Kanye West has shared the newest music video from his Donda rollout. He has launched a visible for his previously-leaked André 3000 collaboration “Lifetime of the Celebration,” which seems on Donda (Deluxe). The brand new video consists of deepfake performances from images of West’s childhood, and it arrives at the side of the rapper’s Balenciaga-engineered Yeezy Hole assortment; parts of Ye’s video additionally appeared in a TV industrial for the launch. The video doesn’t embrace André 3000’s verse. Test it out beneath.
Coincidentally, “Lifetime of the Celebration” marks the second main deepfake video to function Kanye’s face tonight after Kendrick Lamar’s return, “The Coronary heart Half 5.”
West first previewed “Lifetime of the Celebration” throughout his Donda listening occasion in Las Vegas final yr. Not lengthy after, Drake performed studio high quality a snippet of the observe in a visitor combine for SiriusXM’s Sound 42. The tune takes purpose at Drake, particularly West’s lyric: “I put Virgil and Drake on the identical textual content, and it wasn’t concerning the matching Arc’teryx or Child Cudi gown.” He provides:“Simply advised these grown males cease it with the humorous shit.” Later within the tune, West allude to the pair’s then-scrapped plans to collaborate: “Thought we was the brand new Abu Dhabi/Advised Drake don’t play with me on GD and he despatched that message to all people/So if I hit you with a ‘WYD,’ you higher hit me with, ‘Yessir, I’m writing every thing you want.’”
Following the leak, André 3000 launched an announcement claiming that he was unaware of West’s digs at Drake, because the diss verse was not on the observe when he heard it initially. “The observe I obtained and wrote to didn’t have the diss verse on it,” he stated. “It’s unlucky that it was launched on this means and two artists that I like are going backwards and forwards. I needed to be on Licensed Lover Boy too. I simply wish to work with people who encourage me. Hopefully I can work with Kendrick on his album. I’d like to work with Lil’ Child, Tyler and Jay-Z. I respect all of them.” André additionally acknowledged that “Lifetime of the Celebration” was dropped from the preliminary launch of Donda on account of West’s present stance towards profanity.
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Drake and Kanye have subsequently squashed their beef; in November of final yr, the pair hosted a profit live performance titled “Free Larry Hoover” in Los Angeles.