Kanye West’s Only One Isn’t Very Good, but It Is Selling

Kanye West in Paris Photographer: Guillaume Baptiste/AFP via Getty Images

Kanye West spent much of 2014 working on an as-yet-unreleased follow-up album to 2013’s Yeezus, which presumably will address his new marriage and the birth of his first child. On Wednesday, West released the first official song from the album: Only One, written from the perspective of his late mother, who asks West to tell his baby daughter about her.

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