Kanye West Announces New Project 'Yandhi' Set to Drop Next Week
It appears as if Kanye West is hoping to nail a trifecta this year in terms of releases. After previously dropping ye and his joint endeavor, Kids See Ghosts with Kid Cudi last June, on Monday (Sept. 17), West all but confirmed his third outing of 2018 with a forthcoming project titled YANDHI.
On Monday, West tantalized fans on social media when he unveiled two captionless photos. The first one showcased the lineup for the season 44 premiere of SNL, during which he'll serve as a musical guest. The second photo displayed a CD, which eerily resembles West's 2013 album cover for Yeezus. To pump up anticipation, West later revealed a screenshot conversation that included the same CD cover that he posted on Twitter, but this time, with a succinct message: YANDHI 9.29.18.
In 2013, Yeezy attempted to draw a parallel between himself and Jesus when he unleashed his Rick Ruben-assisted project, Yeezus. West hasn't shied away from filling fans in on his recent studio escapades. Asides from teaming up with Lil Pump for their zany video "I Love It," Ye has been spotted collaborating with with 6ix9ine and Chance the Rapper.
Last night at Chance's OpenMike event in Chicago, West announced that his joint project with his fellow Chicago comrade will be titled Good Ass Job. For Kanye devotees, the album title should ring a bell considering it was initially supposed to be the name of Ye's fourth studio album. "I'm calling the next one Late Registration," West told MTV back in 2003. "I've got this song 'Hey Mama' I did three years ago that I'm saving for that one. Then my third album is going to be called Graduation. And the fourth is Good-Ass Job."
Unfortunately, West curtailed his college series and elected to run with 808's and Heartbreak as his fourth album in 2008. Check out West's announcements for YANDHI and Good Ass Job below. Billboard has reached out to West's reps for comment.