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Nas streams latest album free on Last.fm

Recall earlier in the week when we reported Nas’ short statement on the leak of his album? Well, no sooner is the music floating round on the ‘Torrents, than Nas has hit back with an access deal with Last.fm.
So what’s happening?
Essesntially, Last.fm today announced that Nas’ new Def Jam album is available exclusively to stream and listen to on Last.fm, in its entirety, for free.
The untitled album is Nas’s ninth, and each of its 15 tracks is available in full for free-on-demand streaming in advance of the official release on July 14.
The album features guest spots from Busta Rhymes, The Game, Chris Brown and more, and production from the likes of Mark Ronson and Stargate.
┬áMartin Stiksel, Last.fm co-founder, said: “It’s a huge honour to be premiering the new album from one of the most seminal and defining hip hop artists of all time. Following on from Sigur Ros and Portishead, we’re thrilled to be able to offer another great exclusive to our community from one of the most popular artists on the site.”
If you’ve been paying attention, you’ll know that Last.fm has also recently offered free on-demand streams of albums from Radiohead, Sigur Ros and Portishead, and plans more in future.
No more talking, time for some music – here’s the link.

Nas speaks on new album leak

Rapper Nas has seen his unreleased new album leaked online, with the entire (as yet untitled) collection now reportedly available on BitTorrent.

In response, Nas has released a video in which he says, “You know we get leaked. You know I’ve been getting leaked forever, and it’s so f***ing exciting.” The clip is available on YouTube. Nas recently signed a sponsors deal with Fila.