J. Cole rose to popularity as a rapper with the publication of his debut mixtape, The Come Up, in early 2007. Dreamville Records was founded by American rapper J. Cole and his manager Ibrahim Hamad, and it is now distributed by Interscope Records. Ari Lennox recently revealed her wish to quit J. Cole’s Dreamville and Interscope Records.
According to Hiphopdx, Ari Lennox has stated that she wants to dissolve her contract with J. Cole’s Dreamville and Interscope Records. On Sunday, January 23, the singer expressed her wish to be “free” after signing a deal with Cole’s company in 2015 and releasing her debut album Shea Butter Baby in 2019.
“I want to be dropped from the labels,” she wrote. “I’m done and tired.” She also replied to a fan, “Shut up! The interview was the icing on the cake. I want to be free.”
The interview in question is Ari Lennox’s recent visit on Podcast and Chill, during which the host addressed her song Pop and asked her “Is someone fu*king you good right now?” The singer looked uncomfortable with the topic and afterward stated that she will no longer be doing interviews.
“And I’m never doing another interview again. I been on this sober high for weeks. Genuine gratefulness and happiness. But then… men. Every time… never fails.”
Ari Lennox was nominated for Outstanding Female Artist of the Year at the NAACP Image Awards just a few days ago, and Dreamville congratulated her. Following remarks regarding her label situation, she went on to discuss how her tweets irritate others.
“For Christ sakes. I realize I have no hits. I realize you all can live without hearing my music. I realize my complaining is so aggravating to y’all. I don’t ask blogs to post me when I’m at my worst. You judgemental self hating parasites wouldn’t last a day as a signed artist.”
“Complaining that I’m complaining about the sh*t I’m going through meanwhile in real life you’re just as unhappy just as fu*ked up. You crying in the car too. Somebody calling you insensitive and dramatic too. You could never be honest about your demons.”
Earlier this week, Ari Lennox also shared some thoughts on social media and revealed why she deletes her tweets.
“sm is a traumatizing unhealthy place. You are only accepted here if your perfect and seemingly happy at all times. When every single life knows that’s not realistic. People cry, people complain, people are mad in real life. I just never cared to be a fake a*s b*tch.”
“No one is ‘bullying me’ into deleting my tweets. I had enough of giving clout to losers. And sometimes I just like a clean slate. I’ve been this way all my life. And when I said I felt like this was my karma. I’m aware I’ve said some incredibly insensitive and dumb ass sh*t in the past. No need to keep reminding me of the regret I feel every day.”
Ari Lennox has been through a lot lately, which explains her frustration. To get the latest updates, Keep an eye on Thirsty.
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