Kendrick Lamar's record labels can't decide if they should pull his leaked album
In the early hours of the morning, Kendrick Lamar’s long, long awaited new album To Pimp a Butterfly was made available on iTunes and Spotify about a week before its official March 23rd release date. At first, it seemed like just another nail in the coffin of the official album release date — an intentional move by Kendrick and his team to get the LP out into the world. Now, it seems like the whole thing may have been a mistake. The album was pulled from iTunes (it’s still currently available on Spotify) after just 12 hours online.
It all seems to stem from a label miscommunication. To Pimp a Butterfly was released through two labels: the monstrous Interscope, and Top Dawg Entertainment (TDE), a smaller label whose roster includes…
Source:: The Verge