Yeezus

As is prone to happen this time of year, Google's got a bunch of holiday deals in order on Google Play. The savings spans across just about every category, from Kanye West's "Yeezus" album free for a limited time. The Star Wars: Tiny Death Star game has an exclusive  Google Play bundle available, Asphalt 8 has an exclusive Google Play Cup challenge, Despicable Me is free (in standard definition), and so on.

Hit the link to check 'em all out.

 
There are 144 comments

TrakirX says:

Can't even give it away....

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Agreed, you couldn't pay me enough to get that album.

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HalizDad says:

Phil just lost some serious street cred...

neonworm says:

Why? He is just pointing out a deal. Some people may like this album for some odd reason...

Deegan says:

Whoa easy thereneonworm. It was a joke.

HighDef says:

Kanye is no joke. He's a despicable asshat.

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HalizDad says:

I was too tired to type that... Thx

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BartmanJax says:

So TOTALLY agree! When he commented that he puts his life on the line every time he goes on stage, like a police officer or a soldier in war, he became LOWER than whale Sh!t. He can't disappear from existence soon enough.

delldude405 says:

doesn't poop float?

MERCDROID says:

Lol

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dc5_k20z1 says:

I feel ya, I'm not downloading that album, he's errogant, loud mouthed, and narcissistic. All he cares about is himself and doing / saying anything that puts him in the spotlight.

swagsaunders says:

I wonder what type of music you listen to.

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Revrant says:

I always wonder that when people slam other's taste in music, I bet his taste is no better.

troshs says:

Thank everyone for saying exactly what I was thinking when I saw this free in GPS yesterday...like screw it, I'm not downloading that!!

Yeah, that makes sense. Free stuff is so difficult to deal with.

ludesleep says:

Glad this made first post.

Lekoq Grande says:

BOUND!!

JaHollen says:

I see the Despicable Me game for free, which it already was, but the movie still appears to cost money.

There are in app purchase discounts for the game.

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jimrebello says:

Great if play music is available in your country....

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TonyHove says:

Was just thinking the same!

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Argh says:

Don't worry, the offer is probably only available in USA. It's not in UK on Play Music, as usual.

Kai Taylor says:

We already had our free Christmas gifts

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TonyHoyle says:

We get 90% off Disney apps. (All of which are lame) Haven't seen any other offers this year from google.

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Connall Daly says:

Only in the US or what? The link just shows a blank Google play page!

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Connall Daly says:

Only in the US or what? The link just shows a blank Google play page!

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still1 says:

weird my comment got removed.. some popular singles free as well http://tinyurl.com/n5p9vmy

abdo pac says:

RIP 2PAC

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SpookDroid says:

Yup, once again this is a geo-restricted promo. The link won't show in my country. Damn you Google! :P

brendilon says:

*plays a sad tune on world's tiniest violin*

*world's tiniest violin is only available in the US.

SpookDroid says:

Hahahaha

joeipt10 says:

Lol

triangle8 says:

Chvrches album is also free. It is well worth getting, especially since it's free. I paid for it and have no regrets.

+1!!!

Deegan says:

+1

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Jmaxku says:

CHVRCHES is incredible. They're currently playing on the radio in my office. I also saw them live at the Metro in Chicago. Spectacular!

Rock Chalk Deegan!!!

Thanks for the recommendation :D

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tvillan401 says:

Please keep that crap out of my news feed.. AC seems classy enough let's just keep it tech news and such.

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jackwagon06 says:

Lol spot on

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quailallstar says:

Slow news day.....

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tdizzel says:

Agreed. Keep it to tech news and such. For example, if google had a promotion where they were giving away something for free... Oh... Wait...

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NoNexus says:

Spot on

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eramos31 says:

Haha +10000 guesss you can't please everyone..

Jonneh says:

Please keep your comments out of our comment threads. AC seems classy enough without it.

TonyHove says:

^^^^this hahaha^^^^

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Deegan says:

Yikes...

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jackwagon06 says:

Yeezus, really?

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treybeno says:

Phil is just doing his doing his job and Yeezus is the top promotion. Comments and free speech aside, a bunch of yall sound like straight haters.

cj100570 says:

Amen, some people really just need to learn to STFU and let others enjoy the "free" things Google is providing.

neonworm says:

+1

NoNexus says:

Imma let you finish but he sucks. Not a hater, just someone who recognizes good music, in all categories

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A895 says:

Doesn't matter, Free.

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NoNexus says:

yeah I get that, I was basically attacking the "haters" comment, not the promotion at all...

eramos31 says:

Imma let you finish but your opinions on good music differ from everyone elses'. Not saying the album was incredible but I did enjoy it and other people did too. Kanye is the only one pushing boundaries in hip hop right now.

Bwahahahaha says:

Hahahaha Bahhhhhahahaha holy shit HAHAHAHAHAHA... some people, smh...

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MarkSeven says:

Agreed. I'm sure hardly any of them even listened to the album. As for me, some of it is not really my cup of tea but certain songs and other aspects of it were great. He experimented alot on this one.

TLB69 says:

His name is Jesus not Yeezus,please get it right.

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Apparently Kanye doesn't know that.

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emaddox84 says:

Actually, he calls himself Yeezy sometimes (taken from the ye in Kanye), so he is actually calling himself Jesus by saying Yeezus.

Now I don't care at all, mainly because I'm not religious by any means.

But this does offend a lot of people. I just think it's funny, really.

TLB69 says:

Act 19:15 And the evil spirit answered and said, “Jesus I know, and Paul I know; but who are you?” (NKJV)
Good luck with that Kanye.

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TLB69 says:

It doesn't offend me because he can call himself jesus all he wants but I will only worship the true Son of God,Jesus savior of the world,the reason for the season.Nuff said.....

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URL99 says:

Look what Jesus did! Look what Jesus did!

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Yo kanye, you did do some some musid, and imma let you finish, but Jesus Christ had the best sacrifice ever!

I find your lack of faith in android disturbing.

Bwahahahaha says:

Ignorance is bliss...

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K White1 says:

Personally, I love free downloads, and I'm glad these promotions are posted on AC.

/Kanye told me it's OK to talk about myself

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TLB69 says:

Awesome Google,giving away explicit content on HIS Birthday.Keep up the good work.

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ScottJ says:

Who's birthday? You mean the winter solstice celebration that was co-opted by the Christians? By the way, pronouns such as "his" shouldn't be capitalized unless starting a sentence.

brendilon says:

Amen!

NoNexus says:

Isn't his birthday in the spring or something? Did we time warp?

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Yeah, Christmas should really be in the spring to be historically accurate, but it makes for a nice and cheerful winter holiday.

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MERCDROID says:

Wow, I just learned something. Thanks!

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TLB69 says:

You're a funny guy.Ever thought about being a comedian?You should try it,you definitely got jokes.

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NoNexus says:

Except he was stating fact.

TLB69 says:

By the way,when we Christians refer to our savior,we address HIM in all caps because HE'S worthy of our praises.Just thought you'd like to know this.

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NoNexus says:

...and no, the official writings of the Church do not capitalize he, him and the like. God, Christ and things like that sure.

It does depend on the version you are using, some interpretations of the bible do, some do not. The official versions do not.

One of the top of my head that does not for certain is the Catechism

TLB69 says:

Out of all of the free stuff,Tetris Blitz interested me the most,so you already know what I'm doing.

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SEGROUKIN says:

Is this AC or Hiphop.com? Unbelievable

Season Greetings!

stylez619 says:

Overreaction much?

I must have missed the track by track analysis review somewhere in those three sentences about what Google Play is doing.

SEGROUKIN says:

Ever heard of the term 'blind fanboys?'

Season Greetings!

MarkSeven says:

Is there something wrong with Hip Hop? You wouldn't be cryin if it was something you liked.

HalizDad says:

Yes, hip hop sucks...case closed.

HighDef says:

+1

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Quis89 says:

As does your life.

MarkSeven says:

+1

MarkSeven says:

That's ur opinion. REAL Hip Hop doesn't suck, never has and never will. I'm a Hip Hop artist and my music doesn't suck.

BTW..
Ur mom sucked at one time and no one complained and that was probably free too..

SEGROUKIN says:

My favourite hip hop artist is J Cole but hip hop as a whole isn't the best genre of music. As for 'Yeezus' bollocks it is.

Season Greetings!

MERCDROID says:

But, AC isn't arguing the popularity of Hip-hop. They were just informing us of a promotion, one that probably very few of us knew about.

His album is free. Big woop, lol. Personally, I downloaded it because it was free. But, my preference for music is rock and country.

Carry on, lol.

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Wow so that Tiny Death Star thing is just an exclusive option to BUY a $5 bundle. Really HATE free to play games.

NoNexus says:

It isn't like they did it for Jay - Z or anything!

Wait, what?

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A895 says:

Shame, how something free gets so much hate.

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MERCDROID says:

Agreed, haha.

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hairball45 says:

I wouldn't take Kanye's album if you paid me to take it and it included a date with his talent free paramour.

HighDef says:

+2

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stylez619 says:

It needs to be free, that album was la basura.

HighDef says:

+1

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¡Tú neccessitas sacarla ahora!

I find your lack of faith in android disturbing.

cgardnervt says:

What a damn joke! Another talentless singer....Sad IMO...

Singer? Please log off the internet...... lmao

No way to open the link. USA only???

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jtc276 says:

I really think the Chvrches album should be the main promotion considering they're a new artist who is gaining a lot of attention for actually being good. But a lot of people on here don't seem to realize that, musically, Kanye is sort of a respected artist. I'm not going to talk about how much I love his music (I like some of it), but I will point out that it is constantly well-reviewed by credible sources. That's all I'll say. That being said, if you're going to choose one, pick the Chvrches album. It really is one of the best of the year.

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ryanidcomm says:

thank you!

MERCDROID says:

I just downloaded the Chvrches' album. I'll be sure to give it a listen. Thanks!!

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kwips says:

Maybe Phil should have posted Josh Groban so everyone could be happy. I mean, everyone likes Josh Groban......right?

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HalizDad says:

No...Neil Diamond would have been a much better choice. Of course, Neil still sells more albums than Kanye, and he sells out his concerts, too.

Ohhhh...Look at me, imma stirrin' the pot.

eramos31 says:

lmfao

markluna1 says:

I don't like Kanye but I'll listen to it just to criticize it.

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ryanidcomm says:

give it a couple spins.. my coworker loves the album but hates rap...

Jonneh says:

Some days I really do wonder if we should go back to completely moderated or irritating-as-all-get-out CAPTCHA comments...that's pretty sad.

ryanidcomm says:

Some of kanyes best work! I already have it but will Dl it again!

its something that is normally 10 or 11 bucks for free thanks for letting us know!

.. man all you cell phone heads are such haters... its entertainment.. you have to be a huge music buff or a musician to understand the melody's and genus of this album. Its not for everyone.. but everyone has something to say.. if you're musically stuck in the pre 90s era you wont like it and probably don't like any new rap or pop

thank you Phill for being one of the coolest people online and keeping your site non biased and keeping an open mind..

I don't like Kanye or this album, but I would have to agree with your point. There is no reason to hate on Phil for posting a GOOGLE promotion, or on anyone because they like this album.

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But you do love looking at Kim kardashians ass through her see through dress lol

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MERCDROID says:

Guilty!!

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jackwagon06 says:

I would rather look at Paula Deen's ass......at least she can cook, other than breath and blink her eyes.

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benurd says:

+1

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Jason Rohner says:

Is it just me or did he rip off the basic idea for his album cover from Steely Dan, A Decade of Steely Dan?

Axe says:

Or the lack of a basic idea?

That's because Kanye sucks and nobody would buy it at regular price when it came out not long ago at all.

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ryanidcomm says:

it sold 327,000 in the first week with no promotion or radio single what so ever. considering most of the younger generations steal their music.. thats pretty good

turdbogls says:

I have been plucking free tracks for the past week or so....I came across Yeezus for free.....and passed it up immediately. i listened to it when it first came out and it was absolutely horrible. i like a couple songs by Kanye, but anything outside of that i have an absolute hatred for that guy's music....not only that, but the guy is a total tool bag

MERCDROID says:

He used to make some decent music, but he let the fame get to his head. And, he was a complete asshat to Taylor Swift, who didn't deserve (and certainly wasn't prepared for) what he put her through.

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eramos31 says:

He did make an incredible performance/apology the year after that happened with Runaway. Not saying he wasn't a douche for doing that though but he admitted as much lol.

six8 says:

Who da eff be kanye

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Yea the one that interested me was despicable me but it looks like it is the game. Would have enjoyed the movie.

Why complain about a free album? Either you want it or you don't. And there are a bunch of other free songs from various genres.

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jackwagon06 says:

I love the diversity of the comments about a album that is so polarizing.
Makes me laugh, even when I interject my opinion of it. Of course it's free, from google, that's the news worthy part, being an android site.
But- in the famous words of Ron Bennington referring to the single:
" this song sounds like I left 4 windows open on my pc, each playing a different song at the same time". Classic lol.

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stylez619 says:

How the majority of people mis-read and mis-understood this article:

"Blah blah blah blah KANYE WEST!!!!1!! blah blah blah"

garciaop says:

Now I feel so bad for using some of my 600 google play credit that I got from samsung , i should waited but you never know

neonworm says:

600?

jackwagon06 says:

Yeah, $600?

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rudyy50 says:

Not even for free.

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Teejai80 says:

Good old Australia tax, it's a deal here but still $10.99. 0.o

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Zedd says:

Really, who gives a rat's ass what Kanye West thinks about any thing, including that skank he's shaking up with?

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castigs says:

Wow, you just mention Kanye and AC commentators turn into a bunch of angry redneck grandpa's.......?!

HeyImAlexD says:

I am a fan of hip-hop, R&B, and rap music. That said, I still wouldn't take Yeezus even for free. After hearing enough of the album from a friend and listening to a few samples, this, sadly, may be Kanye's worst. I miss Graduation and College Dropout Kanye.

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JCool525 says:

The Yeezus cd should have been free when it was released....

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eramos31 says:

I bought it Yeezus when it came out and do not regret it, its probably the most criticized album of the year because of his hip hop background but the new album pushing the genre further. I love that AC is promoting it just for the fact that its worth a listen. People should even leave out their opinions of Kanye and form their own opinion of the actual album. Love it or hate it least you can listen to it for free.

zackmack7 says:

I think the album was great. Definitely not his best work, but it was very refreshing and different compared to his last album. Top 5 Hip-hop album of 2013

Album is trash, i wouldnt even dl it for free. Plus Koonye is a total f4g.

dchawk81 says:

My OCD consists of constantly washing my hands even though they're already clean and "buying" all free Google Play music offerings even though I dislike them.

bobbob1016 says:

Free is still waaaaaaaay to much to pay for anything Kanye.

zr2s10 says:

Kanye West is a recovering gay fish, engaged to a hobbit. That's why they have to give this away.

Seriously, I don't care how good his music may or may not be. The fact that he is a self-idolizing douche means I will not listen to it. Same with Chris Brown. He's a woman beating punk, not interested in listening to anything he has to say, musical or otherwise. Same with Tom Cruise. I've really wanted to see a few of his movies lately, but he's just an insane cultist, so I haven't watched any of them.

A lot of people will say that you shouldn't judge someone's work based on the person, if it's good, enjoy it. I say I'm not about to knowingly support the work of someone who should be locked up in a mental ward, in prison, or worse.

JC93780644 says:

Couple good songs in it.

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Joshua Kelly says:

Free is kind of expensive for a Kanye West album...
No but seriously nothing after College Dropout is worth actual money.

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Deke218 says:

I can't believe his label allowed this to be released.