Kanye West is reportedly working on a collaborative album with James Blake.
Fat Money, a Chicago native who worked on these Donda 2 The album revealed the news on X (formerly Twitter) on Wednesday (November 15).
In his post, the rapper and songwriter said that he wants West to complete the project before the end of the year while providing the high quality music fans around the world deserve.
He wrote, “All I want for Christmas is to finish this James Blake album.” “The world deserves shit.”
In addition to taking credit for Donda 2, Fat Money has worked with top producers like Zaytoven and Cardo. Last year he was also seen in the studio with Dr. Dre.
All I want for Christmas is for you to finish the James Blake album…. The world deserves shit smh
– Fat Money (@FatMoney147) 15 November 2023
Kanye West debuts unreleased material with James Blake at a Burberry party during London Fashion Week in September 2022.
You surprised the attendees by going up to the DJ booth and plugging your phone into the aux cord and playing three new songs.
After footage of the moment circulated online, James Blake took to social media to provide some musical context.
“Doesn’t sample ‘Always’. This is new. Also produced it,” he tweeted about one song. “Ace with the other two. It’s my birthday and @kanyewest is playing tracks we made , I am suitable for gifts, thank you.”
Kanye West previously called the British singer/producer his “favorite artist” during an interview – who has also worked with JAY-Z, Kendrick Lamar, Drake, Travis Scott and Andre 3000. wired 96.5 in 2013.
The love is mutual as Blake spoke highly of the Chicago rap mogul over the next year and revealed that they had recorded music together.
“I have a lot of respect for (Kanye) for what he’s been putting out over the years,” he said. miami new times, “We haven’t worked in the same room a lot yet, but we have done some things, like helping each other with our music.
“In the context of current cooperation (color in anything), seems like something we should be able to do. I know there’s a certain song I’d like him to be on and if he can do that by the time my record comes out, that would be awesome.”
Kanye was also scheduled to appear on “Timeless” from Blake’s aforementioned 2016 album, but that did not work out.
“Something had to happen; “I don’t really know how to describe how it didn’t work out,” Blake explained. pitchfork In 2016. “I wanted Kanye to be on the song ‘Timeless,’ but the verse didn’t get done. I think a lot of things happened in his life and I stayed away from him.
“Eventually, the mood of the album changed, and in the end I didn’t think it would fit. But I didn’t say I was working with Kanye just to get people interested – I really wanted him to be involved.’
Kanye West is also set to release a collaborative album with Ty Dolla $ign, which Ty Dolla said is “coming real soon.”
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