New York producer Swizz Beatz recently shared his thoughts on rap star pal Kanye West‘s upcoming Waves album.
In Swizzy’s opinion, the highly-anticipated album may go down as one of Ye’s best releases to date.
“I had the pleasure of working on a few tracks for the album. It’s one of the best albums I heard him produce in a while. It’s a sound that I think is very enjoyable. The sonics and the things that people are gonna hear — I think they should connect to it, like close their eyes [away] from all of the B.S. and think about the music when you listen to the album ‘cause it’s a lotta noise outta there. When you’re that popular, there’s gonna be a lot of noise but sometimes, we gotta put the headphones out, get away from that noise and really listen to the craft and I think that he has a great piece of work on his hands.” (Billboard)
Kanye said he views his new album as being comparable to projects released from hip-hop moguls like Jay Z, Q-Tip and Puff Daddy on Twitter last night (February 2).
Earlier this week, Kanye’s wife Kim Kardashian West asked fans to vote on his Waves album title.
Last weekend, rap star 2 Chainz revealed in-studio footage and pics with Kanye on Instagram.