In his perpetual quest to stay relevant, notorious pharma bro Martin Shkreli is offering Kanye West $10 million dollars to purchase The Life of Pablo. The catch? He's not going to release it. He tweeted out his offering, writing, "aiyo @kanyewest last minute can i buy your album out so it dont get released publicly." He then shared his official offer noting, "Kanye and his label are legally required to take my offer letter to their Board of Directors. This should delay the album by a few days." Clearly, this guy's goal is to be the bane of everyone's existence.
Of course, this isn't the first time Shkreli has sought out a valuable piece of music for his own. Besides establishing himself as the villain of the pharmaceutical world, Shkreli gained attention when it was revealed that he was the individual who bought the one-of-a-kind Wu-Tang Clan album, Once Upon a Time in Shaolin, for $2 million. Shortly after, he expressed interest in bailing Bobby Shmurda out of jail. There was also his recent, threatening exchange with Wu-Tang member Ghostface Killah that played out in front of everyone. Clearly, his offer on TLOP is another attempt to inject himself in hip-hop culture. He should be prepared if he's trying to go up against Yeezus and have any sort of effect on the release of his new album—especially since the world already heard it. Check out his tweets out below.
aiyo @kanyewest last minute can i buy your album out so it dont get released publicly— Martin Shkreli (@MartinShkreli) February 11, 2016
Kanye and his label are legally required to take my offer letter to their Board of Directors. This should delay the album by a few days.— Martin Shkreli (@MartinShkreli) February 11, 2016