Geezer Butler isn’t a fan of “WAP.”
In an interview with Kerrang!, the Black Sabbath bassist declared Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion‘s NSFW hit to be “disgusting.”
As for how Butler even got on the subject of “WAP,” he was speaking about his 1997 song “Unspeakable Elvis,” which he says reflects how “whatever new music comes out, it’s viewed as the devil’s music.”
“I remember when Elvis came out everybody said he was Satan. And then in the ’60s and ’70s he became America’s national treasure,” Butler says. “It happens with every new wave of music. Like metal, obviously. The Christians were going mental when Sabbath came about. And then when rap came about, people were up in arms about that and certain words that rappers were using.”
That’s when Butler brought up “WAP.”
“I have to say, though, that Cardi B pisses me off with that ‘WAP’ song,” Bulter said. “It’s disgusting! But there you go.”
“A friend of mine didn’t know what the song was about but his 10-year-old girl was singing it!” the metal legend added. “I was like ‘What?’ To put it on album, fair enough. But to put it out as a single? That’s…a bit much.”
Butler does acknowledge, however, that his age may have something to do with his anti-“WAP” stance.
“Then again, I’m 71,” he said. “A bloody old goat!”
Guess they don’t call him Geezer for nothing.
By Josh Johnson
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