Amidst all of it, Kanye West has been procuring.
To recap, the final month in Kanye West has been a doozy: within the lead-up the ever-shifting launch date of his upcoming tenth studio album, Donda, Ye took a weeks-long artist’s sojourn contained in the basement of the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta. He additionally hosted two big-spectacle listening occasions, the latter of which was art-directed by Balenciaga artistic director Demna Gvasalia. A 3rd occasion is slated to happen tonight at Soldier Discipline, in West’s native Chicago. Prematurely of the efficiency, Kanye stopped by the Dover Avenue Market retailer in Los Angeles earlier this week and acquired out all the inventory of Balenciaga stock (each final merchandise!), a Dover Avenue consultant confirmed by way of e mail.
The Dover Avenue Balenciaga spree wasn’t Kanye’s first pre-album, buy-everything procuring blowout. Whereas recording his 2018 file Ye in Wyoming, Kanye bought 13 kitchen-trash-bags-full