Kanye West is no stranger to controversy, which probably explains why almost no one is surprised that his upcoming album supposedly features a photo of his late mother’s plastic surgeon.
Following a couple of days which has seen Kanye West sing the praises of controversial US President Donald Trump and release a new song which legitimately features the lyrics “Poopy-di scoop/Scoop-diddy-whoop,” the rapper has again continued his Twitter rampage, this time apparently releasing the artwork to his new album.
Just last week, West announced via Twitter that June will see the release of two new albums featuring his work. The first is set to be a new seven-track solo album and will be released on June 1st, while the second is on track to be a self-titled collaboration with Kid Cudi under the name Kids See Ghost. However while West’s solo album is yet to be titled, it looks like we may have the artwork to it, which features US plastic surgeon Jan Adams.
— KANYE WEST (@kanyewest) April 28, 2018
“This is my album cover,” explained West in a Tweet which showed a text conversation with an individual who is purported to be Wes Lang. “This is plastic surgeon Jan Adams. The person who performed my moms final surgery.”
“I want to forgive and stop hating,” West wrote, before the album title of Love Everyone was suggested.
As fans of Kanye West would more than likely be aware, West’s mother, Donda, passed away in November of 2007, the day after she underwent a cosmetic surgery which involved and abdominoplasty and breast reduction.
While the coroner determined that Donda West passed away due to heart disease while suffering “multiple post-operative factors,” rumours and allegations of malpractice by Jan Adams have always been floated. Adams has maintained that West was fine when she left his care, but that it was the aftercare that she received while at her home that eventually resulted in her passing.
Whether or not Kanye West will indeed use Jan Adams’ picture as his album cover remains to be seen (especially considering that Adams would have to sign off on the use of his likeness), but we can say with certainty that this next month is going to be a pretty wild ride into the mind of Kanye West.