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Kanye West and Ty Dolla $ign launch controversial new album ‘Vultures 1’

After a lot delay, Kanye West and Ty Dolla $ign have lastly launched their controversial new collaborative album, ‘Vultures 1’.

The pair have been teasing their new album for some months, after information first circulated in August 2023 that West can be releasing new music “imminently” earlier than studies of a late January launch after which a drop date set for yesterday (Friday February 9).

When that didn’t materialise, many anticipated an indefinite wait. Nonetheless, the report – the primary in an instalment of three – has now been launched on Apple Music, Amazon Music, TIDAL and Spotify. There was some delay earlier than it arrived on the latter, main many to consider that it could be obtainable on the platform.

The 16-track album additionally options contributions Lil Durk, Bump J, Freddie Gibbs, Playboi Carti, Travis Scott, Quavo, and West’s daughter, North. Try the tracklist beneath.

1. ‘Stars’
2. ‘Keys To My Life’
3. ‘Paid’
4. ‘Speaking’
5. ‘Again To Me’
6. ‘Hoodrat’
7. ‘Do It’
8. ‘Paperwork’
9. ‘Burn’
10. ‘Fuck Sumn’
11. ‘Vultures’ (Havoc Model)
12. ‘Carnival’
13. ‘Beg Forgiveness’
14. ‘Good (Don’t Die)’
15. ‘Problematic’
16. ‘The King’

West introduced the discharge by sharing the art work, which seems to point out himself in all-black and a hockey masks, joined by his spouse Bianca Censori within the nude.

West has acquired criticism for sharing pictures of his spouse in both the nude or revealing apparel – with System Of A Down drummer John Dolmayan telling him to “present some class“, including: “Your spouse isn’t imagined to be your trophy, she’s your house of pleasure and dignity. This isn’t the way in which”.

The album was launched after a listening occasion occasion in New York, which ended on a controversial observe as West rapped: “And I’m nonetheless loopy, bipolar, anti-Semite. And I’m nonetheless the king.”

This comes after Ozzy Osbourne hit out at West for sampling Black Sabbath’s ‘Conflict Pigs’ with out permission. It’s reported that West performed the clip throughout an occasion selling his new album with Ty Dolla $ign final night time (February 8) on the United Heart in Chicago.

Tagging the rapper, Osbourne revealed West “requested permission to pattern a bit of a 1983 reside efficiency of ‘Conflict Pig’ from the US pageant with out vocals” however was subsequently “refused permission as a result of he’s an antisemite and has prompted untold heartache to many.”

Osbourne added: “He went forward and used the pattern anyway at his album listening occasion final night time. I would like no affiliation with this man!”


Sharon Osbourne then adopted this up, telling reporters that Kanye “fucked with the fallacious Jew this time“.

Sharon, who was raised as Jewish, stated that Ozzy usually doesn’t refuse to clear samples – however in West’s case, he had “particular fucking event to say no”. She went on to model West as a “disrespectful anti-Semite”, saying that nowadays he “represents hate”. The Osbournes have additionally reportedly despatched off a stop and desist to West. She added: “The motherfucker’s a pig.”

This additionally follows Ozzy and spouse Sharon Osbourne dressing up as Kanye and his spouse Bianca Censori final 12 months, mimicking a stunt the place they attended an occasion with the rapper in all black and spouse his face hidden whereas Censori was seemingly solely holding a cushion to cowl herself.

West was first accused of anti-Semitism in October 2022 following a collection of posts on each Twitter and Instagram, which noticed his accounts on each social media websites suspended.

Following the preliminary claims of anti-Semitism, the rapper was dropped by his lawyer, expertise company and report label, whereas a number of trend manufacturers – together with Balenciaga and Adidas –  ended their partnerships with him. Celebrities and politicians around the globe condemned his feedback, whereas West stated he didn’t “consider” within the time period antisemitism in an interview with Information Nation‘s Chris Cuomo.

He not too long ago issued an apology to the Jewish neighborhood for his anti-Semitic feedback.

West additionally hit out at venues he thinks aren’t reserving him as a result of his previous controversies.

“We simply bought out the United Heart in seven minutes… It’s the one enviornment that I had entry to prior to now 12 months. And once I name, individuals say there’s no [availabilities] for me, and you understand why that’s. So if there’s anyone on the market that may assist with this, please do,” he wrote earlier than rapidly taking down the submit.

“I’ve not been allowed to carry out in a 12 months,” he wrote in a separate submit in all caps. “Feels just like the Elvis Presley film.”

Earlier this week, West hinted at a potential ‘Vultures’ world tour by sharing a screenshot of a textual content message trade that exposed a potential tour schedule. The checklist included enviornment dates in Toronto, New York, Chicago, Los Angeles and different areas all through this summer season. Moreover, the work-in-progress itinerary featured big gigs in Spain and Egypt forward of 4 consecutive nights at The O2 in London this September. Additional performances have been listed for Dubai, Nairobi and Lagos.

The doc concluded with dates in Sydney, Melbourne and Tokyo – all of which have been slated for early 2025.

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