Jaden Smith reveals why he no longer hangs out with Drake or Kanye West

The musician opens up about why things changed

Ilana Kaplan
Friday 02 March 2018 19:39 GMT
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Jaden Smith has revealed that he doesn't hang out with Kanye West or Drake anymore - saying he's no longer "cool" with them after releasing his own music.

The 19-year-old musician discussed their relationship change in an interview with Complex saying he used to be on good terms with the rappers and even Donald Glover, but everything recently changed.

“[My relationship with Drake, Kanye, and Donald Glover has] really changed,” he explained. “I always felt like Little Homie before and that allowed me in all of their circles. But now that I’m on the charts next to them, I’m not really Little Homie anymore.”

But it isn't only his relationship with West or Drake that's been affected - it seems he's gotten the cold shoulder from quite a few people.

“It’s more like, ‘You can’t hang out with us anymore. We didn’t know you were making an album this whole time. We thought you were just Little Homie giving us free water and shit. You’re not really cool with us anymore,'” he added.

Smith's debut album SYRE reached number 24 on the Billboard 200 chart and garnered over 100m streams on Spotify.

He's been seen as a visionary within the hip-hop industry since he began releasing music in his early teens.

It's unfortunate Smith has had to endure this side of the industry, but it seems like he surrounds himself with the right people.

In the past few years, Smith has taken fellow musician and friend Harry Hudson under his wing, working with him under the artist collective MSFTS Music.

He seems to be focusing on his own success at the moment stemming from releasing his own music.

Smith will support his debut LP with the "Vision Tour" hitting 15 cities in North America this year.

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