Gucci Mane Performs a Trap Version of “The Eyes of Texas”


-Thank you so much
for coming on the show. You know, I’m a big fan.
And, you look great, by the way. -Thank you.
Appreciate it. -It finally happened.
This is a long time coming, but you are officially an
ambassador of the Gucci brand. -Yes, sir.
-You really are, finally. [ Cheers and applause ] And I love this because — Here are some photos
right here of you. -Handsome guy.
[ Laughter ] -I like this a lot because —
Can you explain to everybody where the name
“Gucci Mane” came from? -Well, my granddaddy’s
the origi– He came —
He went to the war and came back infatuated
with the Gucci brand. -What war was he in?
-World War II. -Yeah.
-So he started calling my unc and my dad “Gucci Boy”
and “Gucci Man.” But, you know, in the South,
we call it “Gucci Mane.” And, you know,
he passed it to me. And, you know, me being a star,
this handsome man I am, you know, I took it to the top.
-Yeah. [ Cheers and applause ] You are a Gucci man. [ Applause ] How do you think they would —
they would feel to know if your dad, your grandfather
knew that you were actually an ambassador
for the Gucci brand? -Man, I know my father — I know
my father and my grandfather, I know they ain’t here,
but I know they looking down and they’re proud of me.
-Absolutely, they are. [ Cheers and applause ] -Congrats. Congrats on the album,
“Woptober II.” Man, what a record on this. I mean,
talk about the guest stars, too. Megan Thee Stallion, DaBaby.
[ Cheers and applause ] Quavo.
-Yes, yes. -I love him, too.
He’s awesome. -For real.
-Congrats on this. Later on, you’re performing
“Move Me” is your song. -Yeah, I gotta do “Move Me.”
-Yeah. A lot of people
don’t just love your music, they love the way you dress,
the way you act, but they love your advice.
-Yeah. -You do an advice column.
-Yeah. -And I was wondering, since we have all these
young minds out here, what advice would you have…
[ Cheers and applause ] …for this
great group of humans? What advice would Gucci Mane
have for these guys? -I feel like I’m Uncle Gucci
to these beautiful — [ Laughter ]
You know what I’m saying? Students.
But, to all these, like, beautiful students out here,
man, y’all, I want to tell y’all just, you know, be mindful
of the company that you keep. Surround yourself
with positive people. And keep people around you that’s gonna support
and encourage you. -I love that.
[ Cheers and applause ] -Thank you. -That’s smart. Now, earlier in the show,
Matthew McConaughey taught me the
University of Texas fight song, “The Eyes of —
Eyes of Texas.” -I seen it.
Dope, it was very dope. Nice outfit, too.
-I appreciate that. Thank you very much. I’ll let you borrow it
if you want. -I like it.
-All right, good. [ Laughter ] But I’ve heard
that you’ve written your own version of that song.
-Yeah, yeah, I got one. -A trap version.
-Yes. [ Cheers and applause ] -Here with a trap version of
“The Eyes of Texas,” Gucci Mane. [ Cheers and applause ] -Let’s get it! ♪♪ ♪ I ate a million for lunch ♪ ♪ A half a million
for breakfast ♪ ♪ Everything big in Texas ♪ ♪ That’s why I brought
this here necklace ♪ ♪ Young, flashy, and rich ♪ ♪ The Texas girls call me sexy ♪ ♪ I’m so handsome and healthy ♪ ♪ The Gucci brand
start investing ♪ ♪ East Atlanta, my brethren ♪ ♪ 10-17 I was born ♪ ♪ I’m in Texas,
no flexing my money ♪ ♪ Long like the horns ♪ ♪ Like Attila the Hun ♪ ♪ The underdog but I won ♪ ♪ I made a crown out of thorns ♪ ♪ In the trap, I’m LeBron ♪ ♪ I’m Gucci ♪ [ Cheers and applause ] ♪♪ -Okay, now. -More from Gucci Mane
when we come back! Stick around, everybody. [ Cheers and applause ]

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