In a move that isn’t that all surprising rapper Nas will not be titling his next album “Nigger”. A representative from Def Jam has said Nas has decided instead to call his album “Nas”. Nas released a statement today regarding the title change saying,
It’s important to me that this album gets to the fans. Itâ€™s been a long time coming. I want my fans to know that, creatively and lyrically, they can expect the same content and the same messages. It’s that important. The streets have been waiting for this for a long time. The people will always know what the real title of this album is and what to call it.
It looks to me that Nas had a severe change of heart [read: Universal’s suits ain’t having it.]