Attorney L. Londell McMillan Addresses JAY-Z’s Sneak Diss on ‘4:44′: ‘Not Focusing On a Diss Track Now’
There are plenty of quotable moments on JAY-Z’s 4:44 album. The rap mogul shares his thoughts on a myriad of topics and individuals including Kanye West, Future and others. One of the more interesting lyrical shots was aimed at attorney L. Londell McMillan, who is handling the music and business side of Prince’s estate.
On “Caught Their Eyes,” JAY-Z raps, “I sat down with Prince, eye to eye / He told me his wishes before he died / Now, Londell McMillan, he must be color blind / They only see green from them purple eyes / They eyes hide, they eyes high / My eyes wide shut to all the lies / These industry n—-s, they always been fishy / But ain’t no Biggie, no lazy eye, huh / This guy had ‘Slave’ on his face / You think he wanted the masters with his masters?”
The lyrics are in reference to the Prince estate’s filing legal action against Tidal who wanted to stream the late musician’s entire music catalog on their service. McMillan and his legal team blocked Hov and allowed competing streaming platforms like Spotify and Apple Music to access Prince’s catalog.
Recently, McMillan went on Twitter to respond to the rap mogul’s lyrical jab. He tweeted:
Yes, I heard the track! Not focusing on a diss track now. Focused on not letting WBR control masters. I do like the beat. #Emancipation2
— L Londell McMillan (@LondellMcMillan) June 30, 2017
We must also mentioned that McMillan hashtagged his tweet with #Emancipation2. For those who don’t know, Prince’s 1996 album was called Emancipation, which refers to the late guitarist’s freedom from his unfair contract with Warner Bros. Records after a 18-year legal dispute.