Just about every fan of Kanye West is itching for more information on his sixth studio album. Apparently, ‘Ye held a secret listening session of half the album to a selected few. A person on Reddit who goes by the username SonnyScott gathered tweets of industry insiders from the likes of Rap Radar’s Elliott Wilson, Def Jam’s David Amaya and more.
Below, you can read some tweets about it. Most of them are very vague, but you can bet the album is “next level-3000.”
Kanye just played half of his new album at Kith Manhattan. Craze.
— Ronnie fieg (@RonnieFieg) May 14, 2013
Kanye West is having a listening session for his album, right now. I’m not there, i’m just the messenger…and shit. — Kazeem Famuyide (@RealLifeKaz) May 14, 2013
Anyway, these stories about Kanye traveling to random places in New York and having random listening sessions of his new album is awesome. — Kazeem Famuyide (@RealLifeKaz) May 14, 2013
Listening session 👂👂🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥
— hudson mohawke (@HudMo) May 14, 2013
Kanye playing his album for the chosen ones. Wale played his album for Hov. Trying to get Cole to play me his album. #HipHopTuesday
— Elliott Wilson (@ElliottWilson) May 14, 2013
UPDATE: In other news, it looks like last night’s listening session isn’t the only thing Kanye West has in-store for New Yorker this week. According to TeamKanyeDaily, the G.O.O.D. Music impresario will reportedly perform at this year’s Adult Swim Upfront later tonight.
Kanye West Performing Tonight @ Adult Swim Upfront in NYC.
— Team Kanye Daily (@TeamKanyeDaily) May 15, 2013
In 2011, Jay-Z performed at the same event for Adult Swim. The Adult Swim Upfront is an event in which the cartoon television program teases its new show line-up.