Kanye paid $85K for disturbing pic of Whitney Houston's cocaine-filled bathroom

Joann Johnston
May 26, 2018

While Pusha T originally meant to use multiple photos for the cover, West apparently insisted that they use a photo of the late singer Whitney Houston's bathroom in disarray.

A 2006 snapshot of Whitney Houston's bathroom, which Kanye himself paid $85,000 to license.

West, producer of the album, took to Twitter to reveal the cover art, a photo taken six years before Houston's death.

'He wasn't feeling it, ' Pusha T told DJ Angie Martinez.

Kanye West chose to pay $85K for a photo.

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"The [original] artwork was pictures that we all agreed on", he elaborated of the previous idea for Daytona's cover. Pusha T's album officially dropped this morning and it clearly didn't take too long for Drake to buck shots back at Push. "Picked the picture, great, we look, boom, boom, boom, it's good".

Pusha T has just released his new album "DAYTONA". "This what people need to see to go with this music". It's because he paid $85,000 for a photo of Whitney Houston's bathroom. Pusha T also shared plans to release a vinyl edition of the album, as well as clothing items that more than likely includes quotes from DAYTONA. Pusha went on to say the new image cost "85 grand".

During a conversation with Entertainment Weekly, Pusha T said that he was not opposed to the change.

"The energy of the album is a bit chaotic, but it's all in place", he continued. "I just give you the best rap albums that I can give you..." He talks about his self-confessed opioid addiction ("Seven pill nights, who know what that feel like?") and notably brings up Trump, though he doesn't mention the president by name.

Over a year in the making, the 7 songs were produced entirely by Kanye West, who also makes an appearance on "What Would Meek Do?"

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