Meet James Blake: The Musical Genius Fans Want Kanye West To Collaborate With

James Blake, the talented musician, and producer from Enfield, London, has built a notable reputation in the music industry, particularly in hip-hop and R&B. With collaborations that include Kendrick Lamar, Beyoncé, Frank Ocean, Jay-Z, and more, Blake’s music has left an indelible mark. 

‘Wait, What?’

Recently, speculation about a potential collaboration with Kanye West has piqued fans’ interest. On Wednesday, Nov. 15, producer Fat Money took to Twitter (X), writing:

“All I want for Christmas is for Ye to finish dis James Blake album… The world deserve dis shit smh.” 

Fans were taken aback by the news, and many users followed up with the question, “Wait What?”

This buzz surrounding a potential collaboration between James Blake and Kanye West comes from Ye’s recent work with Ty Dolla $ign, Lil Durk, and on their newest song, “Vultures.” However, the track has faced criticism due to Kanye’s inclusion of anti-Semitic lyrics. 

In addition, there have been reports of Kanye West working on new tracks, suggesting a possible upcoming album release.

James Blake’s Musical Journey

Blake’s musical journey has been marked by noteworthy achievements. He produced and was featured on Beyoncé’s song “Forward” from her 2016 album Lemonade, alongside co-writing the album’s poignant opening track, “Pray You Catch Me.” 

In 2018, he also co-wrote and performed on the single “King’s Dead” with Jay Rock, Kendrick Lamar, and Future, which appeared on Rock’s album Redemption, and the Black Panther soundtrack.  Adding to his impressive portfolio, Blake has lent his production skills to Erick The Architect‘s forthcoming album, “I’ve Never Been Here Before,” featuring talented artists such as Joey Bada$$, Westside Boogie, George Clinton, and more.

Aside from his collaborations, Blake has also created captivating solo work. His sixth studio album, Playing Robots Into Heaven, released on September 8, 2023, showcases his distinct vocal style, characterized by an airy and agile falsetto.

Who Is Tyla?

While James Blake continues to captivate the music scene with his talent and collaborations, there are also rising stars making waves in the industry. South African sensation Tyla is among them, whose chart-topping and viral hit “Water” has garnered immense attention.