Kanye West’s ‘Awesome’ Love Letter to Kim Kardashian Arrives
"Awesome," which could be a new song off his So Help Me God album, is his love letter to Kim. The deep synth and horn-like introduction gives the song lots of drama. The effort also sounds like work from his 808s & Heartbreak days with the featured Auto-Tune. As for the lyrics, Kanye moves away from the frills on this one and just speaks from the heart.
"Why would you listen to people trying to hate on you / At least you know there's nothing new / Stop everything you're doing now / Because baby you're awesome / You're so awesome / You look to good to be at work / You feel to good to be hurt / I hope you're ready for tonight / I'm gonna cook you sweet dessert," the rapper sings.
While we're not sure if Kanye's an at-home cook, this song is so sweet and endearing that it'll make you want to grab that Kleenex, much like you did when you first heard "Only One." We first heard the song during a preview of the latest season of Keeping Up with the Kardashians. The song was originally performed at the Met Ball in 2013, before Yeezus released; so we know he's been so deeply in love with Kim before he made her his wife.
The rapper has been hinting at surprising his fans with an album with no release date. This track comes as a surprise today. At first, rumors circulated that his personal laptop was stolen and hacked, leading to the leak of this track. However, a Def Jam representative have squashed that rumor. "His laptop has never been out of his possession. Hence, the laptop has not been hacked, and there has been no leak of personal data such as unreleased music, photographs, designs, videos or any other personal files," the rep told SPIN. "The leak today of the unreleased track 'Awesome' was unrelated and completely coincidental."
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