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Megan Thee Stallion recently took to social media and shared some news that might be disheartening to her “Hotties.” The Houston rapper went on Instagram Live on Sunday (Mar. 1) and revealed that one of the record labels that she’s signed to doesn’t want her to release new music.

Megan stated that the reason her label doesn’t want her to release new music because she simply asked to re-negotiate her contract. “Has everyone locked the [expletive] in because I got something to say?” Megan addressed her fans during the Instagram Live session. “It has been a lot of [expletive] going on that I don’t like, and I just feel like I need to say something. And y’all know I don’t like putting people in my business but this is going to affect all of us.”

Megan Thee Stallion

MIAMI, FLORIDA – JANUARY 30: Megan Thee Stallion performs onstage during the EA Sports Bowl at Bud Light Super Bowl Music Fest on January 30, 2020 in Miami, Florida.

“As y’all may know or as y’all may not know, I am signed to an independent label. That means that there isn’t a major label.  I’m signed to two independent labels and I do what I want to do. They’re following the Megan Thee Stallion train,” Megan explained.

“Me and my momma built that [expletive] up. I was doing cyphers. I was rapping in front of anybody who was gonna listen to me rap. I was just rapping because I want to rap. I’ve been rapping for a long time. I’ve been wanted to be a rapper. This is my passion. I feel very strongly about it.”

Megan then explained that she first signed to 1501 and she later signed to 300 Records because although 300 is independent it’s a bigger label than 1501 and Megan felt that they would have more reach. The “Realer” rapper also explained that when she approached 1501 regarding renegotiating her contract after being informed about something (that she didn’t detail) that was in her contract, her label brought up the notion of her not being able to release music.

Megan Thee Stallion

WEST HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA – DECEMBER 07: Megan Thee Stallion attends the 2019 Variety’s Hitmakers Brunch at Soho House on December 07, 2019 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/Getty Images)

Megan also shared that she has heard rumors online that her record label has spread about her. She also said that her record label has claimed that they “made” her.”I’ve been doing me. I’ve been Meg. So how the [expletive] can you say that you made me?” Megan said. “[Expletive] don’t even care. They care about money in the end, and it’s a greedy game, man.”

“So, if y’all don’t see no new music from Megan Thee Stallion it’s because 1501 don’t want Megan to drop any music, and that [expletive] is crazy. It’s real sad,” Megan said before giving advice to upcoming artists. “It might seem good. It might sound good but you definitely got to read. Don’t sign anything without your real lawyer. And make sure your lawyer isn’t your label’s lawyer,” Megan said.

“Y’all got me [expletive] up,” the rapper continued while pretending to smoke her lollipop. “I’mma be okay because at the end of the day…When you know you ain’t did nothing wrong, can’t nobody touch you…Free Megan Thee Stallion! I’m finna go on a whole campaign.”

Glennisha Morgan is a Detroit-bred multimedia journalist and writer. She writes about intersectionality, hip-hop, pop culture, queer issues, race, feminism, and her truth. Follow her on Twitter @GlennishaMorgan.