Kanye West’s new album has a new name, for now

Photo credit: @privatekanye via Instagram
Source: @privatekanye via Instagram


That’s the name of Kanye West’s new album. On Feb. 28, the rapper announced that his seventh studio album would be titled So Help Me God, and he shared a photo of its cover art featuring a religious symbol via social media.

Yesterday, however, the 37-year-old revealed on Twitter, that he’s had a change of heart… “I’m changing my album name to SWISH,” the hip-hop star tweeted on Sunday. “I might change it again but that’s the name now,” he added.

Although it’s unclear when SWISH will receive a release date, he has since released several new songs, such as “Wolves,” “All Day” and “Only One,” a tribute to he and wife Kim Kardashian’s 1-year-old daughter, North West, and has been featured on Rihanna’s “FourFiveSeconds” alongside Paul McCartney.

During a chat with Power 105 FM radio show “The Breakfast Club,” West stated that the new album is about “just embracing the music, embracing joy and just being a service to the people.”

While the new title may seem a bit random, “swish” appears to bear a special meaning for West. In March, following the season 10 of “Keeping Up With the Kardashians” premiere which featured Kim, 34, taking part in a nude photo shoot, Kanye posted several screenshots of his wife, captioned, “SWISH!”

What do you think of West’s new album title? Sound off in the comment section below.

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