Kanye appealed to Dylan on Twitter this evening
In his appeal, West tweeted: “Calling out to Bob Dylan…Let’s get together’. Previously, West has reached out to other artists in the same way.
‘Skins’ marks the first full-length record to be released since the Florida rapper’s death in June. The 20-year-old was shot and killed while leaving a motorcycle dealership in Broward County.
Appearing on the ‘One Minute’, West appears to defend the controversial rapper. West opens the song by rapping: “So much hate at the top, it’s a lonely place” before adding: “Now your name is tainted by the claims they paintin’/The defendant is guilty, no one blames the plaintiff.”
After expressing his unhappiness at Barclaycard sponsoring the event, there was some doubt as to whether Young would appear at the event next summer. However, it was confirmed today that Young would still appear, but without Barclaycard as the event sponsor.