Yung Joc explains why he is driving for rideshare service Pull Up N Go (video)

Yung Joc (photo credit Instagram @joclive)

“Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta� star Yung Joc said he’s gotten a ton of celebrity support for driving for a ride-sharing company, despite being job-shamed by a couple of disrespectful fans who rode in his car.

The 36-year-old Atlanta native explained to TMZ there were several reasons why he chose to work for the relatively new ride-sharing app called Pull Up N Go — and it is not because he is broke. He is far from that. Interestingly enough, Joc decided to talk to the entertainment publication while he had a customer in his backseat.

The “It’s Going Down� rapper said it’s a nice way to make extra cash, while also teaching young people about earning an honest living. He also said he wanted to check this box off of his bucket list.

A video of the “It’s Goin Down� rapper and entrepreneur went viral when fans tried to job-shame him for driving for a ride-sharing service called Pull Up N Go. They pestered Joc for thinking that he had “fallen off� on hard times. But the notoriety that he’s gotten from this actually enables him to better explain to the young kids out there about having a hustler’s mentality.

Joc has been donating his time and volunteering with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta for years. In terms of business ventures, Joc has plenty. In addition to being a radio personality and his recurring role on “Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta,� Joc just opened up a new nightclub.

Check out Joc as he breaks it down for TMZ after the break.

Terry Shropshire

Terry Shropshire

A military veteran and Buckeye State native, I’ve written for the likes of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Atlanta Business Chronicle and the Detroit Free Press. I’m a lover of words, photography, books, travel, animals and The Ohio State Buckeyes. #GoBucks