Nothing but business as usual. It’s not actually this feels familiar, however it seems like we’re stuck in a circle. Kanye West has indeed reported a listening party for his (apparently) forthcoming collection, DONDA.
The social occasion, occurring on Aug. 26 at Soldier Field in his old neighborhood of Chicago, is the third such occasion over the most recent couple of weeks and follows a line of guaranteed delivery dates that have traveled every which way with nothing to show for.
All through this stretch, the rapper has played different forms of the collection, in a real sense set up camp in a jail like room inside the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta — where the initial two listening parties occurred — welcomed star visitors to visit, and live-streamed himself resting. But, DONDA stays an invention of the creative mind to the more extensive public.
It is hard, thus, to feel anything with this latest declaration, outside of suspicion, impassion, or maybe a mix of fervor and the self-hatred that follows for being sufficiently credulous to be pulled back in.
How much longer will fans be led on? For quite a long time, West’s M.O. around collection discharges — the ones that occurred and the ones that at last didn’t — has been brimming with tricks, void guarantees, and discussions. However when DONDA’s delivery was discreetly reported recently without a word or public move from West himself, a few group (all the more explicitly, we should simply say when I look in the mirror I might see somebody in jokester cosmetics) thought he had moved his tendencies and would basically allow the music to justify itself.
However, in the expressions of a Ye stan, maybe West is pulling the entirety of the strings, and these bungled dates and listening parties were ordained as a publicity creating, intelligent contraption. In this time, he’s supposedly piled up millions from Donda merchandise deals, pushed requests for YEEZY, and obviously brought in cash from the sold-out occasions themselves.
There’s likewise the idea of fan-input, the generally conceivable hypothesis that he’s utilizing the listening gatherings and responses to the tunes that were played as a measurement for how to change the music in front of its delivery (an apparently substitute way to deal with the manner in which he changed the blends of melodies after their delivery like on The Life of Pablo). But then, this time, the occasion could mean the collection will really show up.
(Picture me reapplying comedian cosmetics.) The VP of Def Jam has shown it will drop after the occasion, and most eminently West is moving this listening party to Chicago, where he grew up with his mom, Donda heherself.
Be that as it may, assuming it doesn’t — what? The most recent couple of years have been the most estranging period for aficionados of Kanye West. I’ll in any case pay attention to Donda when it drops, however the promotion has altogether reduced.
What’s more, I can’t resist the urge to feel my drawn out interest generally leisurely dissolving with each large thing that winds up being another redirection. How much longer would we be able to keep on focusing?
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