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jesus is king: kanye west

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JESUS IS KING is Kanye West’s ninth studio album and the follow-up to his June 2018 release, ye. The project debuted on October 25, 2019, a little over a year after the initial release date for Yandhi, which was scrapped and reworked into a gospel album. To the surprise of many, his wife Kim Kardashian took to Twitter on August 29, 2019, to announce Ye’s newest solo effort on his behalf—along with its title, tracklist, and release date. On the same day, producer Teddy Walton tweeted about his involvement with the project: "Been editing these @kanyewest vocals to make it

jesus is king

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Learn more about the Album

JESUS IS KING is Kanye West’s ninth studio album and the follow-up to his June 2018 release, ye. The project debuted on October 25, 2019, a little over a year after the initial release date for Yandhi, which was scrapped and reworked into a gospel album. To the surprise of many, his wife Kim Kardashian took to Twitter on August 29, 2019, to announce Ye’s newest solo effort on his behalf—along with its title, tracklist, and release date. On the same day, producer Teddy Walton tweeted about his involvement with the project: "Been editing these @kanyewest vocals to make it

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The polarizing American musician's turn to Christian rap is moving, but his sweet hereafter doesn’t come without flaws a...
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Christianity is the unwavering focus of Kanye’s gospel album, a richly produced but largely flawed record about one man’s love of the Lord (and himself).