Could the COVID-19 era soon be counting Kanye West among the assortment of artists who have delivered new music during the most bizarre time in modern history?

Though no one from West's team has made anything even resembling an official announcement regarding imminent new music, particularly with regards to a title and possible release date, cinematographer and artist Arthur Jafa spoke fairly definitively on exactly that during a recent Instagram Live chat with fashion icon Michèle Lamy.

As spotted by the reliable enthusiasts over at TeamKanyeDaily, Jafa told Lamy he's recently been "really busy" on a video-focused collaboration with West. 

"It's from his new record," he said, noting that the project—as far as he knows—is not connected with West's Sunday Service experience. "It's called God's Country and this will be, like, the first single, I guess, off of it. I don't know if I'm supposed to not be announcing it or whatever. I may just be spilling the beans. But yeah it's from a new record that's forthcoming. I don't know when the album is coming out but the single, I think, maybe some time next week. Maybe. It's not sure. It's not definite." 

Notably, Arthur Jafa's previously released video essay Love Is the Message, The Message Is Death—which was displayed at the Met and elsewhere—utilized West's 2016 Pablo cut "Ultralight Beam."

Also notable here is that West was previously quoted back in late 2019 as referring to the state of Wyoming, which has been the well-publicized launch site of all his recent projects, as being "God's country."

Jesus Is King, which dropped last year, was met with somewhat lukewarm reviews. Still, it's hard to deny high points on the album like, say, a track that brings together Clipse and Kenny Fucking G: