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The sound, the insight and the daring of this album are enough to suggest that maybe West really is as brilliant as he says. He isn’t just breaking the rules; he’s re-making them.” The Globe and Mail 

“Yeezus is a brilliant, obsessive-compulsive career auto-correct… This isn't just a way to stay ahead of the competition; it's a way to stay ahead of himself.”Rolling Stone

“Yeezus is like nothing Kanye West has ever done before.” – National Post

(Toronto, ON. - 26 June 2013) – Yeezus, the much-anticipated and critically acclaimed new album from global superstar Kanye West, has today debuted at #1 on the Canadian Nielsen Soundscan chart, selling more than 23,000 copies in its first week. Yeezus, released June 18 via Def Jam/Universal Music Canada, the country’s leading music company, features the tracks “Black Skinhead” and “New Slaves”.

Yeezus, which is executively produced by Rick Rubin, is Kanye’s sixth studio album and fourth #1 album debut in Canada following the platinum selling My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy (2010), and the double platinum selling albums Graduation (2007) and Late Registration (2005).

On May 17, West began promotion of Yeezus by unveiling the previously unreleased song, "New Slaves" via video projections in sixty-six locations across the world, including Toronto. You can view the Royal Ontario Museum projection here

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