Gathered around a bonfire, the 40-year-old rapper played the new songs from his latest project entitled Ye during an intimate listening party in Jackson Hole. The event was livestreamed online, and featured a select group of celebrities such as Chris Rock, along with journalists from the industry, who detailed the party on social media. "And no black man has taken more advantage of his freedom than Kanye West. Listen without prejudice".
"I don't know you saying it, but let 'em hear this", she then says, concluding the album.
West opens up about suicide ("I Thought About Killing You"), marital issues ("Wouldn't Leave"), and pop culture ("I could have a Naomi Campbell and still might want me a Stormy Daniels"). Like, you were there for 400 years and it's all of y'all.More news: Donald Trump to meet Kim Jong Un on June 12
As a chronicle of living with mental illness, Ye is Kanye West's most unsparing work to date. The album has only seven tracks and clocks in at just over 23 minutes in length, making it West's shortest album yet.
"My wife callin", screamin", say, "we "bout to lose it all!'/Had to calm her down 'cause she couldn't breathe/Told her she could leave me now/But she wouldn't leave", West raps on the track. He confirms he's bipolar and calls it his "superpower". I'm a superhero! - "Menacing / Extacy"I said, "Slavery a choice".
Fans were divided on Ye, since many claimed they were abandoning the musician after his multiple Twitter rants. West has been very busy though, with this record being the second of five albums with his name to it he'll be releasing this month.