Kid Rock 'disappointed' by Maroon 5

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 10 January 2013
Kid Rock

Kid Rock

Kid Rock is "disappointed" with Maroon 5 because they have "just become pop artists"

Kid Rock is "disappointed" with Maroon 5.

The 'American Bad Ass' rapper-turned-singer though the 'Payphone' group showed promise when they first came out, but is sad that they have turned into a pop act.

He told Classic Rock magazine: "So many people don't [evolve as artists] - they just go for the common denominator.

"I thought that when Maroon 5 came out they were making some pretty good music and now they've just become pop artists, its disappointing man.

"You hit that pop stardom, man, you find out one day that they don't give a flying f**k about your ass."

Kid, 41, also said he's very proud of the message of his new track 'Cucci Galore', as it reminds him of the anger his older tracks had.

He said: " 'Cucci Galore', is a real, 'middle finger in the air' Kid Rock song. As I've said before, when I was young I didn't invent 'F**k you', I just perfected it."

Kid Rock's ninth studio album 'Rebel Soul' is out now.

Maroon 5

Funky pop rock from the band that 'Moves Like Jagger'. Maroon 5, which controversially has six members, formed in 2001 after a brief foray into the industry as Kara's Flowers whilst the boys were still in High School. The band released their debut album Songs About Jane in 2002 and kept fans waiting five years for…

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