'Yeezus' Backlash Begins As Second-Day Reviews Question Kanye's Motives, Taste

June 22, 2013 4:07 AM

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'Yeezus' Backlash Begins As Second-Day Reviews Question Kanye's Motives, Taste

Friday's the first day of summer, but we're already well into Yeezyseason. Kanye West released "Yeezus," his sixth studio album, on June 18, a few days after it leaked and a month and a half after he cryptically announced that something would happen on that fateful day.

And something did: West's album debuted to a tidal wave of critical support. Pitchfork slapped the disc with a 9.5, the A/V Club gave it an A-, as did Entertainment Weekly; Rolling Stone deemed the record worthy of four-and-a-half stars out of five. Consequence of Sound did Kanye one better, with a ...

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