ILoveMakonnen Says He’s Retiring From Rap, Then Releases New Song

Atlanta rap trickster-weirdo recently split with Drake’s OVO Sound label, which signed him shortly after Drake jumped on a remix of his song “Tuesday” in 2014. And these days, Makonnen seems to have very little connection with the rest of the rap world. (The new Atlanta rapper Lil Yachty, who sounds a whole hell of a lot like Makonnen, now seems to be making all the connections that Makonnen himself never really made.) And in a string of tweets last Friday, Makonnen said that he’s sick of rap and about to retire:

Since that tweetstorm, though, Makonnen has shared “Sound Like Who?,” a new song that accuses some nameless others of trying to sound like him:

Based on that, a Makonnen retirement might not be the worst idea?