The Disappointment And Deceit Of Kanye West’s ‘Facts’

Yeezy's latest falls flat.

In continuing with what’s becoming an annual tradition, Kanye West celebrated New Year’s Eve with the unexpected release of a new song.

A drastic deviation from the inaugural drop from 2014 — the tender, thoughtful love song for his daughter, “Only One” — he rang in 2016 with “Facts,” a dis song aimed at a multi-billion dollar corporation.

While “Only One” was largely unlike the music we had heard to that point from Kanye — or, in classic Kanye fashion, from other rappers — “Facts” couldn’t veer any further from this, falling neatly in line sonically with the popular approach of the day.

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