Monday, May 19, 2008

Nas "Nigger" An Ex-nay For Album Title

Nas new album, set to release July 1st, entitled Nigger is now no longer going to be released with such a controversial title. The new title is simply Nas the release date will stay the same but I guess Nas, who originally seemed very confident with his decicision, has decided to chang ethe name. His original dicesion was backed by LA Reed and Jay-Z and called it an expression off the artist but recently there has been word the the album would never hit shelves because of the controversial title. Earlier this month he talked about the album with MTV talking about the title and wether or not he was going to keep the title.

“Record stores are gonna have a problem in this day and time selling a record with that title,” Nas explained. “Who knows what’s gonna turn out and be on that title? Who knows what the title will be? It was important to me to let the fans know what the album would be musically…Everybody is trying to stop the title. It’s just people being scared of what’s real. Somebody is trying to open up dialogue for people to talk. People thats high up, who aren’t really understanding what I’m doing, are scared."

“They’re scared for reason I understand, but the fans gotta know either way: This is he same album,” he finished. “The content is the same, the direction is the same, the message is gonna be everything I intended it to be musically." Via XXl

4 comments:

Anonymous said...

bro i was hella in the prosses of blogin this same story

Brandon Williams said...

now we all know it was gonna happen

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