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Who knows about the $2 million beat?
Old 2nd August 2005
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Who knows about the $2 million beat?

Supposedly Nas paid $2 million for a beat...

http://www.hiphopdx.com/index/news/id.3351

I'm speachless when I think about it...
Old 2nd August 2005
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I'm just curious but when you have as much lyrical talent as Nas, why would you NEED a $2 million dollar beat? Wow! He must really feel like he's slipping out of the game.

I've got a beat here that's pretty nice....$1 million anyone? Ok...$500k....but that's as low as I go.

Old 2nd August 2005
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I'll def. buy the album to hear it, but how many albums will he have to sell to recoup?!!??! jeez...
Old 3rd August 2005
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No doubt...add buying the rest of the beats, studio time, video shoots, marketing, etc and he could find his self broke...broke...broke. I wish him the best but I can't see ANY track that's worth the price of an entire rap record budget.

Wu tang Clan made a similar mistake on thier second release by spendig a mill on the first video. Presales were great because of the hype but once the album hit....they were toast. Nas better make sure this record is all it being hyped up to be.
Old 3rd August 2005
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He better also hope that it doesn't leak out early because that could destory the sales too...what a risk!
Old 3rd August 2005
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Quote:
Originally Posted by djui5
"Marketing ploy".

I thought that too, but why would Busta and P. Diddy comment then? They don't have any direct associations to Nas or his record sales.
Old 3rd August 2005
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nas is a skilled rapper. but hes a nerd on rappin over neptunes beats.
he should stay on alchemist or someone else who is grimey enough
for his style.

hear lost tapes...this is the s**t.

greetz chester
Old 3rd August 2005
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Quote:
Originally Posted by djui5
"Marketing ploy".
I agree. Both Busta and P Diddy are on the new Nas album.
Old 3rd August 2005
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Quote:
Originally Posted by jlotto
I agree. Both Busta and P Diddy are on the new Nas album.
oops...i stand corrected.
Old 17th August 2005
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Quote:
Originally Posted by djui5
"Marketing ploy".

I think so too. It's like when THe Offspring was going to release an album on their website. It got the front page of tons of newspapers and talked about alot. I doubt they were going to do anything like that.
Old 17th August 2005
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who cares....
Old 17th August 2005
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Quote:
Originally Posted by scruffydog
who cares....

pretty much anyone who makes beats...

u hatin?

lol
Old 17th August 2005
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it's just not very meaningfull to me thats all..''lol'' if you like..call me a hater if you feel you have the right.
Old 17th August 2005
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Quote:
Originally Posted by scruffydog
it's just not very meaningfull to me thats all..''lol'' if you like..call me a hater if you feel you have the right.
If you don't care or it's not relevant to you then why post a comment to the thread? That's just sillyness to try and start some mess. Try to be a little less obvious next time.

LOOK AT ME..LOOK AT ME...LOOK AT ME!!!!
Old 17th August 2005
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Stoneface
If you don't care or it's not relevant to you then why post a comment to the thread? That's just sillyness to try and start some mess. Try to be a little less obvious next time.

LOOK AT ME..LOOK AT ME...LOOK AT ME!!!!


exactly!!! It must have been meaningful if you felt the need to post.
Old 17th August 2005
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oh.. grow up
Old 17th August 2005
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Quote:
Originally Posted by scruffydog
oh.. grow up


take a look in the mirror when you say that.




You have to admit, this 2 million dollar beat is intriguing to most people.
Old 17th August 2005
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'who cares' is not exactly the worst thing one could say.
but as you request I will leave this thread..
Old 17th August 2005
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I just got some new Nas sh!t and the song I have had real drums with a piano and virtually no bassline. It also has a spaced out chorus that sounds like it came from an Eventide DSP4000 pitch shifted down and a bunch of spaced out echos with a flanger. It's called "Don't Body Ya'self"..... Anyone know if this is the $2mil track?
Old 17th August 2005
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honestly, i don't believe the 2 million dollar beat exists
Old 17th August 2005
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Quote:
Originally Posted by scruffydog
'who cares' is not exactly the worst thing one could say.
but as you request I will leave this thread..

uh, nobody ever requested that. But do as you wish.
Old 17th August 2005
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Quote:
Originally Posted by rickrock305
honestly, i don't believe the 2 million dollar beat exists
I wouldn't think so either... Even a half-a-mil seems way too much never mind 2mil, especially in up front money...
Old 17th August 2005
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i do know he was paid a million for a beat...actually 3 million for 3 beats. i know that for a fact.
Old 17th August 2005
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Tony, that song has been out for a while and it has some subtle 50 cent disses in there. That's definitely not it.
Old 17th August 2005
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Quote:
Originally Posted by XHipHop
Tony, that song has been out for a while and it has some subtle 50 cent disses in there. That's definitely not it.
OK. Not a big Nas fan, so I don't really keep up... I also got some tracks with him and Kanye on them. Not sure who's album those are from (Kanye drops at the end of the month, maybe it's his album)... I doubt those are it either.
Old 18th August 2005
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That's hot, I just gave Nas a beat cd two weeks ago. I got one to Immortal Tech and Tech9ne the same week.

I doubt the 2 million dollar price tag.

Peace,

BaseJase
Old 18th August 2005
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Quote:
Originally Posted by TonyBelmont
It's called "Don't Body Ya'self"..... Anyone know if this is the $2mil track?
That track is pure heat!!!!!!!!! Great production and mixing on this one.

I don't agree about what he said about Joe and 50 in the last verse, but i luv this track. "Joe too street for him (50 cent)" I dunno about that........but if that's true, that is really a diss!

Old 18th August 2005
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complete hoax

http://www.streethop.com/rapnews/Nas_did_not_pay_$2_million_for_a_beat/3751/
Old 18th August 2005
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Quote:
Originally Posted by streetbeats
http://www.streethop.com/rapnews/Nas_did_not_pay_$2_million_for_a_beat/3751/
Thought so
Old 19th August 2005
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Quote:
Originally Posted by beatzz
I don't agree about what he said about Joe and 50 in the last verse, but i luv this track. "Joe too street for him (50 cent)" I dunno about that........but if that's true, that is really a diss!


its very true...remember 50 is famous for GETTING SHOT!!! And not shooting back! lol


Real gangstas don't talk.
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