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…”