Chief Keef Dropped From Interscope Records
Two years after getting signed to Interscope Records, Chief Keef has been unceremoniously dropped from the label.
According to AllHipHop, Chief Keef and the label were at odds with each other over his second project. Not to mention that the 'Love Sosa' artist's ongoing legal problems from 2013 and 2014 made him a liability to Interscope.
In an effort to revive his career, Chief Keef moved to Los Angeles but by then, his relationship with Interscope was non-existent.
“Keef and his people tried to keep the label accountable (once Keef moved to Los Angeles) but Interscope didn’t seem interested in dropping a new album. Keef’s team tried to have formal meetings but nothing moved,” an anonymous insider told AllHipHop.
Since being let go from the label, the 'I Don't Like' rapper has been on his grind. Keef recently dropped a new song with Tyga called 'Now & Later.' He also shot a video for the A$AP Rocky-assisted track 'Superheroes.'
Chief Keef follows behind Trinidad James, another rapper that was signed based off of YouTube views and was eventually dropped by Def Jam. Hopefully, artists like Bobby Shmurda and Dej Loaf take note and don't follow in the same footsteps.
Keef signed a deal with Interscope in 2012, after his big hit 'I Don’t Like' became a viral sensation on the Internet. The 19-year-old rapper then released his debut album, 'Finally Rich,' which garnered mixed reviews.
Reps at Interscope have not released an official statement regarding Chief Keef's departure yet.
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