Latto says whereas feminine rappers should work 10 instances more durable than their male counterparts, ladies are presently operating the sport.
The “Lottery” hitmaker opened up about feminine rap and her place within the sport throughout a brand new interview with XXL.
“The state of where female rap is right now, it’s so front and center,” Latto defined. “It’s crazy that it hasn’t been done before. It’s super-necessary. Super-urgent. Women are running rap right now. Everything about hip-hop is centered around women, in my opinion. We what the people wanna see. So, it’s damn near necessary, urgent.”
Latto On Becoming “First Lady Of Atlanta”
Elsewhere through the interview, Latto mentioned that whereas she’s the “frontrunner for female rap in Atlanta,” there’s extra work to be finished earlier than she achieves her dream of being town’s “First Lady” of rap.
“Generations after this will know who Latto is and will respect Latto as First Lady of Atlanta,” she declared. “Right now, I think I got in the bag. But I’m never content with the moment. I’m always a what’s-gon’-to-happen-in-the- long-run type of person.”
Latto additionally revealed her targets prolonged additional than a profession behind the microphone, and she or he hopes to personal a document label.
“I think I have a good eye and ear for new talent because I built my career from the ground up,” she mentioned. “Music is how I got my foot in the door, but I think I am way bigger than music.”
For Latto, being the “First Lady of Atlanta” is greater than the most important feminine artist within the metropolis, group help is an important ingredient.
“Atlanta supports me because of what I do for the city,” she mentioned, including that residents noticed her come up, acting at highschool pep rallies and opening reveals for the likes of two Chainz, Gucci Mane, or T.I., or Jeezy, Young Thug and 21 Savage.
“They seen me grow up and pay my dues,” she continued. “And I throw a lot of charity events. I’m pulling up at my old high school, donating money. The city genuinely supports me.”
In different Latto information, she bagged her first Billboard Music Award this weekend. She collected the perfect Ok-Pop track trophy for “Seven,” her collaboration with Jung Kook.