KANYE WEST – NEW SLAVES/BLACK SKINHEAD

Two nights ago Kanye West debuted ‘New Slaves’ via projections on to sixty six buildings across the globe.  Last night, the track received it’s television debut, along with ‘Black Skinhead’, on SNL.  Both tracks feature on his upcoming album ‘Yeezus’ (June 18th), and explore the disenfranchisement of African American people.  Stylistically, ‘Black Skinhead’ is gutteral, raw, and in a field completely of its own.  ’New Slaves’ is a little closer to the Cruel Summer aesthetic, but make no mistake, it still pushes boundaries.  Despite some recent PR nightmares, Yeezus proves that he remains a true innovator in every single aspect of his creative career.  Watch Yeezus perform ‘Black Skinhead’ below on YouTube.

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