Westside Gunn, 40, whose real name is Alvin Lamar Worthy, is retiring from rap because he’s had enough of the industry politics. Westside Gunn has announced in the past that he was going t retire, but each time he came back. This time he’s declaring that it’s different and that he is retiring.
Westside Gunn had this to say about his retiring, “23′ def my last year doing this s***. I don’t have nothing else 2prove, I put my team on, I put my city on, I worked w/every-body I ever wanted to work with, plus MFs still don’t even understand 1-10, FLYGOD, Awesome GOD, or Pray for Paris(mind u Virgil did the cover) im the [goat emoil (shrug emoji.”
“I know I say I’m a retire all the time so ppl might be like he always say this, Seriously I been thru so much with this s** behind closed doors y’all would never know, it’s brought more pain than joy I’m just so G that I make it look super easy but I fight these devils everyday.”
‘I’m still going to curate albums, and btw I been secretly working on a @Es-teeNack project I’m calling Nacksaw Jim Dug-gan and this s** is F**kin KRAAAAAAZY but I still love the ART of executive producing but it will only be if my heart is into it u can’t ask me I have to ask you.”