Ciara Would Be Happy to Break from Her Record Label

Ciara is down for getting dropped by her record label, according to Billboard.

The hip-hop star has shot down rumors that Jive Records has dropped her. However, she said that she wouldn't be opposed to the company doing so.

Over the last two years she has experienced substantial artistic limitations, which is why she is ready to part ways with Jive.

"A release would allow me to go be creative with people who care and understand me as an artist," Ciara said.

At one point, Jive even quietly refused to give Ciara any radio promotion for her song "Gimmie Dat" and went as far as telling radio stations not to play it.

You'd think a record wouldn't mind making some extra money from radio spins, but I guess not. It's one thing to not give an artist full artistic freedom, but it seems as if Jive has certainly reached a new low.

More daily music news and gossip about Paramore, The Beatles, and Jack White after the jump...

NME: Ex-Paramore Members Zac and Josh Farro Join Forces For New Band
SPIN: Kanye, Rihanna Bring 'Lights' To Video, NBA All Stars
Prefix: XXL's 2011 Freshmen 11 List Leaks
Paste: Beatles Museum Opens in Argentina
Faster Louder: Jack White Not Joining Any More Bands

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.


All-access pass to the top stories, events and offers around town.

  • Top Stories


All-access pass to top stories, events and offers around town.

Sign Up >

No Thanks!

Remind Me Later >