Artistic pop singer dust broke ties with her former record label, Columbia Records.
Originally named Claire Elise Boucher, the songwriter whose works ranged from “lo-fi R&B” to future dance-pop, caught her supporters off guard after a reliable source revealed details. revealed that she had split from the record label.
However, it looks like the singer has come up with a plan to help market her music and generate revenue!
Grimes makes a big exit from Columbia Records
Having spent nearly three years at Columbia Records after signing with the label on March 5, 2021, the “Genesis” singer gave it up.
According to the report of billboardsThe singer’s longtime manager, Daouda Leonard, confirmed the news of her separation from the record label. Although her manager gave no reason for her departure, it remains unclear what will happen to her upcoming sixth album, “BOOK 1,” which she has announced. made while still under the trademark.
The pop singer seemed excited about the album during her time at Columbia and even took to social media to announce that the project was complete and could be released in two parts.
She tweeted about it on the Bird app: “Album done. We are mixing. My friend and I perfected the last song in the plastic surgery clinic because they wouldn’t let me leave, and laughed that this was the greatest Hollywood moment of all time. I have 20 songs, so maybe BOOK 1 and BOOK 2? Decide on the format/watchlist.”
Before releasing her tweet, she teased the long-awaited album during her performance at the Ultra Music Festival in Miami.
Fueling her other side hustle, she went on to reveal her latest business venture, ELF.TECH, a web-based operating system and application, as well as reveal Grimes Gen 1 Avatars, the series her very own virtual artificial intelligence avatar.
Before the singer joined Columbia Records, she had released five albums with independent labels. Her albums include “Geidi Primes” and “Halfaxa”, which appeared in 2010 on the Canadian independent Arbutus Records. While her last three albums – “Visions” (2012), “Art Angels” (2015) and “Miss Anthropocene” (2020) – were released on 4AD.
Although the talented musician has parted ways with Columbia Records, she has no intention of taking a break from her musical activities. As a tech geek, it’s no surprise that she took to Twitter over the weekend to express her support for AI and confirm her departure from the record label.
Her official use Twitter accountThe “Shinigami Eyes” singer posted a screenshot of an article that mentioned fake hits by Drake and The Weekend, made possible by AI. Expressing her thoughts on the matter, she wrote,
“I will split 50% of the royalties on any successful AI-generated songs that use my voice. The same deal I would do with any artist I work with. Please use my voice without penalty. I have no trademark and no legal obligations.”
She added, “I think it’s great to be united with [SIC] a machine, and I like the idea of open source all the artwork and kill the copyright.” As expected, curious fans immediately gathered under her tweet to drop their two cents. A fan asked about the upcoming album she’s been promoting and raving about before.
They asked, “What about the album Grimes is working on?” She responded and revealed, “It’s been on hold for so long, I’m bored with it; I will release it, but I want to release new songs that I just made first.”
Another asked: “Does the title of such a song acknowledge you as the featured artist, or how do you like it better?”?
Grimes replied in writing, “Sure—whatever people want. I was curious about what happened and wanted to be a guinea pig.” A third person commented, “Hacking a new way forward. Go c 🙌💪.” The singer, supporting the point, wrote, “So too, my friend – we need to stand on the sea”!
The mother of two caused a stir online after changing her daughter’s name
Grimes continues to surprise her fans and supporters! This time, however, it’s not about her music but about her one-year-old daughter, whom she shares with Tesla CEO Elon Musk.
every explosionThe “Venus Fly” singer, who named her daughter Exa after giving birth to her in December 2021, took to Twitter to make a shocking announcement. She shared a sweet photo of herself and her daughter in Sailor Mars cosplay and revealed in the comments that her baby has a new name.
She writes, “She is Y now, or “Why?” Or just “?” (But the government won’t recognize that). Curiosity, eternal question, .. and so on.”