Kanye West talks 'Yeezus', the album's promo, and thank you's
Last night, Kanye West held a listening party for Yeezus in NYC and above is a video of him talking about the idea behind putting it out and some thank yous and shoutouts to all those that helped put the album together. Here are some more tidbits from the night:
- Explaining the album's title: "West was my slave name and 'Yeezus' was my God name."
- In attendance: Jay-Z, Beyonce, Q-Tip, Timbaland, Busta Rhymes, DJ Khaled
- The album was played twice and more features include Chicago's King Louie and Bon Iver's Justin Vernon
- He named a couple of tracks that Daft Punk worked on with him: "Onsite" (the album's first track) & "I Am A God"
- Confirmed and shouted out Rick Rubin for his last-minute touches becoming an executive producer for the album
What do you all think of the latest? And.. does this even bear repeating, you all know at this point... June 18th!
*tips hat* Mikey Fresh (of MissInfo.tv)
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