However, now he insists that his comments don't mean that he will be giving up rap. "I never said, ''Hip hop is over!'' I perform hip hop every day of my life. Some paper out of the UK ran that as a quote. I'm in New Zealand and people have been asking me about it. I've done a hundred shows this year," Contactmusic quoted him as writing on his blog.
"Yo bottom line is I work. I work to death and people try to find negativity in the positive energy I put out. The almost superhuman amount of work I put out. People really have there (sic) feathers ruffled about this album don't they? Good!" he added.