Kanye West Says New Album Title Has Initials T.L.O.P.
In the ever-growing mystery of Kanye West and the seventh album title, a clue has been provided by West himself, though it has done little to clear up speculation as to what the album is actually called. Early Tuesday morning (Feb. 9), Kanye tweeted out a photo from the studio, writing, "@studio /final verses /new album title T.L.O.P." He followed up the cryptic anagram with a small bit of explanation. "That's the new album," he wrote, "anybody who can figure out the title gets tickets to Season 3 and free Yeezys." As of 11:30 a.m. Tuesday morning, West had not crowned anybody a winner, though plenty had offered a guess as to the album's new title could be.
The saga of Kanye's album title has had plenty of twists in recent weeks, with West tweeting on Sunday that it had received a secret new title. Prior to that news, Kanye had said that the album was untitled, apparently dissatisfied with the result of a Kim Kardashian Twitter poll asking fans what the title should be. Just two weeks ago, Kanye had announced that he changed the album title from Swish to Waves, resulting in a war of words with Wiz Khalifa over the sanctity of what Wiz deemed a Max B coined term. In the time since announcing that initial change, multiple photos have surfaced of Kanye in the studio with a who's who of industry names.
Like a dramatic TV show entering its final scene, an answer as to what Kanye has named this album and who is actually on it has to arrive soon, as his Yeezy Season 3 event is only two days away. At the Madison Square Garden event, Kanye will unveil his latest collection for adidas, as well as the contents of his highly-anticipated new album. Check out West's tweets below and guess for yourself what T.L.O.P. could stand for.
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