Kanye West Pays Tribute to Late Mom With New Song ‘DONDA’: Listen

Kanye
West
has shared a musical tribute to his late mother,
Donda West, on what would have been her 71st birthday.

The hip-hop star posted the new song “DONDA,” which opens
with a recording of his mom reciting the lyrics of KRS-One’s
“Sound of da Police”.

In the second part, ‘Ye leaps in with both feet as he
ruminates on racism, the Devil and “fake leaders,” all set to
an uplifting soundbed.

On it, he says, “Mama I need you to tuck me in/ I done made
some mistakes and they rubbed it in/ I know you and grandma had
enough of them/ Why I gotta be so stubborn then/ I’m doin this
one for y’all/ So we can end racism once and for all.”

Earlier in the day, Kim Kardashian West posted a vintage video
of her husband and his mom singing his song “Hey Mama”, from
2005’s Late Registration.

West told Oprah Winfrey in 2005 that he wrote the piece for his
mother back in 2000. “It’s one of my favorite songs,” he said
at the time. Kanye openedhis Sunday Service on Mother’s Day 2019
with a rendition of the song.

Donda died in 2007 from post-surgery complications. She was
58.

In loving memory of my
incredible mother on her birthday My mom reciting KRS1 lyrics This
song is called DONDA pic.twitter.com/YWKhqYYu2E

— ye (@kanyewest)
July 13, 2020

Kanye
West has shared a musical tribute to his late mother,
Donda West, on what would have been her 71st birthday.
The hip-hop star posted the new song “DONDA,” which opens
with a recording of his mom reciting the lyrics of KRS-One’s
“Sound of da Police”.
In the second part, ‘Ye leaps in with both feet as he
ruminates on racism, the Devil and “fake leaders,” all set to
an uplifting soundbed.
On it, he says, “Mama I need you to tuck me in/ I done made
some mistakes and they rubbed it in/ I know you and grandma had
enough of them/ Why I gotta be so stubborn then/ I’m doin this
one for y’all/ So we can end racism once and for all.”

Earlier in the day, Kim Kardashian West posted a vintage video
of her husband and his mom singing his song “Hey Mama”, from
2005’s Late Registration.
West told Oprah Winfrey in 2005 that he wrote the piece for his
mother back in 2000. “It’s one of my favorite songs,” he said
at the time. Kanye openedhis Sunday Service on Mother’s Day 2019
with a rendition of the song.
Donda died in 2007 from post-surgery complications. She was
58.

In loving memory of my
incredible mother on her birthday My mom reciting KRS1 lyrics This
song is called DONDA pic.twitter.com/YWKhqYYu2E
— ye (@kanyewest)
July 13, 2020

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