Despite being no stranger to getting flack for his commentary on other artists, the last few weeks have seen producer extraordinaire Jermaine Dupri in the headlines more than usual for his remarks rubbing people the wrong way.
Not even a month after being slammed for saying many of today’s female rappers sound like ‘strippers’ (click here to read more), the 46-year-old is now being criticized for a perceived diss toward Lil Nas X after he broke Mariah Carey‘s longstanding record for longest running #1 in Billboard Hot 100 history (click here to read more).
Taking to Twitter, Dupri praised Carey – his longtime collaborator – when he said:
Needless to say, the ‘you can’t sit with us’ bit rubbed some the wrong way.
After a number of X’s fans and supporters weighed in on J.D.’s comments, he took to Twitter to defend himself: