Yesterday, REVOLT TV played host to Nas for a discussion surrounding the 20th anniversary of his classic debut, Illmatic. Among other things, Nas revealed that he himself had contributed to the infamous leak of the album before its release date:
After the engineer Mike B. held a listening session for the the (rumored to be last) release from the prolific Lil Wayne, Tha Carter V. During the event, one of the attendees snapped a photo of the tracklisting and sent it to Rap-Up with some further details.
Pusha T's album My Name Is My Name officially drops next week, but fans have already been able to hear the "rap album of the year" because Pusha let go an album stream a few days ago. As we initially reported, Pusha T let go the stream following an interaction with a Twitter user who threatened to leak the LP.
After the generous rollout for Nothing Was The Same, which gave us a great deal of free material, we were fairly sure (and perfectly happy with the fact) that the album leak would be the last of the new tracks we'd hear from Drake for a while.
Some of you are undoubtedly surprised and/or put off by our coverage of Miley Cyrus, but her infiltration of the rap game can't be denied. Many of your favourite rappers and producers have embraced her, and some of them will be contributing to her upcoming solo album Bangerz, which is slated to drop on October 8th.
We heard in recent interviews with Danny Brown that his anticipated album, OLD, is completely ready to go and he's just waiting on his label's OK. It sounds like the Detroit native is getting impatient, taking to Twitter to vent his feelings about the project.
Kanye West is dropping Yeezus on tuesday, but like pretty much any album these days, it leaked onto the internet Friday afternoon. While Yeezy is known for being a hothead in this kind of situation, even he knows that this type of thing is unavoidable in 2013.