A$AP Rocky Reveals Cozy Tapes Series Began Because His Label Spiked #WavyWednesdays

"N*ggas kept taking the songs down."

In support of their newly-released, extremely-bloated "mixtape," Cozy Tapes Vol. 2: Too Cozy, all of A$AP Mob recently stopped by Complex for a sit-down interview.

From the conversation, we learned that A$AP Rocky's long-overdue third studio album is slated for release before the end of 2017, A$AP Snacks is indeed the coziest of all the A$AP members, and the reason why the New York collective started releasing Cozy Tapes is because their record label, RCA Records, was spiking all of their loose releases.

"Niggas kept taking the songs down, so we giving y'all Cozy Tapes," Rocky explained to writer Angel Diaz.

In February 2016, Rocky announced that every Wednesday, the A$AP Mob would release new music as a part of a series, appropriately titled #WavyWednesdays. Unfortunately, as Rocky and co. added new songs to their SoundCloud, DMCA notices were filed with the free streaming platform, which ultimately led to their removal. 

As it turns out, both Cozy tapes are currently available for free stream on the group's SoundCloud page, which likely means the label had no qualms with the material, they just wanted more control over the release and the ability to monetize the content through iTunes and other on-demand streaming services like Spotify, Apple Music, and TIDAL.



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