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Kanye West Broke Down On Stage During Song About ‘Losing His Family’

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Kanye West Broke Down On Stage During Song About ‘Losing His Family’

Kanye West broke down on stage during a song appearing to reference his divorce from Kim Kardashian on his new album.

During a listening party for the new record at Mercedes Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia, the 44-year-old fell to his knees and began to shield his face from the crowd as new single 'Love Unconditionally' played.

The refrain of the song is: "I'm losing my family / I'm losing my family / I'm losing my family."

West was hosting a listening party attended by 42,000 fans, in which he played songs from the new album for the first time.

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He entered the stage last night (July 22) wearing a red puffer jacket and matching trousers with orange Yeezy shoes along with a brown rubber mask that covered his head.

He did not utter a word throughout the event, simply standing on stage as his album played.

Credit: Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Universal Music Group
Credit: Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Universal Music Group

Ye was joined at the event by Kim and their four children - North, Saint, Chicago and Psalm.

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A source from E! News said Kim gave her input into 'Love Unconditionally'.

The source said: "He was respectful and gave her the heads up, and did not want to blindside her."

Donda is a follow-up album to Jesus is King, which is set to feature collaborations with Pusha T, Lil Baby, Travis Scott and Kanye's former mentor, Jay-Z.

The new album is set to drop some time today (23 July).

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Kanye West and Kim Kardashian filed for divorce earlier this year. Credit: PA
Kanye West and Kim Kardashian filed for divorce earlier this year. Credit: PA

Fans of the rapper took to Twitter to showcase how they felt about it all.

One user wrote: "Kanye screaming 'IM LOSING MY FAMILY, COME BACK TO ME DARLING' is actually making me cry bro i love this man so much and i want the best for him."

Whilst another user said: "I'm gonna cry listening to this Kanye album, this man really assembled the entire music industry."

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Most fans on Twitter seemed to be preparing themselves for an emotional listen, whereas others lacked patience that the record still hasn't dropped yet.

A final user concluded: "Imagine refreshing @TIDAL every five seconds waiting for @kanyewest #DONDA to drop."

Donda will be West's 10th studio album.

Featured Image Credit: Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Universal Music Group

Topics: Kim Kardashian, Kanye West, Celebrity, Music

Anish Vij
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