Earl Sweatshirt Restates Criticism Of Jay-Z's "Magna Carta Holy Grail"

posted Tuesday July 23, 2013 at 06:50AM PDT | 108 comments

Earl Sweatshirt Restates Criticism Of  Jay-Z's "Magna Carta Holy Grail"

Earl Sweatshirt says he loves Jay-Z but doesn't like "Magna Carta Holy Grail." Sweatshirt adds that people "wanna beat" him up for this opinion.

Earl Sweatshirt has restated his stance on Jay-Z's Magna Carta Holy Grail. In a recent interview, Sweatshirt explained that he loves Jay-Z but does not like Jay's latest. He also went into how fans "wanna beat" him up for his opinion.  

"There's a whole bunch of niggas that wanna beat me up," Earl told Fader. "I love Jay-Z, that's why I didn't like his album so much. I listened to the shit, and then I listened to something else, and I was like 'I don't like this.' And then I said that, and then everyone got really fucking mad. A lot of niggas was like, 'Bro, you have not done enough in your career to be having an opinion'. I would love to get punched over not liking an album."  

Earl Sweatshirt's interview can be viewed below.

The opinion he had was a negative one, which he explained to Twitter followers once Magna Carta Holy Grail was released. The tweets containing his opinion of the album follow.

The opinion opened up a debate on Earl's timeline, with fans reacting to the statements. Sweatshirt ReTweeted several fan reactions. 

Jay has had favorable things to say about Odd Future.

"[Odd Future has an] aversion to corporate America,” he once shared in an interview. “People have a real aversion to what people in power did to the country. So they’re just lashing out, like: ‘This is the son that you made. Look at your son. Look at what you’ve done.’” 

This weekend, Odd Future's Tyler, The Creator posted an image on Instagram with Jay-Z after his New York date for his Legends of the Summer Tour with Justin Timberlake. That image can be viewed below.

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