Kanye’s New Album Will Be Called ‘So Help Me God’

Controversial hip-hop star Kanye West has tweeted that the follow-up to 2013’s Yeezus will be called So Help Me God. So, it looks like it will continue Kanye’s obsession with Christian imagery, although this one might not be as theologically problematic as Yeezus. On a recent interview with Zane Lowe, Yeezy said that the album was “a joyful noise unto the Lord” and compared it to “‘Amazing Grace’—coming out of the worst pain possible and making the most beautiful song possible.” So, it’s another chapter in Kanye’s long, complicated walk with Jesus.

Though there’s no official word yet on a release date, Kanye’s been steadily releasing new tracks including “Wolves,” “All Day” and the Paul McCartney collaboration “Only One,” and last week, he revealed that the record was about 80 percent done. Along with unveiling the title, Kanye also posted a mysterious image (which could possibly be the cover art), which Redditors discovered was an ancient monastic symbol for the Virgin Mary, as well as album art from a metal band called Christian Mistress …

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