Kanye West News

 
  • 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.
  • Cover of First Week Sales For Theophilus London's "Vibes" Are Low
    Theophilus London's album Vibes, released last week, is surely the Brooklyn rapper's biggest project to date.
  • Cover of Kanye West Rep Calls Leaked "Paris" Tracklist "Bogus"
    Yesterday, an image of a purported tracklist for Kanye West's next album began circulating, and like any sane group of people who think they've got a new, legit Yeezy tracklist on their hands, the internet promptly freaked out.
  • Cover of Review: Theophilus London's "Vibes"
  • Cover of Kanye West's Most Notable TV Moments
    Love him or hate him, we all know that Kanye West is always an entertaining character. Whatever the situation, when he is on TV, you need to be tuning because he will most likely to be the talk of hip-hop (as well as non-hip-hop) sites the next day. We can always trust Kanye to be honest, and say it like it is.
  • Cover of Theophilus London Talks Working With Kanye West
    When Vibes officially drops tomorrow, it will mark Theophilus London's first project since 2012's Rose Island Vol. 1 tape. Working on the project with Kanye West, who executive produced the album, London had some stories to share with us when he visited our NY office recently.
  • Cover of Rap Industry Recap: October
    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.
  • Cover of Stream Theophilus London's "Vibes" Album Executive Produced By Kanye West
    Theophilus London's new album has become one of his most anticipated projects yet, not just because he has Yeezus himself as the executive producer. 
  • Cover of Original Demo Of Kanye West's "New Slaves" Surfaces
    For his last album, Yeezus, Kanye West took an approach to composition that was rather of unheard of at the time.
  • Cover of Tory Lanez Lists His Top 10 Most Influential Songs
    The other week the kid Tory Lanez stopped by our office for an interview. It was about time the HNHH readers got better acquainted with the rising rapper, who recently debuted his Lost Cause mixtape exclusively on HNHH and wrapped up his "Lost Cause" tour.
  • Cover of Kanye West Turned Down Las Vegas Residency Worth $4.5 Million
    Not that Kanye West really needs the money, but the rapper reportedly turned down an offer from a Las Vegas casino which would have made him the highest-paid act in Vegas, topping Jennifer Lopez, Celine Dione and Britney Spears.
  • Cover of 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (October 24)
    This week on hip-hop: Labels, labels, labels. Either because the record heads can't get it together or the artists don't want to play the game, the past couple of days saw two rappers at odds with their respective labels. Chief Keef is on the verge of getting dropped from Interscope.
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