Maitre Gims on the streaming scandal: “I’m waiting for the names to fall”
After Booba and Kaaris, it is the turn of Maitre Gims to react on this scandal that shakes the record industry.
Thursday, our colleagues in Echos revealed an internal memo of the SNEP (National Union of Phonographic Listen) who had the gift of fire to the powder of the sides of our dear French rappers. According to them, some artists would display scores of listening a little too dizzy to be true. How do they get there? Robots would rotate in a loop and continuously to inflate the listening scores. With this method, gold records and turntables other singles are much easier to achieve … While Booba and Kaaris have already cut to pieces on the subject , Maitre Gims, he decided to respond to it on his Account Snapchat.
“Apparently there are artists who cheat on sales of albums and singles on streaming platforms. I did not know … The villains! ” He says, between two Snap together. An ironic message, he who punctuated a smiley wink. “I will not sleep, I expect that the fall blazes” coward does it then. Indeed, the names of rappers associated with the cheating scandal on streaming platforms (you can find all the details here) have not been disclosed. But nothing says that the SNEP will not reveal the names in the weeks to come … And you expect as Maitre Gims the SNEP unveils the names of those who cheated?