Originally it was rumored Kanye West's sixth studio album was to be titled I Am God, which caused controversy. Then it was revealed that there was a song titled "I Am a God". West's camp said the title was a reference to Psalm 82: "I said, 'You are gods, / And all of you are children of the Most High."Kanye West debuted the song at the 2013 New York Governors Ball. On June 12, 2013, six days before the album Yeezus was released, a video was uploaded on West's website of him recording vocals for "I Am a God" with producer Rick Rubin and Mike Dean. The song was also featured in the Assassin's Creed film teaser trailer.