In a rare moment of concession, Kanye West admits that he doesn’t think he’s the King of Rap right now. Drake is, he tells GQ’s Zach Baron in a Q&A so filled with perfect Kanye-isms that it can barely be broken down (although here we are, trying): “Yeah. He got last summer. And I’d never given it up till last summer … It’s a real question for me. Do I want to?” And while you should probably read the entire thing, here are some of the important things to know:
His next album might come out in September, and he already has the lead single: I don’t know, man. I hope I can get one of these songs out in the next couple of weeks, just to have something up and running. But I think most likely September. I go back and forth. Like, should it be September or should it be October? Should it be November?
When Beyoncé was working on her
last album, she took a while. I was thinking it could some how come out in
June, like Yeezus, and just kill it for the summer. But then I’m like, I have to work on Adidas and be with my child.