Young Thug Enlists Quavo, Offset and Young Scooter for ‘Guwop’ Video
Young Thug received lots of attention this week for his "Wyclef Jean" music video, which was created without his actual participation. The Atlanta rapper never showed up to the shoot, and the director still made a video out of the original ideas. Thugger did not repeat that for the "Guwop" video as he's very much a part of it.
The 300 Ent. artist brings together all of the posse cut's contributors - Quavo, Offset and Young Scooter - for a much more simplistic video. This visual is focused on the vibes of the track and the performance of each MC. Although there's a lot of personalities involved, Young Thug maintains his starring role.
"Pardon me, pardon my soul/I crack a smile for them folks/Niggas, they eating in broad day/In that hoe mouth like a Colgate/Keeping that cold case/God, please give me that cold case/Man, I don't want new friends/Forgive me for all of my sins/I don’t wanna think about losing, all I wanna do is win," Young Thug raps on the opening verse.
While this video is more conventional, Young Thug's fashion exploits have been anything but. The "Pick Up the Phone" rapper previously told XXL that he's never been worried about those who don't understand his clothing choices. He's more concerned with inspiring young people to be true to themselves.
"It means a lot to me," he said. "I don’t care about people understanding me because I didn’t do it for people to understand me. I did it for, like, the weird ones. I did it for the people that’s for that. People that literally live for dressing going to always understand me. And I want to bring out that encouragement to young people that want to do it, but [are] kinda scared. That’s my main reason to do it. I don’t care if nobody ever looks at me. As long as I know I did it and somebody saw it and is like, I ain’t scared. I want to do that.”
If you missed XXL's fall issue, go back and check out the full interview with Young Thug. The Atlantic Records signee also touched on his relationship with Gucci Mane and the decision to embrace his given name, Jeffrey.
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