Kanye West – Yeezus Tracklist

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Update: here is the official tracklist:

1. “On Sight” (produced by Daft Punk)
2. “Black Skinhead” (produced by Daft Punk, Travis Scott, Mike Dean)
3. “I Am a God” (produced by Daft Punk, Hudson Mohawke, Kanye West, Travis Scott, Dean, Rick Rubin)
4. “New Slaves” (featuring Frank Ocean) (produced by Daft Punk, Travis Scott, Hudson Mohawke, Mike Dean, Kanye West)
5. “Hold My Liquor” (featuring Chief Keef and Bon Iver) (produced by Young Chop, Mike Dean, Arca, Rick Rubin)
6. “I’m in It” (featuring Bon Iver) (produced by RZA, Travis Scott, Mike Dean)
7. “Blood on the Leaves” (produced by TNGHT, Kanye West, Mike Dean)
8. “Guilt Trip” (featuring Kid Cudi) (produced by Symbolyc One, Arca, Travis Scott, Dean, Ackeejuice Rockers)
9. “Send It Up” (featuring King L) (produced by Gesaffelstein, Arca, Daft Punk, Hudson Mohawke)
10. “Bound 2″ (produced by Kanye West, No ID, Symbolyc One, The Heatmakerz, Rick Rubin)

YEEZUS: THE SAMPLES

Kanye West held a Yeezus listening party in New York on June 10th — Beyoncé and Jay Z were there! — and this is what we learned about the album: it will drop for sure June 18, it is (as of last night) 10 songs long, it features Chief Keef and Bon Iver on the same song (!), it samples TNGHT and Billie Holiday on the same song (!!), and it’ll come with small appearances by Kid Cudi and Frank Ocean.

We should also share some choice Kanye quotables.

On the album title:

“West was my slave name and Yeezus is my god name.”

On Rick Rubin coming in last minute to produce Yeezus:

“Last, but not least that came and helped bring this whole shit together, that executive produced the album with me and the family, is Rick Rubin coming in and like finishing up the whole shit for us, which is legendary because everything we did on this project, everything I did, like when we released ‘Numbers on the Board’, from the video, to the no artwork, to the style of the song and everything, I was like ‘what would Rick Rubin do.’ What was his Def Jam shit that they would do because I remember Rick even saying, he said ‘when we did Def Jam we really wasn’t feeling like we was in competition with nobody body because our shit was so direct… ‘where we at right now?’ We in the middle of the city right now, open to the muthafuckin’ streets and nobody is shuttin’ down shit while we make real music. “So I had to go to the god Rick Rubin and play him my shit, ask him questions and allow him to take this project to an entirely new level. And he made a lot of great decisions at the end and pulled it to a new level.”

On his befuddling album promotion:

“I got a new strategy, it’s called no strategy. And I got a way to sell more music, it’s called make better music.”

On what he’s learned:

“I had to learn about giving, this whole album is about giving… this whole process is about giving … NO FUCKS AT ALL!”

Praise, Yeezus.

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