"Kids See Ghosts" is now available on streaming services.
All five of Kanye West's musical projects this year have been fairly secretive. Information about Pusha T's Daytona only started becoming clear the day before it released and until ye dropped on streaming services, the name of the project was not even clear. Kids See Ghosts is no exception to the secretive Wyoming workflow. When Kanye announced that he and Kid Cudi were collaborating for an album, fans of both artists were in ecstasy. Anybody who grew up on Ye and Cudi was dreaming that this moment would one day come. While the rollout has been bizarre, reality is finally starting to kick in. Kanye West and Kid Cudi's collaborative album is here.
Up until a few hours ago, Mike Dean was still working on the finishing touches to the album, ensuring that the mix was ready for a June 8 release. Artists conventionally make their projects available for streaming at midnight but Kanye is no traditional artist. Live-streaming the listening party through the same means as last week's album, eager fans got their first taste at what a Cudi & Ye album would sound like. With the CDQ now available, we no longer need to settle for low-quality rips from last night's event.
Sounding considerably more polished than last week's ye, it appears as though Kanye and Cudi spent a lot of time making sure they were both satisfied with the finished product. It is likely that no tracks were left to the last minute, like 070 Shake revealed was the case with ye's emotional climax, "Ghost Town." Now that you've heard both Yeezy's solo album and his collaboration with Kid Cudi, which do you prefer and where does Kids See Ghosts rank in his discography from your first impression.