Recently, Kanye West has been in the news for two things: 1) his astonishingly entertaining beef with Wiz Khalifa, and 2) his ever-intriguing social media posts showing off the tracklist to his next (self-proclaimed) masterpiece:
The ever-changing list of songs, and the signatures of virtually any hot name on the hip-hop radar being yearbooked across in varying marker shades on this one piece of notebook paper has lit the social media world on fire with theories and conspiracies.
Who will be featured? Who will have helped produce? These questions can only be guessed at, given the haphazard appearance of the sheet of paper. Here is what the track list looked like in the latest post that garnered some 78,000 likes and 50,000 retweets.
About the only person who has been talked about more in recent weeks is perennial lightning rod LeBron James.
As I’m sure you’re aware of, from the breathless recantations of “insider” information flapping from between Brian Windhorst’s lips and the banshee-decibeled pontifications of First Take, the Cleveland Cavaliers fired their head coach, David Blatt, and replaced him with highly regarded assistant Tyronn Lue.
While many have debated LeBron’s inevitable involvement in this latest dramatic saga, we here at No Coast Bias were able to obtain an illuminating piece of evidence to show this may have been his plan all along. Here is LeBron James’ 2015-2016 tracklist.
(*Author’s note: special thanks to some of the crew at NCB for helping with ideas on this one. Alex, Robert, Steven, and Taylor: thanks, fellas.)