Lil Yachty‘s so pumped for live music festivals to make their return this summer … he’s ready to dive backflip right in.
The rapper says the absence of in-person concerts over the past year has been really tough, so just the thought of taking the stage with a packed crowd gets his blood pumping.
Yachty — who’s set to perform at Portugal’s Rolling Loud festival in July and at Chicago’s Summer Smash in August — tells us the connection he gets with his fans at a live show is unique … and he expects the energy to be 50 times as intense after the long COVID break.
The hip-hop star also weighed in on one of hip-hop’s biggest feuds over the past few years — one in which he landed smack dab in the middle of … and is still trying to do damage control.
LY reminds us why he sided with Cardi B over Nicki Minaj back in 2018, but explains why it’s not nearly as controversial as it’s been made out to be … or at least that’s how he sees it.
Watch the video though … sounds like Nicki’s still not over it.
For the full interview with Lil Yachty, tune in to “TMZ Live” Friday. Check your local listings.