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Kanye West says new album is really coming this week

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Kanye West says he's going to release his new album this week—for real this time.

The rapper, who has largely been silent on Twitter for the past several months, tweeted early Monday morning a new release date for his album Jesus Is King, which is expected to arrive Friday (Oct. 25). The tweet included what appears to be an image of the new album on vinyl.

The new date also makes sense, as it's the same day a new documentary of the same name is expected to arrive in IMAX theaters. As we previously mentioned, the album had been teased for a Sept. 27 release date and was then shelved until Sept. 29 before losing any kind of release date altogether.

Jesus Is King will follow his 2018 solo record Ye as well as his collaborative Kids See Ghosts project with Kid Cudi. He has since said he intends to only release gospel music now, having recently suggested he considered quitting rapping completely.

To be sure, West's label Def Jam Recordings on Monday afternoon also shared the same release date, suggesting both Ye and his team are on the same page with this announcement.