Yeezus season is approaching…again.
After making his diehard fans wait in huge anticipation for his next album, Kanye West could drop a project any day now without any warning. Audience members at the iHeartMedia Music Summit, however, already have an impression of what’s to come.
According to Billboard, a source of one of the summit-goers revealed that the Graduation rapper surprised guests, after Def Jam CEO Steve Bartels brought him out in mid-presentation. He told the audience, “I wanna stop this and turn it over to one of the great iconic rock stars of our time: Kanye West.”
Walking out with his laptop, the site reports that `Ye gave a 45-minute long innovative speech, in true Kanye fashion, where he talked about being on the radio, Daft Punk, EDM music, being signed to Roc-A-Fella in the early 2000’s, and even talked working with Paul McCartney on “Only One.”
The site reports:
He talked at length about his experience of working with Paul McCartney on “Only One.” The song came together with McCartney jamming and Kanye freestyling, and West said he only realized when he heard the song played back that “my only one” was the meaning behind his first name.
He discussed what a sexy song the Beatles‘ “Come Together” is, and how he was in complete disbelief when Paul stood across from him and played the bassline. He also recalled jokingly asking the Beatle, “What was pussy like in the ’60s?”
He then sang some of “Only One” a cappella, and you could hear a pin drop in the room.
At the end of his speech, Kanye proceeded to play a brand new untitled track, which was a duet featuring Rihanna. At the end of the song, which incorporated an acoustic guitar sound, followed by a “big, soaring chorus” and “massive hook,” he slammed down his laptop and exited the room.
Of course, Yeezy received a standing ovation while walking off stage.
We can’t wait for new `Ye music, and hope we can get a listen in the near future. Are you excited for the return of Kanye?
SOURCE: Billboard | PHOTO CREDIT: Splash