Kanye’s New Satan, in A New Costume

The snippet of a brand new Kanye West tune featured in a Beats by Dre industrial starring American sprinter Sha’Carri Richardson, which aired throughout Sport 6 of the NBA Finals final evening, was the newest addition to a mound of clues about his apparently imminent new album. However might Kanye even be leaving clues in his outfit selections? He’s been sporting what quantities to a full-on uniform currently, and now he’s dropping uncharacteristic model choices on Instagram. What might Ye’s new look imply for the DONDA period, and for the subsequent persona within the unending succession of New Kanyes?

First, the uniform: West has been favoring his upcoming Hole x Yeezy amorphous puffer jacket—in each its OG blue and new black colorways—and customized balaclava-style full-face coverings, together with one emblazoned with a crucified Jesus Christ. (Travis Scott, Ye’s sort-of-former-brother-in-law, later Instagrammed a selfie sporting the identical one.) Certain, he’s worn

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