Tyga can’t seem to escape controversy no matter what lengths he goes to this year, whether it be dating Kylie Jenner, sending explicit pictures to a transgender male or frustrations with his label. Let’s just say it’s been a rough year for T-Raww, and to add insult to injury he only sold a meager 2,200 copies of The Gold Album: 18th Dynasty in its’ first week. The “Ayo” rapper’s boss Birdman is far from impressed, and thinks releasing the album was a deliberate attempt at getting out of his deal with Cash Money Records.
According to TMZ:
We’re told Birdman’s fuming because Tyga encouraged fans to listen to songs from “The Gold Album: 18th Dynasty” on free music streaming services, like Spotify — a move Birdman did NOT approve.
Our sources say the Cash Money honcho thinks Tyga sunk his album — which sold just 2,200 copies in its first week — because everyone could listen to the songs for free. By comparison, Tyga’s last record sold nearly half a million copies.
We’re told Birdman thinks Tyga purposely pulled the “childish” stunt … to get out of his deal, and go sign with Lil Wayne — but Birdman’s not counting this album. That means Tyga would still owe him another one.
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