RapperKanye Westshared a video of himself peeing on his Grammy, which sat in a rest room, amid a Twitter rant on Wednesday, September 16.
“Trust me … I received’t cease,” the “Runaway” artist, 43, captioned the video. The 8-second lengthy clip confirmed him whizzing on the trophy. All that might be seen of West was his pair of black-and-white Yeezy sneakers. The Chicago native has amassed 21 Grammys all through his profession.
Trust me … I WONT STOP pic.twitter.com/RmVkqrSa4F
— ye (@kanyewest) September 16, 2020
The “Fade” artist began out the day by calling out file label Universal for the “ten contracts” he’s beneath. “I forgive everybody from the music trade that’s concerned with modern-day slavery. Vengeance is barely the lord’s,” he wrote previous to placing his Grammy in the bathroom.
“This second goes to alter the music trade for good,” West then tweeted earlier than sharing pages and pages of his intensive contracts. “I really feel so humbled and blessed that God has put me in a powerful sufficient place to do that … Everyone maintain praying … it’s working … I’m on my knees this morning.”
“Whew … that was so much, guys,” West wrote after sharing varied agreements with labels Roc-A-Fella Records and Def Jam Music Group. “I’m wondering if Universal gonna name me … I promise I’ve extra concepts … I can’t cease. I PROMISE YOU ON GOD,” he continued whereas including, “all of the musicians will likely be free.” West additionally shared the non-public telephone variety of Randall Lane, content material officer and editor of Forbes.
The “I Love It” rapper clarified he was upset due to the “hidden charges” and “distribution charges” that “many labels put of their contracts to make much more cash off our work with out even attempting.” He wrote, “A normal file deal is a lure to NEVER have you ever recoup.”
In a later tweet, West seemingly recruited the assistance of different singers and musicians, together withBono,Drake,Kendrick LamarandTaylor Swift, who’ve been outspoken concerning the rights of artists.
Kim Kardashianhas not responded to her husband’s newest tirade following his Twitter rant in July, the place he accused her andKris Jennerof attempting to “lock him up” and mentioned he wished a divorce. He has since publicly apologized to his spouse.
One one who rallied behind West is Hit-Boy(actual identify Chauncey Alexander Hollis). Although he mentioned he hasn’t “been a fan of Kanye on a private/human stage” since they stopped working collectively, he agreed together with his sentiments about huge label contracts.
“[Universal Music Publishing] has held me in what the final three legal professionals I’ve employed have known as the ‘worst publishing contract they’ve ever seen’ since I used to be 19 years outdated. I’m 33 now and have a number of Grammys … [UMPG] nonetheless doesn’t have it in them to easily be truthful,” the producer wrote on his own social media.
Time will inform what Kanye does subsequent, since he made it clear he “received’t cease.”