No explanation was given.
The pressures of fame haven’t been lost on Summer Walker. The self-professed social anxiety sufferer has been open with the struggles she’s faced in the industry and from the public, especially on social media. The singer recently won a Soul Train Music Award for Best New Artist and her debut studio album Over It was released back in October. The project took the No. 2 spot on the Billboard 200 chart its first week, solidifying that Summer is an artist to watch.
However, if we’re to believe Summer, her career may be coming to a screeching halt. Without explanation, Summer hopped on her Instagram Story and wrote that this will be her last year creating music. “lol I’m deadass never making another song after 2020,” she wrote. Fans begged her to reconsider while her critics used the opportunity to accuse the singer of vying for attention.
Summer isn’t the only R&B artist who has made defining declarations about their career. A month ago, Melii shared that she wouldn’t be releasing any new music of any kind in 2020. “Haven’t been on here but this year I will not be making music,” she reportedly wrote. “No project no joint projects either. sorry to my fans love u meliimob and happy newyears.”
How does that Kanye West lyric go? “Don’t leave while you’re hot that’s how…”
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Would you be sad to see Summer go? Regardless of all the background stuff, she’s a talented artist. Take a look at some of the reactions from social media below:
wait sis hollon don’t make any hasty decisions 😭😭😭😭 @IAMSUMMERWALKER pic.twitter.com/63EQlM0WOF
— Alyssa 🌸 (@AlyssaChrystina) February 11, 2020
I’m tired of summer walker moody ass no cap 😂
— J🦋 (@luvvnai) February 11, 2020
Lmao bro Summer Walker is wylin’ @IAMSUMMERWALKER like girl whhhhyyyyyy??!!!!!! pic.twitter.com/awcTq7OrNr
— Chocolate Gumball 🍫🌈 (@Famous_Qveer) February 11, 2020
SUMMER WALKER CAN NOT STOP MAKING MUSIC… she is a vibe and will always be.
— Zhane Gomez-Bravo (@ZhaneGomezBravo) February 11, 2020
starting to think summer walker crave attention
— tamiya. (@tamiyathomas2) February 11, 2020
Somebody tell Summer Walker if she don’t want the money & fame, HANNIT HEA pic.twitter.com/MFQmc9f0hA
— cravejae. (@crave_jae) February 11, 2020
My poor baby summer walker sick of ya lol
— Trean Bean (@BossyTrina) February 11, 2020