UK MUSIC NEWS: MOBO AWARD NOMINEE K KOKE DROPPED FROM RCA
Rapper K Koke (real name Kevin Georgiou) has revealed via Twitter to his thousands of followers that his business relationship with RCA has come to an abrupt end.
Last night Koke tweeted:
All this is more stress than its worth I was happier selling drugs.
I aint no role model the police made that very clear
I’ve been battling since I signed my deal.
Jail 4 no reason, beat downs 4 no reason, they stop shows, they stop Wireless, nick man 4 no reason, man can’t win.
I was supposed 2 perform at Wireless stage 2 a day b4 #mytime dropped same day as Jay z, Rita (Ora) …all that big promo and look what they did.
No more RCA so probably no more ROC NATION, no more management so probably back 2 roads 4 me.
Then today he tweeted:
Lol 4 the record ROC still wanna f*k wid man it’s RCA who pulled out #fortherecord
RCA are not a very good label anyway I’ am confident enuff in my self my music an my fans I could have a situation tomorrow #fortherecord
I had a little out burst yesterday cah mans tired of the bullsh*t but I am uk.hiphop I am the truth there ain’t a rapper that can chat 2 me.
An also #fortherecord man can go bk 2 the roads, the door will always b open 4 me in Stonebridge real brudda sh*t really bout that life.
I’m suing the rasclart police as well #wat
In response to K Koke’s anger towards the police shutting down his shows etc, So Solid star Megaman rightfully points out the following:
You rappers think you've had it hard yeah 😄👍 Kmt—
SO SOLIDs MEGA (@OFFICIALSOSOLID) September 13, 2013
So Solid have been going through this for over a DECADE.
However… mark my words folks K Koke will be fine.
Anyway even Stevie Wonder saw this coming. Major label’s sign these UK “URBAN” acts but have no real plan of action when it comes to promoting/marketing these acts. Then within two years it’s announced by the artist on Twitter (because it all goes down on Twitter) that they have ‘left’ the label.
On most occasions though this type of situation only ever seems to occur when the “URBAN” artist is black.
But still, I never quite understood the thinking behind signing him. What was RCA hoping to do here? What was the plan? And I don’t understand what ROC Nation’s plan is, if it is true that they still intend on working with him.
Well at least Koke still has his MOBO nomination for ‘Best Hip Hop/Grime’ artist. So there is light at the end of the tunnel.