Apple Music to host livestream event for Kanye West album ‘DONDA’ on Thursday

Apple Music is scheduled to be the exclusive livestream host of a global listening event for the premiere of Kanye West’s “DONDA,” the rap star’s tenth studio album.

Richardson BeatsDef Jam Recordings in a tweet on Tuesday announced West will premiere his hotly anticipated album at a sold-out listening event at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta on Thursday. Apple Music will stream the listening event live starting at 8 p.m. Eastern. “DONDA” will see release a day later on July 23.Apple’s role in the proceedings was revealed in a Beats ad that ran during Game 6 of the NBA Finals.

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