With Jesus Is King's release date changed once again to this Friday, let's take a look at hip-hop's other infamous releases that never materialized.
Chances are October 25 will come and go without a new album from Kanye West.
We've come to expect being disappointed by Kanye. And despite his recent official "announcement" about the release of his album Jesus Is King via Twitter, fans were quick to troll and dismiss the tweet as a false promise. It's been a rough road for Kanye fans in the last year. His recent "Sunday Service" performances have disturbed the masses. Some believe they affirm Kanye's long-held God complex, while others view his latest post-MAGA obsession to be more of a manic episode. Some believe he's simply spreading the gospel and that he's truly been "saved." Regardless, it's all cast Jesus Is King in a puzzling light, and fans truly don't know what to expect, or whether to expect anything at all. The one thing we know for certain is that the guy is a total pr*ck to his wife these days.
Will Jesus Is King become the next Fear Inoculum? Probably. It would be quite like Kanye to be his own hype beast. In the meantime, let's take a look back at a few of hip-hop's other notorious unreleased projects, all of which are, honestly, more likely to be released in 2019 than Jesus Is King.
The Fugees Third Album
What we wouldn't give to hear Wyclef and Lauryn Hill battle it out once more. Perhaps Wyclef misspoke or got over excited when he initially promised a third Fugee's project back in 1999, but alleged bad blood between the trio quickly dissipated any hope for a third album. Not all hope is lost, as Lauryn Hill is set to release her first solo record in 5 years, Wyclef Jean recently returned to music as well, and several years ago Pras even said he'd be open to a reunion. It would be amazing if the trio could clear the air with one last project.
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