Don't Label Me: Artists Beefin' With Their Record Labels

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  • Childish Gambino, Jeezy, M.I.A.
  • Childish Gambino
  • Young Jeezy
  • M.I.A.
  • Christina Milian
  • Cam'ron
  • Max B
  • Daz Dillinger
  • Freddie Gibbs
  • Curren$y
  • Young Buck
  • DMX
  • Juvenile
  • Game
  • Mannie Fresh
  • Bone Thugs-N-Harmony
  • 50 Cent
  • The Lox
  • Shyne
  • Snoop
  • Michael Jackson
  • Prince
  • LL Cool J
  • Ice Cube
  • Teen Marie
  • Lupe Fiasco
  • GZA
  • Joe Budden
  • Lil' Kim
  • Ciara

When It's Time to Bounce

When most artists sign a deal, they are committed to multiple albums, and it could take years to get one on the shelf. It doesn't always work out. Sometimes artists — like Childish Gambino, Jeezy and M.I.A. — want out and will go to some interesting measures to let it be known, like lawsuits, press conferences and T-shirts. Read on to see what has popped off over the years.

(Photos from left: Rick Kern/Getty Images for Samsung, Johnny Nunez/WireImage/Getty Images, Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)

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