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Kanye West to release new album this fall; details new single

Kanye West to release a new album in 'most likely September'
Kanye West believes second verse of 'New Slaves' is the best of all time
Kanye West plans a follow-up to 'Yeezus'; describes 'All Day' single

With his most recent album and firstborn daughter both over a year old, Kanye West revealed the arrival of another creation.

The rapper noted in a recent interview with GQ magazine that the follow up to the cutthroat “Yeezus” is planned for a fall release.

“But I think most likely September. I go back and forth. Like, should it be September or should it be October? Should it be November?” West said.

Aside from uncertainly about a release date, West admitted that the new album’s direction can still be altered as well. “One new thing could change everything,” West said. “I had an idea of the way I wanted to do the album. And then I got a new song that's so good that the album has to be balanced against it.”

West also announced a new tune titled “All Day,” which has the tone of a Jay Z piece, and includes bits from the 2011 track, “... in Paris.”

Although the single’s release date was not mentioned, West did take the time to grade a past track, “New Slaves.” The rapper argued that the second verse of the song off of “Yeezus” is the best of all time.

“It's got the antagonization. It's got patterns. It's got social and political consciousness. It's got struggle. It's got bravado. It's everything that a rap verse is supposed to be,” West said.

One might think that such praise would make the idea of a follow-up somewhat daunting. But as West has shown, the growth of his material -- and his personality -- show no signs of slowing down.

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