Kanye West has been praised for his new single Wash Us In The Blood, with fans and critics lauding the ‘masterful’ new track.
The rapper, 43, collaborated with his sister-in-law Kylie Jenner‘s ex-boyfriend Travis Scott and Dr Dre on the new single and following its release on Tuesday, the song, which focuses on racism and faith, became an instant hit.
Despite his work garnering huge praise, Kanye came under fire shortly after for his tribute to his wife Kim Kardashian for becoming a billionaire, as many lashed out at the ‘ill-timed’ sentiment given the fraught financial state of the globe.
Good work: Kanye West has been praised for his new single Wash Us In The Blood, with fans and critics lauding the ‘masterful’ new track
Ben Beaumont-Thomas from The Guardian lavished praise upon the track, with a five star review commending the ‘masterful’ piece.
He wrote: ‘Wash Us in the Blood, though, has Kanye channelling his emancipated mind towards the sharpest point…
‘He is at his most powerful when he doesn’t try to be calm, but corrals his anger. There’s a wider lesson there, perhaps, as the US faces its own moment of revelation.’
NME’s Sam Moore meanwhile offered a four star review while also lauding the track from his forthcoming album God’s Country.
Trouble: Despite his work garnering huge praise, Kanye came under fire shortly after for his tribute to his wife Kim Kardashian (pictured earlier this week) for becoming a billionaire, as many lashed out at the ‘ill-timed’ sentiment given the fraught financial state of the globe
New stuff: Fans were delighted at the new offering from the hit rapper
He penned: ‘The purpose of ‘Wash Us In The Blood’: a familiar, in-yer-face kind of Kanye West creation that’ll pull his on-the-fence fans back in with the die-hards, all while setting us up nicely for our imminent trip to ‘God’s Country’.’
Twitter meanwhile was awash with praise for the hit rapper, with fans branding his latest offering ‘The Song Of The Year’ and ‘thought-provoking’.
Users penned: ‘Wash us in the Blood is literally better than anything on Jesus is King, I’m so f**king hyped for this next one Kanye wow… I haven’t heard Kanye sound this motivated on a song in years. A motivated Kanye is a scary thought…
‘Wash Us In The Blood is f**king fantastic… Listening to Wash Us In The Blood got me like… WASH US IN THE BLOOD IS A F**KING BANGER OH MY GOD…
Oh dear: Following the praise of the new track, Kanye took to social media to address the news that his wife had become a billionaire
‘When Kanye said, “They don’t want me to Kanye, They don’t want Kanye to be Kanye, They wanna sign a fake Kanye, They tryna sign a Calm Ye” I felt all of that. Wash Us In The Blood = Song of the Year…
‘Wash Us In The Blood is the kind of music from Kanye we’ve been waiting for. Yeezus is back!… Kanye west just dropped song of the year“ wash us in the blood [sic]’.
‘WASH US IN THE BLOOD IS THOUGHT PROVOKING AND YOU NEED TO WATCH THE VIDEO TOO BECAUSE ITS INCREDIBLY INTERESTING THE ENERGY IT HAS’.
Following the praise of the new track, Kanye took to social media to address the news that his wife had become a billionaire.
Winning: Kim recently overtook her half-sister Kylie in the wealth stakes after her KKW beauty brand was valued at a billion dollars (pictured in October)
Kim recently overtook her half-sister Kylie in the wealth stakes after her KKW beauty brand was valued at a billion dollars.
The beauty mogul has just inked a deal with Coty Inc. to sell a 20 per cent stake in the company, which sells make-up and fragrances, for $200m. Sources have also told the site that Coty acts as a licensee for skin, hair, personal and nail products.
Kanye shared an image of a green tomato next to a rose and penned: ‘I am so proud of my beautiful wife Kim Kardashian West for officially becoming a billionaire…
Oh dear… Kanye caused ructions for his praise of Kim
‘You’ve weathered the craziest storms and now God is shining on you and our family. So blessed this is still life. So I made you this still life. We love you so much’.
Enraged fans hit back at the message: ‘Cool dude. 45 million Americans are unemployed right now. kim, there’s people that are dying. redistribute your wealth…
‘No one needs a billion dollars… my point is, there are people suffering & dying who don’t need to suffer & die. the super wealthy don’t need all the wealth they have accumulated… Read the room, idiot…
‘Wow! There are people losing their only income right now and you decide to tell the world your wife is a billionaire Face with rolling eyes bravo!… Bro. Timing.’
Happy days: Kanye gushed over his wife and praise her inflated finances (pictured in February)