TMZ Hip Hop can confirm the new dynamic duo will release their album on December 31 a.k.a. New Year's Eve.
Kanye album delays aren't a new concept but this go around, Ye has a couple of hurdles to leap if he wants "Vultures" to come out in its original format.
TMZ Hip Hop broke the story ... Kanye failed to clear his Backstreet Boys-sampling single "Everybody" and may have to release an alternate version to cover his bases.
Nicki told her fans the song was a bit dated having been recorded years ago but most importantly, she didn't want to detract from her own "Pink Friday 2" album release success ... so she let Ye down gently.