Young Thug and Vic Mensa Debut New Music at Kanye West’s ‘T.L.O.P.’ Listening Event
Kanye West's new album The Life of Pablo and his Yeezy Season 3 fashion line might have been the focus of today's (Feb. 11) big event, but the rapper managed to share some of the spotlight too. During the festivities, Young Thug and Vic Mensa debuted new music for the crowd in attendance and those watching via stream on Tidal. You can hear them both below.
There's no further details on either of the songs as far as what projects they'll live on, but the crowd in attendance and those watching on the web seemed to be excited about each track. In addition to debuting a new song of his own at the event, Young Thug also participated as one of the models in the Yeezy Season 3 fashion show.
The I'm Up creator has apparently developed quite the rapport with Kanye West as it was revealed that Thugger is among the guests on a song from Kanye's new album The Life of Pablo called "Highlights." In addition to that, Kanye announced that Young Thug will perform with him this Saturday (Feb. 13) on the new episode of Saturday Night Live.
Vic Mensa was in attendance, standing behind Yeezy while the album played, and when "Wolves" came on his voice was nowhere to be heard. If you recall Vic was on the original track along with Sia. The melody from his original part comes in at the end, heavily filtered.
This is just a modicum of the news that has been revealed before and during Kanye West's huge album release party and fashion show. Kanye unveiled the album cover, which was crafted by Belgian artist Peter De Potter. He also tweeted out the lyrics to his song "Father Stretch My Hands Pt. 1 and 2."
As Kanye begins to play The Life of Pablo at his listening event, it's been confirmed that Chance The Rapper is featured on the opening track "Ultra Light Beams." The Weeknd and The-Dream also appear on the song titled "FML."
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