Former Chairman and CEO of The Island Def Jam Music Group, L.A. Reid expresses his views to Access Hollywood about Kanye West. He calls him one of the greatest of all time and “on the level of Prince”. Hold up now.

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4 Responses to “L.A. Reid Compares Kanye West To Prince”

  1. Jaymalls 29. Sep, 2011 at 10:43 pm #

    i think so… Prince doesn’t usually take MALES on stage with him, especially artist from THIS and make them do their OWN thing on stage… if he didnt respect them. I dont think Kanye anywhere new Princes level, but he is definitely reinventing the sound of hip just like Prince did with R&B. E.g you can hear Kanye’s 808 & Heartbreak influence on Drake HEAVY!!!

  2. Lenny fan 29. Sep, 2011 at 11:12 pm #

    i mean kanye is dope but any prince comparison is foolishness. In my opinion..


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