The rapper, who has bipolar dysfunction, posted pages from 10 of his contracts and accused leisure corporations of exploiting artists.
“This is what me Kanye West deal appears like at the moment … I PRAY IN THE NAME OF JESUS THAT IT DONT LOOK LIKE THIS TOMORROW,” he tweeted after posting the contracts that cowl charges and royalties.
Trust me … I WONT STOP https://t.co/RmVkqrSa4F
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“All the musicians will probably be free,” he added over a six-hour interval on Twitter.
ALL THE MUSICIANS WILL BE FREE
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West then posted a video that confirmed an individual urinating on a Grammy Award that was positioned in a rest room, with the caption “Trust me… I WON’T STOP.” The video racked up greater than 13 million views in a number of hours.
West, 43, one of many largest and most controversial names in rap with 21 Grammy awards, stated this week he wouldn’t put out any extra new music “until I’m completed with my contract with Sony and Universal.”
He additionally stated he needed to personal the grasp recordings of all his work, referred to as the music business “modern-day slave ships,” and added, “I’m the brand new Moses.”
No spokesperson for West may very well be reached for remark.
Universal Music Group, which owns West’s Def Jam label, didn’t return a request for touch upon Wednesday. Sony Music, which handles his tune publishing pursuits, declined to remark.
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Concern has grown in latest months over the psychological well being of West, who stated in 2018 that he suffered from bipolar dysfunction. The rapper in early July declared he was operating for U.S. president within the November election beneath his self-styled Birthday Party, however has completed little campaigning.
His spouse Kim Kardashian in July requested for compassion and empathy for West, calling him a “good however sophisticated individual.”
Bipolar dysfunction is a type of psychological sickness characterised by uncommon temper swings between excessive power and exercise and despair, in line with the National Institute of Mental Health. It could be handled with a mixture of treatment and remedy.