Kanye West Announces Tenth Album ‘DONDA,’ Release Date

Written by on July 21, 2021

First it was DONDA. Then it was God’s Nation. Now it’s DONDA, once more.

Those that watched Recreation 6 of the 2021 NBA Finals probably caught an advert for Beats’ new Studio Buds, that includes future monitor & subject icon Sha’Carri Richardson. Nonetheless, the advert additionally doubled because the formal announcement of Kanye West‘s forthcoming album DONDA, slated to reach July 23.

The industrial featured a minute-long snippet of the album’s first single, “No Little one Left Behind.”

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So, just a few issues:

  1. I’m by no means going to belief the phrases of a Justin Laboy, ever, so excuse me for being extraordinarily apprehensive about this album given Ye’s musical monitor file as of late no matter what Twitter says. I’d reasonably hearken to and choose it myself… if and after I resolve to.
  2. I might all the time quasi-joke to my mates {that a} post-breakup Kanye album would most likely be a few of his best-ever work. Nicely, right here it’s!
  3. We nonetheless haven’t forgotten the final 5 years of Kanye antics(and I imply every part), which has resulted in stated apprehension (spare me that “separate the person from his music” crap. If that was the case, we’d all nonetheless be singing alongside to “Step In The Title Of Love” on the perform). And most of his music in that span has been — and I’m being good right here — largely forgettable (out of every part in that time-frame, the one mission that also will get hefty spins from this aspect is Pusha T‘s DAYTONA), and hasn’t come remotely near his music earlier than then.

Kanye will debut the album in Atlanta on the Tremendous Dome on Thursday, July 22. Apple Music will present a free stream for these unable to attend in individual. Apparently, the primary single additionally arrives in a matter of hours. So, we’ll see what occurs.


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