Icy Girl Saweetie covered the latest issue of Cosmopolitan Magazine where the 27 year old Bay area rapper revealed having to deal with stress after Hot 97’s Ebro had some strong criticism for her freestyle back in 2018.
Saweetie appeared for an exclusive interview and freestyle in HOT97’s show Ebro In The Morning where Ebro first asked her if she’s rapper rapper or pretty girl who likes to rap a little bit? to which Saweetie replied “I’m a rapper”. Later Saweetie spitted a fr freestyle after which Ebro remarked with “It was cool but if you was a dude i had been hard on you” when asked what he didn’t liked he says of her freestyle “it was basic”.
Saweetie address this incident on her interview with Cosmopolitan magazine where she admits Ebro’s remarks affected her
“ I went from being so loved so quickly because of ‘Icy Grl’ to, on my first promo run, well, you saw the interview. The script flipped really quick, like night and day. I was like, Wait…I had PTSD from that.”
Ebro also has address the issue under post in Instagram where he commented defending his remarks
“you want to rap and it’s just ‘cool,’ we gone tell you. So happy for her success, but that doesn’t mean we can be dishonest about freestyles….love Saweetie though”
Watch Saweetie’s freestyle and interview from back in 2018 below (6:20 minute mark)