DaBaby Doubles Down After He's Accused of Homophobia: 'Shut the F*** Up'

DaBaby has lashed out at his critics after he was accused of homophobia during his performance at the Rolling Loud Miami music festival on Sunday.

The rapper sparked ire when video footage was shared of him saying at the show: "If you didn't show up today with HIV, AIDS, any of them deadly sexually transmitted diseases that'll make you die in two or three weeks, put your cellphone light in the air."

"Ladies, if your p**** smell like water, put your cellphone light in the air. Fellas, if you ain't suck a n**** d*** in the parking lot, put your cellphone lights in the air. Keep it f****** real."

As a tide of criticism flowed in, the musician—real name Jonathan Kirk—shared a series of videos on his Instagram Story, in which he doubled down on his statements and urged those speaking out against him to "shut the f*** up."

"What I do at a live show is for the audience at the live show," he said. "It'll never translate correctly to somebody looking at a little five, six-second clip from their goddamn crib on their phone. It just don't work like that.

"Because, regardless of what you mother******* are talking about and how the internet twisted up my mother******* words, me and all my fans at the show, the gay ones and the straight ones, we turned the f*** up."

Insisting that there was a gay fan present who enjoyed his performance at Miami Gardens' Hard Rock Stadium, he went on: "I'm talking about my boy that was at the front of stage left, where I jumped Ask him. He got clips all on his s***, the whole night he was recording. We were turnt the whole night.

"My boy had the crop top on front row. He out there in that jungle, in that water. He out there, he standing on the rail, goddamn cutting up. He knows the words to the song. I'm rapping them b****** with 'em."

DaBaby this is weird to say?? Wth. pic.twitter.com/MDBQEZ2NsA

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Reiterating that the performance was for those who "paid the money and took the time out of they live to come enjoy the show," DaBaby said: "Come f*** with the live show, killer, gay or straight."

DaBaby went on to repeat the comments he made during the show, adding: "I wasn't going on no rant. That's called a call to action—that's what that's called. Because I'm a live performer. I'm the best live performer. I'm the live show killer. You interact with your fans, you get what I'm saying?

"All the lights went up, gay or straight. You wanna know why? Because even my gay fans don't got f****** AIDS... They don't got AIDS. My gay fans, they take care of theyself, they ain't going for that. They ain't no nasty gay n*****. They ain't no junkies on the street.

"I said, if you ain't sucking d*** in the parking lot, put your cellphone light up. You know what my gay fans did? Put that mother******* light up. My gay fans, they ain't going for that. They got class. They ain't sucking no d*** in no parking lot. You gotta get a room, a good one—five star hotel.... Even my gay fans got standards."

Someone threw Adidas shoe at DaBaby when he was performing at #RollingLoud pic.twitter.com/zvXwCCULfp

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Taking aim, once again, at those who weren't present at the show, he said: "Shut the f*** up. Don't be disturbing my mother******* gay fans and making them feel uncomfortable in they skin."

"Gay or straight, or goddamn both, or whatever. Don't none of that s*** matter to me," he concluded. "What matter to me, when I'm on that stage, is putting on the show for any and everybody that's out there and that's what the f*** I did."

In another video circulated on Twitter, DaBaby was seen telling the audience to "put a hand in the air with a cellphone and then turn the f****** light on," before an Adidas shoe was tossed at him from the crowd.

"Who the f*** threw that mother******* busted a** goddamn [Adidas]?" DaBaby was seen asking, after deftly ducking the shoe.

Newsweek has contacted a representative for DaBaby for comment.

DaBaby responds after he's accused of homophobia
DaBaby performs onstage during day 3 at Rolling Loud Miami 2021 at Hard Rock Stadium on July 25, 2021 in Miami Gardens, Florida. The rapper has spoken out after he was accused of homophobia. Jason Koerner/Getty Images

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