“It’s my birthday and Kanye West is enjoying tracks we made,” Blake wrote on Twitter, confirming he produced all three of the teaser songs the rapper shared
Kanye West stopped right into a London Trend Week afterparty to tease a group of unreleased songs, together with one which some followers thought sampled the 2016 James Blake deep reduce “At all times.” The latter artist took trip from celebrating his birthday to make clear on Twitter that the previewed monitor, which he produced himself, is totally new.
“It’s my birthday and Kanye West is enjoying tracks we made,” Blake wrote, additionally confirming he produced one other two songs West previewed. “I’m good for presents thanks.”
Although there is no such thing as a clear launch scheduled for any of the music West performed, the pair of musicians have lengthy expressed an curiosity in working collectively. The rapper had been anticipated to look on Blake’s 2016 album The Color in Something, however the report arrived with none contributions from him.
“One thing was presupposed to occur; I don’t actually know the way to describe how that didn’t work out,” Blake instructed Pitchfork on the time. “I wished Kanye to be on the music ‘Timeless,’ however the verse didn’t materialize. I believe an enormous swath of issues occurred in his life, and I simply stayed out of it.”
He added: “Ultimately, the temper of the album modified, and ultimately I don’t suppose it could have match. However I didn’t say I used to be working with Kanye simply so folks would get — I actually wished him to be on it.”
The pair look to have remained mates, and an official collaboration not filtered by means of an impromptu Trend Week pop-up should be on the horizon.