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Video: Kanye West Unveils New Song In Ridiculously Kanye-esque Fashion

By Jon Graef in Arts & Entertainment on May 18, 2013 5:45PM


Kanye West unveiled a brand new song, "New Slaves," in ridiculously Kanye-esque fashion: By projecting a video of the track across 66 buildings around the world, including seven buildings across the greater Chicago area.

"New Slaves" is a stark, minimalist anti-corporate anthem that contrasts greatly against the more indulgent celebration and introspection which artistically drove the likes of My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy and Watch The Throne.

"New Slaves" ranges from the defiantly brilliant to the crassly boneheaded. In other words, it's a new Kanye West song, supposedly from his forthcoming solo follow-up to 2010's My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy. Watch videos below from the locations they were projected.

Wrigley Field, 9:50 p.m. May 17

Chicago History Museum, 10:35 p.m. May 17

The Wicker Park Crotch, 11:15 p.m. May 17

University of Chicago, 12:15 a.m. May 18

Field Museum, 12:55 a.m. May 18

Millennium Park/Art Institute, 1:30 a.m.

Michigan Avenue, 1:55 a.m. May 18