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Producer-rapper Swizz Beatz says he wants to release a series of singles _ or "memorable moments" _ instead of a follow-up album to 2007's "One Man Band Man." With the growing trend of top pop acts selling millions of singles, but falling flat in album sales, Beatz said releasing songs is the best route for him as a known artist.
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Music producer and rapper Swizz Beatz has been named the first producer-in-residence at NYU's Clive Davis Department of Recorded Music at the Tisch School of the Arts.
"I just don't feel that the people want an album from me that bad, yet. But when they do, I can definitely put something together," he said.
"I work superhard for that not to be an issue," he said. "When people look at me as a businessman, I'm involved with serious companies doing great things and you know, it's just something that, you know, I can't have going across these corporate desks."