Kanye West has returned to Honolulu, Hawaii -- the place where "MBDTF" was created -- to work on his upcoming album.
Kanye West has been involved in so many different endeavors of late, it's beginning to feel like his priorities have shifted away from music. Should that indeed be the case, it's certainly understandable -- Yeezy has built up one of hip-hop's most impeccable discographies, with several classics under his belt. In fact, one such classic -- 2010's My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy -- is widely hailed as one of the greatest albums in modern history.
As many fans likely know, the majority of My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy was recorded in Honolulu, Hawaii, where he connected with no shortage of creatives and immersed himself in the process. Now, a new report from HipHopDX reveals a promising development, as gleaned from court documents pertaining to Ye's ongoing legal battle against MyChannel.
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According to the documents, Kanye has once again returned to Honolulu, Hawaii -- hallowed grounds in the context of his career -- where he has been holed up "recording an album." While it's unclear as to how much bearing locale might have on a project's creation (that probably depends on the artist), it's interesting to see that Kanye has moved away from his recent base in Wyoming, where he worked on the majority of his recent musical output including the critically acclaimed Surgical Summer run.
We'll have to see how this one pans out, as at this moment, all we can really do is speculate. Perhaps Yeezy is looking to recapture the magic associated with his arguable magnum opus, released during a time of personal tumult in his life -- not unlike what he's been currently in the midst of experiencing, following a widely-publicized divorce from Kim Kardashian.
Keep an eye out for further intel on Kanye's upcoming album, as well as any rappers traveling to Honolulu. Do you think this return bodes well for Ye's upcoming body of work?