Kanye West shares new song ‘Donda’ in tribute to his late mother
Kanye West has shared a brand a new song and video called ‘Donda’ which is named after his late mother and released in honour of her birthday.
Donda West was born on July 12, 1949, but tragically passed away in late November 2007 following complications with cosmetic surgery. Donda’s voice features strongly in her new song and opens with the recording of her reciting lyrics from KRS-One’s 1993 single ‘Sound Of Da Police’.
“In loving memory of my incredible mother on her birthday,” West tweeted with the video, which you can watch below.
West recently announced on Twitter he will run for President saying: “We must now realize the promise of America by trusting God, unifying our vision and building our future.”
He added: “I am running for president of the United States.”
In a conversation with Forbes about his Presidency plans, he said: “When the conversation turned to his proposed Presidential run, West said: “God just gave me the clarity and said it’s time,” as an explanation for his decision. “You know I was out there, ended up in the hospital, people were calling me crazy. I’m not crazy.”
He continued: “Between all of the influences and the positions that we can be put in as musicians… It can drive you crazy, through all of that I was looking crazy because it wasn’t the time. Now it’s time. And we’re not going crazy, we’re going Yeezy, it’s a whole ‘notha level now. N-O-T-H-A.”