Kanye West News

 
  • Cover of Kanye West Reportedly Spends $60,000 On Christmas Gifts For North West
    Tis the season fam, and we all know how Kanye West likes to spoil those closest to him. Well according MTV UK, Kanye & Kim have dug deep into their pockets this holiday season and reportedly spent over $60,000 on just two Christmas presents for their baby daughter, North.
  • Cover of Tyga Reveals "Gold Album" Artwork
    We all know that Tyga's a huge fan of Ancient Egyptian culture. Maybe it's the fact that he once dropped $20,000 on an Egyptian tomb, or his pharaoh-inspired Last Kings hats, but suffice it to say that T-Raww's an Egyptophile.
  • Cover of Samples Of The Week: December 18
    When hip-hop began, samples were all that DJs and producers had to construct instrumental tracks with. They'd dig through crates of vinyl trying to find isolated drum breaks, melodies or vocals that they could repurpose for use in hip-hop music.
  • Cover of Hip-Hop & R&B Albums You Should Give Your Family For Christmas
    We want everyone to love hip-hop just as much as we do. That goes not only for all the brothers and sisters out there, but the grandmas, grandpas, mothers and fathers out there too!
  • Cover of Kanye West Signs Kacy Hill To G.O.O.D. Music?
    Kanye West may have just expanded his G.O.O.D. Music roster by one.
  • Cover of Top Tracks Of The Week: Dec 9. - Dec. 16
    This is our weekly rundown of what's new and notable at the top of our charts. The charts were absolutely stacked with worthy contenders this week, including new tracks from Fabolous, Chief Keef, Kanye West and Chance the Rapper.
  • Cover of Chief Keef Reveals Cover Art, Tracklist, And Release Date For "Nobody" [Update: Album Stream]
    A month ago, Chief Keef announced that his next album Nobody would drop on December 2nd. Well, December 2nd has passed and we haven't heard or seen anything about the album, until now.
  • Cover of Possible Kanye West Film Revealed By Sony E-mail Leaks
    Sony's email was hacked, as you may know, and this has led to plenty of tentative movie plans hitting the net, as well as an inside look as to how the industry really behaves.
  • Cover of Ranking Jay Z's 12 Albums From Worst To Best
    Ranking Jay Z albums can be like doing any other Jay-related list: it's impossible to get it right.
  • Cover of Kanye West Set To Receive "Visionary Award" At The BET Honors 2015
    On February 23rd, BET will be airing their annual BET Honors award ceremony, and they've just announced that Kanye West will be receiving the coveted "Visionary Award." Usher, Phylicia Rashad, John W. Thompson, and Dr. Johnnetta B.
  • Cover of Seth Rogen Says Kanye West Played Him His New Album In A Limo
    Here's a random story for your Tuesday morning. Apparently comedian/actor Seth Rogen counts himself as one of the few that have heard Kanye West's new material. 
  • Cover of Rolling Stone Names "808s & Heartbreak" Among Music's Most Groundbreaking Albums
    Kanye is well on his way to becoming the most acclaimed artist of all time. While appearing in this Rolling Stone article is undoubtedly one of Ye's more low-key honors, it does serve as a reminder of how influential he is, not just in hip-hop, but in music as a whole.
  • Cover of 10 Classic, One-Producer Albums
    Many of hip-hop's most classic albums have one thing in common: they were all produced (mostly) by one man. Dr. Dre, J Dilla, the RZA, Kanye West, Madlib, and many more have all laced MCs with a collection of beats that create a cohesive aesthetic through which full LPs can thrive.
  • Cover of Samples Of The Week: December 4
    When hip-hop began, samples were all that DJs and producers had to construct instrumental tracks with. They'd dig through crates of vinyl trying to find isolated drum breaks, melodies or vocals that they could repurpose for use in hip-hop music.
  • Cover of Kanye West Reportedly Ready To Take A Break From Music
    According to a report in the New York Post's celebrity news and gossip column Page Six, a source close to Kanye West is making the claim that Yeezus is about ready to put down the mic and focus on fashion.
  • Cover of Kanye West Going On Tour In 2015?
    It appears as though Kanye West is planning a North American tour for 2015, this, according to the Diamond Ball auction, which we know about thanks to a Rihanna tweet.
  • Cover of Kanye West To Perform At World AIDS Day Concert In Times Square
    If you're live in New York, you probably avoid Times Square at all costs, but tonight may be an exception. The World AIDS Day concert is taking place, and a few big names are showing up to raise awareness -- including none other than Kanye West.
  • Cover of Pusha T Explains Accidental Release Of "Lunch Money"
    Pusha T's first single off the highly anticipated sophomore solo album King Push, "Lunch Money," left some fans a bit confused, while others were loving the aggressive rhymes and weird-ass beat.
  • Cover of 10 Fashion-Conscious Rappers
    Fashion has always been a very big part of the hip hop and it is only getting bigger. Today we are witnessing a number of rappers who treat style as an important part of their career and lifestyle. Not only are they wearing the latest collections, they are also being invited into the fashion world.
  • Cover of Top Tracks Of The Week: Nov. 17-23
    TOP TRACKS BACK, TOP TRACKS BACK. After a brief hiatus, our weekly rundown of notable and popular releases has returned. 
  • Cover of Kanye West Is "Going To China To Work On The Yeezis"
    Kanye West generally isn't the most cooperative person with paparazzi, but over the last year or so he seems to have lightened up considerably.
  • Cover of Chief Keef Announces "Nobody: The Album" Featuring Kanye West & Tadoe
    It's now been almost ten months since Chief Keef first announced that he had new material with Kanye West, and we have yet to hear any of it.
  • Cover of Samples Of The Week: November 20
    When hip-hop began, samples were all that DJs and producers had to construct instrumental tracks with. They'd dig through crates of vinyl trying to find isolated drum breaks, melodies or vocals that they could repurpose for use in hip-hop music.
  • Cover of 10 Underrated Songs From Classic Albums
    What qualifies an underrated song? What defines a classic album?  Who makes the rules? These are all important questions as we approach our good-natured discussion.
  • Cover of 10 Artists We'd Like Kanye West To Executive Produce Albums For
    Kanye West has been juggling a lot as of late. He’s been raising his fashion-forward and absolutely adorable daughter, tearing down numerous Fashion Week shows, designing his capsule collection for adidas and putting the finishing touches on his as-of-yet untitled seventh solo album.
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