(CNN) — After a series of controversial Twitter rants, Kanye West has released his much-anticipated album, Ye

The rapper unveiled the album Thursday night at a listening party in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.

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The event was livestreamed online, and featured a select group of celebrities such as Chris Rock, along with journalists from the industry, who detailed the party on social media. His wife, Kim Kardashian West, also attended a day after her meeting with President Donald Trump to discuss prison reform.

“Kanye shot the album cover on his iPhone on the way to the album listening party,” she tweeted.

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In recent weeks, the rapper has made headlines after suggesting that the enslavement of African-Americans in the US was a “choice,” sparking major backlash.

“When you hear about slavery for 400 years,” he said during a TMZ interview at its headquarters. “For 400 years? That sounds like a choice.”

West has also opened up about his mental health, his family, and his art .

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