WaTunes: Nas Slams Def Jam; They Won’t Pay Him For Music

October 9, 2010 at 7:03 pm Leave a comment

Source: Hypebot

image from hiphop.popcrunch.com Just in case you’ve started to develop a soft spot in your heart for major labels and feel at least a bit sympathetic towards their cause, rapper Nas steps in and reminds us all why things probably haven’t changed all that much. In a heated e-mail that got published on the Lefsetz Letter, Nas explains why Lost Tapes 2 isn’t coming out. Mainly, because Def Jam is only willing to put out the album under the circumstances that it doesn’t count against his deal and he doesn’t get any money from it. Yet, the label would still like all the benefits that come along with releasing a new album. Thus, as you’ll see in the e-mail below, Nas isn’t too happy about this; he wants it out:

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