Oakland Hip Hop artist, Guapdad 4000 stop by Sway In The Morning to speak his influences in Hip Hop, being a thief, and beef with Russ.
Those who have heard music from Guapdad 4000, can find similar styles from various artists. Artists from today, and others who have been heavy in the game for years, such as Eminem and Ludacris.
This isn’t no accident. It’s all about research and practice for Guapdad 4000. “It’s really just stealing. I’ma good thief,” says Guapdad 4000. “That’s what it is, I imitate, the things that I love. It’s just, I’ma person that’s able to absorb it, and then release it in way that’s different than how I took it. But, either way it comes from me still.”
Guapdad 4000 Vs. Russ
Guapdad also spoke on his beef with Hip Hop artist Russ. On the album ‘Dior Deposits‘, Russ felt he was disrespected by Guapdad 4000 on the song ‘Prada Process’. “You doing right but we don’t care/We call that doing Russ,” utters Guapdad.
Earlier in October, Russ would “sucker” punch Guapdad at the Mala Luna Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Guapdad would give his version of the altercation via his official Instagram.
Appearing with Sway In The Morning, Guapdad 4000 reveals that before the altercation and what he calls “sucker” punch, Guapdad contacted Russ via DM. “I DM’ed the N**** like ay yo, I mentioned you in the song. Somebody came to me and felt like it was a diss to you, and I just wanted to let you know that it’s not,” explains Guapdad. “He seen it though, soon as I sent it.”
For Guapdad 4000 he isn’t looking to even the score, as he focuses on his Grammy nomination. “He caught me slippin’, but I had no idea of any animosity this man could have.” “Are we even? No. Will I go out of my way to pursue to harm this n****? No, because I’m a boss, and I have b*****, and this is Russ. You can’t disrespect somebody and like that physically. He was headlining that show. I opened it. That’s kinda like a flex that I hurt the feelings of a headliner.”