August Alsina Hints At Retirement While Previewing New Music On IG

Written by on September 20, 2021

Again in July, rumors swirled that VH1 can be re-booting a fan-favorite actuality collection: The Surreal Life. Initially airing between 2003 and 2006, The Surreal Life featured a solid of well-known faces and celebrities all dwelling beneath one roof. This yr, it was rumored that after 15 years of dormancy, The Surreal Life can be again with a brand-new solid together with Stormy Daniels, Dennis Rodman, Tamar Braxton, Frankie Muniz, Kim Coles, CJ Perry, Manny Mua and August Alsina dwelling collectively and competing in challenges. 

Alsina, as many followers keep in mind, was the topic of his personal surreal state of affairs simply over a yr in the past. 

Upon revealing that he and Jada Pinkett-Smith had relations on a number of events and Jada’s reference to the state of affairs between the 2 as an “entanglement,” Alsina was shoved right into a highlight he hadn’t seen in ages. From Purple Desk Talks to social media backlash and memes, to a track referred to as “Entanglements” with Rick Ross, Alsina was in a whirlwind of media consideration and at a sure level, it was clear the newfound consideration was unwelcome. 

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Regardless of lashing out at followers commenting on his relevance, or lack thereof, Alsina has almost-exclusively been affiliated to his “entanglement” and nothing else. And though causation and correlation should not the identical, it’s fascinating that Alsina is now hinting at his retirement from music. 

In an Instagram that includes Alsina rocking spherical, orange sun shades and a broken-heart chain, the “Kissin’ on my Tattoos” singer previewed some new warmth however sadly, hinted on the finish of the music in his caption.

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“To all of the cherished 1’s who assist me,” Alsina began. “These final couple tasks are prone to be the final you see/hear of August Alsina. W/ that mentioned, it’s my hope that we are able to get pleasure from one another whereas I am right here, on my final victory lap across the solar. I will attempt to make it as nostalgic as potential for you w/ stunning occasions and excessive vibes. With nice love, all the time. – AA.” 

Alsina’s publish, which nearly reads as one thing darker than a retirement announcement, is gorgeous and is filled with positivity regardless of the trace at leaving music behind and never being heard from in any respect. It is to be seen if Alsina is telling the reality and we actually are near the top of his profession, however it is going to be fascinating to see the place issues go from right here.

If that is actually it for August Alsina, how are you feeling? Are you checking for these final couple of tasks after they drop? Tell us within the feedback. 

Supply: HotNewHipHop

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