André 3000 has released a statement about his participation in “Life of the Party,” an unreleased Kanye West track and supposed Donda outtake that Drake shared during a September 3 Sirius XM broadcast. In the statement, the rapper claims that his contribution didn’t make the album due to West’s current stance against profanity. Read it in full below.
Andre 3000 commented on his work through a representative, who added that the rapper wrote his “Life of the Party” verse while shooting Noah Baumbach’s adaptation of Don DeLillo’s White Noise in Cleveland, Ohio:
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