WATCH IT SUCKA! ; )
If he wants to be without a label indefinitely, yeah. There are plenty of artists doing that stuff and self-releasing albums but he wants the traditional deal and arrangement, and that involves playing his part with the promo.
I think it’s always been the case
that he believes that his art and his
(troublemaking) views are promo enough.
And I think he believes that
the label should recognize what they have with an artist like him, and use that to their advantage. If they had the brains and balls to, they would.