A rock artist is claiming that Kanye West dropped Donda so that he could release the album before Drake dropped Certified Lover Boy.
Both rappers were supposed to release their albums on September 3rd, but Kanye’s dropped the week before and he blamed it on his label.
“I realized why they hurriedly wrapped the whole thing up and put out what is obviously really raw, unprocessed stuff,” Todd Rundgren told Ultimate Classic Rock.
"Nobody would regularly make records like that unless they had stupid money to throw around": https://t.co/jWAAQBYytS
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“It’s because Drake was running the whole process. He was too afraid that Drake would one-up him, so he hurried up and released the album the weekend before Drake could get his out. And in the end, Drake ate his lunch anyway.”
Donda ended up selling over 300,000 units while Drake’s did more than 600,000.
“[Kanye West] is a shoe designer… He’s just a dilettante at this point. Nobody would regularly make records like that unless they had stupid money to throw around,” said Rundgren. “Nobody rents a stadium to make a record in. Nobody flies in the entire world of Hip Hop just to croak one syllable, just so you can say that everybody was on it.”