"The album is a 30 out of 10," said Kanye West while addressing the prominent music website.
The Life of Pablo hasn't even been out for two days, but many prominent websites and magazines have already published reviews of the highly anticipated album. Kanye just delivered another newsworthy rant, during which he outlined his decision never to release The Life of Pablo outside of TIDAL. Before that, he took issue with Pitchfork, Rolling Stone, The New York Times, and other "white" publications that had recently reviewed The Life of Pablo. "Please do not comment on black music anymore," he wrote on Twitter.
Before listing out the publications that he considers to be "white," Kanye specifically addressed Pitchfork: "Pitchfork, the album is a 30 out of 10," he wrote in response to the site's TLOP review, which went up last night. Pitchfork rated West's album a 9.0 out of 10 and anointed it with the coveted status of "best new music."
Of course, the review is mostly effusive -- and the 9.0 makes TLOP Pitchfork's highest-rated project of the year, though it's not rated nearly high enough for Kanye's liking.
After calling out all-white publications, Kanye explained that while he loves white people, he doesn't believe they "understand what it means to be the great grandson of ex slaves and make it this far."