Kanye West Holding Third Apple Music Listening Party for Unreleased 'Donda' Album

Kanye West is planning to hold a third listening party for his upcoming "Donda" album, reports Variety. The listening session will take place at Soldier Field in Chicago on Thursday, August 26.

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As with West's prior two listening parties, the third listening party is likely to be livestreamed on Apple Music.

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West held a public listening party for the "Donda" album on July 22 at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta. The event was publicized in a Beats Studio Buds ad that aired during the NBA finals.


The initial listening party ended up breaking ‌Apple Music‌ livestreaming records with 3.3 million viewers tuning in. Even more ‌Apple Music‌ listeners participated in the second streaming event, which was held in Atlanta on August 5.

So far, West has been playing dramatically different versions of the album at each event, featuring new songs and new mixes.

West was initially expected to release the album after the August 5 Atlanta event, but that did not happen. There continues to be no release date for "Donda."

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Randel.D Avatar
38 months ago
This guy does not respect his fans. Selling $100 tshirts and $50 chicken tenders to people in a stadium who want music from him, then he comes in playing music too loud for anyone to make anything out, and then when he said he was going to release his album, he just… doesn’t.

I used to like his music, but now I just can’t separate the music from the artist, so it’s all trash to me now.
Score: 12 Votes (Like | Disagree)
nikhsub1 Avatar
38 months ago
I'd seriously rather have a root canal than go to this. Not sure why it's newsworthy either.
Score: 9 Votes (Like | Disagree)
TheYayAreaLiving ?️ Avatar
38 months ago
Why is Kanye still relevant? Why is this even a news? He's trolling, clearly.

Kanye is the KING OF TROLLING ?

Is he being serious this time?
Score: 8 Votes (Like | Disagree)
mashdots Avatar
38 months ago
can't say i've ever liked his music. dislike his personality much more. i wouldn't be caught dead wearing a pair of yeezys
Score: 7 Votes (Like | Disagree)
jkev57 Avatar
38 months ago
I refuse to support an artist who is crazier than I am.
Score: 7 Votes (Like | Disagree)
ksgant Avatar
38 months ago
...yawn.

But hey, I hear he's a genius. Even he says he's a genius. So it must be true, yes?
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)