Kehlani Angry With Joe Budden After He Critiques Her YG Breakup Song

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Kehlani and Joe Budden traded contentious tweets following Budden’s comments about her latest single, “Valentine’s Day (Shameful), which appeared to suggest a nasty breakup with her ex-boyfriend YG.

Budden and his co-hosts discussed the song on Wednesday’s episode (February 19) of The Joe Budden Podcast with Rory & Mal and questioned the validity of her claims, considering the song arrived only days after her reunion collaboration track with YG, “Konclusions.”

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YG & Kehlani Christen Their Love On ‘Konclusions’ Duet

“I feel like I’ve been hoodwinked, ‘cause it was just last week we came on this podcast, Rory made me listen to a YG [and] Kehlani song [‘Konclusions’],” Budden began. “I hated it on the first listen and then by the second listen, I loved it. I was in [with] this new image of YG being in love and making songs while he’s in love.”

The former Slaughterhouse MC continued, “But this record right here — I have never heard Kehlani enunciate words this way, drag out words this way,” Budden said of “Valentine’s Day (Shameful).” “She really wants us to know how much of a piece of shit YG is, but she’s hiding behind the thin veil of, ‘I’m not telling you guys who I’m talking about.’”

“Somebody explain the woman’s brain to me … you was immature three days ago?” he joked, referring to the song’s lyrics.

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However, after combing through Kehlani’s bars, the podcast trio did deem the track to be “fire.”

“I love you Kehlani,” Budden concluded between laughs. “If she doing this on there — lying on dudes — I’m buying [her next album]. That’s my bag — music that’s lying about somebody.” 

Soon after the episode aired, Kehlani responded to the commentary with a series of since-deleted tweets.

“Joe budden is a joke,” she wrote in one tweet, followed by, “the amount of misinformation and lies and lameness in this episode about me and you used my face is … lol gotta love it.”

Retweeting a fan who shared her sentiment, the Oakland-bred crooner also called Budden’s comments “disgusting.”

Budden then attempted to diffuse the situation with his own tweet.

“We love you, it’s jokes … feel better,” he responded to Kehlani.

However, the cease-fire only lasted 15 minutes.

“I’m bout sick of you artists … never a peep through years of praise but wanna jump outta windows when you hear something you don’t like,” Budden tweeted. “Newsflash, i am not friends with you niggas.”

Source: Hip Hop DX