When Kanye West released his sixth studio album, Yeezus, fans were polarized by the experimental, sonically abrasive project. But years later, the genius of the album is still being understood by fans and those that assisted West in its creation. YouTube channel Noisy Images recently took an in-depth look at the creation and context behind the pop-culture milestone, Yeezus. The video outlines how West channeled the frustration he was feeling during a troubled time in his life into the unconventional sound of the album and how West teamed up with a plethora of artists to create a sonically cohesive album that references industrial, acid house, electro, dancehall, punk and Chicago drill. To learn more about just why and how Kanye West made Yeezus watch the video above.
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