Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West‘s long-awaited SWISH album will be receiving some serious Hollywood treatment by arriving at theaters nationwide next month.
According to reports, select theaters will premiere Ye’s latest solo offering February 11.
Kanye West recently hinted at a February 11 release date for Swish, his new album. He has now announced that he will debut the album at a performance at NYC’s Madison Square Garden that same day. The performance will be screened in theaters as well. Update 1:10 p.m.: The event has been confirmed as the “world premiere of the album Swish in its entirety.” It will be screened in theaters starting at 4 p.m. Eastern time. Find the full poster below. Tickets are on sale for the MSG event starting on January 29. More information is expected to be posted on Kanye’s site here. (Pitchfork)
Kanye boasted about the importance of this solo effort on Twitter Tuesday (January 26).
Kanye announced his upcoming SWISH album’s tracklisting on Twitter early Monday (January 25).
Recently, G.O.O.D. Music affiliate Travi$ Scott talked about Kanye working on the new album.
“I feel like it’s going to be like a very good f*cking good album. This motherf*cker is going in on this album. That n*gga’s not sleeping. N*gga ain’t eating. Sh*t’s crazy. It’s lit. He’s just focusing on this album. He just really wants this album to be the illest so I’m just here to support that.” (Billboard)
A few days ago, G.O.O.D. Music president Pusha T spoke on the importance of getting out Ye’s solo album.
“Personally? Getting these albums out. I started with the prelude with Darkest Before Dawn. We gotta get this Ye album out. The rollout of that is very important. Sean is ready as well. And King Push is going to be coming very, very soon.” (STASHED)