Following a polarizing promotional campaign, Kanye West rolled out his eighth solo album ye to streaming services on Friday morning (June 1). Features include spots from Ty Dolla $ign, Valee, Jeremih, PARTYNEXTDOOR, Young Thug, Charlie Wilson, Kid Cudi, John Legend, and 070 Shake.
Cudi, who West is releasing a joint album with next week, was among those to take part in West's A-list album listening party in Wyoming on Thursday night, which also featured Jonah Hill, Chris Rock, Nas, and Kim Kardashian West. Like, you were there for 400 years and it's all of y'all. The album art itself is pure Kanye as it features a landscape with the following tagline: "I hate being Bi-Polar its awesome". "It's like we're mentally in prison", West said on TMZ.
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"Now I'm on 50 blogs gettin" 50 calls / My wife callin", screamin', say, "we "bout to lose it all!' No caller ID. 'Yo, I think we should change the artwork...'" Pusha said that he "loves" Kanye's choice. It's a mishmash of sounds he employed 808s and Heartbreak, Yeezus and TLOP-his three worst albums-but with very few of the best elements from those albums. "I'm a superhero, I'm a superhero".
"Russell Simmons wanna pray for me too / Imma pray for him cuz he got #MeToo'd / Thinkin' what if that happened to me too".
Despite the controversies, fans are reacting positively to "Ye". Some gave Ye rave reviews, while others didn't even bother listening. If you're inclined to disagree, look no further than the recently released and widely praised Pusha T album Daytona which was produced by - you guessed it - Kanye West.