More heat toward Chance.
Sparked by what seems to a deceptive account of overnight success to some, Chance The Rapper's authenticity as an independent artist and his image as a positive force in Hip-Hop has been a topic of much debate as of late.
The most recent among the naysayers has been production duo J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League who took to Twitter to reveal in a series tweets what they perceived to be false motives on Chance's part following what seems to be his involvement in keep SoundCloud from shutting down, alluding to his alleged use of the platform to cheat producers out of royalties in his earlier days as an artist.
"Of course Chance wants to save the free music business model," the League asserted. "that's how he got on by NOT paying."
The tweets continued, claiming that Chance normalized a model in which producers are often left without pay when their music is used for SoundCloud releases.
Of course Chance wants to save the free music business model. That’s how he got on by NOT paying— J.U.S.T.I.C.E LEAGUE (@JusticeLeague) July 15, 2017
Def gonna hear from @chancetherapper manager/lawyer this week after these tweets so they can try and weasel their way out of paying again— J.U.S.T.I.C.E LEAGUE (@JusticeLeague) July 15, 2017
. @chancetherapper is now the big evil corporation taking advantage of the little guy pulling charity stunts under the guise of God— J.U.S.T.I.C.E LEAGUE (@JusticeLeague) July 15, 2017
Everybody we helped on their way up gave us hit records, but we can’t get ONE penny from homie? Not even a thanks? Is that right and just? https://t.co/xtK3Hfl65Y— J.U.S.T.I.C.E LEAGUE (@JusticeLeague) July 15, 2017
Just spoke with the man of God @chancetherapper he told us to sue or pull up him for the money he owes us. 🤔— J.U.S.T.I.C.E LEAGUE (@JusticeLeague) July 15, 2017
After the series of accusations, Chance stepped onto the social platform to confirm that he did, indeed, hop on the phone with J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League, but flipped the script to expose their faults in the situation
This part is true. But the money I "owe" you, I paid to the actual producer who is suing you currently to get out of that slave deal. https://t.co/8Vl8fC3lJ7This topic isn't likely to disappear anytime soon, as Rook of J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League's accusations date back to February when he appeared in an interview, presenting the same claims.
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