Since Kanye West‘s MTV Awards gaffe last September when he interrupted Taylor Swift’s acceptance speech, he’s basically disappeared. Right before Christmas he made a surprise appearance at his G.O.O.D Music artist Kid Cudi‘s show at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles, where he declared that he’d be back in the studio at the top of 2010.
So far he’s spent this year the same way he spent the end of 2009: quietly. Usually seen in magazines and spotted walking the streets of New York, L.A., Paris and London, West hasn’t been photographed in months. Kanye hasn’t released a song and only barely hinted at working on his next album while remembering Alexander McQueen on his blog last month. Recently, though, it’s started looking like he’ll release his next album sooner than later.
Billboard recently reported that West is currently in his “Diamond Head, Hawaii home and recording studio, putting the final touches on his forthcoming album with guest rappers like Q-Tip, RZA and Pete Rock.” Several websites are reporting that it will be called Good Ass Job.
A rep for Kanye says he can’t confirm the album’s release date, title, or status. But if West’s new album is coming soon, are you going to pick it up? Or is it just too soon? Check out our poll below and tell us what you think.
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