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Kanye West will only make gospel music from now on

The rapper made the announcement at a listening party for his new album

  • Harrison Williams
  • 30 September 2019
Kanye West will only make gospel music from now on

As fans continue to wait for Kanye West's new album 'Jesus Is King', the rapper has announced that he will only make gospel music from now on.

This past weekend, Kanye West held a series of surprise events in the United States, including a Sunday Service event in Queens, NY and album listening parties in Chicago and Washington Heights, NYC.

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The listening parties, dubbed 'Jesus is King: A Kanye West Experience', featured a screening of Kanye's IMAX film Jesus is Lord from director Nick Knight, as well as a listening session of the new album 'Jesus Is King'. According to Andrew Barber of Fake Shore Drive, this is also when Kanye announced, "he is no longer making secular music. Only gospel from here on out."

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Spanning 10-tracks, the album was rumored to be released this past weekend, but it has yet to be released as of Monday afternoon.

According to Billboard, Kanye told the crowd what the album represents to him: "New York City is definitely one of my hometowns. I wasn't fully saved during Coachella. I came to know the truth and joy of Jesus. This album is an expression of the gospel."

At this time, no announcement has been made regarding when the album will be released.

View the latest track list of Jesus Is King below.

1. 'Beauty From Ashes'
2. 'Follow God'
3. 'On God'
4. 'Closed on Sunday'
5. 'Water' Feat. Ant Clemons
6. 'Selah'
7. 'New Body' Feat. Ty Dolla $ign & Nicki Minaj
8. 'L.A. Monster'
9. 'Hands On' Feat. Fred Hammond
10. 'Use This Gospel' Feat. Clipse & Kenny G

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