Young Thug was photographed in a dress in an interview with British style magazine Dazed.
“His personal style comes across one part rock star, two parts Cockette, with hints of Hip Hop mallrat and Venice Beach stoner dude rolled into one ceaselessly entertaining package,” Dazed writes in a cover story posted today (August 11).
Young Thug explains that his wardrobe is inspired by his family.
“Me and Travi$ Scott tour our shit like a rodeo, so it isn’t about clothes,” Thug says. “We played 29 shows, and I brought, like, 32 Balmains. I switch clothes every set. He don’t. That nigga wear the same shoes, boxers, pants, every fuckin’ day. I’m like, ‘Bro. Hell no. I’m a man. I have a girl. I have kids. My girl notice.’”
The rapper stays with his his large family which includes his mother, siblings, cousins, fiancée and kids. His sister and manager Amina has not always been thrilled by her brother’s choices.
“Take it off,” Amina says after a popular photo shoot that featured Young Thug in a tutu. “TAKE THE TUTU OFF, NOW!”
Young Thug explains why Atlanta is the perfect place for him to live.
“I stayed in the ghetto,” he continues. “Then I stayed in condos, then I stayed in penthouses, and then I stayed in mansions. Why am I gonna move to LA or Miami? Atlanta is the number one place to live. You live better. You eat better. The rides are better. Vehicles is better deals. It’s better people. More mean people, but at my level you want it to be about business, so it’s perfect for me. I’ve got a condo in Miami, but I don’t live in it. That shit be rented out.”
The “Lifestyle” rapper says that he writes hits in minutes.
“I think as I go,” he says. “I can’t remember 16 bars. Unless you write it, you can’t. I just do it bar for bar. I did a song in eight minutes. I thought everybody could write songs that fast. But working with a lot of them, they don’t. [Lil Wayne] and Drake, it takes them so long to do a song. I understand why, because they want it to be perfect. But I think I can do a perfect song in 10 minutes. I did ‘Danny Glover‘ in eight minutes. ‘Stoner’ took me almost an hour.”
Thugger reportedly commands $50,000 for shows, which he says helps him provide for his family.
“I always felt like I was gonna be the man,” he says. “I guess that’s why I became it. I always felt like I was gonna have money, even when I was young. If it’s something you want, you just keep going and strive for it. I always wanted this.”
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