Why Joe Budden Left "Everyday Struggle"
"The dynamic between the three of us in that screen does not exist without everyone plays a part. I think that part, from the first day, we took into account and ignored by whoever it is that is running Complex."
Joe Budden has officially left the Daily Struggle, Complex confirmed in a statement released to Billboard on Tuesday (December 19).
"Joe Budden is not constant as a host in the Daily Struggle in 2018," the media, " he said. "The show is going to be back in the New Year with all new episodes and guests. We wish Joe all the best and I thank you for a great year 2017. We love and respect him; we believe that it is excellent, but the reality is that we do not come to an agreement."
After revealing the news in a series of tweets on Tuesday morning, Budden offers a much more detailed explanation of the events in the last episode of Joe Budden's Podcast, published on Wednesday (20 December).
He says that he believes that the higher-ups in the Complex "null" and "ignored" the dynamics between him and his co-hosts Nadeska Alexis and DJ Akademiks.
"What quickly became the best Hip-Hop show ever, in my opinion," he said. "The dynamic between the three of us in that screen does not exist without everyone plays a part. I think that part, from the first day, we took into account and ignored by whoever it is that is running Complex. That is what I think."
Budden later gave an example that says Complex attempted to generate more money with the return of the show to succeed without properly compensating him.
"Fast-forward. Spotify calls [Complex]. We want to talk about a rap caviar playlist. They want to insert topics for me to talk to franco under the guise of being sincere, without money or very little money. As the creator of this show, which is a problem. So Joe says, 'No.' Know what [Complex] and they say, 'Fuck you, Joe, we're going to do it without you.' Know what Spotify said? 'I'm sorry, it is Complex, no, no, no.' I'm telling you about a company that has damaged a relationship with one of the three main providers of streaming ... I can not create a spectacle, and the sale of the crap from the properties of that show, without the need