Gucci Mane recently shared his thoughts on a viral “Mixtape Mount Rushmore” meme, expressing his discontent at being left out. The rapper, also known as LaFlare, joined Elliott Wilson and Brian “B.Dot” Miller on the Rap Radar podcast on December 15th to discuss his feelings about the omission.
Originally circulating last month, the meme showcased Future, 50 Cent, Lil Wayne, and Jeezy, igniting a fervent debate among fans. During the podcast, Gucci Mane responded to Wilson’s inquiry about his exclusion, stating, “I definitely belong there on the Mount Rushmore of anything. That’s just my opinion, but I’m biased.”
Let’s talk Hip Hop…My Mixtape Mount Rushmore…What is yours?— POLO WORLD (@Billionairepolo) November 29, 2023
Future• 50 Cent• Lil Wayne • Jeezy pic.twitter.com/zjCO3mukMC
He elaborated further, emphasizing, “I’m not blind, you know. I’ve got different criteria than what I judge than what, probably, you judge. Or somebody else might judge. Or the popular opinion might judge.”
Gucci Mane’s remarks shed light on the subjective nature of such rankings, emphasizing the diverse perspectives individuals bring to the table. While acknowledging the popularity-driven criteria often employed in such discussions, Gucci Mane stood firm in his belief that he deserves a spot on the metaphorical Mount Rushmore, adding a layer of personal bias to the discourse.
As discussions surrounding the meme continue to unfold, Gucci Mane’s candid response adds a unique perspective to the ongoing debate. It’s a reminder that opinions on artistic merit are inherently subjective, making the quest to define a definitive “Mixtape Mount Rushmore” a complex and multifaceted endeavor.