That Grape Juice was the first outlet to report news of Ciara‘s alleged departure from her recording home, Epic Records.
Weeks on, the label has confirmed the news – albeit subtly.
See what we mean below…
The refreshed roster page on Epic’s newly designed website sees Ciara’s name noticeably missing.
By no means an oversight, the up-to-date list already includes recent signees Puff Daddy and Jennifer Lopez – whose return to the label was announced just last week.
Per the initial source, Ci was granted release by Epic head L.A Reid after requesting it.
The news comes after the 2015 release of the singer’s 6th studio album ‘Jackie’ – which, despite yielding a Platinum hit ‘I Bet,’ did not fare well critically or commercially.
According to the diva, she is already working on her seventh LP.
Ciara is at quite the interesting crossroad.
Now 30, she’s been a charting act for 12 years, has enjoyed ample success, yet has also had her fair share of challenges.
She’s now tasked with turning things around. We have our take on what her next step/s should be. But we want to know…