Kanye West: Still the Busiest Mofo in America
Kanye West has been in music news nearly every day for the past week. You'd think this guy was taking over the world or something.
'Ye has been releasing a new track every week on his Twitter (@kanyewest) and has named the weekly occasion G.O.O.D. Fridays. Collaborations have included Chris Brown, Andre 3000, Lloyd Banks and Fabolous, in addition to G.O.O.D. Music signees Kid Cudi, Pusha T and John Legend.
He decided to deprive his fans of a new free track on the last Friday of September because an unfinished track that will be on his upcoming album was leaked on the internet.
The album, entitled My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy (not Good Ass Job
as was previously rumored), is scheduled to drop on November 22. The
album, which has a title that sounds like a fetish, includes M.I.A.,
Alicia Keys, Jay-Z, Kid Cudi, John Legend, La Roux, and Justin Vernon of
Bon Iver, who is rumored to be included on nine of the tracks. Sick list, might I say.
He announced that bomb-ass roster at the London premiere of his 35-minute video Runaway, which West says was inspired by music videos and artists like Picasso and Matisse.
Be sure to look for a new track by headline-maker and attention whore Kanye on his Twitter today and have a G.O.O.D. Friday.
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