He previewed it at Sunday's BET Awards and now it's here: Kanye West and Pusha-T have released "New God Flow," a new track West's long-standing fans will appreciate for its College Dropout-like sound.

Indeed, it's the Mr. West of years ago that appears here, hungry and boastful yet dark and soulful. It's a departure from the larger-than-life brags on "Way Too Cold" and the club-friendly but mostly empty rhyming on "Mercy," which proves that though he's always willing to experiment with new styles, West hasn't forgotten the rapper inside of him. It's the artist which spun self-aggrandizing yet honest emotion into yarns like "Jesus Walks" and "Get 'Em High."

"New God Flow" also features one of the better moments in recent swagger history in West's lyric, "I ain't tryin' to stunt man, but these Yeezy's jumped over the Jumpman" (West's claim that his shoes have outpaced the Air Jordan as the ultimate sneaker).

The song starts with a sample from Ghostface Killah's "Mighty Healthy," which quoted Divine Force's 1987 classic "Holy War."

Pusha also makes an able appearance, though much of his two verses focus on delineating his proximity to West ("They said Pusha ain't fit with the umbrella / But I was good with the Yay as a wholesaler / I think it’s good that 'Ye got a blow dealer /A hot temper, matched wth a cold killer / I came aboard for more than just to rhyme with him /Think ’99, when Puff woulda had Shyne with him"). There seems to be a quiet, friendly competition between the likes of Big Sean and Pusha to be G.O.O.D. Music's consigliere, and Pusha seems bent on claiming that position.

"New God Flow" is off the G.O.O.D. Music compilation album Cruel Summer, due out August 7.

Kanye West - New God Flow ft Pusha T by Bryan Grace


"Ye wasn't the only big name to drop tracks on Monday, as Rick Ross debuted "Hold Me Back," a new single off his upcoming God Forgives I Don't (July 31), and Nas pushed out 'Loco-Motive," a song that takes listeners back to his early work as well (off Life Is Good, out July 17). Peep both of those tracks below, followed by Kanye's best videos.



Loco-Motive feat. Large Professor (Produced by No I.D.) by Nasir Jones

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  • Kanye West - Mercy

  • Kanye West - Lost in the World

  • Kanye West - Way Too Cold ft. DJ Khaled (Explicit) NEW * TheraFlu *

    Music Video Kanye West. Way Too Cold. (C) 2012 Directed by @Ash_Innovator

  • Kanye West - Stronger

    Music video by Kanye West performing Stronger. (C) 2007 Roc-A-Fella Records, LLC

  • Kanye West - Love Lockdown

    Music video by Kanye West performing Love Lockdown. YouTube view counts pre-VEVO: 18944047. (C) 2008 Roc-A-Fella Records, LLC

  • Kanye West - Flashing Lights ft. Dwele

    Music video by Kanye West performing Flashing Lights. (C) 2007 Roc-A-Fella Records, LLC

  • Kanye West, Jay-Z - Otis

    WATCH THE THRONE: Kanye West & Jay-Z - Otis 2011 Roc-A-Fella Records, LLC

  • Can't Tell Me Nothing with Zach Galifianakis - High Quality Video

    This is the highest-quality version of 'Can't Tell Me Nothing' on YouTube. Song: Can't Tell Me Nothing by Kanye West Video: Zach Galifianakis and Will Oldham Exec. Producer: Kanye West Producers: Zach Galifianakis and Inman Young Director: Michael Blieden Editor: Michael Blieden For more on Zach Galifianakis, visit: www.zachgalifianakis.com For more on Kanye West, visit: www.kanyeuniversecity.com --- For more on DJ Matt Werner, visit mattswriting.com

  • Jay-Z & Kanye West - Ni**as In Paris (Explicit)

    Music video by Jay-Z & Kanye West performing Ni**as In Paris (Explicit). Watch The Throne: bit.ly 2012: Roc-A-Fella Records, LLC/Shawn Carter

  • Kanye West - Amazing ft. Young Jeezy

    Music video by Kanye West performing Amazing. (C) 2009 Roc-A-Fella Records, LLC

  • Kanye West - Good Morning

    Music video by Kanye West performing Good Morning. YouTube view counts pre-VEVO: 6240225. (C) 2008 Roc-A-Fella Records, LLC

  • Kanye West - POWER

    Music video by Kanye West performing POWER. (C) 2010 Roc-A-Fella Records, LLC

  • Kanye West - All Of The Lights ft. Rihanna, Kid Cudi

    WARNING: This video has been identified by Epilepsy Action to potentially trigger seizures for people with photosensitive epilepsy. Viewer discretion is advised. Directed by Hype Williams. "All Of The Lights" by Kanye West feat. Rihanna and Kid Cudi with vocals by Fergie, Charlie Wilson, John Legend, Tony Williams, Alicia Keys, La Roux, The Dream, Ryan Leslie, Alvin Fields and Ken Lewis.

  • Kanye West - All Falls Down ft. Syleena Johnson

    Music video by Kanye West performing All Falls Down. YouTube view counts pre-VEVO: 2735099. (C) 2003 Roc-A-Fella Records, LLC

  • Kanye West - Runaway (Full-length Film)

    Music video by Kanye West performing Runaway (Full-length Film). 2010 Roc-A-Fella Records, LLC

  • Kanye West - Welcome To Heartbreak ft. Kid Cudi

    Music video by Kanye West performing Welcome To Heartbreak. (C) 2009 Roc-A-Fella Records, LLC

  • Kanye West - Runaway (Extended Video Version) ft. Pusha T

    Music video by Kanye West performing Runaway. (C) 2010 Roc-A-Fella Records, LLC

  • The Cypher - Kanye West (GOOD Music)

    Pusha T - Big Sean - Cyhi Da Prynce - Common - Kanye West (Dj Premier) Download Uncensored: hulkshare.com

  • Kanye West - Gold Digger ft. Jamie Foxx

    Music video by Kanye West performing Gold Digger. (C) 2005 Roc-A-Fella Records, LLC

  • Kanye West - Homecoming

    Music video by Kanye West performing Homecoming. (C) 2008 Roc-A-Fella Records, LLC

  • kanye west - jesus walks

    we can be better people if we're ignorants just try.im not asking you to go to church im saying be smart.remember theres 2 types of people in the world

  • Kanye West - Heartless

    Music video by Kanye West performing Heartless. (C) 2008 Roc-A-Fella Records, LLC

  • Kanye West - Can't Tell Me Nothing

    Music video by Kanye West performing Can't Tell Me Nothing. (C) 2007 Roc-A-Fella Records, LLC

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