Update: Wilson retracts Def Jam’s confirmation.
Clarity: Kanye West album release date has NOT been confirmed. Apologies to Chris Atlas.
Kanye West returned to Twitter today (May 2) to announce the release date of his sixth studio album.
— KANYE WEST (@kanyewest) May 2, 2013
Rap Radar’s Elliott Wilson then tweeted that Def Jam rep, Chris Atlas, confirmed the release date.
Chris Atlas at Def Jam confirmed. Kanye West. New album. 6.18.13.
— Elliott Wilson (@ElliottWilson) May 2, 2013
Kanye West will be performing on SNL’s season finale on May 18. Is it safe to say he’ll perform the album’s first single?
Last week, Hot 97’s Peter Rosenberg shared that ‘Ye stopped through the Def Jam offices to play the “dark” record.