15 Initial Thoughts About Kanye’s ‘Yeezus’ Album


The rest of the world may be waiting on Yeezus, but New York City was amongst the first cities to get the full album experience. Last night (June 10), VIBE attended the first official listening party for Kanye’s most debated album of his career. Considering that he strayed completely away from the upper echelon sound of Watch The Throne, his first releases, “New Slaves” and “Black Skinhead,” may have went over people’s heads. While the music was almost too loud to comprehend, and songs titles omitted, VIBE editors Jermaine Hall, Clover Hope and Mikey Fresh compiled a list of their 15 initial thoughts after our first listen. Kanye played 10 tracks in total.

Click through the gallery to read what we’re thinking about the coming of Yeezus.