Juice Wrld’s Girlfriend Is Upset at Fans Complaining About New Version of “Man of the Year”
Juice Wrld's girlfriend, Ally Lotti, is speaking out after fans began complaining about the newly uploaded version of the late rapper's song "Man of the Year."
On Tuesday (July 14), Ally went on Instagram Live to talk about how fans need to be more appreciative of the changes made to Juice's "Man of the Year," a song from the late rapper's Legends Never Die album that was updated on streaming services with a new version earlier today. She also shared details of the creative process for the song, which appears on Juice's posthumous album, Legends Never Die. Just before Ally hopped on her livestream, she alerted fans that she had some things to get off of her chest.
"It was supposed to b a magic trick for yal. smfh just wait till I get my ass on live just fucking wait," she tweeted.
Once Ally went on IG Live, she discussed her frustration with fans complaining to Lil Bibby, the head of Grade A Productions, the label Juice was signed to, about the new version of the song. "It's appreciate what he wanted, bro," she said while laying down in bed. "That was one of his favorite fuckin’ songs. He just wanted it to be what he wanted it to be. And for everyone to take this and make this, it was supposed to be like, 'Here you go.' Here's just something extra really of what he wanted."
Ally then confirmed that she is referring to the song "Man of the Year." "Yes, Im talking about 'Man of the Year,' she said. "I'm talking about the first version and the second version."
As the video continues, Juice's lady goes on to explain how the "Lucid Dreams" rhymer created two "amazing" versions of "Man of the Year" and the newer version was the one Juice actually wanted on the album.
"They're both amazing," she continued. "When I tell you the second version...When people make songs, especially the way Jarad made songs...He would have ideas...'I want violins in the background.' He was making groundbreaking music...The second version of this song, that you guys can't understand, that makes me heartbroken for the fuckin’ future. The new version is the version Jarad Higgins wanted. If you have a problem with it then you have a problem with it, oh well."
After she shared her thoughts on IG Live, Ally went to Twitter to express her anger further. "Smfh, y'all complain n say you want what j wanted to give yal, when we do you bitch. just bc yal think you kno. you kno NOTHING, abt music or the industry. . my heart is so full of hate rn," she tweeted as a retweet of Lil Bibby's own Twitter post stating, "I'm changing it back now, give me a min..."
Earlier today, Juice Wrld fans began to react to alterations made to "Man of the Year," in which the second verse and track's production were changed and rereleased without giving fans a heads up. Upon hearing the complaints of angry listeners, Lil Bibby said he was "changing it back now."
Watch Ally Lotti speak on the creation of Juice Wrld's "Man of the Year" below. Her comments about fans not appreciating the new verse begins around the 19:16-mark.
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