Kanye West replaces JAY Z on ‘Donda’ with DaBaby

Kanye West appears to have cut JAY Z’s verse off their ‘Donda’ collaborative track.

The song originally had a lengthy guest appearance from JAY Z, which Kanye has played at his two previous ‘Donda’ listening sessions in Atlanta. The song features a previously unheard line by DaBaby during the listening session on August 26, 2021, in Chicago at Soldier Field.

Ye’s third public listening session featured a facsimile of his childhood home in the center of the stage, where he and Manson spent much of their performance. New songs were included in the ever-changing album. While we wait for the album, West recently revealed the Donda Stem Player, a compact gadget that allows users to customize tracks with controls for voice, drums, bass, and samples.

Written by Ralph Okobz

I'm GRUNGECAKE’s Global Music Editor. Connect with me on Instagram and Twitter.