Kanye West shares new tracks, revives G.O.O.D. Friday series, has troubles with the internet

Kanye West shares new tracks, revives G.O.O.D. Friday series, has troubles with the internet
An Unofficial Timeline of Kanye West Trying to Release New Music

1:53 AM: Undercover journalist Kim Kardashian reveals that Kanye West’s G.O.O.D. Friday series, the one that led up to the release of My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy, is starting up again. As she put it via Twitter, “Friiiiiiday!!!! New music!!!! #EveryFriday #Swish #RealFriends.”

Friday morning: buncha stories in Europe are published about it.

Friday morning/mid-morning: buncha stories in the US are published about it.

1:00 PM: Kanye uploads “Real Friends” to SoundCloud, with a snippet of “No More Parties In LA,” the former of which features Ty Dolla $ign and the latter Kendrick Lamar. “Real Friends” is produced by Kanye, with help from Frank Dukes, Havoc, and Boi-1da (<3); “No More Parties in LA” is produced by Madlib.

1:01 - 1:14 PM: buncha stories are published about it.

1:15 PM: Kanye takes the stream down.

1:16 - 1:46 PM: buncha stories are still published about it, replacing the original stream with ripped versions.

1:47 PM: Kanye explains that he took it down because “there was a slight distortion in the main loop within Real Friends.” He adds, “It will be back up shortly.”

1:48 - 2:20 PM: buncha stories are published about the update.

2:18 PM: Kanye re-uploads the track to SoundCloud.

2:20 PM: Kanye posts on Twitter: “New version is up. Please please erase the old one I wasn’t satisfied with the sound quality.”

2:28 PM: But Kanye takes the stream down again.

2:29 - 2:46 PM: The media waits this time, with tweets here and there.

2:47 PM: The stream is made available again.

2:49 PM: The stream is taken down again.

2:54 PM: Kanye re-ups “Real Friends,” without the “No More Parties In LA” snippet.

3:02 PM: The stream is taken down again.

3:07 PM: Kanye decides to stream the song via his own website.

3:11 PM: Kanye re-uploads the hybrid version on SoundCloud.

Something tells me that these G.O.O.D. Fridays are going to be super fun.

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