In an extensive interview with Newsweek’s Daily Beast, Rick Rubin talked about his career thus far, and gave some insight into the Yeezus recording sessions.
He revealed that there was enough material recorded for two volumes of Yeezus, and there is a possibility that a sequel could happen.
When he came to you with the record, did you have a sense of what needed to be done?
Initially, he thought there were going to be 16 songs on the album. But that first day, before he even asked me to work on it, I said, “Maybe you should make it more concise. Maybe this is two albums. Maybe this is just the first half.” That was one of the first breakthroughs. Kanye was like, “That’s what I came here today to hear! It could be 10 songs!”
So there might be another Yeezus in the pipeline?
That said, Yeezus 2: Cruel Winter is likely to drop Neveruary 31st.
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