Kanye West’s ‘Yandhi’ Album to Feature XXXTentacion, 6ix9ine and More
Kanye West drops a bomb. Visiting The Fader earlier today (Sept. 27), Yeezy played incomplete portions of his soon-to-be-released Yandhi album, and on it, apparently, were features from 6ix9ine, Ty Dolla $ign and the late XXXTentacion. 'Ye also said he's planning to send a song to Rihanna so she can include her vocals on the track.
Now, three of these features definitely make sense. On one hand, you've got Ty Dolla $ign, who collaborated with Yeezy on tracks his The Life of Pablo single, "Real Friends," and his most recent album ye. Then you have Rihanna, whom Kanye has joined forces with on songs like "All of the Lights" and "Famous." In regard to 6ix9ine, 'Ye was spotted in the studio with the controversial, rainbow-haired Brooklyn rapper earlier this month.
The collab that really stands out as unexpected, though, is 'Ye's song with XXX. If you recall, Yeezy gave X a shoutout after his death, saying that he regretted not giving X his props before his passing. With that said, it seems unlikely that 'Ye and X ever hopped in the studio together, so it's possible that Kanye worked with some previously unreleased material X had planned to use for another project.
There aren't many other details about 'Ye's new album, but he did reconfirm that Yandhi would drop this Saturday (Sept. 29).
In another interesting tidbit, Yeezy admitted to Fader that he wished his forthcoming Saturday Night Live appearance was hosted by Louis C.K., who admitted to exposing himself to several female comedians in the past. He also had some controversial remarks about slavery, saying that there were only 800 slaves in the U.S. during the 1800s.
These comments come the same day that Kanye tweeted out his support of A$AP Bari, who was accused of sexual misconduct after a video of him confronting a naked woman surfaced online last summer.
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