What do we know about the rumoured Donda 2 movie?

Amber Peake January 16, 2022
What do we know about the rumoured Donda 2 movie?
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While we are not even a month into 2022, there seems to already be talk of a sequel to Kanye West’s 10th studio album Donda, which made its debut last August.

As well as discussions surrounding a follow-up Donda album, as per the Daily Mail, a possible Donda 2 movie release could also be on the cards. But what is known about the rumoured Donda 2 movie so far? Let’s take a look…

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What do we know about the rumoured Donda 2 movie?

On Saturday (15 January), the Daily Mail reported Ye formally known as Kanye West has plans for a Donda 2 movie after the publication obtained images that were allegedly from the project’s filming. 

The pictures featured both West and his girlfriend Julia Fox, with the Daily Mail also reporting sources had claimed the alleged movie would accompany an upcoming sequel to his Donda album. 

Reports on a possible Donda 2 movie are currently just rumours as the rapper is yet to confirm or deny whether he is working on a film project. While the rumours are unconfirmed, they seem to have still caused a buzz on Twitter as fans discuss the possibility of the project: 

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When did Ye start working on Donda 2?

Kanye West was reported to have started working on Donda 2 at the start of the month as Steven Victor who previously worked as a chief operating officer at the rapper’s label G.O.O.D. Music confirmed the news to Complex

In a statement to the publication on 3 January, he said: “Ye has started working on his new masterpiece DONDA 2.”

Earlier this week, more news on a possible Donda 2 album was released as Moneybagg Yo shared alleged text messages between him and West on his Instagram story. 

In the screenshot, Ye is seen to ask the Tennessee rapper to feature on Donda 2. The screenshot was later shared by music streamer Tidal on Twitter.

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Ye releases new track with The Game

On Saturday (15 January), Kanye West dropped the new track Eazy with Compton rapper, The Game. Eazy is the artist’s first release following the deluxe Donda release in November

The release also follows an Instagram video shared by designer Tracey Mills earlier this week, which saw Ye on FaceTime with DJ Premier while in the studio with fellow rappers Pusha T and The Game. 

In the video, the rapper was seen to hint at his future in music as he told Premier: “We just gotta just control the sound of music… it’s up to us now. Period.”

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Amber is an entertainment journalist with a love for anything showbiz, celeb or reality TV. After graduating with a degree in Journalism at Brunel University she became a Showbiz Reporter at Express.co.uk. Having written for both HITC and The Focus, Amber is now a staff writer for The Focus covering the latest celeb and entertainment trends.