The creators of Comedy Central’s “South Park” series recently poked some fun at rap star Kanye West‘s upcoming Only One video game.
Footage of creators Matt Stone and Trey Parker joked about their “South Park: The Fractured But Whole” game and made references to Yeezy’s title.
“There’s a gay fish in South Park, and he loves fish sticks, and the gay fish actually wants you to help him get his mother into heaven, so you get to journey up and try to help this little gay fish get his mom into heaven. You’re acting like this sh*t is regular. This sh*t is hard. I hope you all saw the Kanye thing.”
Matt and Trey talking about Kanye's game pic.twitter.com/88zToxPLdC
— Rob (@Precyse) June 16, 2016
Dating back to 2009 “South Park” has taken aim at Yeezy in multiple episodes.
Following the “Fishsticks” episode, Kanye wrote a post on his website thanking “South Park” for the episode. In 2010, Matt Stone talked to Pitchfork about the episode, saying, “I mean we’re like, ‘Kanye, you are humorless. You do need to grow a sense of humor.’ Yeah, so that was not what we expected to have happen, to have him thank us. [laughs] I thought we were going to need a bodyguard, you know?” In 2013, the West parody returned to “South Park” once more in an episode that featured a “Bound 2” goof. (Pitchfork)
Since last year, Yeezy reportedly has worked on the release.
According to Encyclopedia Pictura’s website, the game has been in production since 2015 under the direction of Isaiah Saxon and Sean Hellfritsch. There’s still no word on when the game will be released or what platform it will be playable on. The LA-based studio have worked together with a number of artists in the past on music videos including Panda Bear, Metronomy, Björk and Grizzly Bear. (NME)
Back in February, buzz about Kanye’s new game started to develop.
Kanye West ended his album release party / fashion show in New York with a surprise announcement: that he’s working on a video game called Only One about his mother “traveling through the gates of heaven.” The game shares its name with a song West released two years ago, speaking from the point of view of his late mother after the birth of his daughter. West showed a short reel of dreamy footage from the game that, true to his word, depicts his mother flying through clouds and traveling on the back of what appears to be a Pegasus. (The Verge)
Kanye previewed a video game he has been working on "Only One: The Game" pic.twitter.com/AbfUVZkN4J
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