In studio with Rae Sremmurd, CyHi, Kacyy Pluto, Ant Clemons, Bu and more, first mention of new album.
While freestyling as part of a Sunday Service performance in Burbank California, Kanye says "we got 3 more albums"
Kanye and Pusha T are spotted at Ye's Calabasas office:
Kanye links up with Griselda in Wyoming. He plays them new music.
It is revealed that due to COVID-19, Kanye had to push back plans to work on his album. He was supposed to meet with 88-Keys in Japan and Pusha T in Cabo.
In his interview with the Wall Street Journal, Kanye reveals plans to work on new album in Mexico in the Spring.
Westside Gunn in an interview with Elliot Wilson confirms he and Ye are about to be working. Also reveals that he's heard Kanye's new album and gives it praise.
Kanye reveals in an interview with GQ that he's deep into recording from sessions in Mexico:
In an IG Live with Michèle Lamy, Cinematographer Arthur Jafa reveals he's been working on a new Kanye music video and says it may come out next week. He also reveals the album's title, "God's Country".
Victory Boyd reveals she is writing in Wyoming and mentions her lyrics will be a protest to the police brutality in Minnesota.
Demo snippet of "Wash Us in the Blood" surfaces online.
Nico Ballesteros shares a sample of "Wash Us in the Blood" on Instagram accompanied by visuals of Wyoming.
Kanye announces the #WESTDAYEVER. Officially confirms the "Wash Us in the Blood" music video directed by Arthur Jafa.
Kanye releases "Wash Us in the Blood" featuring Travis Scott.
Kanye tweets out a snippet of a new song "DONDA" on his mother's birthday. The tweet has since been deleted.
Kanye tweets and deletes a tracklist for his new album "DONDA" with a release date of July 24th. In the following days multiple variations of the tracklist are tweeted.
In a call with Charlamagne tha God, Kanye confirms "DONDA" will be dropping on July 24th.
"DONDA" does not drop on July 24th.
Kanye tweets out the album cover for "DONDA" (pictured in OP)
In a Tweet with the caption "JAMES TURRELL AMPHITHEATER SKETCH" Kanye shares a potential graphic for God's Country, as well as a tracklist showing a new track titled Eternal Life
Kanye sets up shop in Atlanta, multiple artists are seen coming in and out of the warehouse, leading to rampant speculation.
Sunday Service returns after a long hiatus due to COVID-19. New songs from his forthcoming album are played over the next few weeks.
An image for a new Kanye West x Hype Williams film titled "ANGELZ" leaks online
Also, information about a song called "Hurricanes" comes to light. A guest appearances by Lil Baby as well as an already filmed music video are confirmed by leaked pictures.
Kanye attempts to release a song, "This Is The Glory" on Twitter for free and pisses on a Grammy as part of ongoing war with the music industry.
Kanye is pictured with Saint JHN, Buju Banton and former manager Biggs in Jamaica
While in Haiti, Kanye tweets out a snippet of a new song "Believe What I Say" which samples Lauryn Hill's "Doo-Wop (That Thing)"
Kanye tweets a snippet for a new song called "Nah Nah Nah"
"Nah Nah Nah" is officially released
Kanye is seen DJing at the birthday party of his wife, Kim Kardashian. A snippet for a song called "Tell The Vision" surfaces from the party.
Kanye appears on the Joe Rogan Experience. The 3 hour interview covers a wide variety of topics.
"Nah Nah Nah" remix featuring DaBaby and 2 Chainz is released.
A Dame Dash produced documentary chronicling the making of DONDA leaks online.
Kim Kardashian files for divorce from Kanye West, reported by TMZ and other media outlets.
"Jesus is King" wins the Grammy for Best Contemporary Christian Music Album, earning Kanye his 22nd Grammy.
Kanye attends the funeral of DMX and the Sunday Service Choir performs. He's seen wearing a mask over his face.
Future posts an image on his Instagram of himself with Kanye and Travis Scott all wearing masks, possible music video filmed.
Nico Ballesteros posts a picture of Kanye and Playboi Carti on Instagram. It's the same studio Kanye was previously pictured in with Travis Scott and Future. Bari reposts the image of Kanye with the caption, "The Come Back is Real".
Under a video posted on Instagram of the YZY GAP Round Jacket, Kanye West's manager Bu comments, "WestDayEver. Album OTW!"
Consequence posts a video of Kanye and Tyler, the Creator to Instagram containing a snippet of new music as well as a whiteboard tracklist, it's immediately deleted and then reposted without sound: instagram.com/p/CRbmkYhp1fh
NO CHILD LEFT BEHIND
I KNOW GOD BREATHED ON THIS
24 YOU'RE GONNA BE OK
COME TO LIFE
Additionally, "A private album launch party" is scheduled for July 18th, 2021:
streamable.com/0v4hxk (ChurchLV pastor confirms album event and confirms second album event at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta.)
Kanye holds a listening session for his album Donda in Las Vegas. At the event it is announced that two commercials featuring Kanye music will be debuting during Game 6 of the NBA Finals. Kanye doesn't speak at the event, just plays music. Another listening party is scheduled for July 22nd, at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia.
Mike Dean announces he is mixing the album.
A Beats commercial debuts during Game 6 of the NBA Finals containing a snippet of the song, "No Child Left Behind". It confirms the DONDA release date of July 23rd and a livestream on Apple Music the night before.
Kanye returns to Instagram:
Kanye is confirmed to take center stage at Rolling Loud Miami on Sunday, July 25th.
Kanye posts a new whiteboard tracklist to Instagram
Kanye holds his DONDA listening party at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta Georgia,
DONDA does not drop on its intended release date.
Justin Laboy announces on Twitter that Kanye is pushing DONDA back two weeks to August 6th, 2021:
Rolling Stone confirms the August 6th release date: "Donda was initially believed to be scheduled for a July 23rd release to immediately follow Thursday night’s listening event. Rolling Stone has confirmed reports that the new release date is set to be August 6th.*" rollingstone.com/music/music-news/kanye-west-donda-album-1202235