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Nas Embraces the Leak

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“The leak is inevitable. Everybody leaks. Everybody knows that. You gonna get leaked. It wasn’t that I was just excited about the leak; I was excited about the record finally being out of my hands. It’s finally out of my clutches. It’s finally out in the world. You gotta embrace that. That’s just people hearing music.” Nas [MTV]

“I haven’t seen it before, so the chance to see Eddie Murphy, who’s supposed to be a robot but look like a human, but yet played by an actor — an actor playing a robot hasn’t been done before.” —Shamefully, Meet Dave director Brian Robbins has never seen Small Wonder [Moviehole]

“I just have a lot of drug memories. Did that there. Ran there. Got away from that guy there. God, that’s really it. I’ve never been to the Statue of Liberty. I’ve never done anything cool in New York.” Kelley Deal on her rock star life in New York City [Gothamist]

“Something like if John Lennon got together with Miles Davis and they discovered computers.” Wayne Coyne, keeping expectations low for the upcoming Flaming Lips album [Billboard]

“I always make up my own backstories for my characters. Nobody cares but me, but I do it anyway.” Michael Caine on the extra care he took with the role of Alfred the butler [EW]

“From the beginning of time, the bad guys always had the best uniforms. Napoleon, the Confederates, the Nazis. They all had killer uniforms. I mean, the SS uniform is fucking brilliant! They were the rock stars of that time. What you’re gonna do? They just look good.” —Motorhead’s resident fashionista, Ian “Lemmy” Kilmister, on why he wore a Nazi cap to a German photo shoot [Guardian UK]

“I mean, Tim Russert, he’s a fat guy from Buffalo who did his job okay. I don’t have anything against him. But people die!” —Rolling Stone writer Matt Taibbi [A.V. Club]

Nas Embraces the Leak