For the second yr in a row, Kanye West has surprise-released a Christmas EP, solely this time it takes a a lot completely different twist. Final yr, West’s Jesus Is Born was gospel-inspired. This time, the rapper/mogul/ex-presidential candidate took issues up a notch. Titled Emmanuel, which implies “God is with us,” West’s Sunday Service Choir carried out whereas West composed the music and govt produced as properly.
The five-song, 12-minute EP is described as being impressed by “historical and Latin music” and is a “celebration of the miracle of the delivery of Jesus Christ.”
Hearken to it under.
Earlier this yr, West promised to launch new music on an album titled DONDA, which seemingly would have been a tribute to his late mom. That music was by no means launched, however he did handle to pee on certainly one of his previous Grammys.
On July 4th, West introduced he was working for president. That ill-fated run was conceived by West within the bathe (or so he informed Joe Rogan) and featured a marketing campaign look in South Carolina, which you’ll be able to see right here. The enterprise was costly, nevertheless, costing West $6 million of his personal cash. He’s additionally been slapped with a number of lawsuits this yr as properly.
Evidently, it’s been a busy yr for a man who manages to nonetheless make headlines each time he does one thing.