Kanye West News

 
  • Cover of #TBT: Deep Cuts From Kanye West's School Days
    Kanye West cut his teeth producing records for the likes of Jay Z, but has since left his mark as one of the greatest rappers of the past 15 years. His influence on rap music and culture top notch, only to be met by the top dogs in the game.
  • Cover of Kanye West Snagged "Feel Good" Instrumentals From S1 For His New Album
    Producer S1 has worked on Kanye West's last two solo albums, having his production work featured on the songs "Power" and "Guilt Trip." After he revealed yesterday that the latter was originally planned for Watch The Throne (and had a Jay Z verse on it), another interview with the DJ Booth has surfaced i
  • Cover of Photos: Kanye West, Chris Brown, YG & More Attend Teyana Taylor's "VII" Listening Party
    It may take a little while for artists to release their debut albums on GOOD Music, but when they do, they always get a proper talking up by label head Kanye West.
  • Cover of "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1" Soundtrack Features Kanye West, Pusha T, Miguel & More
    When it was announced that New Zealand pop sensation Lorde would be putting together the soundtrack for the new film in the Hunger Games series, it looked like the selection could be something special.
  • Cover of Kanye West's "Guilt Trip" Was Originally For "Watch The Throne" And Featured Jay Z
    If you thought the spacey, Kid Cudi-featuring "Guilt Trip" sounded a little out of place on the otherwise aggressive and rough-hewn Yeezus, you're quite perceptive. As it turns out, the song was originally recorded during the Watch The Throne sessions and featured a Jay Z verse.
  • Cover of Big Sean Says Eminem Collab Will Not Be On His Album, Confirms Kanye West, Chris Brown & Ariana Grande Features
    The internet got excited when Big Sean confirmed that the long-awaited collaboration with Eminem was finally happening. In a recent interview he kept it brief, just saying that a "somethin'" would arrive sooner or later. Now, in another interview with Angie Martinez over at Power 105.1, the G.O.O.D.
  • Cover of Samples Of The Week: October 16
    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 Def Jam CEO Says Kanye West's New Album Is "Incredible"
    The third-party news keeps coming in on Kanye West's new album. Has everyone heard it except for the masses? While 'Ye himself refuses to speak out on the album, his team has been talking every chance they get (kinda). Today we hear from the CEO of Def Jam on what the highly anticipated album sounds like.
  • Cover of The 10 Hottest Freestyles On Tim Westwood TV
    Tim Westwood may not look like your average hip-hop personality, but the 57-year-old gangly white dude, always rocking a different color polo, is an industry legend, and he's been there from the beginning. In the late 80s, Westwood was one of the first DJs in Europe to play hip-hop on mainstream radio.
  • Cover of Tyga Says Young Money Is "Holding Me Hostage," Threatens To Leak Album
    Tyga is not happy. In a series of tweets fired off just minutes ago, the Young Money (for now) rapper said his album's "been done, and that his label is "holding [him] hostage." He repped his Last Kings brand, quoted 2Pac and responded to Mack Maine in the series of tweets, which you can view below.
  • Cover of Kanye West, Diddy, French Montana And More Show Up To The Weeknd's L.A. Show
    The Weeknd's huge, successful "King Of The Fall" tour comes to a close tonight in San Francisco, and last night might have been the tour's biggest show yet.
  • Cover of Big Sean Talks "I Don't Fuck With You," Confirms Kanye To Appear On New Album
    Big Sean called into Whoo Kid's "The Whoolywood Shuffle" to wish the host a happy birthday. Never one to pass up an opportunity to get the latest exclusives, Whoo proceeded to interview Sean about his upcoming project.
  • Cover of G.O.O.D. Music's Malik Yusef Describes Kanye West's New Album
    Last we heard concerning Kanye West's new album was that no, it wasn't entirely finished despite what Theophilus London had us believe. If you really want the low-down of all the things we know about the upcoming highly-anticipated much-rumored album, you can read this.
  • Cover of According To Theophilus London, Kanye West's New Album Isn't Done Yet
    Last week, Theophilus London found himself receiving more attention from the media than he ever had in his career, all because of hints he was offering about Kanye West's new album.
  • Cover of Kanye West & Kim Kardashian Reportedly Booed At Paris Fashion Week Event
    As we've seen with Kanye West related news stories -- especially recently -- things often get blown out of proportion. The latest headline being circulated is that he and Kim Kardashian were booed at a Lanvin show during Paris fashion week.
  • Cover of 10 Things We Know About The New Kanye West Album
    Yeezy Season is about to bestow itself upon us very soon, folks. Twenty people in Paris have heard Ye's new album and he also told the students of Los Angeles Trade Technical College that he's now "waiting" for it to come out, implying that it's pretty much in the hands of Def Jam as we speak.
  • Cover of Kim Kardashian Tackled During Paris Fashion Week, Kanye & Kim Ramp Up Security
    Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are ramping up security for Paris Fashion Week after Kim was tackled by a "crazy man" during one of the week's events. Kim, Kanye and Kris Jenner arrived at a fashion show Thursday when several hundred people, including a large group of photographers, squeezed around th
  • Cover of Perfect Posse Cuts
    Today, a "posse cut" is more or less a marketing scheme. For a record label, what easier way is there to sell a single than by getting all of the biggest artists of the time and putting them on one song? It's like The Avengers for rap fans!
  • Cover of Kanye West Played His Entire Album In Paris Last Night
    Kanye West is keeping his upcoming album top-secret (which seems to be a thing these days), however it appears as though the album is complete and awaiting release. 
  • Cover of Photos: North West Sits Front Row With Kim Kardashian & Kanye West At Paris Fashion Week
    With Paris Fashion Week going down this week, you knew the Kardashian-West family were going to be making an appearance, but did you expect to see baby North West sitting right with them front row? Well it happened.
  • Cover of Jay Electronica To Appear On Common's "Kingdom" Remix [Update: Remix Debuts At AAHH!Fest]
    Jay Electronica has emerged from hiding to appear at AAHH!Fest in Chicago alongside some of hip-hop's finest. Prior to his set, Elec spoke briefly with Revolt TV about the festival and his upcoming work, specifically a remix he recorded alongside AAHH!Fest's co-sponsor Common.
  • Cover of Kanye West Surprises Fans At AAHH!Fest In Chicago
    This has been a pretty heavy news day for Mr. West. In the past 24 hours, his wife's nude photos leaked to the internet, photos of his fashion class in Los Angeles hit Instagram, and James Franco revealed the details of the rapper's reaction to his "Bound 2" parody on The Tonight Show.
  • Cover of Seth Rogen & James Franco Detail Kanye West's Reaction To "Bound 2" Parody
    Seth Rogen and James Franco are out and about promoting their highly-controversial new film The Interview. Talking backstage at "The Tonight Show," Franco detailed Kanye West's reaction to the parody video that he and Rogen produced late last year.
  • Cover of Kanye West Teaches Fashion For Community Service
    "Yeezy taught me" has gone from a quote to a job description for Mr. Kanye West. According to reports, Kanye is now serving his court-ordered 250 hours of community service at L.A.
  • Cover of Kanye West Responds To Media Attention Surrounding His Wheelchair Comments
    Kanye West hasn't been much for ranting these days, but he still managed to get the media all up in arms when he urged fans at an Australia "Yeezus" show to stand up, only to find out one of the fans was in a wheelchair.
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