Latin Conference & Awards
Jennifer Lopez Set to Perform at the 2017 Billboard Latin Music Awards
2017 Billboard Latin Music Conference Announces 'Superstar Mano a Mano: Nicky Jam & J Balvin' Panel
2017 Billboard Latin Music Conference Announces 'Latinx Activism'
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Kanye West 'Disappointed' Over 'Mama's Boy' Leak
Although many were excited to finally press play to an aural version of Kanye West's "Mama's Boy," on early Tuesday, June 14, Mr. West wasn't. Today (June 15), Island Def Jam released a statement declaring Ye's sentiments towards the leak.
"The version of the Kanye West recording "Mama's Boy" that arrived on blog sites earlier this week is entirely bogus and unsanctioned, and violates the artist's creative intentions. As is often the unfortunate case, an unknown party or parties got a hold of Kanye West's vocal track and added their own soundbed to it, effectively and falsely releasing it as a Kanye West track from the My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy sessions. The result in no way resembles the final song Kanye West intended his fans to hear, and he is deeply disappointed that one of the most personal, meaningful and special songs he has ever written would reach people in this way. Needless to say, measures are being taken to identify and prosecute the persons responsible for leaking this material."