Wiz Khalifa Broke Hip-Hop Code
Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness once made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Luke explains why Wiz Khalifa shouldn't settle for Kanye West's sloppy seconds.
Wiz Khalifa needs to have his head examined. The boy behind the popular hit "Black & Yellow" has gone and lost his mind over a woman only interested in hogging up his spotlight. For months now, Wiz has been dating a former stripper Amber Rose, whose claim to fame is that her ex-boyfriend is Kanye West.
Khalifa even tattooed the girl's name on his hand. Now he's beefing with Kanye because West has dissed Amber at Coachella this past April and just recently at the Essence Festival in New Orleans.
But Wiz Khalifa broke a cardinal rule in the rap game. You don't date another rapper's ex-girlfriend. Wiz Khalifa is not alone. In Atlanta, Soulja Boy recently snatched Lil Scrappy's girl. Lil Wayne's ex Toya Carter tied the knot with some rapper named Memphitz earlier this year.
They broke the bro code. See, when a rapper makes a commitment to one girl, he takes the relationship seriously. Rappers aren't like celebrity football and basketball players who pass around exes like mustard. You got Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Chad Ochocinco dating Evelyn Losada, who was engaged to former Miami Heat forward Antoine Walker. Hell some of these mother fuckers don't even wait for a break-up.
Television star Eva Longoria caught her man, San Antonio Spurs point guard Tony Parker, banging his teammate Brent Barry's wife. Orlando Magic star Gilbert Arenas dumped his fiancee and baby momma Laura Govan after he caught her doing the dirty with Shaquille O'Neal. That is some incestuous shit that you rarely saw in hip-hop.
Rappers have always prided ourselves on not dating another rapper's ex-girlfriends or ex-wives. This is going to come to a shock to some people, but if we have a relationship, it's just with one woman. Look at Jay-Z. He's been committed to Beyonce know for some time. Will Smith, Run DMC, Ice Cube, Ice-T and myself are other examples of loyal dedicated husbands in hip-hop.
But rappers today have gotten soft. They losing their focus. They can't spot a triflin woman in the room to save their lives.
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