Pusha T “totally against” Kanye West’s political views, but says things become “clearer” on new album

Rapper has also previewed new album 'Daytona', which features a Kanye verse

Pusha T has opened up about his stance on Kanye West‘s political views, revealing that he’s “totally against” them and disagrees with West “all the time”. He also suggested that Kanye’s point of view becomes “clearer and better” on his upcoming album.

West has caused controversy recently by praising Trumpcriticising Obamameeting with controversial right-wing pundit Candace Owens and calling slavery a “choice”.

Pusha, who has collaborated with Kanye numerous times and is the President of the rapper’s GOOD Music label, recently spoke in an interview with Angie Martinez, saying: “It’s just another one of many things we disagree on. We disagree all the time. It’s just a stance that I have. I’m totally against it.”

Of Kanye’s upcoming record, the follow-up to 2016’s ‘The Life Of Pablo’, Pusha said: “He’s definitely going to show everybody that he’s always going to be on the next level of music, that’s what he’s on right now.”

Asked whether West’s views are reflected in his music, Push replied: “He’s speaking on a lot on this album. And I feel like he even speaks it clearer and messages it clearer and better through the music. That’s where you can see a bit of, like, okay you’re asking these questions and saying these things to get this type of emotion or answer for something else. I feel like it’s better there, let it live in the music.”

Watch the full interview below:

Pusha T releases his new Kanye West-produced album ‘Daytona’ on Friday (May 25). It’s the follow-up to 2015’s ‘King Push – Darkest Before Dawn: The Prelude’.

The seven-track album features a Kanye verse on one of its tracks, titled ‘What Would Meek Do?’. Pusha T hosted an album listening event on Wednesday night (May 23) and previewed the verse. It sees West rap about wearing his Trump-signed Make America Great Again hat, while also scatting.

 

See the tracklist for ‘Daytona’ below:

1 ‘If You Know You Know’
2 ‘The Games We Play’
3 ‘Hard Piano’ [ft. Rick Ross]
4 ‘Come Back Baby’
5 ‘Santeria’
6 ‘What Would Meek Do?’ [ft. Kanye West]
7 ‘Infrared’

As well as Pusha T’s new album, Kanye has also been working on two records of his own (one being a collaborative release with Kid Cudi), as well as albums from Nas and Teyana Taylor.

Here’s everything we know about Kanye West’s new album so far.