Kanye Previews André 3000 Collab, Talks Getting Back to Work on More Music in First Interview Since 'Donda' Release

Kanye West finally broke his silence when he flew to Germany to talk to 'Bild' about what's next, previewing a song with André 3000 in the process.

Kanye West is seen at ‘DONDA by Kanye West’ listening event at Mercedes-Benz Stadium

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Kanye West is seen at ‘DONDA by Kanye West’ listening event at Mercedes-Benz Stadium

Kanye West isn’t wasting any time. Despite just releasing his highly anticipated album Donda, ’Ye appears to have more new music in the chamber. 

Throughout the Donda rollout, Kanye has remained quiet, electing to let the art speak for itself except for the occasional social media post. Yeezy finally broke his silence when he flew to Germany and talked to Bild about the album. During the interview, he said God placed him on earth to create music and that he’s in Germany to “meet with architects and artists to build the best architecture to help rebuild Chicago.” Then he’ll return to the studio.

.@KanyeWest’s interview with Musrif premiered on Bild a few minutes ago.

Unfortunately, they dubbed his voice with a German voice-over. pic.twitter.com/JMg447IMRp

— Photos Of Ye (@PhotosOfKanye) September 2, 2021

“I’m not staying [in Germany] for long,” he said, per translations. “We will work on the school and then on new music. … God put me on this earth to make music. God put Demna here to design. God put Tadao Ando here to create architecture. God gifted us Turrell. God all sent us here for a certain reason and I have to make music.”

Translation of @KanyeWest’s new interview with Bild: pic.twitter.com/3ORe6V1m5A

— Photos Of Ye (@PhotosOfKanye) September 2, 2021

Kanye went on to say he’s always working on music, stating, “I produce music in my thoughts, no matter where I am.”

This led him to preview a song that features the ever-elusive André 3000, with a tiny snippet making its way to social media: 

Kanye West played unreleased music featuring André 3000 in Berlin 👀 pic.twitter.com/pZd6bQaHkP

— Kurrco (@Kurrco) September 2, 2021

It’s unclear if this verse was supposed to appear on Donda and became one of the many features that didn’t make the cut. It isn’t the first time Kanye and 3 Stacks have worked together, though, having both appeared on songs like Chris Brown’s “Deuces (Remix)” and Fonzworth Bentley’s “Everybody.” The OutKast member also lent some vocals to the Life of Pablo standout “30 Hours” and had an unreleased verse on Nas’ Kanye-produced album Nasir.

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