News: Funkmaster Flex Unfolds "F*ck N*ggas Sucking 2Pac's D*ck" Remarks [Audio]
Tuesday, Nov 23, 2010 1:15PM
New York radio personality Funkmaster Flex has addressed his recent controversial remarks about the late Tupac Shakur and why their relationship has never been in good standing.
Responding to a leaked clip where Flex mentioned not being a fan of Tupac, the Big Apple radio host voiced his opinions on the late emcee.
"I know everyone saw a short clip of me saying some things about Tupac in a nightclub," Flex said on his Hot 97 radio show. "I know some of his fans are upset because they feel he's not here to defend himself. Let me be the first one to say not only do I respect his music, I respect what he put down. I respect the records he made, the records he sold, his positive energy in the beginning, the great records he made and I know how passionate he was about his music. That's not where any of this came from and yeah it came out at the wrong time and I know people only saw that little piece so you don't know what exactly was going on that night. I want to keep it so one hundred today, I feel a certain way. It's just how I feel -- Yes, he was very talented and yet he made great records, and I also think he brought a negative energy into the game with the beefing -- and the threats of what was going on and yes, it happened to be most of the artists were from New York City." (Hot 97)
Flex also said he hoped hip-hop fans could respect his feelings.
"It was people like Notorious B.I.G., people like Nas, Jay-Z, Faith Evans, Mobb Deep, and you know I don't want this to be a situation where it's this against that, or this team against this team, and I know all these things are done and gone and years ago, I get it, everybody can say what they want but dude didn't have no good energy towards me. He repeatedly said it many times on how he felt and you know what, I can't support everything that people say about him because I feel a lot of that energy brought a lot of negativity and brought changes in the game that we live with now. And that's just the way I feel. And yeah maybe I shouldn't have did it there -- and my bad to his fans who feel like I'm kicking somebody when they're not here but when Pac was here, he was pushing out all that negative energy, he was pushing out all that negative energy on television, in the magazines and I know everybody loves the man and you should love him -- but I don't have to love him like that..." (Hot 97)
In the leaked clip, Flex is seen defiantly stating his anti-Tupac views.
"There are those that don't f*ck with Tupac," Flex said in some leaked concert footage. "F*ck n*ggas sucking Tupac's d*ck. I don't suck Tupac's d*ck. Make some noise if you miss f*cking Biggie Smalls. Brooklyn, let's go!" (YouTube)
Jay-Z, one of Pac's rap rivals, recently named the artist as one of his favorite emcees of all-time.
"I guess I would choose B.I.G. [as one of my favorites] because of his ability to tell stories to be humorous, to be dead serious, he just had it all," Jay said. "Just [B.I.G.'s] voice alone. I would choose Pac because his fire will overcome, what he doesn't have in technical skills will be overcome by passion. If you listen to that 'Tunnel' [freestyle] verse where B.I.G. is saying 'MC Hammer and them 357 women' and then you hear how [Pac] comes on, he just screams on the track, his passion could put a lot of guys to sleep. I guess Kool G Rap and KRS-One would be on there. I need more emcees. Y'all got Eminem and Nas..." (YouTube)
Check out Funkmaster Flex speaking on Tupac Shakur below: