Netizens Wild After Kanye West Premieres His New Album….And Doesn't Release it on Streaming Services
12:13 GMT 23.07.2021 (Updated: 12:14 GMT 23.07.2021)
The musician's tenth brainchild "Donda", named after his late mother, was scheduled for release last summer, but was postponed due to West's presidential campaign. The album features numerous collaborations, including with stars like Travis Scott and Jay-Z.
Kanye West has debuted his new album at the Mercedez-Benz stadium in Atlanta Georgia, which was packed to the gills. The 44-year-old appeared at the listening party in a stylish red outfit, which reports say was part of collaboration between his company Yeezy and the GAP. The musician was also wearing a semi-sheer mask.
As mentioned earlier, the album is titled after his late mother, who died in 2007 of coronary artery disease. Donda West's voice is featured on several tracks, including the song "Love Unconditionally" in which Kanye touches upon his past marriage with reality TV star Kim Kardashian. The musician fell on his knees when the song began.
Incidentally, Kardashian was present at the event with two of their four children. The 40-year-old wore a matching red outfit. Other celebrities in attendance were basketball superstar Shaquille O'Neal, singer CeeLo, rappers A$AP Ferg, and Jadakiss.
The event was broadcast via livestream on Apple Music, with reports saying it was viewed by tens of thousands of people across the world. Judging by their reactions on social media listeners were left ecstatic.
West's red outfit prompted a flurry of comments.
Many users were excited to learn that West has again teamed up with another rap star Jay-Z.
One has to acknowledge West's PR skills. After getting everyone hyped up about his new album…he didn't release it. Yes, you read it correctly, at the moment of writing "Donda" is not available on any streaming services. This fact made many fans go wild.
Some even threatened the artist…
Seasoned listeners said they were not surprised by Kanye's move.