Kanye West Debuts New Album “Ye”

Since his return to social media a few months back, Kanye West has managed to catapult into the public eye –for better or for worse. However, through his various controversial moments, West has rewarded fans and delivered his long-awaited album Ye.

On Friday (June 1), the Chi-town native released his eighth solo album since the release of his 2016 album The Life of Pablo. The seven track LP has several features from artist including Nicki Minaj, Ty Dolla $ign, Kid Cudi, PARTYNEXTDOOR, Charlie Wilson and Jeremih. On the album, Kanye makes references to the Stormy Daniels and Donald Trump scandal, the #MeToo movement, his feud with Jay Z, and his very controversial statement about slavery.

On the track “Wouldn’t Leave,” he says “I said, “Slavery a choice,” / they said, “How Ye?”/ Just imagine if they caught me on a wild day.”

Thursday evening (May 31), Yeezy debuted his project during an exclusive listening party in the mountains of Wyoming. It was reported that Yeezy flew out a select group of journalist, fans, industry hotshots, friends, and celebrity friends including Chris Rock, Jonah Hill, 2 Chainz, Dame Dash, Teyana Taylor, Nas and Pusha T.

Following its release, many fans and critics shared their thoughts about the new album on social media.

During the month of June, fans can expect music from several G.O.O.D Music artist including Teyana Taylor’s sophomore album on June 22nd and Nas’ first album since 2012 on June 15th. West will also be releasing a joint project with Kid Cudi, titled Kids See Ghost on June 8th.

Ye is now available to stream on Spotify and Apple Music.

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