Kanye West’s co-writer quits and says rapper needs counselling

Rhymefest: 'His mind and spirit isn't right'

Kanye West‘s long-time co-writer Rhymefest has allegedly quit working with the rapper, taking to Twitter to say that the star “needs help, in the form of counselling”.

Chicago rapper and songwriter Rhymefest has worked with West since his debut album, helping to pen hits like ‘Jesus Walks’ and ‘New Slaves’. However, the artist recently stated on Twitter that he stopped working with West “last month”.

Asked by a fan to start working with the rapper again, Rhymefest replied: “Nah his mind and spirit isn’t right”. He elaborated: “My brother needs help, in the form of counseling. Spiritual & mental. He should step away from the public & yesmen & heal”.


“I love my brother. I pray for his health not our entertainment,” he said later. See the tweets in full below.


Kanye West’s new album ‘The Life Of Pablo’ was premiered on Thursday evening during the Yeezy Season 3 fashion launch, however it appears to have undergone several changes since.

Having missed its original release date of Friday February 12, West has since blamed Chance The Rapper for delaying his album release. It is expected to be released very soon.

READ MORE: Kanye West’s ‘The Life Of Pablo’ – Track-By-Track First Listen

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