The LOX’s Jadakiss has updated fans on the status of his delayed solo album and how much of a problem mega record label Def Jam has created.
According to Kiss, the headaches he has experienced is no different than what fellow labelmates Jeezy and Fabolous have gone through.
“Me, I’m always sitting on an album though,” Jada said when asked about his delayed solo album. “We’re always sitting on material. My situation over there at Def Jam is a different [complication]. Def Jam is different right now. I ain’t just speaking for myself. You can ask Fab, you can ask Jeezy, [Rick] Ross, you can ask Kanye, anybody. So it got to be right and it got to feel right. Until then, I’m just doing [my thing]. They got this new thing where it’s like you’re auditioning. I got a whole album. See, with that, it’s a lot of stuff people won’t ever heard. [Hot 97 executive] Pecas has been to the studio, he’s been up there, before [former Def Jam head] Joie left, he been up there. He knows what it is. But I don’t know what’s going on. I ain’t tripping, I’m just working. That’s all we do, make music. … Who don’t want to put their album out? I’m just not gonna pass it to you like it’s nothing. It’s not going to be a filler or a quota.” (Hot 97)
Recently, Juelz posted a screenshot of Jeezy’s anti-Def Jam comments onto his Instagram page and added his own two cents.
“???????? SMH #SadButTrue it’s like being In Bed Wit A Bad Bi$$h But Can F*k her ????????#!! GodWillN2 #OnTheWay ?????????,” Juelz wrote November 19. (Juelz Santana’s Instagram)
Juelz also posted up a few Twitter remarks to fully back Jeezy.
“RT @YoungJeezy: N*ggas @ @DefJamRecords keep playing games if you want! >> dam I Thought it was Jus Me Smh!!,” Santana tweeted November 19.
“RT @YoungJeezy: where @LA_Reid when u need him #RIPShakirStewart >> Word!!!” (Juelz Santana’s Twitter)
In a brief Twitter rant, the “Snowman” threatened to leak his own project if Def Jam did not get it together.
“where @LA_Reid when u need him #RIPShakirStewart,” Jeezy tweeted November 12.
“I been perfecting this album 2 years for #myfans”
“N*ggas @ @DefJamRecords keep playing games if you want!”
“If Def Jam don’t get this right y’all got an early xmas gift #myfans”
“This about that fans! That’s all!”
“Lucian and Barry boss up”
“or my fans gonna get an early xmas gift beeleedat #SNOWMAN” (Jeezy’s Twitter)
Recently producer Swizz Beatz said a LOX reunion album rested in Styles P, Jadakiss and Sheek Louch‘s hands.
“It started off as a great concept, but you know, I’mma leave that up to Styles, ‘Kiss and Sheek,” Swizz told “RFL” host Sway Calloway. “We already like 10 joints in, and Khaled definitely has an ear for music and especially bringing along those collaborations, which I think could be a strong point for the LOX. But it’s [whatever] the LOX think.” Regardless of which direction the Yonkers trio take as far as production and scope for their 2014 LP, according to Swizz, what he’s heard already sounds nice. “L-O-X!” he said. “L-O-X!” (MTV)
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