Chicago, IL – Kanye West and Chance The Rapper’s collaboration album is one step closer to becoming a reality. During a surprise appearance at Chance’s Open Mike event in Chicago, Yeezy confirmed the project and its title, Good Ass Job.
“Me and Chance working on a new album,” he told the audience, who erupted with cheers. “It’s called Good Ass Job.”
In addition to the album announcement, Kanye also claimed he’s moving back to Chicago and “never leaving again.”
— Chance The Rapper (@chancetherapper) September 18, 2018
“I’m never leaving Chicago.”- @kanyewest
— Diana Gutiérrez (@DGutierreztv) September 18, 2018
— Y X N A S (@yxnas_) September 18, 2018
“COLLAB ALBUM WITH CHANCE”. SAID HE MOVED TO CHICAGO PERMANENTLY AND NEVER LEAVING
— morechairs (@andyeezus) September 18, 2018
Kanye’s confirmation provides clarity on one of Chance’s recent Instagram posts. Lil Chano from 79th reignited talk about the collaboration by writing Good Ass Job on social media over the weekend.
The announcement caps off a busy day for Kanye, which saw him spark speculation of a Yeezus sequel on social media. Yeezy posted a blank CD reminiscent of his Yeezus cover art and teased something titled Yandhi.
Kanye was also revealed as the musical guest for the upcoming season premiere of Saturday Night Live. The episode is scheduled to air on September 29.