Quote of the Day: Kanye Provided the Seed for The Blueprint 3


That’s what Jay-Z tells Ian Brown (former lead singer of The Stone Roses and king of the “Madchester” scene) in their artist-on-artist interview in the new issue of NME. The fact that Kanye flew into Manchester to deliver Jay the beats is funny in a dramatic sense — we’re imagining him in a trench, with briefcase — and also another interesting piece in the Jay-Z is an indie rock fan puzzle. Do you think he intended to birth his album in a town so crucial to the alternative rock genre? If Kanye is the seed, does that make Jay-Z Chucky?