Kanye West to roll out ‘Waves’ album Feb. 11 in New York

Kanye West
Kanye West, shown during a 2015 performance at the Hollywood Bowl.
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Rapper Kanye West will roll out his new album, which he has retitled “Waves” after announcing it as “Swish,” at Madison Square Garden on Feb. 11 during his “Yeezy Season 3” presentation during New York Fashion Week, Billboard reports.

He also plans to release a track per week up until the album’s release as he has done with his “G.O.O.D. Music Fridays” campaign, Billboard notes.

Last week, West shared song titles on Twitter, revealing that the 10 tracks, divided into Act 1, Act 2 and Act 3, will include “High Lights,” “30 Hours,” “Fade” and “No More Parties in L.A.,” the latter featuring Compton rapper Kendrick Lamar and posted to SoundCloud last week.

He’s also tweeted his own thoughts about the new collection, suggesting “This is not album of the year. This is album of the life,” following an earlier tweet that said, “So happy to be finished with the best album of all time.”


West had announced the album’s title as “Swish,” but on Tuesday tweeted that he’s instead calling it “Waves,” the title of another track on the new album.

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