Michael Irvin Calls Out Son For Faking His Raps: ‘You Grew Up In A Gated Community’
Serial yeller Michael Irvin described his son’s rap career during a discussion about NBA superstar Ja Morant on the Oct. 20 episode of the Shannon Sharpe-free version of Undisputed.
“I got a son,” Irvin said. “He raps. His rap name is Tut Tarantino. If you ever listen to some of his raps. I’m like, ‘Oh my god.’ Where does this come from, son? You grew up in a gated community your whole life. But he’s rapping my life. Because we romanticize and fantasize about that old thug life, ghetto life, and all of that stuff. When…we used to work to get away from. Now, we’ve gotten to a place somehow where we’re running back towards it. In the music, in everything.”
Irvin, a former star wide receiver with the Dallas Cowboys before, has talked about growing up in Miami as the 15th child of 17 children. Today, Irvin is worth an estimated $12 million and is a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
On Tut Tarantino’s Apple Music page he has songs dating to 2018. Among the titles are “Bab Season,” “How the F**k,” and Poppin.” Hi YouTube page has just under 300 subscribers. The video with the most views is for a track called “Whip Work,” with just over 4,000.
Michael Irvin going on live tv & saying his son “tut Tarantino” is lying in all his raps is the best thing of 2023 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣
“You grew up in a gated community” pic.twitter.com/sL84595kqe
— Shannonnn sharpes Burner (PARODY Account) (@shannonsharpeee) October 21, 2023
According to Complex, Irvin has previously talked about his son, whose real name is Elijah, on other shows. During a 2019 appearance on the Dan Patrick Show, Irvin made similar comments, telling Patrick, “He raps about some of the hardest stuff in the world. I say to him, ‘Son, you grew up in a 20,000-square foot. gated community! Where does this stuff come from? I worked hard to get you out of this, and you’re rapping right back to it.'”