Kanye West to release new album this year
Published Jul 6 2012, 11:01 BST | By Colin Daniels Kanye West
will reportedly release his sixth solo album later this year.
The rapper, who has been touring his Watch The Throne
record with Jay-Z, is currently working on the release of the G.O.O.D. Music compilation Cruel Summer
, which features artists signed to his label.
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Def Jam vice president and multiplatinum producer No I.D. told MTV
that West hopes to drop his next studio record after Cruel Summer
"He's coming right after that," said No I.D., who produced Jay-Z's 'Run This Town' and Big Sean's 'My Last'.
"I'm not working on that [Cruel Summer
] album, I'm working on his album.
"This is Kanye. You know what to expect from the family. He hasn't missed yet, so don't expect him to miss. It's what you expect and everything you don't expect."
West, who was rumoured to be interested in making an album full of animal noises
, recently unveiled his collaboration with Pusha T
from Cruel Summer
Listen to 'New God Flow' below: