Kanye West Pushes Album Back Up:”The Label Moved It Up To Get More Record Sales”

It looks like Kanye West fans will get to purchase 808s & Heartbreak a day earlier. Def Jam has reportedly pushed the album up one day to capitalize off the holiday season.

West broke the news during a Def Jam conference call earlier today (11/11). The call came only hours after Ye’s fourth album, 808s & Heartbreak leaked onto the internet.

“Basically, the label moved it up,” Ye revealed during the call. “They’re trying to get more sales and shit. If I get the sales, then cool. If I don’t, then I have to sure bear the burden cause I’ve been a cocky motherfucka, talking my shit and all that.”

West concluded the call by asserting he’s not behind his songs’ leaks. “I gotta say ‘Robocop’ is completely different on the album,” Ye stressed. “‘Paranoid’ is different and I did not leak those. I did not leak the ‘Heartless’ video. Motherfuckas are leaking my shit. The only shit I leaked is ‘Heartless’ and ‘Love Lockdown.’”

In related news, Def Jam also pushed up Ludacris’ Theater Of The Mind and The Killers’ Day And Age to November 24th. Both releases were initially slated to hit stores on the 25th like Heartbreak. -Marvin Brandon

  • G-UNOT KILLA

    Look @ KanGay’s pic? He looks like he is looking @ pic of 50′s cock! I was @ a Luis V fasion show because I have some Crip Gear we were pushing to all the Beverly Hill Stores called Blu Shots, This 5’9″ fucchead comes around crying to me about all the street taxes he pays, I then pull my hand back and jack smack this bitch to cloud 9. He then calls Common, I take the phone and and ala D-Bo , “u want some of this to old man huh” he said ‘NO! I then turn to Paris Hilton (My jumpoff @ the time) and said get this crying ass hole outta here before I let the streets divide him!

    • MarvinW

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  • Canto

    So where can I get that leaked 808′s at????

  • styles11

    i dont care about kanyes album period it aint even worth the media’s attention. And i just heard from the vine that em and dre pushed their albums back to next year.
    Im on the cliff right now, no good music to listen to anywhere and these fuckers are pushing their albums back.
    At this rate im gonna start listening to auto-tune (thats the bitch that deserve all the credit not kanye or t-pain or lil wangster)coz thats the only person in the game whos releasing music these days.

  • patkilpat

    I was down about his album (Since then its grown on me), but when I heard why it was made, I was cool with the whole thing.

    Kanye Fans would you…

    A. Rather the pain cause Ye’ to kill himself?

    or

    B. Vent, in a way can be understood by with some people in pain?

    Either way “A Good Ass Job” is coming this summer and the Blueprint 3 will hold you over.

    Fuck off haters, ya wack swag is showin’

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  • REAL TALK 08

    Yo..imma die hard ‘Ye fan..he betta come wit though…Lupe and Ti had 2008 on lock..oh yeah and Weezy became a pop star…lol..a Lollipop star..lol..can’t wait to cop dat new ‘Ye!..way to end a hella ov a year..yes we can..go Obama!

  • EReal

    LOL @ Kanye,

    Look at him, Oh if I dont get the sales, ROFFLE!

    He knows its 808WeedPlate, all dizzayyyy!