February 27, 2016


Kanye West Announces Next Album Title: ‘Turbo Grafx 16’

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Kanye West took to Twitter (of course) to announce the title of his next album, tentatively named Turbo Grafx 16. West’s latest album The Life of Pablo went through a number of title changes — from So Help Me God, to SWISH, to Waves, to finally TLOP

Among his rapidfire Twitter sprees, Ye announced his eighth record earlier this week (Feb. 24). His album title tweet reads: “My next album is titled “Turbo Grafx 16” as of now…” The  “as of now” is especially telling, considering his recent track history with naming an album. The title is a reference to one of the early video game consoles, TurboGrafx-16. His following tweets explain the significance. “Just on some super nerd vibes… one of my favorite gaming systems when I was a kid…”

Read the latest series of tweets below. Check out the 35 best lyrics from The Life of Pablo and read the complete guide to the album.