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Kanye West digs into his pain for Ye

The rapper's eighth studio album Ye is as challenging and abrasive as it is familiar and likable

Kanye West
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The squiggly green writing on the front of Kanye West's eighth studio album Ye reads, "I hate being Bi-Polar, It's awesome", against the pristine mountains of Jackson Hole, Wyoming.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 07, 2018, with the headline 'Kanye West digs into his pain'. Print Edition | Subscribe