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Kanye West tweets new album DONDA is out on Friday

The follow-up to Jesus Is King is imminent.

July 21, 2020
Kanye West tweets new album <I>DONDA</i> is out on Friday Rich Fury/Getty

Days after hosting a rally in South Carolina ahead of a proposed presidential bid, Kanye West has announced details of his next album. According to a tweet posted on Tuesday, DONDA will be out this Friday, July 24.

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West shared a screenshot of him working on the 12-track album alongside the planned release date. Recent Travis Scott collaboration "Wash Us In The Blood" does not feature, nor does "DONDA," a recent song which featured a sample of his late mother's birthday. Track titles proposed for the album include "I Know God Breathed On This" and "Space X - Alien," plus “New Body.” The latter track was originally set to appear on last year's much-delayed Jesus Is King with Nicki Minaj and Ty Dolla $ign features (it's unconfirmed whether either of the guest verses will be on the album).

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Should DONDA be released on Friday it will be Kanye’s first studio album since 2019's Jesus Is King. 2019 also brought the release of Jesus Is Born, the debut album from his Sunday Service Choir The year before Kanye shared ye plus his collaborative LP with Kid Cudi KIDS SEE GHOSTS.

Kanye West tweets new album DONDA is out on Friday