Kanye West rumored to be dropping new album ‘this week’

Kanye West is rumored to be dropping a new album imminently.

According to social media star Justin Laboy, the hip-hop veteran, 44, allegedly played his first record since 2019’s ‘Jesus Is King’ to himself and basketball player Kevin Durant at the weekend.

Justin tweeted: ‘Kanye played his new album for me & @KDTrey5 last night in Vegas. Man listen! The production is light years ahead of it’s time, and the bars sound like he’s broke & hungry trying to get signed again.

Is it true? Kanye West is rumored to be dropping a new album imminently. According to social media star Justin Laboy, the hip-hop veteran allegedly played his first record since 2019’s ‘Jesus Is King’ to himself and basketball player Kevin Durant at the weekend

Any artist who plan on dropping soon should just push it back #Respectfully (sic)’

The internet personality also dubbed the record album of the year.

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As for a release date, Justin claimed fans will hear the LP as soon as this week.

He added: ‘Kanye West album is really done. When it drops this week, we probably not going to listen to anything else for a while.. Let me go enjoy all the current artist I’m listening to until then. God bless #Respectfully (sic)’

Is it true? Justin tweeted: ‘Kanye played his new album for me & @KDTrey5 last night in Vegas. Man listen! The production is light years ahead of it’s time, and the bars sound like he’s broke & hungry trying to get signed again; seen March 1, 2020 in Paris

When? He also claimed it was set to drop ‘this week’

‘Kanye had Kevin Durant at 7 feet tall dancing while the album was playing. S**t was crazy. Ok I’m really out this time,’ he said.

‘ITS about to be a #YeezyEra A season only lasts a couple months. The man changed the sound of music on this project #Respectfully.’

He also tweeted about a song: ‘This Kanye x Lil Baby record so crazy. Y’all gone leave that mf on repeat ALL DAY & NIGHT. BABY REALLY A GOAT.’

It’s also reported that a Las Vegas listening party took place and people subsequently took to social media to share pictures from the venue.

Kanye was due to release his next album, Donda, last year, but fans are still waiting for the record.

Named after the rapper’s late mother, Donda West, the Stronger hitmaker had claimed the collection was set to be released on July 24, 2020, on social media.

However, he later unveiled a different set of songs that are set to appear on the record, with his recent Travis Scott-featuring track, Wash Us In The Blood, no longer appearing on the 12-track LP.

The news comes amid his relationship with supermodel Irina Shayk, despite rumors of a split.

Romance: According to social media star Justin Laboy, the hip-hop veteran allegedly played his first record since 2019’s ‘Jesus Is King’ to himself and basketball player Kevin Durant at the weekend; seen April 26, 2021 in NYC

‘They are very still dating,’ a source told People Friday. ‘They will date long distance. Kanye will continue to be LA based. He has n plans to move to NYC.’  

Kanye’s nearly seven year marriage to Kim Kardashian, 40, came to an end in February, with the reality TV sensation filing for divorce.

According to People, the Stronger rapper filed his response for divorce in early April, where he asked for joint legal and physical custody of their children.

The estranged pair share daughters North, eight, Chicago, three, and sons Saint, five, and Psalm, two.

End of an era: Kanye’s nearly seven year marriage to Kim Kardashian came to an end in February, with the reality TV sensation filing for divorce; pictured June 21, 2018 at Paris Fashion Week

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