Chlöe Praised For Defending Beyoncé Over Low "In Pieces" Album Sales

Many believe the "CUFF IT" superstar could've done more to promote her protégé's debut solo album, but fans commended the singer for her candid and well-adjusted response.

BYGabriel Bras Nevares

The Breakfast Club's interview with Chlöe proved to be quite the interesting and almost clashing conversation, but people have a lot of praise for how Chlöe handled it. Moreover, the Bailey sister recently got praise from a lot of fans for defending Beyoncé after Charlamagne Tha God and DJ Envy suggested that the superstar could've promoted her debut solo album In Pieces more, which had disappointing first-week album sales. "The Internet felt like Beyoncé should've done more in regards to promoting your album," Charlamagne remarked. "Everyone was saying because Beyoncé didn't post [your album]," Envy added. "How did that make you feel?"

"'I love B," Chlöe replied, defending her mentor who signed her and her sister to her Parkwood Entertainment record label. "She supported my sis and I since we had our little locs on YouTube so it's all love over here, I love her. I was like, 'At least they're talking.' And at least people will go and listen to the project. And as much as people try to bring up numbers and things like that, I'm trending every other day. Marketing can't buy that. A label can't buy that. So people care enough to constantly have my name in their mouth. So, I'm doing something right.

Chlöe Defends Beyoncé

"If it was real what people were saying, my tours wouldn't be sold out," Chlöe continued. "People wouldn't be singing word-for-word on an album I just dropped a week and a half ago. That's what I have to switch my perspective to, instead of allowing others and people who aren't doing anything with themselves or their lives dim my light." Overall, people on social media seemed to react well to her response, even amid some haters and jesters.

"People will hate on Chloe because she’s Beyoncé protege, plain and simple. She handled the interview professionally. Haters u didn’t win shish," one fan wrote. Also, this added to another controversial moment on the radio show where DJ Envy didn't seem to know the singer's album very well. The "Pray It Away" artist had to clap back and call out the unprofessionalism, standing by her art. Regardless of your take on these comments, return to HNHH for the latest news and updates on Chlöe.


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Gabriel Bras Nevares is a music and pop culture news writer for HotNewHipHop. He started in 2022 as a weekend writer and, since joining the team full-time, has developed a strong knowledge in hip-hop news and releases. Whether it’s regular coverage or occasional interviews and album reviews, he continues to search for the most relevant news for his audience and find the best new releases in the genre. What excites him the most is finding pop culture stories of interest, as well as a deeper passion for the art form of hip-hop and its contemporary output. Specifically, Gabriel enjoys the fringes of rap music: the experimental, boundary-pushing, and raw alternatives to the mainstream sound. As a proud native of San Juan, Puerto Rico, he also stays up-to-date with the archipelago’s local scene and its biggest musical exponents in reggaetón, salsa, indie, and beyond. Before working at HotNewHipHop, Gabriel produced multiple short documentaries, artist interviews, venue spotlights, and audio podcasts on a variety of genres and musical figures. Hardcore punk and Go-go music defined much of his coverage during his time at the George Washington University in D.C. His favorite hip-hop artists working today are Tyler, The Creator, Boldy James, JPEGMAFIA, and Earl Sweatshirt.