Kanye West still thinks his upcoming album Waves is going to be really terrific.
However, he's no longer declaring it the "best album of all time."
So happy to be finished with the best album of all time pic.twitter.com/JBWa8OWvqw— KANYE WEST (@kanyewest) January 25, 2016
"Ye got back on Twitter yesterday night and clarified that his album couldn't be the clear best ever when there were other amazing albums out there. Then he listed some of the artists who've made those comparable albums.
Out of respect for Q-Tip, Puff, Hov, Lauren, Pharcyde, Mary, Stevie, Michael, Hendrix, James, Pete Rock, Pac, Marvin…. — KANYE WEST (@kanyewest) February 3, 2016
this new album is ONE of the greatest albums not the greatest just one of …— KANYE WEST (@kanyewest) February 3, 2016
So many musicians touch my life and made me who I am… I want to make something great to honor my idols… — KANYE WEST (@kanyewest) February 3, 2016
So this is Kanye being humble.
Waves drops February 11, although there's a decent chance it will be called something different by then.