Funk Flex went to social media this week to suggest Chicago is bringing out Ye’s toughness since he recently returned there to work on new music.
— SOHH (@sohh) September 21, 2018
Yesterday, Nick Cannon stepped forward and responded to Yeezy after getting dragged about allegedly disrespecting Kim Kardashian.
“So I just landed in Houston, we sold out the tour, Toyota Center tonight but I just got word. First off, let me say welcome back Ye from the Sunken Place. Glad you’re back with us brother. Nothing but love and respect for you. You know I’ve always had that but honestly I gotta say this my dude, I’ve never said anything disrespectful or harmful, in my opinion, to your marriage or your union. I salute it. Keep it going. But you’re not going to tell me what I can and cannot say. I’m a solid individual. If somebody ask me a question, I’m going to answer it to the best of my ability. Ain’t no harm, no foul. I know it got your spirit feeling weird. Holler at me. You know where I’m at. A man’s spirit is free but pride binds it at times. If you gotta let that loose, let it loose. I’m gonna let the train go by like you said. [laughs]”
Cannon also extended his hand for Yeezy to come through and kick jokes on his “Wild ‘N Out” show.
“So again, I guess this is the way we communicate now in 2018 via social media. I guess we don’t use phones no more and all that, just saying to my man Kanye. The 200th episode of Wild N’ Out is upon us. Setting records. Record-breaking. Sold out that Toyota Center right behind us tonight in Houston. You’re more than welcome [to come\. Let’s talk about it, man. It’s all love. Like I said, I ain’t say nothing disrespectful but we can have a good time with this. It can be more Mariah jokes. Kim jokes. All that. You done came and took the comedy championship belt a couple times. Come back for that 200th episode. We can get to it because in all seriousness, I’ve got nothing but love for you but I’m always going to speak my mind. Just like you always speak yours. Not you, not NBC, not no corporate structures, no one is ever going to control what I say because I speak truth always.”
A few hours prior, Kanye released a series of clips going at both Nick and rap star Drake for disrespecting his wife.
“I just wanted to express some things that were not sitting right with my spirit. Uh, now that I’m up out the Sunken Place I can think and just be Ye and express how I feel. There are a few things that I want to address. First of all, I want to address Nick Cannon. I understand that you used to date my wife but you’re doing an interview, don’t mention my wife. If someone brings my wife up you say, ‘Hey, I respect that man. I’m not speaking on that.’ Don’t be making no suggestions like ‘Nobody f*cked my wife.’ Now the next thing is, yeah, I told you that if I wasn’t in a medicated state I would have the thoughts to – hold on this train going by – now if I wasn’t in a medicated state I might have thought [to say] ‘Hey Pusha, don’t diss Drake,’ and I spoke about that and took accountability for that.”