Kanye West announces new album by Summer ’11

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After conquering the end of 2010 with his critically acclaimed album, My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy, it appears Kanye West is determined to hold the spotlight throughout 2011 as well. West made several announcements via Twitter while in the studio Sunday afternoon.

The rapper tweeted “WATCH THE THRONE COMING IN 2 MONTHS!!!!!!!” referring to his joint album with Jay-Z, before tweeting “MY NEW ALBUM COMING THIS SUMMER”. West also annouced that the video for his most recent single, “All of the Lights”, will be released next week.

This news comes less than a week after West was announced as one of the headliners of the Coachella Festival which will take place April 15-17 in Indio, California. The outspoken MC will co-headline the final night of the acclaimed festival with The Strokes.

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