Kanye West “All Day” co-producer Velous talks creation

The release of the week was of course Kanye West’s “All Day”, which is not officially out yet just on replay via the live performance debut at the BRITs.

You know by now… the beat goes. But who was behind it? It’s easy to assume Kanye, but French Montana instagrammed it was co-produced by himself and an unknown named Velous.

Well, meet Velous.

MTV was able to link up with the New Yorker and Velous described his role in crafting the beat that we’re all soon going to get hype to. The summary: he made it for French, Kanye somehow heard it and loved it and then he and French (yup French too) added their own layers and tweaks. Watch Velous describe it more in-depth above. Can’t wait for this studio version.

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Kanye West debuts “All Day”

All Day, all day!

Kanye debuted “All Day” just now at the 2015 BRIT Awards backed by Theophilus London & Allan Kingdom (featured), a huge crew in general, and a huge fire. Seriously, all the flame emojis.




UPDATE:This text exchange… (via @TheophilusLondon)

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“All Day” leak #1 on a Billboard chart

Kanye’s gonna stunt about this one. I would too.

His new single “All Day” leaked in atrocious quality form earlier this week, but that didn’t stop the interweb fiends from listening and sharing to propel “All Day” to the #1 spot on the new Billboard Trending 140 chart. If you click on it now, the chart is ever-evolving, but at one point, ‘Ye was on top of ’em all again.


Now I can’t wait for the official version to drop.

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Kanye West “All Day” (LQ Snippet Leak)

The interwebs are fiendin’ over this new low quality (emphasis on low) leak of Kanye West “All Day”. The buzz is nearing maximum after ‘Ye mentioned “All Day” in his GQ interview last month, saying this:

“Even lyrically, I think about certain lines that I say on my new single, which is called “All Day,” that usually Jay would say, but Jay’s not on there. So I say, All day, nigga, it’s Ye, nigga. Shopping for the winter, it’s just May, nigga. Ball so hard, man, this shit cray, nigga. You ain’t getting money unless you got eight figures. Right?”

I say it’s unfortunate though that “All Day” sprung a leak like a “Stronger” or “Love Lockdown” in days past because this is the first impression for many surfing the web when a song that sounds this hype deserves to be heard with the proper booming production and vocals. I’m personally holding off on this long snippet after hearing about 10 seconds of the quality below, but I know you may be different and want to hear some semblance of “All Day”. Either way, I’m definitely lookin’ forward to any new ‘Ye.

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French Montana has worked on “All Day”

Can I start calling them Khloe & Frenchie? I feel like that has a nice ring to it. Anyway, it was the couple’s first interview together as they sat down with Angie Martinez on Hot 97 Power 105 and talked about themselves and the reaction to them as a couple. Yadda yadda yadda… I just cared about the Kanye West news tidbit revealed by French Montana in the interview.

It’s been previously talked about that the two have been in the studio, and it sounds like one of those sessions was for “All Day” — the first single Kanye West revealed is coming soon in this week’s cover story with GQ. The way ‘Ye collabs with artists, there’s no telling how much French is involved, but now we at least won’t be caught by surprise when “All Day” drops hopefully sooner than the “two weeks” that ‘Ye hinted at.

Watch the full interview below.