"I've got this new concept that I've been diggin' into," Kanye said in a recent interview in Pret-A-Reporter. "I'm writing a philosophy book right now called Break The Simulation. And I've got this philosophy - or let's say it's just a concept because sometimes philosophy sounds too heavy-handed. I've got a concept about photographs, and I'm on the fence about photographs - about human beings being obsessed with photographs - because it takes you out of the now and transports you into the past or transports you into the future. It can be used to document, but a lot of times it overtakes [people]. People dwell too much in the memories. People always wanna hear the history of something, which is important, but I think it there's too much of an importance put on history."

Recently Ye's Twitter hiatus came to a sudden and high-profile end - the vibe is super different now, and we're getting nuggets of off-kilter wisdom instead of rants about pants. But last night he dropped the bombshell that this isn't just random screaming/tweeting into the void:

It's already turning up some absolute gold, as you'd expect.

Keep up to date with Kanye's book on Twitter.