Joyner Lucas Has Parted Ways With Atlantic Records
Joyner Lucas is a free agent.
The Worcester, Mass. lyricist is currently taking the indie route and announced the news to fans via Twitter on Sunday (Dec. 23). Posting a photo of himself somewhat smiling, the "I'm Not a Racist" rapper spelled out his current vibe.
"The face of a 2x Grammy nominated, platinum selling, stress free rich nigga," he started. "Did I forget to say I’m now 100% Independant?. which means im no longer signed to ATLANTIC 🙏🏽 great record label and great people so it’s always love. I just wanted to be back on my Independant wave ❤️."
The split comes two years after the rapper first inked a deal with the label in September 2016. At the time he was ecstatic about being a part of a major label.
"Do you know how long it took for me to get here? This shit, you don’t understand," he said. "I been at this shit since I was a motherfuckin' kid. This shit mean I’m officially a fuckin millionaire."
During his time on the imprint he released the 508-507-2209 album. He also earned two 2019 Grammy nominations for Best Music Video for his visual for "I'm Not a Racist" and Best Rap Song for his featuring role on the Eminem track "Lucky You."
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