“New York Times” is supposedly off the deluxe edition of Born Sinner. Listen below.
Wow! I haven’t heard anything pior about Joe making a comeback, but it looks like he has an album dropping soon and word on the street is this will be the bonus track. If anybody knows any more about this hit me up.
Wiz is back with the visuals for “Paperbond” off his album O.N.F.I.C. YouTube Below.
After having a no media policy on his marketing strategy for Yeezus, Kanye takes time out to answer a few questions from New York Times Jon Caramanica.
One of the things I thought when I heard the new record was, “This is the anti-’College Dropout.’ ” It feels like you’re shedding skin. Back then, you were like: “I want more sounds. I want more complicated raps. I want all the things.” At what point did that change?
Architecture — you know, this one Corbusier lamp was like, my greatest inspiration. I lived in Paris in this loft space and recorded in my living room, and it just had the worst acoustics possible, but also the songs had to be super simple, because if you turned up some complicated sound and a track with too much bass, it’s not going to work in that space. This is earlier this year. I would go to museums and just like, the Louvre would have a furniture exhibit, and I visited it like, five times, even privately. And I would go see actual Corbusier homes in real life and just talk about, you know, why did they design it? They did like, the biggest glass panes that had ever been done. Like I say, I’m a minimalist in a rapper’s body. It’s cool to bring all those vibes and then eventually come back to Rick [Rubin], because I would always think about Def Jam.
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Kanye hosted a listening session for Yeezus last night in the meet packing district of NY. He explained his vision, concept, and marketing strategy for the album. In attendance as you would suspect a lineup of heavy hitters Bey, Hov, Q-tip, Busta Rhymes, Dj Khaled, and Timbaland. Album drops a week from today. YouTube below.
Well if this isn’t a treat, we could definitely use Quik in the game right now. YouTube below.
Wow! This is dope. YouTube below!