Chicago rap duo’s new LP also produced entirely by Kanye
Kanye West is gearing up to release a new Abstract Mindstate album through his newly launched YZY SND Imprint.
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News about the Chicago duo’s new LP comes after an announcement earlier today (July 21) that West would be releasing his long-awaited “Donda” album on Friday (July 23), the new track “No Child Left Behind”. ‘ after previewing a snippet of. During last night’s NBA Finals.
Two weeks after the release of his 10th studio album, West will release Abstract Mindstate’s brand new record, Dreams Still Inspire, on August 6th, which West has produced entirely on his own and which he will release from his new YZY SND. Will distribute as the first release. impression
The relationship between West End Abstract Mindstate (comprising EP Da Hellcat and Olskool Ice-Gre) goes back to the early 2000s, when the “Jesus Walks” rapper/producer released his 2001 album “We Paid Let Us In! ‘.
‘Dreams Still Inspire’ will mark the first album West has produced entirely that hasn’t been his own since Common’s ‘B’ in 2005 (If You Don’t Include Nas’ 2018 EP/album ‘Nasir’) ).
In addition to handling West production, he also appears in ‘The Brenda Song’. Other contributors to the album include Tony Williams, Luca Sabbat, Dion Cole and Jonquia Rose.
You can listen to the album’s first track, ‘A Wise Tale’ below:
West’s “Donda,” also known as “Donda: With Child,” will premiere at a listening event at Mercedes Benz Stadium in Atlanta on Thursday (July 22), which will be later streamed via Apple Music. will be live-streamed.
The incident was confirmed by Pusha T in an Instagram post. page six reported that 5,000 tickets to the event have been donated by Kanye to the city’s historically black colleges.
There was speculation that the release of “Donda” was imminent after reports West played the album at a closed-door listening event in Las Vegas on Sunday. Internet personality Justin Leboy also tweeted that Kanye played the album for him and professional basketball player Kevin Durant over the weekend in Vegas.
Laboy added to his tweet on Sunday (July 18): “Production is light years ahead of it [sic] Time, and bars sound like he’s broken and hungry trying to re-sign. Any artist who is planning to leave soon should push it back.”
While an official tracklist has yet to be revealed, previous clips shared online pointed to the “Call Me If You Get Lost” rapper joining Tyler, The Creator, on the album with Kanye in the studio.