Lil Yachty Claims That He Only Started His Podcast to Make His Best Friend Rich

Lil Yachty launched his A Safe Place podcast in June – and apparently, his sole motivation was to make his best friend and co-host, Mitch, a rich man. Following Drake’s viral interview, Lil Boat was a guest on comedian Bobbi Althoff’s The Really Good Podcast for a new episode that dropped on Thursday (July 27).

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Among the many random topics, the Atlanta-based music maker discussed his new show and explained why he launched it. “I did [start a podcast],” he confirmed. “I did it for my best friend. I did it because I wanted to make him rich.”

When Bobbi asked if it’s working, Lil Yachty replied: “Not yet. But I mean, shit. I don’t know. We got our first sponsor, we got a pretty good signing deal. So he’s not rich but he has more money than he started with.”

You can watch the full conversation below:

On a recent episode of A Safe Place featuring streamer Kai Cenat, Yachty revealed his regret for dropping $100,000 on a Disney World vacation date with a certain woman in the past.

“The overall of that trip wasn’t trickin’, [it] wasn’t for her, but it was to go big and I kinda went a little insane,” Lil Yachty said. “That thing specifically is I spent $100,000 to go to Disney World. I regret it because we weren’t dating and it just didn’t go anywhere.”

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Although, Yachty enjoyed the Disney World magic but admitted he may have gone too far for a simple date to impress this certain romantic interest. “But it was fire — it was my experience too, it was crazy — but it was insane,” he added.

Lil Yachty has been tight-lipped about his dating situation as of late, but he did welcome a daughter in October 2021 with his then-girlfriend, Selangie.

“The mother of my child is Dominican and Puerto Rican, so she loves Selena — she plays her a lot,” Yachty told Billboard in March. “[We watch] the Selena movie with Jennifer Lopez a shit ton and a lot of Disney movie shit, like Frozen, Lion King, and that type of vibe.”

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On the music side, Lil Yachty made his pivot to psychedelic rock with his Let’s Start Here album, which arrived in January and reached No. 9 on the Billboard 200.

Source – HipHopDx

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Yung Miami

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