The Selling of An Album: Jay-Z's American Gangster

Def Jam President and popular rap star, Jay-Z’s decision to sell his album in its entirety through various online outlets with the exception of iTunes sparks controversy. He claims he does not want his concept album downloaded as singles. Customers who pre-ordered the album on iTunes got the download, but that left others out in the cold on release day. Fast Company takes a look at the consequences.

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