ATLANTIC RECORDS “POLITE RACIST”
Atlanta rapper, Gucci Mane recently announced that he will be departing from his record label, Atlantic Records for being “polite racist”. Last Friday, Wop took to Twitter with a series of now deleted tweets regarding how the long time record label company that he has been signed to since is racist as he stated, “Leaving #AtlanticRecords July 3rd these crackers polite racist #SolcySummer”.
.@Gucci1017 calls his label “polite racist” in new tweet announcing his departure:
— Pop Crave (@PopCrave) June 12, 2020
La Flare, in another tweet urged other artist in the music industry to stand by him and take action to protest against record labels. “All artists let’s go on strike f*** these racist ass labels burn them down too #BlackLivesMatter #BlackExecMatter f*** these crackers????”, he stated.
Guwop continued to share how he felt days after the tweets were deleted by trying to spread awareness of his mistreatment. Also, He emphasizes the importance of taking a stand and how he does not need to be a part of the recording label.
@gucci1017 wants all artists to go on strike and says ”F*ck these racist ass labels burn them down too.”
— y'all agree with Gucci? pic.twitter.com/jJeCnVnQMg
— No Jumper (@nojumper) June 12, 2020
FIGHT THE POWER 🙏🏿🖤
— Gucci Mane (@gucci1017) June 9, 2020
If you not with us I’m not with you.
— Gucci Mane (@gucci1017) June 14, 2020
The Trap God first signed to Atlantic Records in 2007 but has continuously had problems with the label. The label dropped Gucci Mane as an artist in 2013 because of his public insults on Twitter. It wasn’t until 2016 that the “East Atlanta Santa” rapper apologized and was resigned.