DJ Mustard has come to the protection of his 10 Summers artist Ella Mai over accusations that she made fellow R&B singer Jacquees take away his remix of her “Trip” single from YouTube and SoundCloud.
The takedown brought on a stir because the remix amassed over three million streams on SoundCloud earlier than it was yanked. In response to social media chatter and reviews about Ella’s actions, Mustard determined to set the document straight.
“Our artists don’t ship stop and desists, we do,” Mustard wrote in a Twitter submit. “When you monetize content material you don’t personal you’re stealing and nobody steals from 10 Summers. Ella had no say within the matter and any platform reporting in another way is spreading falsities.”
Jacquees, who is thought for his “Quemixes,” determined to place his spin Ella Mai’s “Trip” and even shot a video for the tune earlier than she had an opportunity to shoot her personal.
Many followers on social media started to tug Ella as soon as information unfold that she reportedly had it eliminated. Some got here to her protection, together with T-Pain, citing sure enterprise practices pertaining to music covers that needs to be adhered to — primarily, not attempting to make a buck off it.
T-Pain did his personal “T-Mix” of Ella’s breakthrough single “Boo’d Up” and when a fan requested why 10 Summers by no means snatched his remix down, he stated it’s as a result of he didn’t try to generate profits off her tune like Jacquees did. This led to a vehement denial from the Cash Money Records artist.
“Nigga no I didn’t lol hell you talm bout my brother I put it on SoundCloud and YouTube you already know my recreation ain’t cap I really like Ella,” Jacquees stated.
Jacquees’ crew issued an announcement to Billboard concerning the state of affairs and famous he hopes the 2 sides can collaborate sooner or later on one thing authentic.
“For the brand new people who find themselves simply catching as much as who Jacquees is as an artist, this has grow to be very controversial for no purpose,” the assertion learn. “We love Ella and are cool along with her crew as effectively. He has been releasing not solely Quemix songs however total initiatives with remixes of different artists’ songs ranging again to 2013. This was an act of real help and mustn’t flip into negativity for both of the artist or from their supporters.”