The new track, believed to be called 'Could've Been Somebody,' was played before the producer's set on Sunday (June 9)
At Parklife Festival in Manchester this weekend, producer and DJ Hudson Mohawke might have dropped another new Kanye West song, potentially taken from his upcoming album, Yeezus. The Glaswegian Mohawke played the track believed to be called 'Could've Been Somebody' just prior to his set on Sunday and isn't the first time he's unveiled a potentially new track from West's upcoming album.
The track dropped just before Sunday's (June 9) set at the Manchester, UK, festival features Kanye rapping over the TNGHT beat 'R U Ready,' a track the rapper bought from the electronic-duo last year. TNGHT are made up of Hudson Mohawke and American producer Lunice. The track itself is quite reminiscent of Kanye's 808s & Heartbreak material, with the rapper using auto-tune throughout the singing parts , although those familiar with TNGHT will notice that the track retains all the bombast of any TNGHT song.
HuMo's sharing of the song on Sunday afternoon came when Kanye himself was playing new material at the Governors Ball at Randall's Island, New York, where he dropped the already heard 'New Slaves' as well as the brand-spanking new 'On Site' and much-discussed 'I Am God.' With about a week to go, it seems that Kanye are those who may have already heard the new album just can't wait to get the record out. The anticipation the rapper his building up around the album seems to be working too, because we can't wait to hear it.
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Joy Fantastic is one of the standout tracks from Hudson Mohawke's latest album 'Butter' released through Warp Records, the track features vocals from Olivier Daysoul and as our review Thom Holmes put it The track 'sounds like an Outkast release that's been produced by Andre 3000. Lush synth stabs and clattering beats.'