Kanye West Hits the Studio With Kirk Franklin, Andre 3000, Kid Cudi, 2 Chainz & More: See the Pics

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Kanye West performs onstage at the 2015 iHeartRadio Music Festival at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sept. 18, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. 

Kanye West gathered some of hip-hop’s biggest names for a studio session over the weekend.

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As anticipation builds about for upcoming album, Waves, West was seen hitting the studio Fright night (Jan. 29) with Andre 3000, Kid Cudi, 2 Chainz, French Montana, The-Dream, gospel great Kirk Franklin and more.

Photos and videos of the epic studio session appeared on Instagram and Snapchat. See more posts below.

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Earlier this week, West announced that the title of his forthcoming album will now be called Waves. Swish had been the working title of the set for the since last May, when he changed it from So Help Me God. Shortly after teasing the new title, West went off on a nasty Twitter rant against Wiz Khalifa.   

Waves is scheduled for release on Feb. 11. West plans to debut it at his Yeezy Season 3 presentation at New York Fashion Week.


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