Mommy Shmurda Clarifies Bobby’s Rant
20-year old Bobby Shmurda has taken the hip-hop scene by storm with his summer smash “Hot N***a“. The Jahlil Beats produced track features the lyrics “Runnin’ through these checks till I pass out“, which refers to the spending habits of the Brooklyn MC. However, Shmurda recently took to social media to explain that he isn’t being paid accordingly. In a series of Instagram videos, the Epic records rapper even threatened to stop doing shows.
Since then, Bobby’s mother & manager Leslie Pollard has spoken with Billboard to clarify the situation.
“It’s not that he’s not getting paid, it’s that he’s new to the business,” stated Pollard. “There’s a chain of command that he has to go through before he gets his payment. I guess he’s thinking all the money should go from the front man to his hands — it doesn’t work like that. Of course they hold onto…
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