Kanye West Announces Release Date for His New Album ‘Swish’

Kanye West New Album
Kanye West performs onstage at the 2015 iHeartRadio Music Festival John Shearer/Getty Images for iHeartMedia

King Kanye’s ready to reclaim his throne once again. Kanye West dropped the release date for his new, seventh album, Swish, via Twitter on Friday, January 8.

“Swish February 11 16,” he tweeted simply, much to the excitement of fans everywhere.

The “FourFiveSeconds” rapper’s last album, Yeezus, caused a huge stir upon its release back in June 2013, with hits like “Bound 2” and “Black Skinhead” pushing the boundaries of West’s musical repertoire.

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“When I listen to the radio, that ain’t where I wanna be no more,” he said during his headlining performance at Governor’s Ball in NYC that month.

West, 38, has already released several clips of his new Swish tracks over the last year — at his fashion shows, he debuted “Wolves,” a collaboration with Vic Mensa and Sia, as well as “Fade,” with Ty Dolla $ign and Post Malone.

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He performed “All Day” at the 2015 BRIT Awards in February.

West’s wife, Kim Kardashian, also posted on social media in support of her husband on Friday.

“REAL FRIENDS & NO MORE PARTIES IN LA KanyeWest.com,” she captioned a throwback shot of the rapper jamming on a keyboard in an oversized sweater whilst wearing headphones.

This is West’s first album since becoming a father and a husband; he and Kardashian, 35, tied the knot in May 2014, and are parents to daughter North, 2, and son Saint, 1 month.

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