Contributed by AdamBernard:
I was skeptical when Jay-Z was given the title of President of Def Jam. Did he have any sort of skills or qualifications when it came to running a label? We all know he can rhyme, how well he can rhyme is a matter of debate, especially after his latest appearance on Hot97 which even Sohh called “corny” noting he was “way behind the beat,” but how does being a rapper qualify someone to run a rap label? It doesn’t, and the Jay-Z situation at Def Jam illustrates exactly why rappers should rap and people who know how to run labels should run labels. Let’s take a look at a few situations that Jay has messed up horribly as businessman in just the past six months. For the full story, visit adambernard.blogspot.com.