Juice WRLD’s Mom Says Music Leaks ‘Disrespectful’ of Son
The leaked music tracks from Juice WRLD are “disrespectful” to the rapper’s memory, his mother says.
Following the death of the Chicago native in 2019, Juice WRLD’s popularity skyrocketed. New music and collaborations with the rapper have leaked to the masses. Her mother, Carmella Wallace, calls the practice of disclosing music without permission “disrespectful”. In a recent interview with XXL, Wallace opened up about his son’s unreleased music floating around the internet.
âI understand they loved him. They loved his music, but there’s a right way to do it, âWallace said. XXL. âLet us give you the best. The music disclosed is not necessarily cleansed music; it’s just a leak, it’s not over. So, it’s just a lot of work right before that.
âIt’s a little disrespectful to him, honestly, to divulge his music like that. But I know this monster is there, has been there, and it’s not going anywhere. We can just do our part and play some great music. He made a lot of good music.
According to a Digital Music News report earlier this year, there are over 2,000 unreleased songs in the rapper’s catalog. No wonder there are so many unauthorized Juice WRLD music leaks.
After his death, the rapper’s family released a statement about what they were planning to do with the unreleased music. Some of these tracks have been featured on two posthumous albums, including Legends Never Die in 2020 and Fighting Demons in 2021.
“We plan to honor Juice’s talents, his spirit and the love he felt for his fans by sharing new music and other projects that he was passionately developing,” the statement reads. of the Juice WRLD family at the time.
The 21-year-old rapper died at Chicago’s Midway Airport after suffering a seizure. Forensic scientists said his death was an accidental drug overdose after finding oxycodone and codeine in the rapper’s system.
With over 2,000 unreleased songs in its catalog, Juice WRLD fans have plenty of official releases that are likely on the horizon.