Yo Gotti Talks His Old Complex Banning Him, Rumored Chyna Collab, New Album

Yo Gotti dropped by The Angie Martinez Show to promote his upcoming album, tour, and the 'Gotti' women who raised him.

  • Attending the Rihanna Diamond Ball last week and how he loves the fact that he wore a suit to attend a ball and not in a negative setting.
  • How he got his name “Gotti” and it being his hood nickname.
  • Being raised by six women hustlers who were well respected in his town/ family and his belief that woman that are much realer than most dude after experiencing everything he did in his childhood.
  • Not taking rapping serious until it started getting a check off of it.
  • He’s seen everyone going to jail and knowing that one day he would go in also, so it became a race for him to switch up his hustle.
  • New artists signed to his label having becoming quite successful such as Blac Youngsta and Moneybagg Yo.
  • How he got himself out of bad deals he made in the past by throwing down more money that he was originally given by a label.
  • The fact that the album is almost done and he just has to have it mixed + add a song or two to it.
  • 'Rake It Up' not being the first time he has collaborated with Nicki Minaj and working with her on 'Five Star Chick' and 'Down In The DM.'
  • How easy working with Nicki has been, since “everything she's told me she was going to do she’s done it.”
  • Them BET Hip-Hop award nominations about which he says the streets need a win so him winning is like the streets winning.
  • Still using the DM section of Instagram to line something up right quick.
  • The tour with Meek Mill being postponed because they both had to work on their projects and the timing was off.
  • He denies that he's working on music with Blac Chyna despite reports that he will be featured on her upcoming album.
  • Getting a letter from his community back in Memphis telling him that he has been banned from returning and will be fined if he comes back.
  • How the same housing complex struggling, his thoughts of possibly buying it to make it a better place to live + how the first thing he would do is shoot a video in there.
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