JT did on Holy Grail, wasn't even Jay Z. Though my favorite tracks that I only KIND OF like are Picasso and Nickle & Dime.

  • Dashing

    He's using "I don't like the Jay-z album" to try to stand out and get free publicity, which is obviously working cause he's gotten now 2 stories on DX for it.

  • Anonymous

    Whut? This cockroach is still breathing?! rattttttttattttttatttttttatttttttatattattattattatattt

  • Yacobi

    It's cool to not like an album, but this nigga's out here so proud of not liking an album people are paying attention to. That's some hater shit. Who asked you? "Hey! Hey everybody! I don't like MCHG! Look at me!" Who gives a fuck?

    • youngsta

      da fuck is you talking about nigga? he stated his opinion, then all the jay-z dickriders got their panties in a bunch and took it out of context, then he had to restate his opinion for all the slow ass people out there, including yourself.

  • Anonymous

    So Jay Z fans wanna beat him up? Hmm Jay-Z only has poprapfans and those are some pussies. Niggas in the hood dont listen to JayZ

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