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Lil Durk Disses NBA YoungBoy Fans & More With Akademiks

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Lil Durk appeared on Off The Record w/ DJ Akademiks the same week his album, ‘Almost Healed’ was scheduled to drop.

In this exclusive interview that has been promised and hyped for over a year, Lil Durk completely reveals all, holding nothing back and addressing anything was asked of him. He speaks on his first introduction into the industry, coming in from Chicago, people left behind and people lost.

He even addresses his current issues thats been floating on social media with other rappers and addresses the theme behind the album, ‘Almost Healed’.  Akademiks spoke to him about NBA Youngboy fans getting upset at him over saying he was going to “&())) up the streets,” but he responded that didn’t necessarily mean he was speaking on NBA Youngboy. He also admitted to being just as surprised as everyone else when the diss single “f^&% the Industry pt. 2” dropped.

Durk also explained that he didn’t need NBA Youngboy to help sell his music since he outsells him anyways. The hip hop fans on social media got into a back and forth on the topic since raw numbers show NBA Youngboy ahead of Durk in streams. It was also noted that NBA Youngboy has dropped a lot more music than Durk in the last year.

Lil Durk‘s Almost Healed album is loaded. After revealing the producers, including Alicia Keys and Chopsquad DJ, Durk has revealed the tracklist and album features. Joining Lil Durk on the album will be Future, 21 Savage, Kodak Black, Juice WRLD, Morgan Wallen, Rob49, and Chief Wuk.

Lil Durk also spoke about the beef being squashed with Da Baby during the interview.

In other news related to Lil Durk, his latest single is seeing mainstream success. Lil Durk’s “All My Life,” featuring J. Cole, skyrocketed up the Billboard Hot 100 in its opening week, scoring a top-five debut and landing at No. 2.

The No. 2 debut for Durkio enters a tie with his collaboration with Drake, “Laugh Now, Cry Later” for the most successful launch of his career.

“All My Life” had 30.9 million streams, 10.8 million radio audience, and sold 3,000 copies between May 12 and May 18, according to Billboard.


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