Liam Gallagher Thought A$AP Rocky Was Called 'WhatsApp Ricky'

Music lovers have been pretty excited about the return of Liam Gallagher over the last few months.

Not only is it great that he's back, giving a solo career a go, but also because he's the unrivaled king of interviews.

He's never been one to shy away from an opinion, he'll always wear his heart on his sleeve, and it's easy to see that he's a really, really funny guy.

Sometimes his humour is well thought out, other times it's unintentional, like recently when he thought A$AP Rocky was called 'WhatsApp Ricky'.

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In the latest GQ magazine, which Liam featured on the cover, he spoke once again about how his two sons, Lennon and Gene, are into Grime music.

"My kids fucking love grime music. Stormzy, Skepta - he seems pretty mad. I like him," he said in the interview.

He added: "They also like that bloke, WhatsApp Ricky. You know, the American geezer, stylish, funny, gold teeth."

He was corrected by the interviewer who presumably was in tears of laughter, to which he said: "Oh yeah, that's the fella. WhatsApp Ricky. That's a better fucking name anyway."

LG has been fairly complimentary of the grime and rap scene, often referring to it as 'the new punk'. Getting niceties out of the former Oasis man is sometimes thought of as a rare occurrence, as when he gets going he can roast anyone.

Most recently it was chat show host James Corden, or as Liam calls him 'that fat bloke from Kevin and Perry', who received an onslaught.

A lot of pop stars have been in that seat next to the former Gavin and Stacey star for Carpool Karaoke, but it's just not Gallagher's cup of tea.

When asked by GQ if he would fancy a spin with Corden, he made his feelings pretty clear in the most Gallagher way ever.


He said: "No, thank you very much. No fucking chance mate. With that fat bloke from Kevin and Perry?"

His wife then pointed out that Corden was from Gavin and Stacey and reminded him that he'd never even seen it.

To which he replied: "I don't need to watch it to know I won't like it. James Corden is a knobhead."

I can't really imagine Corden singing 'Morning Glory' anyway.

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Mark McGowan

Mark is a journalist at LADbible, who joined in 2015 after a year as a freelance writer. In the past he blogged for independent football fan channel Redmen TV, after graduating from Staffordshire University with degrees in journalism and English literature. He has worked on campaigns such as UOKM8? and IIOC.

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