In a video posted to Instagram in April, the Dipset rapper responded to the criticism he’d been receiving for questioning the sexuality of Creed III stars Michael B. Jordan and Jonathan Majors.
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In his fiery response, Killa claimed that he and Ma$e originated “cancel culture” in the 2000s when stepped away from their successful music careers — the former to care for his sick mother and the latter to become an ordained minister.
“How the fuck you gon’ cancel n-ggas who canceled theyself, n-gga? Fuck is you talking about?” an unphased Cam began. “My mom got sick in 2007 and I said fuck the whole music shit. I ain’t give a fuck. And Killa Season just went quadruple platinum and [I] left the whole music business.
“When you quit, Murda, how many you sold after you left?” Cam asked Ma$e. “Seven million? My n-gga sold seven million, then quit. You can’t cancel n-ggas who canceled theyself and don’t give a fuck. We left when we wanted to leave. Fuck cancel culture — we started it with ourself, n-gga. Sound stupid!”
He added in the caption: “We [started] cancel culture.”
At the time, Cam’ron had come under fire for sharing images of a photoshoot featuring the Creed III stars, saying the intimate pictures were the reason he hadn’t seen the film. His post was met with unamused responses from the LGBTQ+ community and fellow rappers alike, with Skillz calling Cam out for his thinly-veiled homophobia.