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Kanye West's 'Yandhi' Album Reportedly Features XXXtentacion, 6ix9ine And More

'Yandhi' is expected to hit digital shelves on Saturday (Sept. 29).

Kanye West stopped by The FADER  on Thursday (Sept. 27) to share updates regarding his forthcoming album Yandhi.

Announced just last week, the project is slated to drop sometime on Saturday evening (Sept. 29). Features from Ty Dolla $ign, XXXtentacion, Tekashi 6ix9ine, and Rihanna will fill the soundscape, the publication reports.

During his visit, West is said to have sampled more than a few songs for Yandhi, though none of them are thought to be finished. Infamous for making a ton of post-drop changes to his digital albums, it's hard to say how many of the unfinished tracks will make it on the final release.

Regardless, hip-hop's hook honcho Ty Dolla $ign is likely to make the cut since he was heard on multiple tracks. Vocals by 6ix9ine and XXX each appeared on a single track. According to West, Rihanna's verse has not yet been recorded, however, if all goes as planned, this will be the "Work" singer's first musical release since 2017.

In light of his big release, West is also slated to perform on Saturday Night Live for its 44th season premiere this Saturday (Sept. 29).

Hosted by actor Adam Driver, the "Ghost Town" rapper is likely to perform one of his newly released tracks during the celebratory episode – but if it was up to him, he would have preferred to have Louis C.K. as the host, West told the publication.

West also shared a snippet of what's to be expected:

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Monday (Oct. 21), TMZ reported that Suge Knight has signed over his life rights to Ray J, with the hopes that the reality television star will create some lucrative deals for the Death Row CEO.

According to the report, a Suge Knight and Death Row Records documentary is in the works, as well as a Tupac album. There are even talks of reviving Death Row Records.

The former CEO was sentenced to 28 years in prison last October after pleading no contest to a charge of voluntary manslaughter for a January of 2015 incident in which he struck and killed 55-year-old Terry Carter and injured Cle "Bones" Sloan in a hit-and-run.

Ray J recently inked a $1 million deal in the cannabis industry and has major investments in the headphones and scooter industries as well.

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Youngboy NBA Snatches His First No. 1 Album On 'Billboard 200' With 'Al Youngboy 2'

Baton Rouge's Youngboy NBA's heart-driven songs about pain, confusion, violence, and the imperativeness of getting his hands on some cash money has garnered the young king his first No. 1 album on 'Billboard 200, ' thanks to Al Youngboy 2.

AI YoungBoy 2--led by singles "Carter Son," "Self Control" and "Slime Mentality-- " is the 12th chart entry on the 'Billboard 200' for the North Baton Rouge MC, who has visited the with 2018’s Until Death Call My Name. The first installment of Al Youngboy debuted at No. 24 back in 2017.

AI YoungBoy 2 is the 20-year-old rapper’s first album after being released from prison in August.

Coming in at No. 2 is Post Malone’s Hollywood’s Bleeding climbs one rung with 99,000 equivalent album units (though down 8%). Summer Walker’s Over It falls from No. 2 to No 3 with 78,000 units, and DaBaby’s former leader Kirk is steady at No. 4 with 55,000 units down.

Lil Tjay’s debut album True 2 Myself settles No. 5 with 45,000 equivalent album units earned. The 17-track project features the top 30-charting Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs hit “F.N.”

Wale’s sixth studio album, Wow… That’s Crazy, lands at No. 7 on the Billboard 200 with 38,000 equivalent album units moved.

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Kanye West Confirms Release Date For 'Jesus Is King'

Kanye West has confirmed a release date for his long-awaited album, Jesus Is King.

Mr. West took to Twitter early Monday morning (Oct. 21) to share the news.

"'JESUS IS KING' OCT 25th," the Chicago native tweeted along with a photo of a blue vinyl record that sports the title of the LP.

“JESUS IS KING” OCT 25th pic.twitter.com/Ug4ghlQYk7

— ye (@kanyewest) October 21, 2019

After missing the Sept. 27 birthday for Jesus is King, Ye has continued to promote the project through his Sunday Service events.

According to Ye's Pastor Adam Tyson, the College Dropout rapper almost quit rap.

"One time, he told me that he wasn't going to rap," Tyson said (check the 23:30 mark). "I said, 'Why not?' He said, 'That's the devil's music.' I said, 'Hey, man. Rap is a genre. You can rap for God.' I think he was already thinking about it a little bit, but I definitely said, 'Hey, bro. I think you need to use your talents that God's given you and use that platform for God.'"

However, Mr. West has had a change of heart, and it looks like Jesus is King will drop the same day as the IMAX film.

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