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JoJo Recalls Getting Support From Taylor Swift During Her Own Music Label Lawsuit

JoJo Recalls Getting Support From Taylor Swift During Her Own Music Label Lawsuit

JoJo is opening up and recalling a time when she bonded with Taylor Swift over label troubles.

Speaking with People about her situation, the 29-year-old singer revealed that Taylor showed support for her a few years ago as she was going through legal battles of her own with her former music label.

If you are unfamiliar, JoJo‘s former label literally owned her voice and she was legally barred from releasing any music at all while under contract with them. Later on she sued, and finally in 2016, was let go from the contract.

“She was just like, ‘I can’t believe everything you’re going through. This is so f—ed up, so wrong, blah, blah, blah,’” JoJo recalled of her hangout with Taylor, which was with mutual friends. “And of course, she couldn’t have ever known that she would go through something similar where her catalog was bought from her.”

JoJo did clarify that their situations are a bit different though: “I was literally being completely silenced. Taylor is in a different position in her career. I was really sidelined, and it was pretty hurtful. I don’t think that her career is suffering because of whatever happened. They’re still available on streaming services; that’s the difference.”

Taylor is going through her own battle with former label Big Machine Group head Scott Borchetta and Scooter Braun, who now own her masters.

“I’m on the side of these women. But, at the end of the day, the situation between her and Scooter is vastly different than what I was going through with Blackground,” JoJo says. “To be honest, I don’t have any problem with Scooter Braun. I think he’s a really smart man — but it does suck to feel like you are not in control of your own s—.”

Just recently, JoJo debuted her brand new album, Good To Know. Stream it here!

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