Kanye West, Def Jam’s parent company Universal Music Group, claims to have released his new album without Donda’s permission.
In an Instagram post on Sunday – just hours after the long-awaited “Donda” aired at around 8am – West wrote:
Although Universal did not comment on the allegations, company sources called it “nonsense.”
What they said about “JAIL 2” refers to the 24th song “Jail Pt 2”, which was not released during the first release of the album. About 1 ET, the song went on sale. Typically, when a song from an album is banned from broadcasting on a service like Spotify, the song was not legally deleted due to a copyright conflict or a similar problem.
The piece and her colleague “Prison” have been the subject of controversy over the past few days, including Marilyn Manson, who has been accused of sexual abuse by several women, and DaBaby, who has previously appeared in the headlines. It came up with homophobic comments. Both Manson and DaBaby attended West’s fourth “Donda” audition in Chicago on Thursday and reacted immediately on social media. Criticism continues on Sunday, as noted by senior label veteran Drew Dixon.
Features in “Donda” became the focus of social media after it was announced at a hearing on Thursday that Jay-Z’s “Prison” line had been replaced by DaBaby (Jay-Z’s line since then). was restored). On Sunday, rapper Soulja Boy announced on social media that his line had been cut from the “Remote Control” track, and that Pusha T no longer appears on the album’s title.
Def Jam sent a press release announcing the arrival of “Donda” at 10:39.
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