Prince’s Former Attorney Responds to Jay-Z’s Name-Drop on ‘4:44’ Album
JAY-Z got real personal on his new album, 4:44, with notable moments from the project including him bringing up his infidelities, his mom's sexuality and possibly taking a shot at Kanye West. Another eyebrow-raising moment came when he called out former Prince attorney, L. Londell McMillan for nixing a deal he allegedly made with The Purple One before his death. Now, McMillan is responding to those claims.
On the song, "Caught Their Eyes," Jigga raps "I sat down with Prince, eye to eye/He told me his wishes before he died/Now, Londell McMillan, he must be color blind/They only see green from them purple eyes."
He again chastises the handling of the singer's estate spitting, “This guy had ‘slave’ on his face/You think he wanted the masters with his masters?/You greedy bastards sold tickets to walk through his house/I’m surprised you ain’t auction off the casket.”
In a since deleted tweet, McMillan, who is now an advisor to the Prince estate, acknowledged the name-drop. "Yes, I heard the track! Not focusing on a diss track now. Focused on not letting WBR control masters. I do like the beat. #Emancipation2," he wrote on Twitter.
Back in October 2016, it was reported that Jay was in talks to buy Prince's unreleased music. McMillan later said he had “no knowledge of any discussions in that report” and “there is no sale [of Prince’s music assets].” Hov was later sued by Prince's estate over copyright infringement, claiming that Tidal had posted Prince's music without authorization.
Clearly Hov felt some type of way about the whole situation.
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