Gunna thinks the “pushin P” controversy really ain’t P, and he has come out to say so.
When Gunna made an appearance on Uninterrupted’s “The Shop,” he once again addressed claims that the slang used for his DS4EVER smash-hit wasn’t originally his but was from the Bay Area. When asked by music mogul Steve Stoute about the towering accusations, Gunna didn’t seem very distressed by the social media backlash, saying the term is a universal one.
“Come to find out, they just come from player shit, too,” he said. “That’s what I took from it, like bro, everybody been player. Your uncles and aunties, they was player.”
Adding to that, he went on to explain that he only caught wind of the term when he was introduced to the “older dope boys” from the Porters Ridge neighborhood in Georgia where he was born and raised. “I learned that from them. Got in the game and ran with it,” he said. Gunna previously credited his father for teaching him his “player” ways.
Also, during an interview with Complex, Gunna did acknowledge that he didn’t coin “pushin P,” but instead, he popularized it, thereby bringing it to the masses. “The world is just now catching on because of the song, but Atlanta and LA people who know me know,” he said. “