HomeEntertainment & MusicMovieChris Brown Slams "R&B Is Lifeless" Convo, Diddy Says It Wasn't Disrespect

Chris Brown Slams “R&B Is Lifeless” Convo, Diddy Says It Wasn’t Disrespect

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Chris Brown isn’t right here for the “R&B is lifeless” dialog on social media. On August 17, Diddy sparked days of talks in regards to the style after tweeting, “who killed R&B?” and following up with “what’s your definition of R&B?” 

Artists and producers, from Summer time Walker and Tory Lanez to Hitmaka, responded to Diddy’s assumption that R&B is out of right here. Chris took to his Instagram platform on August 20 to slam the talks and shift the blame to a scarcity of need for actual singers, lack of protection, and ugliness.

“When’s the final time you heard a gradual music on the radio,” Chris wrote on Instagram Story. “N—s saying R&B is lifeless…respectfully shut up. Folks these days need quick meals as an alternative of an actual meal.”

Chris then shifted his rant to focus on the dearth of media protection on R&B.

“Don’t blame the actual singers out right here bekuz what channels do folks need to see music movies. BET rattling certain don’t. Neither does MTV,” Chris wrote.

Like Chris, Diddy additionally known as out a public entity and their affect on the consumption and reward behind R&B. On August 19, he known as out Billboard and their style categorization.

“Now that I’ve your consideration..I hope you all perceive how essential R&B is to our tradition!! We’d like extra love!! We’d like extra soul,” Diddy wrote. In a separate tweet, he wrote, “@Billboard why was R&B and Hip-Hop placed on the identical chart to compete with one another? Can somebody in cost over there clarify to us WHY?!!”

Chris Brown Says Rubbish Music Is Being Pressured On Audiences 

Breezy additionally blamed the dearth of digestible music available on the market as a result of music trade’s decisions of stars.

“After which the trade be forcing s—t on folks when the actual music lovers know that s—t is rubbish,” Chris wrote.

Alongside along with his tweets, Diddy solicited conversations in regards to the style with well-known artists and producers/writers. For instance, he spoke to Tory Lanez, who disagreed that R&B is lifeless however stated its tradition is. Tory added that there appears to be the sentiment that R&B needs to be “as uncooked and rugged” as what’s occurring exterior.

“Now it’s like this factor the place it gotta be poisonous. Because the n—a who began and been doing this poisonous s—t for about 8,9 years on the R&b, it don’t gotta be poisonous my n—a. I wanna hear about love once more. I really feel like there’s not sufficient moments in R&B now.” He added, “it’s the tradition of it that I feel is lifeless.”

Summer time Walker, Jermaine Dupri, And HitMaka Be part of The Convo

On August 19, Diddy additionally posted snippets of him discussing the style with Summer time Walker and Jermaine Dupri. Summer time’s clip highlighted the present need for shorter music versus the as soon as conventional prolonged R&B songs.

“The time factor is known as a factor. I’ve heard that one million occasions, ‘Oh Summer time it’s too lengthy, it’s too lengthy.’ Like, I keep in mind when songs again within the day was actually like six minutes lengthy, 5 minutes lengthy and it’s okay. I imply, if it’s f—ing music particularly like let it go,” Summer time stated.

In the meantime, Jermaine stated the answer to R&B’s success is younger artists who wish to mannequin what he, Puff Daddy, and different profitable producers/artists have accomplished.

“…The quarterbacks within the 90s was the n—s that was shielding the R&B and ensuring that the R&B sounded and regarded the way in which it was wanting.”

Nonetheless, HitMaka appeared to be nearer to Chris Brown’s wave. At some point after Diddy’s preliminary tweet about R&B, HitMaka blasted his phrases on Instagram and Twitter.

“Diddy accomplished misplaced his entire rattling thoughts speaking bout R&B lifeless. It’s a lot good R&B out if u can’t discover u gotta be outta contact,” HitMaka tweeted. “Cease trolling.”

He reposted the tweet to his Instagram web page. He tagged a number of artists, together with Chris Brown, H.E.R., Jazmine Sullivan, Tink, Jhene Aiko, Usher, Jeremih, Bryson Tiller, Summer time Walker DVSN, and Silk Sonic.

“I really feel u tho no matter to make the one go #1,” HitMaka wrote in his Instagram caption. “Is Gotta Transfer On bringing R&B again 2 life? #Respectfully”

Chris Says Of us Are “Simply Ugly,” Diddy Seemingly Responds 

Chris completed off his rant towards the R&B dialog with what appeared like just a little trolling.

“R&B ain’t lifeless…y’all n—s simply ugly,” Chris wrote.

Inside a couple of hours of Chris’s publish, Diddy tweeted in regards to the debate. He clarified that his message was meant out of affection versus disrespect.

“It’s been 3 days of the controversy…that is the readability of the message…it’s not disrespect to anyone,” Diddy wrote. “This dialog was out of affection and me purposely eager to deliver consideration to R&B! It was one thing that I noticed the impact of the hip-hop and R&B stability. That stability is honesty and realness when it comes collectively, melodies, vulnerability and most significantly LOVE!!!”




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