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Late last week, rapper Nipsey Hussle shared a unique sales model for his new mixtape Crenshaw. For those who don't remember, Nipsey's hustle was the sale of his new CD for $100 a pop. A bit surprisingly, then, when Nipsey released the mixtape …
Exclaim · 10/9/2013
Nipsey Hussle isn’t asking his fans to do something that he wouldn ... he has a short list of MCs that would prompt him to dig deeper into his pockets. “Jay Z, I’ll definitely spend $100 on a Jay album,” he said of Hov, who actually dropped ...
MTV · ByRob Markman · 10/10/2013
That $100 price tag that everybody’s been losing their shit about regarding Nipsey Hussle’s new tape? Well, besides the usual stans willing to drop an entire day’s worth of work on Hussle’s latest, Jay Z would also appear to be in support of the ...
Uproxx · 9/13/2010
Last year, Nipsey Hussle made headlines when he decided to sell his Crenshaw ... with his goal of one thousand albums sold being reached (Jay Z helped, a bit, buying 100 copies). Now, the rapper is upping things. The L.A.-emcee just announced that ...
Global Grind · ByDimas Sanfiorenzo · 12/30/2014
Judging by new release Mailbox Money, it’s working for him That’s the question Nipsey Hussle is asking ... The run sold out – even Jay Z chipped in, buying 100 copies of his own. It was a massive vote of confidence for Hussle, and put the spotlight ...
The Guardian · 1/20/2015
and already Nipsey Hussle --born Ermias Asghedom-- appears to have broken through the barrier of a slumping career. Largely due to his sheer perseverance and business acumen, Nipsey has rejuvenated his existence as a rapper. Now, Jay Z's buying his …
Orange County Weekly · ByPatrick Montes · 12/20/2013
On Saturday, January 18, I'll be performing on the same bill as the nefarious Nipsey Hussle. The concert will be held at ... He makes lifestyle music similar to Jay-Z in the '90s. This is the type of music that makes you feel alive and inspired.
Riverfront Times Blogs · ByTef Poe · 1/17/2014
Last year West cCoast rapper Nipsey Hussle made quite a stir when he revealed that he was selling his new album, Crenshaw, for $100 per copy. While some balked at the bold move, others, such as Jay Z, were intrigued by the unique marketing idea and …
Rolling Out · 12/8/2014
Los Angeles rapper Nipsey Hussle (sometimes stylized Nipsey Hu$$le ... He sold 1,000 of them. Surely it was a fluke. Jay Z made up a tenth of those sales. No way he could do it again. No shot. He recently released another project, Mailbox Money, and ...
USA Today Sports For The Win · 1/26/2015
There were two ways to procure rapper Nipsey Hussle's recent release Crenshaw: download a digital copy for the cost of nothing or pay $100 for one of 1,000 hard copies. But who the hell would buy a $100 album? Jay Z did. Well, more like Jay Z bought 100.
Miami New Times · 1/28/2014