On Sunday, Kanye West held a party with limited invitations to launch his tenth album Donda, named after his late mother. After he played a song filled with pathos and sadness that featured lyrics referring to his divorce from Kim, he broke down and wept according to an unnamed source who spoke to The Sun. The invited guests were asked to put their phones in pouches in order to avoid recording the song.
The lyrics of the new track with the title Welcome to my Life allegedly described the last couple of years that included Kanye’s meltdown on Twitter, a failed bid on presidency and his recent divorce from Kim Kardashian.
The source also said that the legendary rapper spoke about his kids and mentioned her taking everything and after the song. Kanye allegedly cried for a couple of minutes. In the lyrics, he also compared his home to a prison — Calabasas.
However, earlier today, Page Six refuted this in an exclusive report. It said that multiple sources confirmed to them that Kanye did not rap negatively about Kim. The 44-year-old rapper, who is a born-again Christian, held a listening party in Las Vegas. However, these sources said that the song was personal and emotional but not negative.
Two of the select guests who attended the exclusive listening party were Justin LeBoy, a web personality and Kevin Durant, a basketball star.
LeBoy tweeted that Kanye played his new album for him, and Kevin and that the production was light years ahead of its time. He added that the bars sounded like he was breaking and hungry and was trying to get signed. LeBoy cautioned other artists to push back dropping their albums. He also called Kanye West’s Dondo “ALBUM OF THE YEAR” in all-caps.
Dondo is Kanye’s latest album. It is his first album after his split from 40-year-old Kim, who filed for divorce in February, this year. It has snippets from his late mother Dondo. She died in 2007, at the age of 58 and Kanye has earlier mentioned his “deep depression” after her death. The album will be dropped on Friday.