Kanye West’s new album, My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy, has hit the internet in a way that the rapper probably isn’t pleased with.
The version of the opus in circulation is a clean version with no profanity. is officially due in stores and digitally on November 22.
In the past, West has given a free song per week to his fans, a move deemed G.O.O.D. Fridays.
My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy
But, the effort was derailed when one of the songs became an unauthorized leak.
“Due to blogs leaking unfinished songs from my album I’ve decided to pass [on] G.O.O.D. Fridays this week,” Kanye West wrote on his blog. “It’s messed up that one hacker can mess everything up for everyone…I love to take a year to finish my songs and deliver them…to you guys in [their] most completed form.”
Nevertheless, the rapper expressed thankfulness in his displeasure of previous leaks.
“Even in my disappointment about the leaks I feel blessed,” Kanye said.
Other recent leaks include Rihanna and Cee-Lo. All albums have been heralded by their fans and critics.