So... THIS is why Kanye West has been ranting and raving for the past several weeks?
On the evening of May 31, 2018, the rapper debuted his first full-length project since 2016’s The Life of Pablo, holding a listening party for fans in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.
Along with some journalists and music industry heavyweights stars such as Chris Rock, Jonah Hill, Big Sean and Pusha T were in attendance.
We learned West's new, seven-track album is titled "YE" and we learned he has a lot to say about his marriage and about Tristan Thompson cheating on his sister-in-law.
Scroll down for a look inside this listening party... and for a rundown of Kanye's most pointed new lyrics:
It's All Led to This Moment
Kanye has spent his return to the spotlight singing the praises of Donald Trump and saying black people CHOSE to be slaves. Was it all in promotion of this record? And will the destination make that controversial journey worthwhile for the artist?
Here We Go, Folks
Chris Rock joked about Kanye's run of ridiculous remarks, introducing the new album by telling those in attendance: "Hip-hop is the first art form created by free black men. And no black man has taken more advantage of his freedom than Kanye West."
What Does Kanye Have to Say?
These new songs feature appearances by Kid Cudi, Ty Dolla $ign and Nicki Minaj. They touch on everything from the superstar's mental health and drug addiction ... to Tristan's cheating scandal.
Until Death Does Them Part?
Yup. Kanye rapped about his slavery comments
and Kim's reaction: "Wife calling screaming saying we’re about to lose it all I had to calm her down cuz she couldn’t breathe/I told her she could leave me now but she wouldn’t leave. This is what they mean for better or for worse huh?"
So There Was Something to Those Divorce Rumors?
Maybe the D-Word was never dropped, but sounds like this report
about the couple's marriage wasn't TOTALLY off base.
The Lyrics EVERYone is Talking About
But this is the verse that has the Internet all abuzz: "All these thots on Christian Mingle/That’s what almost got Tristan single."
Yes, Kanye Went There
Thompson has been accused of cheating several times on Khloe Kardashian, while she was expecting his baby, in case you missed this story.
Safe to say social media took note of this verse, with most reactions summed up by these Tweet.
And Also This One:
Khloe was surprised and flattered that Kanye made mention of her romance hardships on his record.
What Else Did Kanye Rap About?
The #MeToo movement, specifically one producer at the center of it: "“Russell Simmons want to pray for me too/ I pray for him because he got Me Too'd."
He Also Got Personal
Kanye spoke about his struggles with drug addiction and his mental health, confirming he is bipolar disorder and referring it his as his "superpower," while declaring "ain’t no disability, I’m a superhero."
What Will the Album Cover Look Like?
We'll find out soon, but his wife offered the above tease.
BEST ALBUM EVER?
"He’s all over the place," a source told People Magazine of Kanye leading into this album drop, adding: "Excited. Loud. He's [been] sleeping very little, texting at all hours of the day or night. Coming up with ideas, sending them to people and instructing everyone to drop everything and collaborate. He truly feels like it's the most exciting stuff in the world."
Will You Listen to YE?
Or has Kanye turned you off forever with his views on life? Leave a comment and let us know!