Kanye West Says ‘Waves’ Album No Longer Has a Title
Kanye West called into Big Boy's radio show Thursday morning (Feb. 4), his first interview since changing his album title and beefing with Wiz Khalifa and said that the title for his upcoming seventh studio album remains undecided. "We don’t have a name, yet," he said of the album formerly known as So Help Me God, Swish and Waves, respectively.
The indecision stems from a recent poll administered on Twitter by West's wife Kim Kardashian asking which of the three titles fans liked best. "I want to get people's opinions on how they felt," West said of the poll. "What I’ve really come to realize about being a celebrity or a musician or someone that’s on the other side of the internet or other side of TV is, everybody is our family." He continued: "We are everyone’s family. What’s really cool about when people can tweet or comment or chime in or say the vibrations they felt about something, is we can have this continuous conversation."
Kanye went on to describe the new album as the gospel according to 'Ye, and a story representing the idea of Mary Magdalene becoming Mary. He also said that he didn't want to release "No More Parties in L.A." without Kendrick Lamar's absolute approval. "With Kendrick, that’s god MC, so can’t no record go out without him approving exactly the mix and how the sound of his voice, everything like that."
In the ten minute interview, Kanye spoke on resolving his beef with Wiz Khalifa saying, "It was great to have closure. It was great to just talk and build," and explained why he mentioned Wiz's son. "I didn’t mean it in a harmful way," he said. "I just saw my wife’s initials and reacted because that’s my family. People be thinking because my wife’s on TV or because she’s been on an SNL skit, that’s open season, like that’s ok, it’s in a meme. No. That’s the mother of my kid. And I’m 'Ye."
Kanye also spoke on the picture that Amber Rose and Kim Kardashian took together saying that it was real, and responded to Drake's claim on "Summer Sixteen" that he had a bigger pool by saying plainly, "I have three pools." Listen to the full interview above, which doesn't go too in depth, as Big Boy promises a sit down interview with Kanye in the near future.
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