NBA Youngboy has had enough of YouTubers swiping his content for their page. According to HipHopDX, the Louisiana native took to his Instagram page to demand Atlantic Records — his label — ban the use of his music in reaction videos. “Atlantic ban my music from all YouTubers – get a real job,” NBA YoungBoy wrote. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Say Cheese TV 👄🧀 (@saycheesetv) In my opinion, for what it’s worth, the Baton Rouge-based rapper has — quite literally — millions, if not billions, of reasons to feel the way he does about people using his music without writing him a check. As one of the most successful artists on the platform, he has a vested interest in keeping things copacetic. With that said, let’s take a look at his YouTube numbers.
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YoungBoy Never Broke Again is an artist that certainly may live up to his name. Unlike many artists in the Hip-Hop industry, however, the Baton Rouge native (born Kentrell DeSean Gaulden) has earned the vast bulk of his nearly $12 million estimated net worth from his music. While many Gen Z rappers are diversifying their investments and building outside businesses, NBA YoungBoy has kept the focus squarely on the music. And, even while he’s incarcerated, his team is still trying to work out a way for him to continue to make music. What’s more, the “Bandit” rapper was reportedly amongst the highest-paid rappers of 2020, according to XXL Magazine). So dedicated is he to his craft that he actually petitioned a judge to allow him to work from his at-home studio while surrounded by ex-military armed guards, according to Rolling Stone. And though the case is still pending before a federal judge, that move is proof that regardless of what life throws his way, NBA YoungBoy is going to throw...
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