Kanye West’s “Swish” project has been abandoned. No, he has not abandoned the album but he will rename it as “Waves.”
He tweeted a photo earlier confirming the change in name.
— KANYE WEST (@kanyewest) January 27, 2016
According to Pitchfork, Kanye’s new album will debut at Madison Square Garden during an event that will be screened in Theatres in February.
The photo contains a tease to what can be expected from Kanye’s live performance. Although it is not sure if he will premiere a song from his new album, the poster, which has “Yeezy Season 3,” means that the rapper will definitely be premiering his latest fashion line. Yeezy seasons 1 and 2 were his earlier releases. The poster also advertises a performance from Vanessa Beecroft who used to collaborate with Kanye.
The announcement of the performance comes days after Kanye revealed the names of all the 10 songs in the album. Kanye tweeted about the album saying it is his “Best album of all time.”
“So happy to be finished with the best album of all time,” West tweeted.
Tickets to the performance at Madison Square Garden for the general public will start from January 29 at 10 am EST. An American Express presale is scheduled for January 27 at 10 am while a venue presale will follow on the 28th at the same time, according to Rolling Stones.
The event will be broadcasted to theaters around the world on February 11. Only fans in the UK and Germany have access to the tickets and venue information.
“Waves” will be Kanye’s seventh studio album after 2013’s “Yeezus.” The album debuted at number one on the Billboard 200, selling 327,000 copies in its first week of release. It topped the charts of 30 other countries including the United Kingdom and Australia. “Yeezus” was also nominated in two categories at the 2014 Grammy Awards including Best Rap Album.