Lil Yachty remembers XXXTENTACION death through text messages from 2017.
May 21, 2021 Lil Yachty exclaimed, Fucking love it to which XXXTENTACION replied, Thank you fam. The iMessage screenshot was captioned with a humble declaration as Lil Yachty wrote, On my mama we aint do nothing but trade love. Pure positivity. You are a god my good sir @xxxtentacion and the rest of its content spoke to that sentiment. After checking on one anothers well-being, they shared memes and traded discography favorites. X revealed that Lil Yachtys 2017 rager X Menwas his top choice and Lil Yachty admitted that he finishes his shows with Look At Me! a platinum-selling hit that recently celebrated its five-year reign of being considered SoundCloud royalty. The text message exchange predated the release of XXXTENTACIONs debut studio album, 17, which all but immortalized him amongst his fanbase well before he was murdered a year later The album debuted at No. 2 on the Billboard 200 album chart, staying in the Top 10 for weeks. 17 has since been certified double platinum. Lil Yachty is a proud Hip Hop aficionado of his own generation. In a recent interview with HipHopDX the 23-year-old rapper/CEO admitted he didnt do much due diligence after being attacked in the early cusp of his career for not knowing (or caring about) the music of late rap deities: 2Pac and Biggie.