It's hard out here for an entertainment blogger.
Just ask Gyant of SOHH.com, who posted a rant yesterday claiming that Young Jeezy's security jacked up his photographer Wednesday at the Tabernacle. The Atlanta-based rapper's local concert coincided with the release of his third solo joint, The Recession. (Read CL's feature on the new release.)
Apparently, Gyant was especially flabbergasted by the treatment considering how "cool" he's been to Young Jeezy, CTE, and the rest of the industry's corporate thugs:
Let's be crystal clear on one thing artists, record executives and promoters; if we are as 'cool' as you claim to be then it's only natural that I'd expect you to look out for me and whomever is in my company when Im at your event especially if Im an invited media outlet. ...
Dont get it twisted, I am not some wet behind the ears journalist who will take whatever you give me. Ive pounded the pavement for almost 5 years in Atlanta. Ive covered everything and I have probably covered it twice. Ive turned blind eyes on your scandals [sometimes] and sometimes I even bite my tongue or put down my keyboard when all your business gets spilled out on Front Street.
Im no rookie and I expect to be treated accordingly. Putting it plainly, I want/demand my respect!
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