Those waiting for Kanye Wests Donda album will have to wait a little longer.
The rapper took to Twitter on Monday night (September 14) to share a series of tweets, starting by announcing that he “will not post any more music until I finish my contract with Sony and Universal.”
“About God … in the name of Jesus … come and get me,” he continued. In January 2019, West filed a couple of lawsuits against EMI, the songwriter that has managed the rights to its songs since 2003, and against Roc-a-Fella Records, UMG Recordings, Def Jam and Bravado International Group.
The EMI sued West in March 2019 for damages, after what it called in court documents a response to “West̵
West followed up with another tweet demanding apologies “immediately” from J. Cole and Drake, whom he has both feuded with in the past. “I’m Nat Turner … I’m fighting for us,” he wrote, comparing himself to the American slave who led a Virginia uprising for freedom in 1831. He also compared himself to Moses and called the music industry and the NBA. “modern slave ships,” before proclaiming that he “will not see my people become slaves.”
“I’m the 2nd richest black man in America … I need all my people with me so we can get free,” he added, suggesting a potential alliance between himself, Drake and J. Cole. He deleted the tweet, noting that “wealth is in our love for the family and our brothers and our service to God … let us rise … let us communicate.”
In a recently deleted tweet, West added that he has a meeting set up with “Sean Carter” before correcting himself for Jay-Z’s real name, Shawn Carter. “No respect for my big brother,” he clarified.
Ye continued his challenge towards labels and publishing companies. “I’m not industry bro … I do not care … I am in the service of Christ … we need healing of the world … I miss my brothers … I refuse to argue with black men on labels , we do not own … even twitter, “Kanye said before adding:” I have the utmost respect for all brothers … we have to link and respect each other … no more dissing each other on labels, we does not own. “
“Let’s stop killing each other … let’s show God that we are God’s people … my ego gets the best of me too,” he shared. “God does not measure us by money in his kingdom … let us love one another … I love my brothers and I miss my friends … real talk.”
West shared a screenshot of a post from the Instagram account @balleralert with a conversation between NBA star Kevin Durant and businessman Steve Stoute, in which they discourage black Americans from voting for the rapper in this year’s parliamentary elections. “Steve Stoute is a good man … this is my brother … I’m disappointed with many of his recent decisions, but Steve is my brother … I understand brother and I’m here for life,” Ye tweeted.