Is Playboi Carti gay? Rapper's new sneak peek lyric for 'Whole Lotta Red' sparks rumors about his sexuality

Carti was supposed to drop an album named 'Whole Lotta Red', his third full-length record, which is yet to receive and update


                            Is Playboi Carti gay? Rapper's new sneak peek lyric for 'Whole Lotta Red' sparks rumors about his sexuality
Playboi Carti (Getty Images)

The hype around rapper Playboi Carti refuses to die. The rapper last released the album in 2018 and has since been teasing the arrival of his third studio record which is yet to drop becoming one of the most highly anticipated rap albums in recent times. Carti was supposed to drop an album named 'Whole Lotta Red', his third full-length record, which is yet to receive and update. But, in the midst of all this, Carti took to Instagram Live to preview a new song that fans haven't heard before. Complex Music's official Twitter handle posted a snippet of the unreleased track which can be heard below.



 

Fans of Playboi Carti were very excited by this new development, but what really caught their attention was the lyrics of the track. One user, quoting Carti, tweeted, "'They thought I was gay' – Carti 11/23/20" while another wrote, "This n***a in a mesh beater talking bout, 'they thought I was gay'...Album of the year." A different fan tweeted, "Carti angsty screaming THEY THOUGHT I WAS GAY into an Instagram live wearing tight jeans and a mesh shirt that matches his dyed red braids. He’s the voice of my generation." Another said, "Playboi Carti was just on live and in the song the n***a said, "I got me some thots they thought I was gay." He definitely see da gay vampire jokes," while one further added, "N***a went on live to say "they thought I was gay" lmao might be the biggest comeback of 2020." Finally, a fan wrote, "'I'm serving the base. Had to go get some thots. They thought I was gay.'"



 

 



 

 



 

 



 

 



 

 



 

 

Carti began work on 'Whole Lotta Red' in late 2018 and, over the next two years, many of his songs were leaked accumulating tens of millions of streams. He didn't release any original music and was instead featured on numerous singles, including 'Baguettes in the Face' featuring NAV and A Boogie wit da Hoodie from DJ Mustard's album, and 'Earfquake' by Tyler the Creator. In April 2020, he released his first new music since 2018 with the song '@ Meh' which peaked at #35 on the Billboard Hot 100. The following month, he was featured on the single 'Pain 1993' by Drake. In November 2020, Carti announced that 'Whole Lotta Red' was complete and had been submitted to his label.

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