Kanye West Speaks About His Bipolar Disorder on New Album 'Ye'
The album's cover also addresses his mental health.
Kanye West, who has come under fire in recent weeks for a statement he made about slavery, talks about being bipolar on his new album “Ye.”
West addresses recent events and speculation that he is bipolar on his first album since 2016’s “Life of Pablo.”
"That's why I f**k with Ye. That's my third person. That's my bipolar shit, n***a what. That's my superpower. N***a ain't no disability. I'm a superhero, I'm a superhero,” he rapped on the track “Yikes."
The album cover, a picture of mountains, also has the words, “I hate being Bi-Polar. It’s awesome,” written on it in green.
Kim Kardashian West tweeted that Kanye took the photo on the way to the album’s listening party.
On the seven-track album, Kanye raps about an argument he had with Kim Kardashian West after he made the controversial statement that slavery was a choice during an interview on TMZ livestream in May.
"I said, 'Slavery a choice,' they say, 'How, Ye?' Just imagine if they caught me on a wild day ... Wife calling screaming saying we're about to lose it all. I had to calm her down 'cos she couldn't breathe. I told her she could leave me now but she wouldn't leave. This is what they mean for better or for worse, huh?”
In April, Kanye also tweeted that his wife told him to tone down his pro-Trump comments.
“My wife just called me and she wanted me to make this clear to everyone. I don't agree with everything Trump does. I don't agree 100% with anyone but myself,” he wrote.
The star premiered his new album on Thursday night in Jackson Hole, WY., surrounded by a small group of celebrities and journalists.
"Ye" is available now on various streaming platforms.
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