Kanye West Working on New Album With Migos, Lil Wayne and More
Kanye West is gearing up for his next album and he's called on some major names to help, according to a report TMZ published on Monday (Jan. 7).
According to the celebrity news site, 'Ye is currently in Miami with his wifey Kim Kardashian-West and has been getting in the studio with the likes of Lil Wayne and Migos to work on the new project. It's not clear whether this will be for Yandhi or a newer, as-of-yet untitled album, but the former seems likely, as 'Ye has been working on it for a while and delayed its release back in October to add more to it.
One thing we know for certain is that Kanye's got a lot of work with Migos in the stash. Speaking with XXL this past fall, Quavo spoke on the sheer volume of tracks the Georgia trio have constructed with Yeezy.
"We do a lot of records, bruh," Huncho said at the time. "Just like with everybody. I think he's just collecting them for like a doomsday or something like that, You know what I'm saying? For the apocalypse. You're gonna have a 'Ye apocalypse music where he just drop bombs on everybody, with every artist and all the crap we ever did."
Aside from XXL's Winter 2018 cover stars and Weezy, TMZ reports that 2 Chainz, Timbaland, Tee Grizzley and YNW Melly have all been taking part in the Miami sessions as well. 'Ye recently surprised Kim with a new $14 million condo in the exclusive "Billionaire Beach Bunker" building on South Beach, and according to the report, this album is a big part of the reason why. The couple reportedly plan to split their time between L.A. and Miami. No word on a release date just yet, however.
It looks like Kanye really has the creative juices flowing down in MIA, as on Sunday (Jan. 6), he kicked off a new "Sunday Service" series by bringing church to the studio. With a church choir on hand, the group didn't sing church hymns, but instead, hit some classic Kanye cuts like "Heard 'Em Say," "Father Stretch My Hands," "Lift Yourself," "Reborn" and more.
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