Westside Gunn is an American rapper from Buffalo, New York. He founded and runs the record label Griselda Records. He announced his retirement from rap via a series of tweets on December 30. He said that 2023 would be the last year for him to release new music.
His Fans’ Reaction To The News
Westside Gunn’s fans are shocked by the news of his retirement from rap. Many of his fans have taken to social media to express their sadness and disbelief. Some fans are even calling him the greatest rapper of all time. Others are begging him to change his mind and stay in the game. Some artists who have announced retirement but never did include Nicki Minaj, Lil Wayne, Waka Flocka Flame, Lil Tecca, and Jay-Z.
Westside Gunn’s Music Career
Gunn’s music career has been one of the most successful in the rap game. He has released several albums and mixtapes that have been well-received by fans and critics alike. He has also toured extensively, performing at some of the biggest music festivals in the world. In recent years, Gunn has been working on a new album, expected to be released sometime in 2023. Gunn has released several albums and mixtapes and has collaborated with some of the biggest names in the industry.
He released his debut album, Flygod, in 2016 to critical acclaim and followed it up with two more well-received albums, Hitler Wears Hermes 3 and Supreme Clientele, in 2017 and 2018, respectively. Gunn was also a member of the hip-hop collective Griselda, which also includes his brother, Conway the Machine, and fellow rapper Benny the Butcher.
Gunn’s “God Is Love Tour” Kicks Off In Amsterdam On January 13
Gunn has lined up a tour dubbed “God Is Love Tour,” which will kick off in Amsterdam on January 13, 2023. The tour will cover 12 European cities before he heads to Lisbon in February for another tour.
The rapper does not give a specific reason for his retirement, only stating that his numerous career achievements merit an early retirement.