Kanye West DONDA stem player: What is it, price, where to buy & more

21 February 2022, 17:39

Here's everything you need to know Kanye West's 'DONDA Stem Player'.

Kanye West has made many announcements in the run up to his highly anticipated 'Donda 2' album.

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The rapper first promoted his 'DONDA Stem Player' when he dropped his album 'Donda' back in August 2021.

Here's everything you need to know about Kanye's game-changing device.

  1. What is Kanye West's ' DONDA Stem Player'?

    The 'DONDA Stem Player' is a music playing device created by Kanye's Yeezy Tech brand and electronics company 'Kano'.

    It allows users to have a personalised music listening experience, where they can alter the music they play.

    Kanye has also hosted live listening events in the run up to his albums release
    Kanye has also hosted live listening events in the run up to his albums release. Picture: Getty

    The features listed on the official website include:

    • Controlling vocals, drum, bass and samples
    • Isolating parts
    • Adding effects
    • Real time loop and speed control
    • Save, playback and share mixes
    • Colour customization

    The device is also said to feature bluetooth, 8gb of storage and a 97DB speaker.

    In early February, Ye announced that the highly anticipated DONDA 2, will be released solely through his Yeezy Stem Player platform.

    "Today artists get just 12% of the money the industry makes. It’s time to free music from this oppressive system. It’s time to take control and build our own"

    The stem player boasts a range of features
    The stem player boasts a range of features. Picture: Kanye West

    He further explained: ""DONDA 2 will only be streaming on my own platform, the stem player. You can download new music from stemplayer.com.

    You can play 4 different elements of the track: vocals, drums, bass and music. It also has a MP3 player available. We currently have 67,000 available and are making 3,000 a day. Go click the link in my bio to purchase."

    A few short days later, Ye revealed the staggering figure from the sales of his first Yeezy Tech item.

    While a visual of the item, Ye told his followers: "To earn the $2.2 million we made on the first day on the stem player the album would have had to stream 500 million times We did more revenue on stemplayer, without the album even being out, than we would have done with the album being out on streaming."

  2. How much does Kanye West's 'DONDA Stem Player' cost?

    The 'Donda Stem Player' costs $200, or £145.59.

  3. Where can you buy Kanye West's 'DONDA Stem Player'?

    The 'Donda Stem Player' is available to purchase from Kanye's website: www.KanyeWest.com.

Kanye's website details that the product "ships with Donda".

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