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NBA YoungBoy Turned Down $25M Deal From Atlantic Records According To Akademiks

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The Atlantic Deal worth $25M Is Denied By NBA YoungBoy
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After the negative experience of dealing with Atlantic Records, NBA YoungBoy declined the label’s $25 million deal for YoungBoy to resign. This was reported by Dj Akademiks on a recent Twitch live stream. “NBA YoungBoy is leaving. He will not be resigning,” he stated. “He didn’t like their offers. I can tell you they offered him like $25 million, and he turned it down.”

As you can see, there’s a fair argument that YoungBoy is one of the label’s most profitable artists as he can make easy numbers on all platforms. He’s quickly outgrown the original contract he signed, and it’s sparked many issues with their relationship.

YoungBoy’s Beef With His Label

As mentioned above, YoungBoy Never Broke Again speaks out against his label regularly for different reasons. For starters, he acknowledged how Atlantic Records blackballs him when dealing with his opinion. A key point of NBA YoungBoy’s when the label removed his last project, Colors, from the Billboard charts after its success in the number rankings.

“I was going #1 two weeks straight with a mixtape, so they took it down off the charts [laughing emoji]. I don’t give a f*** you still can’t stop me,” the viral rapper expressed on social media. It’s odd to hear that Atlantic isn’t supporting one of their most prominent artists as much as they should be. Take a look at his full tweet on the matter below:

What’s Next For Lousina’s Hottest Music Star?

Not only does YoungBoy famously attracts millions of views on Youtube, but the 22-year-old has been charting significantly recently in his career. Are you excited to see how far NBA YoungBoy will go in his career and personal development? Read more of FM Hip-Hop’s featured articles today.

Written by: Oryah Brown | Instagram: @oryah.wav

I've been writing Hip-Hop content on my own for almost 2 years now. Music has always been my passion, and I have experience in most areas that utilize the art form: production, writing, curating, engineering, etc.

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