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Daft Punk Collaborate on Two Songs for New Kanye West Album ‘Yeezus’

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For those who can’t get enough of Daft Punk’s Random Access Memories, the French robotic duo conjured some more funky recollections for Kanye West's upcoming album Yeezus, which is reportedly due for release June 18.

Daft Punk collaborated with West on two new cuts, including "Black Skinhead," which West debuted on "Saturday Night Live" on May 18. "It was very raw,” Daft Punk member Thomas Bangalater told Rolling Stone. "He was rapping – kind of screaming primally, actually." On "SNL," West also performed the Yeezus cut "New Slaves" for the first time. A snippet of the song is streaming at Radio.com.

This is not the first West/Daft collaboration, of sorts. West sampled Daft Punk's "Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger" for his hit single "Stronger" in 2007.

Skrillex, RZA, John Legend, Odd Future, Travi$, Frank Ocean, Hudson Mohawke, James Blake, Jay Electronica, Scott, Ma$e, Chief Keef, and Tyler, The Creator also reportedly guest on Yeezus. On May 31, West released the artwork for the album, which depicts a clear CD case and a red sticker that bears the record title.

On June 9, Kanye West will headline the Governor's Ball NYC Stage at the Governor's Ball Music Festival, a three-day event at Randall’s Island in New York City. French robots are not expected to attend.

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