Kanye West News

  • Sneaker Consignment Shop Selling Kanye West's Grammy-Worn Yeezys For $75,000
  • Rap Industry Recap: July 2015
    Rap Industry Recap: July 2015
    Aug 2, 2015 at 07:31pm
    Business moves quick, and that's no exception for the rap world. From the hottest new signings to movie deals to album pushbacks, the industry is constantly in motion. It can be hard to keep up with at times, so we've consolidated all of the must-hear information from the past month, all in one place. Be on the look out for this monthly recap of news-worthy items you may have missed to stay afloat with the industry.
  • #TBT: Fabolous' 2001-2005 Era
    #TBT: Fabolous' 2001-2005 Era
    Jul 30, 2015 at 02:09pm
    At one point, there was no one hotter than NYC's Fabolous. Coming up in the Bedstuy neighborhood of Brooklyn, Fab eventually started pursuing rap in high school. DJ Clue eventually invited him to come rap on his Hot 97 radio show, which lead to Fab getting signed to Clue's Desert Storm Records.
  • iHeart Radio Music Festival Taps Kanye West, The Weeknd, Lil Wayne & More
    iHeart Radio Music Festival Taps Kanye West, The Weeknd, Lil Wayne & More
    Jul 30, 2015 at 11:55am
    iHeart Radio's Music Festival is taking place in Las Vegas this year, at the MGM Grand Arena on September 18th and 19th. They've tapped a variety of artists for the line-up, covering all their bases from pop to rap to r'n'b to rock. This year's headliner will be Kanye West, and this will serve as Ye's first time performing in the festival. Alongside Kanye, you can expect performances from The Weeknd, Lil Wayne, Jason Derulo, Trey Songz, Janet Jackson, Disclosure and more. Check out the full line-up for iHeart Radio Music Festival below. 
  • Chance The Rapper Says Kanye West Almost Narrated "Surf"
    Chance The Rapper Says Kanye West Almost Narrated "Surf"
    Jul 28, 2015 at 01:28pm
    In a new interview with The Guardian, Chance the Rapper mentioned that Kanye West was close to narrating Surf. 
  • 50 Cent On Jay Z: "There's No L On His Record"
    50 Cent On Jay Z: "There's No L On His Record"
    Jul 27, 2015 at 07:52pm
    50 Cent has recently been in the headlines concerning his filing for bankruptcy, but his recent interview with DJ Semtex was all about the music. During the sit-down, Fif reflected on the various competitions is his career, whether they be with Kanye West, Ja Rule, or Jay Z. As usual, he made some surprising statements, but generally kept the shade to a minimum, and gave props where it was due.Check out some key excerpts below. On challenging Kanye West's first week sales in 2007:
  • DJ Mustard Says New Album, Single With Chris Brown Coming "Real Soon"
    DJ Mustard Says New Album, Single With Chris Brown Coming "Real Soon"
    Jul 26, 2015 at 06:22pm
    During a recent appearance on the LA Leakers radio show to promote his new mixtape 10 Summers: The Mixtape Vol. 1, DJ Mustard said he's already got his second studio album waiting in the wings, nearly completed and ready to go.
  • Kanye West Shows The Proper Way To Wear Your Adidas Yeezy 750 Boost
  • 10 Rappers Who Have Used Ghostwriters
    10 Rappers Who Have Used Ghostwriters
    Jul 23, 2015 at 01:44pm
    Early yesterday morning, Meek Mill revealed to the world that Drake's verse on "R.I.C.O." was co-written by a guy named Quentin Miller.
  • Kanye West Set To Appear In Caitlyn Jenner's Docu-Series
    Kanye West Set To Appear In Caitlyn Jenner's Docu-Series
    Jul 23, 2015 at 10:28am
    Caitlyn Jenner is documenting her transition from Bruce Jenner in an upcoming TV series, "I Am Cait." The documentary series is set to air this coming Sunday, and will, unsurprisingly, feature the many Kardashian/Jenner siblings. The show will also see an appearance from Kanye West, who has reportedly been extremely supportive during Caitlyn's transition, and helped Kim cope with the fact that her once step-father wanted to be a woman.
  • Kanye West's "All Day/I Feel Like That" Video To Make U.S. Debut Saturday
  • The Mayor Of Toronto Assumed Kanye West Was Canadian
    The Mayor Of Toronto Assumed Kanye West Was Canadian
    Jul 15, 2015 at 06:02pm
    Toronto mayor John Tory may be a little more competent than the infamous Rob Ford, but he still has his moments. Following the announcement that Kanye West would be performing at the closing ceremonies of the city's Pan Am Games, Tory held a press conference, and ended up making a very ironic statement about Kanye.
  • Kanye West To Perform At Toronto's Pan Am Games
    Kanye West To Perform At Toronto's Pan Am Games
    Jul 15, 2015 at 03:20pm
    Toronto citizens have been pretty apathetic about their city hosting the Pan Am Games over the last week, but a new announcement could get people a little more interested. Kanye West has been announced as the headliner of the closing ceremonies, which will also host performances from Pitbull and Serena Ryder.Live Nation will be organizing the event, with the company being named as the Official Live Music Partner of the games. 
  • Kanye West Is Involved In Chance The Rapper's New "Collaborative Effort"
    Kanye West Is Involved In Chance The Rapper's New "Collaborative Effort"
    Jul 14, 2015 at 03:18pm
    Chance The Rapper and The Social Experiment are getting ready to close the Pitchfork Music Festival this Sunday, but first they made an appearance on local talk show, Windy City Live!. The band performed "Sunday Candy" and "Paranoia" on the show, but Chance also sat down for an interview, in which he hinted at new music with Kanye West. "We started working recently and have a lot of cool ideas brewing," he said. "Me and Kanye and a lot of Chicago artists and a lot of dope artists are working on a collaborative effort that will be released tentatively."
  • 140 Bars: Top Tweets Of the Week (July 4 - 10)
    140 Bars: Top Tweets Of the Week (July 4 - 10)
    Jul 10, 2015 at 07:52pm
    Does social media inherently make everyone more petty? That's the question that this edition of "140 Bars" begs, what with "beef" translating to snarky subs more and more these days. With a few exceptions-- all coming from the more successful artists on this list-- this week's tweets are salty, so better hope you're hydrated.
  • Kanye West, Kim Kardashian & Photographer Juergen Teller Have A New Book
    Kanye West, Kim Kardashian & Photographer Juergen Teller Have A New Book
    Jul 10, 2015 at 12:27pm
    In one of the more random news stories you'll come across today, power couple Kanye and Kim have teamed up with famed fashion photographer Juergen Teller for a new collection of photos in the book "Kanye, Juergen & Kim." This follows closely on the heels of Kim Kardashian's own photobook, "Selfish."
  • 5 Things We Want From The Weeknd's "Beauty Behind The Madness"
    5 Things We Want From The Weeknd's "Beauty Behind The Madness"
    Jul 10, 2015 at 12:20pm
    It'll be almost exactly two years since the release of Kiss Land when The Weeknd's second proper studio album, Beauty Behind The Madness, hits stores, and much has changed in the world of Abel Tesfaye. A collaboration with Ariana Grande, and the Michael Jackson-channeling "I Can't Feel My Face" have found the singer approaching traditional pop songwriting with the help of Max Martin, and proved him capable of playing the charismatic frontman role as well as the disconnected R&B outsider he introduced himself as.
  • Kanye West's Louis Vuitton Collection Surfaces For $60,000
  • Reddit User Claims To Have Recorded All Of Kanye West's "SWISH"
    Reddit User Claims To Have Recorded All Of Kanye West's "SWISH"
    Jul 7, 2015 at 04:33pm
    Kanye West's new album, So Help Me God SWISH, has existed in some form or another for quite some time. Theophilus London claims to have heard it in September 2014, and three months later, Seth Rogen says Mr.
  • Kanye West Is Reportedly The Lone Feature On The Weeknd's Upcoming Album
    Kanye West Is Reportedly The Lone Feature On The Weeknd's Upcoming Album
    Jul 5, 2015 at 09:42pm
    Kanye West will be the lone feature on The Weeknd's forthcoming album, according to English pop star Ed Sheeran. Sheeran revealed the information during an interview on Zane Lowe's Beats 1 radio show earlier this week. He regaled Lowe with a story about the time he got white girl wasted at a party at The Weeknd's house in Toronto during his current worldwide tour. He said The Weeknd told him to come back the next day so that they could write a song together.
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