DJ Akademiks is getting dragged on Twitter after LL Cool J checked him for saying hip hop pioneers are “dusty” and not living well.
LL made very valid points that needed to fall on the ears of the younger generation in hip-hop culture.
One of his most profound points that resonated the most was, “Don’t ever confuse being rich with making a contribution to our culture.”
DJ Akademiks is no stranger to controversial perspectives, which often got him into trouble on the now dissolved Complex show, “Everyday Struggle.”
Scoop some Twitter reaction from LL Cool J’s response below:
DJ Akademiks tweeted a response to some of the backlash from his statement: