Kanye Gets Huffy Over Blog Leaks
By Marcus Gilmer in Arts & Entertainment on Sep 30, 2010 2:20PM
It looks like there will be no weekly Good Friday song from Kanye West this week as 'Ye is frustrated by leaks of what he claims to be unfinished versions of his songs. Kanye took to, what else, his Twitter feed last night to address the situation. We've presented his thoughts here in a single, full paragraph:
Due to blogs leaking unfinished songs from my actual album I've decided to pass of Good Fridays this week. t's messed up that one hacker can mess everything up for everyone... I love to take a year to finish my songs and deliver them to you guys in there most completed form... It would have seemed like since I give free music every week even the lowest form of human being would respect that enough not to leak... unfinished songs from my real album... I'm in the studio or editing suite every night to 3am finishing the film and the album or practicing for my SNL performance. We've got 4 engineers mixing the album to finish it as soon as possible.
He came back online a few hours later to add: "In the lab with Soulja Boy and Cudi... 2 of my favorite most genius artist. Even in my disappointment about the leaks I feel blessed."
A version of the track "Lost in the World," which samples Bon Iver, leaked to the Internet yesterday and, though it's apparently unfinished, sounds pretty compelling (if you can get past the obnoxious audio watermark the discovering blog put in there). As for the title of said upcoming LP, one blog called it Dark Twisted Fantasy but, as we all know, you can't believe everything you read on the internet; West himself tweeted yesterday, "I can't decide on my album title" and mentioned there's no official date for its release yet. Oh yeah, and you can catch West on SNL this Saturday night as he appears on the show of which he said in his recent single, "Power," “Fuck SNL and the whole cast / Tell 'em Yeezy said they can kiss my whole ass / More specifically they can kiss my asshole.” This should be fun.