Kanye West Adds “Saint Pablo” to ‘The Life of Pablo’ Album
Kanye West has added a "new" song to The Life of Pablo, and it's "Saint Pablo," the song Yeezy premiered out in L.A. at a Yo Gotti listening event months ago. You can hear the song on Apple Music right now.
The track, produced by Mike Dean, Kanye and Allen Ritter, is based on the same sample from Jay Z's "Where I'm From" from 1997 produced by D-Dot and Amen-Ra. It was originally suspected to be on what Kanye said will be his next album, Turbo Grafx 16, but as only Kanye can do, he's done the unexpected, and after taking the album down from services like TIDAL for a few hours, tacked "Saint Pablo" on to the very end of Life of Pablo instead.
It's a great addition too, despite just being thrown on there. It's one of the best beats on the album (the keys and that Scarface sample really do the trick) while Sampha sings memorably. And though this is a completely different way to experience an album, Kanye's kept it exciting since February.
As for that next album, Kanye finally dropped the official version of his new single "Champions" featuring Gucci Mane, 2 Chainz, Travis Scott, Big Sean, Desiigner, Yo Gotti and Quavo this week. It's our first tastea of Cruel Winter, the next G.O.O.D. Music compilation following 2012's Cruel Summer.
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