He's been surfing a bumpy wave.
We’ve got to admit, 2016 has been a hell of a year, and I’m not talking in a good way. There have been so many deaths and tragedies that everyone is pretty much ready for this year to be over. 2016 has also been a doozy for Kanye West. Earlier this year, things were going right for the rapper after achieving much success with his Life of Pablo album. But soon after, things went left for the Chicago native.
Kanye Beefs with Wiz
The day after Ye announced the album’s name change, a beef brewed between Kanye and his ex’s ex. Ye thought Wiz made a subliminal shot at Kim Kardashian and all hell broke loose. Wiz took things a step further when he made a comment about Kanye stealing the term “Waves” from Max B, the original Wave God.
Kanye Announces T.L.O.P.
After changing the name of his seventh studio album, which was initially entitled SWISH then Waves, Kanye announced that the new title would be T.L.O.P. Not knowing what the hell it stood for, fans stayed on the edge of their seats to soon find out.
T.L.O.P. Listening Party
Just like the genius he is, Kanye decided to premiere his new album in the dopest way possible. He played music from his album during his third Yeezy Season show at New York Fashion Week in Madison Square Garden. Not only did Yeezy invite fans, but friends Pusha T, Anna Winter Kid Cudi, Lamar Odom, and his Kardashian family were in the building.