Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West has kept his word. The hip-hop veteran has come through this week with his new “Wash Us in the Blood” music video premiere.
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On Tuesday, Yeezy came through with his Travis Scott-featured new visual. The must-watch video shares real-life footage from a police brutality protest.
Kanye West is back with new music. He’s just shared a song called “Wash Us in the Blood,” which comes with a visual from the video artist (and prior West collaborator) Arthur Jafa. The song is mixed by Dr. Dre and features Travis Scott. The “Wash Us in the Blood” video opens with protest footage. The clip also has footage from West’s Saint Pablo Tour and Sunday Service rehearsals. (Pitchfork)
On Monday, Mr. West went to Twitter to let fans know his new record wouldn’t make its initial June 30 deadline.
“WASH US IN THE BLOOD COVER BY ARTHUR JAFA http://SHOP.KANYEWEST.COM VIDEO TOMORROW 10 AM EDT #WESTDAYEVER” -Kanye West’s Twitter
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Initially, Mr. West hit up Twitter to break huge new tunes news. In addition to announcing his new LP’s title, Yeezy vowed to release “Wash Us in the Blood” before June 30.
“KANYE WEST ARTHUR JAFA PROJECT 02 WASH US IN THE BLOOD FROM THE FORTHCOMING ALBUM GOD’S COUNTRY TODAY STILL #WESTDAYEVER” -Kanye West’s Twitter
Before You Go
Recently, buzz developed about Kanye having a new project on deck. His video artist Arthur Jafa teased the album’s production.
As previously reported, Jafa shared news of God’s Country‘s existence last month, while also revealing his involvement in an accompanying video. Previously, Jafa had soundtracked his 2017 video Love Is the Message, The Message Is Death, with West’s “Ultralight Beam.” (Exclaim!)