Saweetie Says She Feels "Disrespected" After New Song Is Released Early

In a series of tweets, Saweetie shared her frustration after her and Doja Cat’s new song “Best Friend” was dropped earlier than expected.

By Mona Thomas Dec 04, 2020 8:10 PMTags
Watch: Saweetie "Disrespected" By Label After Early Single Release

Saweetie is calling out her record label.

On Friday, Dec. 4, the "Tap In" rapper took to Twitter to share her frustration about Warner Records, claiming they released her latest single "Best Friends" featuring Doja Cat earlier than expected. 

"I am extremely disappointed in my label WBR for prematurely releasing a single I was so excited about," the 26-year-old wrote. "I feel disrespected. I'm hands on with ALL of my creative & had such a dope rollout for ‘best friends'. The thirst for clout & $ is real & it overrides the artists' art."

She then retweeted herself and added, "The wrong version at that smh. Like wtf???" In a later tweet, the star shared, "We put so much work into the visual & we shot for days for this super cinematic girl anthem. And for this to happen? Wow...."

The song has since been removed from all streaming platforms. E! News has reached out to Warner Records for comment. 

The song "Best Friends" will be the third single from Saweetie's highly anticipated debut album, Pretty B---h Music, following "Pretty B---h Freestyle," which was released back in July and "Back to the Streets" featuring Jhene Aiko in October. 

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Aside from her own music, Saweetie also enjoys fellow PCAs winner Justin Bieber's songs. "Justin Bieber can sing. I can't sing like that," she explained during an exclusive E! News interview. "My boo is also on the song 'Intentions.' I love that it was such a breath of fresh air. I love the video. I just liked that Justin and Quavo were sending a positive message towards women letting them know that they have goodwill behind the actions that they're giving them."

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