Young Thug x GQ [cropped]

Young Thug doesn’t do interviews too often, but when he does…he says some off the wall sh*t. For his latest, the Rich Gang rapper sat down with GQ, and though he was a lot more wordy than some of his previous sit-downs, he managed to raise more than a few eyebrows once again.

From his plans to be the next Bill Gates to revealing “Jeff The Rapper” as a potential name change and saying he wouldn’t buy a Jay Z CD because Hov’s “too old,” Thugger definitely made this interview an interesting one. Check it out below.

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GQ: Are you a music lifer?
Young Thug: Yeah, I’ma be here forever. I don’t want to rap forever. But I want to be rich forever.

Why not rap forever?
I don’t want to be 50 years old and rapping, man. I’m pretty sure nobody wants to do that. I’m pretty sure Jay Z don’t wanna rap right now.

Why is it such a young man’s game?
If you’re 30, 40 years old, you’re not getting listened to by minors. Like, Jay Z has some of the sickest lyrics ever, but I would never buy his CD, just because of my age and because of his age. By the time I turn that old, I ain’t gonna be doing what he’s doing.

What is the next step for you?
I hope to be like Bill Gates, bro. With all the money in the world. Like Wayne, someday I want one of those kind of careers. Or Michael Jackson.

At what age do you drop the “Young” from your name?
I don’t think I’m gonna drop it, ’cause I want to be forever young. But if I had to…

What would you change it to?
My little niece always calls me Jeff the Rapper, so I might change it to that.

Source: GQ