Sonny Digital has some questions on a sure artist’s new venture gross sales after the quantity started circulating on social media this weekend. Rumors have surfaced concerning Saweetie’s alleged low first-week gross sales of her newest EP, The Single Life.
On Friday (Nov. 25), Sonny Digital didn’t point out any artist by identify when he jumped on his Twitter account and reacted to a rumor of a 2,000 first-week gross sales projection for somebody, seemingly Saweetie’s The Single Life EP. Though the gross sales totals haven’t been verified, it seems Digital could have been reacting to DJ Vlad’s tweet the day earlier than the place he prompt that if the “Icy Grl” rapper got here on his platform earlier than she dropped her EP, her gross sales totals would have been a lot better.
“If Saweetie did a VladTV interview she would have simply achieved 10x her first week gross sales, which was 2000 copies. We truly reached out via one in all our folks and had been advised ‘she will not do Vlad’. Her loss,” Vlad tweeted on Thanksgiving Day.
However, Sonny Digital couldn’t determine how Saweetie’s thousands and thousands of followers on social media do not equate to thousands and thousands of gross sales for the rapper.
“13 million followers , a whole lot of hundreds likes on all footage however album offered lower than 2000 copies. That’s loopy. The maths ain’t including up,” he tweeted.
“If I had thousands and thousands of followers and my album offered 2k I in all probability would simply delete all my social media trigger y’all mendacity to me,” he continued.
Sonny Digital additionally responded to critics who could have felt that he was hating on Saweetie, which isn’t the case.
“Earlier than I got here right here to provide my opinion I did hearken to the album. I truly listened to every little thing that dropped that day. Simply out of curiosity to see what the competitors was on,” he wrote.
The studio maverick additionally retweeted a fan who supplied some readability about his critique of Saweetie’s rumored low album gross sales.
“The truth that yall this assertion as ‘hating’ as a substitute of a reputable query coming from an trade veteran is wild. yall go off although i assume,” the individual tweeted.
Sonny Digital wasn’t the one producer questioning Saweetie’s album gross sales. Fellow monitor grasp Hitmaka feels somebody on the rapper’s label must be hearth for dropping the ball.
“Saweetie promoting 2k is dangerous A&R vibes. Somebody’s supposed to inform u this ain’t it! I even have points together with her having a number of platinum singles & not sticking with identical system that bought her right here. Somebody gotta get fired,” he wrote.
“That’s why I can’t stand analytics! Individuals couldn’t wait to not have to face on intestine emotions & goosebumps! If it is trending u signal them & it doesn’t work it takes away being accountable for what u signed. Now u can lean on ‘oh the numbers mentioned’ …… MANNNN FUK ALL DAT,” he continued.
Hitmaka concluded: “I don’t wanna be pals I wanna make a distinction. [umbrella with raindrops emoji] I encourage everybody within the workplace to essentially wager on who they signal. That is what I imply in case your artist doesn’t win are you ready to lose with them? Like lose ya Job????? If all of us lived by these guidelines the care can be Through the roof & lots of fluff acts wouldn’t be right here.”
All of this come after Saweetie garnered extra criticisms from Joe Bidden and others for her tune “Do not Say Nothin'” the place she cryptically addressed rumors about herself and her connections to Offset and Lil Child.
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