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Fivio Foreign Shares Screenshots Of Conversation With Kanye West

Picture via Twitter @FivioForeign
Picture via Twitter @FivioForeign

Since the release of the hit single “Big Drip” in 2020, Fivio Foreign has grown into an international rap star. Benefits of his rise to relevance in the music game include a newly formed friendship with Chicago hip-hop veteran, Kanye WestFivio Foreign shares screenshots through social media.

Fivio recently shared his excitement via Twitter about his rising celebrity status. At 32 years old, Fivio Foreign has made quite the come-up, starting locally in Brooklyn to reaching new heights now conversing with the top artists in the industry.

Started From The Bottom

“YE text me lastnite.. shit had me emotional… This shit really came from the bottom,” Fivio shared on Twitter. “I’m really a hood N-gga from the bottom that’s rich lol.. Like rich fr.. I still can’t believe this shit.”

Proud of his new milestone, the Brooklyn native shared the screenshotted conversation where Kanye congratulated him on headlining Hot 97’s Summer Jam this past Sunday on his Instagram story. 

Fivio Foreign showed his appreciation via the caption showing the texts from Kanye, “I appreciate big bro so much son.. y’all don’t even know.”

Kanye Compares Fivio to Jay-Z

Kanye and Fivio’s first creative collaboration was on Kanye’s Donda album, where they traded verses on “Ok Ok” and “Off The Grid”. More recently, Kanye graced Fivio’s album B.I.B.L.E. where he was featured on “City of Gods”. Ye shared with Fivio how impressed and fond of his creative prowess he was by comparing Fivio to Jay-Z. Needless to say, that’s quite the compliment coming from Kanye. 

“I go Ye, who I remind you of? Who I remind you of?” Fivio shared with the L.A. Leakers. “He like, ‘I don’t know, that’s a good question.’ The question went past so I guess we start eating or whatever. Then something hit him. He go, ‘I got it! Hov!’ I’m like, ‘Word? Hov?’ He say, ‘Hov!'”

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Tyler August
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Tyler August is a Miami-based Music Producer & Senior Staff Writer for Hip Hop Today covering Hip-Hop news, business, and culture.


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