As you’re aware, Jay held an extremely private listening session for his talked-about project with Kanye West, set to drop within the next few weeks or so, last night for members of the musical press. While many of them provided their own thoughts via various outlets, GQ editor Sean Fennessey’s account had the best read in my opinion.
“Otis,” one of the most purely soulful songs the two have ever made together, features a pounding sample of Otis Redding’s “Try a Little Tenderness” up front. A clear standout and the first one I wanted to hear again.
Read his entire account here.