Gunna shocked the music world when his new album, DS4Ever, outsold The Weeknd‘s Dawn FM and debuted at the top of the Billboard 200 chart.
The 19-track project features an all-star cast, including Drake, Chris Brown, Chloe Bailey and Kodak Black.
“I expect the unexpected,” Gunna tells Complex about his success. “I’m definitely cherishing it, because it’s a moment. The Weeknd is a very, very big artist. I mean, he’s done the Super Bowl and everything. Just to be fighting with him — good sportsmanship fighting, because I’m cool with him — it’s love.”
The Grammy nominee has also set social media on fire with his phrase “pushing P,” named after the album track featuring Future and Young Thug.
“I’ve actually been keeping it P and pushing P,” Gunna explains. “The world is just now catching on because of the song, but Atlanta and LA people who know me know. That’s why it hit hard, too, because I really been kicking P outside of music. So when I bring it to music, it’s like, yeah, that’s really him. He ain’t lying.”
“Pushin P” essentially means keeping it real or player.
“[I] always keep it cool,” Gunna says. “I don’t really like all that chaos. I’m more calm, more playa. That’s where the P started.”
The “King of Drip” inspired another viral sensation last year when Rihanna dressed up like him for Halloween and posted the photo on social media. The Atlanta rapper jokes that Riri paid tribute to him even though they’ve never spoken.
“How are you going to dress like a motherf***** and then never talk to him?” he says with a laugh. “You just too GOATed.”
However, he is hoping for a collaboration.
“We’re going to make some godd***** tropical s***,” Gunna boasts.
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