INDIO, CA - APRIL 15: A hologram of deceased rapper Tupac Shakur performs onstage during day 3 of the 2012 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival at the Empire Polo Field on April 15, 2012 in Indio, California. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for Coachella)

Outlawz rapper 
E.D.I. Mean has some thoughts on Jermaine Dupri’s recent comments alleging that Chris Brown will become “more famous than Tupac.”

In an interview with Vlad TV, he explained that he gets where Dupri was coming from, as Tupac is “the benchmark” against which success is measured.

“When people talk about being big and being famous and being legendary and impacting the world, that’s the benchmark right there,” he explained to Vlad TV. “It’s him, Bob, Martin, Malcolm, Jesus… Michael. Absolutely. But it’s a very short list.”

While E.D.I. Mean says people expect him to “take it personal,” he’s not dissing Dupri and added that he enjoys Brown’s music.

“I wish him well in what he do,” he added. “And I hope he don’t got to go through half the s*** Pac went through.”

For his full comments on that and about social commentary in music, watch the entire (NSFW) clip from Vlad TV and don’t forget to leave a comment!

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