March 23, 2015


Listen: Kanye West and Wale Heat Things Up on "The Summer League"

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Wale's new Seinfeld-loving record, The Album About Nothing, is due March 31. We knew it was set to feature UsherJ. ColeJeremih, SZA and Jerry himself. But suddenly, on this third day of spring, we've got a track titled "The Summer League," one with Kanye Yeezus West. It's a non-album cut, but it showed up ready to ball on its own.

Yeezy jumps in for the first verse, going half-Auto-Tune, as he's been wont to do in this year of the sheep/goat/ram. (See: "FourFiveSeconds," "Only One," "Wolves"—three of the four So Help Me God tracks we've heard.) Then Wale shows up to take over and tame the barbecue-ready beat. Listen here:

Ty Dolla $ign is also on the track, having recently turned up on jams by Big SeanYGWiz KhalifaChris Brown & Tyga and Kanye himself. Ty's also riding on his new Charli XCX/Tinashe–featuring single "Drop That Kitty." (Spoiler alert: not about cats, [sad cat-face emoji].)

"The Summer League" premiered on Monday morning on NYC's Hot 97. We're keeping our eyes peeled for a stream of Wale's Album About Nothing as of…