Kanye West’s New Album Mentions Trump, Controversial Slavery Comments

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Kanye West has dropped seven new tracks with a side of tea.

The Chicago rapper unveiled his new album Ye on Thursday night at an intimate listening party in Wyoming, and streamed the gathering live on the WAV music app.

West flew in a group of reporters, social-media influencers and fellow rappers, including Pusha-T, Lil Yachty, Big Sean and Ty Dolla $ign for the party, according to Variety. His wife Kim Kardashian was also there.

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The seven-track album includes references to President Trump and Stormy Daniels, the rape allegations facing hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons, Tristan Thompson’s cheating scandal and West’s controversial comments about slavery being a choice.

“I said, ‘Slavery a choice’, they say, ‘How, Ye?’ Just imagine if they caught me on a wild day,” West raps in one track.

On another song, he addresses the allegations against Simmons. “Russell Simmons wanna pray for me too/Wanna pray for him ’cause he got MeToo’d.”

West also name-drops NBA star Thompson, who is the father of his sister-in-law Khloe Kardashian’s new baby.

“All these THOTs on Christian Mingle. That’s what almost got Tristan single. If you don’t ball like him or Kobe. Guarantee that bi— gon’ leave you.”

And he mentions Trump, North Korea and the president’s alleged affair with porn star Stormy Daniels. “I coulda had Naomi Campbell. And still might want me a Stormy Daniels.”

On Friday morning, the album was released on all major streaming services.

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