Joe Budden introduced through the week of Aug. 23 that he could be pulling his podcast from Spotify as a consequence of points with the corporate. The information was met with each a torrent of headlines and plenty of reactions from his friends, together with fellow radio host Charlamagne Tha God.
In a latest episode of his present The Breakfast Club, Charlamagne appeared guilty Budden for the issues he’s having with the streaming big. His remarks led the previous rapper and Love & Hip Hop star to talking out towards Charlamagne on Twitter and on his present. Take a better take a look at what occurred, beneath.
Joe Budden’s points with Spotify defined
Budden mentioned on the Aug. 26 episode of his vastly fashionable podcast, The Joe Budden Podcast with Rory and Mal, that he wouldn’t be renewing his contract, per Variety.
“September 23rd, I cannot tell you where this podcast will be. But as it stands, I can tell you where it will not be, and that is Spotify,” Budden mentioned, earlier than accusing the streaming big of undervaluing and exploiting his present and pillaging his viewers.
In an announcement shared with Variety, Spotify mentioned it had hoped to proceed its business relationship with Budden.
“It was our desire to keep Joe Budden on Spotify. As Joe referenced on his show, we made him a considerable offer — one that was significantly larger and many times the value of the existing agreement and reflective of the current market and size of his audience. Unfortunately, we could not come to terms and we respect his wishes to find a new home for his show,” the assertion mentioned.
Budden’s podcast has aired solely on Spotify since 2018, three years after its launch.
Charlamagne Tha God’s feedback about Joe Budden’s Spotify drama appeared essential
As the information of his exit swirled, Charlamagne took to his present to weigh in on Budden’s impending departure. He insinuated the host was guilty for his points with Spotify as he seemingly drew a comparability to Budden leaving Complex’s present Everyday Struggle in 2017 as a consequence of points on the firm.
“It sounds to me like Joe Budden is a person who knows his worth but doesn’t know how to properly negotiate it, ’cause if you keep doing deals with various corporations and you keep getting trash-a** deals, that’s on you,” he mentioned. “Like, things like vacation days, bonuses, all of that has to be negotiated in your contract from the beginning.”
After catching wind of the feedback, Budden reacted on Twitter after which shared extra of his ideas on a latest episode of his podcast.
Joe Budden sounded off on Charlamagne Tha God on his podcast
On the episode, Budden mentioned Charlamagne couldn’t perceive his place as a result of in contrast to him, Charlamagne doesn’t personal his present. (The Breakfast Club is owned by iHeartRadio.)
“I know that you have this healthy obsession with me. I know that you think that we are in a competition. You might also think that we are fighting the same fight. You would be mistaken with all three of those,” Budden started across the 33:00 mark.
“Charlamagne, you not gonna get it because I own this. My most valuable, my most powerful, my most accomplished asset, I own it. Ownership. You see all these Black people running around preaching ownership, ownership, ownership? There’s a reason for it,” he continued.
He went on to name out Charlamagne for his personal failed exhibits like an HBO sequence. “That’s what happens when you don’t have your own. …We not having the same fight behind the scenes. It looks the same but it’s not the same. Don’t be fooled by the cross streets,” he mentioned.
So far, Charlamagne has not but replied to his statements.
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