SA Rappers Who Are No Longer With Their Record Labels
SA Rappers Who Are No Longer With Their Record Labels: Every upcoming artiste’s dream is to be signed to a renowned record label. To every artiste, this is the beginning of a bright future in the music industry which includes other benefits that comes with it.
Sadly, when issues arise between the artiste and the record label, it is best to terminate the relationship especially if the situation cannot be solved.
We were able to compile a list of some artistes who became independent after they cut ties with their record labels.
With his exit from his record label AE, fans got to know the ill treatment that the most SA artistes suffer. He complained that he was being paid less than 20k considering his talent and amount of bookings.
2. Duncan Skuva
He left his record label after a fallout with Ngane, his manager then. He also accused Ngane of taking over his Facebook account and asking for R90k in return after the fallout. Currently, he is signed to Afrotainment.
Last year, Emtee announced his exit from his record label Ambitiouz Entertainment(AE) after series of legal battle between them.
4. Fifi Cooper
She left Ambitiouz Entertainment because she was under paid. Despite her amazing talent and the money she was making for the record label, she had nothing to show for it.
5. Nasty C
He was signed to Mabala Records and tied to FreeWorlds Music. After his exit from the record label, Nasty C established his own record label named Tall Racks Records in 2018.
6. Shane Eagle
He was briefly signed under JR label but he left to become an independent artist.
Tshego left Family Tree Records because he needed to be in control of a lot of things in his career and needed a dedicated team to help him achieve his goals.
8. Yanga Chief
Yanga Chief was reportedly was kicked out from Da L.E.S’s record label because his album was not ready at the agreed-upon time. Presently, he is an independent artist co-signed at the Universal music.
9. Yung Swiss
He is the most recent artiste to officially declare himself an independent artiste after a bitter fall out with his record label, Playground Records.
Zakwe reportedly parted ways with Native Rhythms after he realized he had a family to feed. It was alleged that he had a fall out with the record label’s bosses after they failed to market his self-titled album.