Gucci Mane Slams ‘Racist’ Atlantic Records, Urges Artists to Go On Strike

Gucci Mane has called on fellow artists to take a stand with him against “racist” music labels.

Gucci also said he plans to quit the label next month.

“Leaving #AtlanticRecords July 3rd,” he wrote, “these crackers polite racist.”

In follow up posted he added: “All artists let’s go on strike f— these racist ass labels burn them down too #BlackLivesMatter #BlackExecMatter f— these crackers????”

Atlantic Records was one of the many recording companies to patriciate in #BlackoutTuesday on June 2, but many followers were quick to call out the hypocrisy. In a post celebrating Black Lives Matter, one follower responded, “Give the master rights back then

Another wrote: “You guys cant even pay the royalties to your black artists and pay the black producers who made the beats to your artists on the label and divisions to your label. How are you with the cause, but [don’t] follow your words? Enlighten me please, because [y’all] sound as fake as the NFL right now.”

Atlantic Records has also pledged that it would commit to “continuing the fight for real change.”

Meanwhile, back in April, Gucci Mane took to Twitter to share desire for his haters to die from COVID-19.“I pray my haters die of corona virus,” he wrote.

UFC fighter Gerald Harrisresponded to the message with “Man you need some online church services and a hug,” he wrote. “This is the worst timed tweet ever. There are people actually mourning the loss of loved ones now, due to the virus. Bad move big homie…”

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