Early version features different lyrics to 'The Life Of Pablo' track
‘Famous’ features on West’s latest album ‘The Life Of Pablo’, released in February. The song’s lyrics caused furore upon its release, with West boasting on the track: “I feel like me and Taylor might still have sex”.
This newly-leaked demo sees Kanye instead rapping: “I feel like Taylor Swift still owe me sex” before adding of his ex-girlfriend: “I feel like Amber Rose still owe me sex. Why? I made that bitch famous… not really but somewhat famous.”
Kim Kardashian later leaked a phone call showing Swift seemingly enthusing over the “I feel like Taylor Swift still owe me sex” line. However, However, Swift appears not to be aware of the lyrics that follow: “I made that bitch famous”.
West went on to release his controversial ‘Famous’ video in the summer. It featured lifelike figurines of West, Swift and Kardashian, among other high-profile celebrities, all sharing a bed together.
Swift later issued a statement on Instagram: “Where is the video of Kanye telling me he was going to call me ‘that bitch’ in his song? It doesn’t exist because it never happened. You don’t get to control someone’s emotional response to being called ‘that bitch’ in front of the entire world. Of course I wanted to like the song. I wanted to believe Kanye when he told me that I would love the song.
“I wanted us to have a friendly relationship. He promised to play the song for me, but he never did. While I wanted to be supportive of Kanye on the phone call, you cannot ‘approve’ a song you haven’t heard. Being falsely painted as a liar when I was never given the full story or played any part of the song is character assassination.”
Meanwhile, West has returned to a recording studio for the first time since his wife Kim Kardashian was held at gunpoint and robbed.
The rapper was spotted leaving Milk Studios in New York in the early hours of Thursday morning (October 6). He is believed to have been in the studio for four hours.