Alabama Barker Reacts to Backlash After Teasing Rap Song

Alabama Barker
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Clapping again. Alabama Barker responded to critics after a teaser for her new rap track drew backlash from social media customers.

“I’m bored with individuals saying I don’t know something about rap music, I wasn’t raised round rap music, I wasn’t something,” the influencer, 17, stated in a since-deleted TikTok video, per Folks. “So, let’s take somewhat subject day into my life since you guys comprehend it so effectively.”

The teenager then shared a photograph of herself posing subsequent to Nicki Minaj, who toured along with her dad, Travis Barker, as opening acts on Lil Wayne‘s 2011 I Am Music II tour. “This tour was after I was about 5 years previous,” Alabama recalled. “[I was] 5 years previous watching her set daily. I knew each lyric.”


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The California native additionally confirmed followers an image of herself with the “A Milli” rapper, 40. “Simply extra proof to the pudding as a result of I ‘didn’t develop up round rap music,’” Alabama stated earlier than revealing that she was on set when Rihanna shot the 2007 “Umbrella” music video.

“Since I may stroll, I used to be within the music business. I used to be watching my dad carry out in punk bands, rock bands, in rap live shows, every little thing,” Alabama instructed her followers. “So, for the people who say, ‘Oh, she doesn’t know something about rap music. She didn’t develop up round rap music. Why is she doing this? Why is she doing that?’ I’ve been influenced by rap my whole upbringing and punk rock.”

The Meet the Barkers alum added: “I do know I’m privileged, and I’m past grateful for that and blessed. It’s not OK for individuals to make enjoyable of or disrespect any tradition in any respect. So, if me being a rapper bugs you, then you possibly can simply hold transferring and cease commenting.”

The truth star went on to reply to critics of her private type, significantly the lengthy manicures she’s been sporting not too long ago. “For everyone telling me, ‘Oh, she needs to put on nails now,’ [and], ‘She thinks she’s this, this and that,’ this was in 2012,” Alabama stated, sharing an older picture that confirmed her with lengthy nails.

Earlier this month, {the teenager} got here beneath fireplace after sharing a clip of herself lip-synching to an unique rap track. “However pay attention, who the f–okay y’all speaking to / I’m Alabama, get to know me, I’d spaz on you,” went the lyrics. “Deal with me like your mama, drip me out in some designer, ice me out like boy, I’m wildin’ / You recognize the kind of power, don’t deal with me prefer it’s 10 to me / You higher not be texting, deal with your exes like your enemies.”

When one commenter replied, “You should buy a number of issues however you can’t purchase a circulate,” Alabama was fast to answer. “You should buy every little thing not a life tho,” she wrote.

The mannequin additionally responded to a optimistic remark supporting her proper to “attempt” music if she needs to. “Like [for real],” Alabama replied.