Kanye West

Basel, Switzerland - June 12, 2013 - Not only did hip hop mogul Kanye West surprise all the art folk when he showed up for Art Basel yesterday, but he further shocked everyone by making a last minute announcement that there would be a listening party presented by Design Miami/ for his upcoming, unreleased album. The Yeezus listening session was announced early on Wednesday for an 11pm (Basel time) event at Design Miami/ Basel 2013 with West himself. This falls just two days after an impromptu listening session in New York City, one day after an in-depth interview with West came out in the New York Times, and just six days before the highly anticipated album’s release date. The album has already generated a lot of chatter, and the Basel-goers across the pond crowd are now amongst those who get a personal sneak peek. World Red Eye was right there to catch all the exclusive action, and now you can see it here.

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Kanye West

Craig Robins & Kanye West

Kanye West

Kanye West

Kanye West

Kanye West

Craig Robins & Marc Spiegler

Craig Robins, Marc Spiegler, & René Kamm

Simon de Pury, Craig Robins, & René Kamm

Simon de Pury & Craig Robins

David Simkins & Allese Thomson

Simon & Michaela de Pury

Jean Pigozzi

Jackie Soffer & René Kamm

Anthony Schiller, Stephanie Roach, & Kate Richard

Craig Robins

Kanye West

Kanye West

Kanye West

Marc Spiegler, Craig Robins, & Kanye West

Etienne Russo & Kanye West

Kanye West & Philippe Jousse

Kanye West & Etienne Russo

Kanye West & Bethan Laura Wood

Craig Robins, Jackie Soffer, Pam Kramlich, Mary Dailey Desmarais, Marc Spiegler, Dick Kramlich, Anthony Schiller, Brooklyn Elias, & Kate Richard

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