Following his wife Kim Kardashian’s Twitter poll about his album name, West hinted that the album name could change. “We don’t have a name yet,” he said of the project f.k.a. So Help Me God and Swish. “I wanted to get people’s opinions on how they felt.”
‘Ye also offered his vision for the album currently known as Waves. “[I want to give] ultra light beams,” he explained, referencing one of the song titles that appear on his handwritten track lists. “I’m trying to open up hearts, minds. I was sitting in the studio with Kirk Franklin, I said, ‘This is a gospel album with a whole lotta cursing on it but it’s still a gospel album and it’s the gospel according to ‘Ye.”
West also explained how he and Wiz Khalifa patched up their beef. “My brother Malik Yusef got us on the phone. He’s very close to Wiz, he’s also very close to me,” he said. “We chopped it up, squashed it. For people who felt a way about the kids comment, I didn’t mean it in a harmful way. I just saw my wife’s initial and reacted, cause that’s my family.”
He also confirmed that the Kim K and Amber Rose selfie was real. “They were at Kris’ house,” he revealed.
As for Drake’s line about Kanye’s pool on his new single “Summer Sixteen,” Mr. West dropped the mic with this four-word response: “I have three pools.”
Hear the radio rip of the interview below, where he also discusses working with Kendrick Lamar for “No More Parties in LA” and considers the idea of having an unheard ‘Pac verse on his LP.