Donda



The problem with Kanye West’s Donda

12th September 2021

A dark, confusing, rambling album with an unacceptable feature: it’s time to stop idealising the shock-rapper’s idea of “bravely” defying public opinion I first discovered Kanye West through an early 2010’s obsession with a Dash-owning, Playboy-modelling Kim Kardashian and her band of merrymen (a Brady–Bunch-on-acid family who doubled as co-stars). The seemingly quiet rapper...