Fat Joe has dished out some sobering career advice for aspiring rappers when it comes to them needing to have a job to support themselves while pursuing music.
Fat Joe has seen it all in the rap game and he has dished out some sobering career advice for artists trying to make it in the industry. Joey Crack took to Instagram Live over the weekend where he essentially told aspiring rappers its time to get a consistent job as their plan A in life if their rhymes arent bringing in a check. If your man said he raps and he dont have a deal. Theres a problem with that, he told the ladies in the virtual audience. Its called plan A, get a job. Plan B, hope you make it. This has never changed. Some guys be like, I gotta get a regular job? Bro, you gotta get a job! If you got kids and you got this girl that got an apartment and yall sexin it up every day, you got to pay some bills. Fat Joe continued while quoting Nas classic Lifes A Bitch: And that dollar and a dream That buck that bought the bottle couldve struck the lotto. Nah! Check out Joes IG Live below: Fat Joe gives aspiring rappers sobering career advice with Nas' help May 24, 2023 While it might sound like hes urging aspiring rappers to take any record deal thrown their way to get some money, Joe has also spoken out in the past about his belief that the major label system is a Ponzi scheme. I dont believe in these people. For one, I feel like the major label system is a Ponzi scheme and they do funny math, he explained. Whenever you try to see something in life, they say numbers dont lie. If you look at a chart and the numbers are so clear where you could say, The price of this is this, the price of this is this. And then when you look at a chart and they say 62.1 percent 1.2 its funny math. And so we never understood, we never recouped, you know, you had to be like the Fugees who sold 30 million records to make a dollar. More on