NBA YoungBoy released six independent mixtapes between 2015 & 2017 and steadily gained a cult following through his work. He signed to Atlantic Records in late 2017 and has a track record of dissing opps and making new controversies. Recently, the rapper accused his own label of ‘Blackballing’ him.
YoungBoy in a recent post on his YouTube community page, slammed his label, Atlantic Records, for “blackballing” him. YoungBoy Never Broke Again was displeased that his new album, Colors, had been removed from the charts.
“Why black ball me I’m the good guy.”
“I was going #1 two weeks straight with a mixtape so they took it down off the charts I don’t give a f**k you still can’t stop me.”
“Don’t sign to atlantic if you artist they not gone support you especially if you live a certain way.”
In the past, YoungBoy had disagreements with his label. During an appearance on DJ Akademiks’ podcast, Off The Record, in December, the Baton Rouge rapper compared recording contracts to slavery.
“I think as you…you learn how badly you’ve been taken advantage of. I never got paid for YouTube a day in my life. N***as make all the money off my YouTube, and then give me a small percentage of my sh*t. All that shit slavery or something. But you know, that’s what we signed up for in this business.”
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