Kanye West’s New Album Could Be A Mix Of Soul Samples And ‘Tamed Darkness’


Adelle Platon / May 23, 2014

While the world is buzzing over Kimye’s wedding, music heads are keeping their eyes peeled for a new album from Kanye West. Rumors surfaced that it would be a three-hour spoken word album while those close to ‘Ye say it won’t be a sequel to Yeezus.

Billboard laid out some of the finer points about his forthcoming LP, which a source described as “mostly a mixture of soul samples and tamed ‘Yeezus’-esque darkness… nothing abrasive.”

As of two weeks ago, there were 12 songs on the yet-to-be-titled project. Find out more about his seventh effort here.