Kanye West - “Yeezus” | Anticipation x Discussion Thread
Kanye West - Yeezus | Release Date: 6.18.13
Yeezus is the upcoming sixth studio album by American hip hop recording artist Kanye West. It is set to be released on June 18, 2013 by Roc-A-Fella Records, with distribution by Def Jam Recordings. The album was primarily recorded in Paris, with West enlisting various artists and close collaborators for work and production. Initial promotion of the album included worldwide video projections of the album's music and live television performances.
In July 2012, producer No I.D. revealed that he had been working with West on the latter's sixth solo studio album and went on to state that it would be released after Cruel Summer (2012), a collaborative compilation album between members of West's record label GOOD Music. At a February 2013 concert in Paris, West himself acknowledged his work on the album and stated that he would "be back in about a couple months."Reports later emerged that he had moved to the city to work on the album. West enlisted several close collaborators, including singer-songwriter The-Dream and spoken word artist Malik Yusef, to contribute to the album. The album's recording process was described as "very raw" by Thomas Bangalter of French electronic duo Daft Punk, who produced two songs for the album. Other artists reported to have worked with West include S1, The Heatmakerz, Skrillex, Young Chop, Chief Keef, Kaha Timoti,Travis Scott, King L, Frank Ocean, John Legend, James Blake, RZA, Mase and Pusha T. Hot 97 radio host Peter Rosenberg later stated that Def Jam Recordings executives had listened to the final product, describing the album as "dark"
01. On Site
02. Black Skinhead
03. I Am A God (featuring Justin Vernon)
04. New Slaves (featuring Frank Ocean)
05. Hold My Liqour (featuring Chief Keef and Justin Vernon)
06. I’m In It (featuring Justin Vernon)
07. Blood On The Leaves (featuring Tony Williams)
08. Guilt Trip (featuring Kid Cudi)
09. Send It Up (featuring King L and Iamsu!)
10. Bound 2 (featuring Charlie Wilson)