Kanye West News

  • Kanye West Issues Statement On Billboard Music Awards Censorship
    Kanye West Issues Statement On Billboard Music Awards Censorship
    May 19, 2015 at 09:13pm
    If you tuned into Sunday night’s Billboard Music Awards, then you probably witnessed Kanye’s ridiculously-censored performance of “All Day” & “Black Skinhead”. Today, Kanye's camp decided to address the situation and release a statement via his publicist. The statement reads:
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  • Watch All The Performances From The 2015 Billboard Music Awards
    Watch All The Performances From The 2015 Billboard Music Awards
    May 17, 2015 at 11:47pm
    The 2015 Billboard Music Awards just wrapped up at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. While it wasn’t as eventful as Miguel’s infamous leg drop, it sure was a special night for performances as some of industry's biggest names took the stage.
  • 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (May 9 - 15)
    140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (May 9 - 15)
    May 16, 2015 at 09:14am
    New music! Jokes! Late graduations! Blunted revelations! Brotherly love! All of this and more on this week's edition of 140 Bars. Read on to get the best tweets in hip hop, from everyone from Kanye West to Lil B.
  • Kanye West And Kim Kardashian To Renew Wedding Vows In Paris
    Kanye West And Kim Kardashian To Renew Wedding Vows In Paris
    May 14, 2015 at 09:33pm
    To celebrate the 1-year anniversary of their marriage, Kanye West and Kim Kardashian will by renewing their wedding vows in Paris.
  • Bill O'Reilly Thinks Rap Music Is Hurting Christianity
    Bill O'Reilly Thinks Rap Music Is Hurting Christianity
    May 14, 2015 at 01:11pm
    Bill O'Reilly has shown a lack of logic throughout his career, most thoroughly in his declaration that you "can't explain" the rising of the tide. Today, he's made yet another unsubstantiated claim, this time targeting one of his favorite scapegoats -- rap music.
  • Kanye West's "Bound 2" Remade As Children's Book
    Kanye West's "Bound 2" Remade As Children's Book
    May 14, 2015 at 11:23am
    Stranger things have happened, but the fact that someone's decided to turn a song containing the line "Step back, can't get spunk on the mink" in a children's book is pretty crazy. Graphic designer Zak Tebbal's new picture book is called "Bound 2Gether," and it takes its inspiration from Kanye West's Yeezus closer "Bound 2."
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  • Vote On The Song Of The Summer
    Vote On The Song Of The Summer
    May 13, 2015 at 10:25am
    Summer's almost here, and as the weather heats up, so does the music. More than any other season, we define summer by our favorite tunes, which usually coincide with our most memorable (or never to be remembered) moments of revelry. 
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  • Kanye West, Nicki Minaj & Wiz Khalifa To Perform At Billboard Music Awards 2015
    Kanye West, Nicki Minaj & Wiz Khalifa To Perform At Billboard Music Awards 2015
    May 12, 2015 at 03:42pm
    The Billboard Music awards aren't quite the VMAs when it comes to spectacle, but following Miguel's now infamous leg drop stunt, they're pretty damn close. This year, they've definitely booked the right performers to create some spontaneous moments, namely, Kanye West and Nicki Minaj.
  • Kanye West & Vic Mensa Put On Surprise Performance At Chance The Rapper's "Open Mike" Event
    Kanye West & Vic Mensa Put On Surprise Performance At Chance The Rapper's "Open Mike" Event
    May 11, 2015 at 10:53pm
    Over the past few months, Chance The Rapper has been hosting "Open Mike" nights for High School students in Chicago, getting kids off the streets and into poetry/music. Well for the students who decided to attend Monday night’s event were treated to quite the surprise.
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  • Kanye Receives His Honorary Doctorate From SAIC
    Kanye Receives His Honorary Doctorate From SAIC
    May 11, 2015 at 03:41pm
    Kanye West once bragged about having a PHD, but he wasn't talking about a doctorate. Today, the rapper has been honored by the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, awarding him an honorary doctorate in fine arts.
  • Kanye West Performed At Cavs/Bulls Game 4
    Kanye West Performed At Cavs/Bulls Game 4
    May 10, 2015 at 05:28pm
    Forget Derrick Rose, Kanye West is the true MVP of the Bulls. After headlining Wango Tango last night in Los Angeles, Yeezy flew back to his hometown to attend Game 4 of the Eastern Conference semifinals between the Bulls and Cavs. Not content to sit and watch courtside, he got the crowd amped up for player introductions and used a first quarter TV timeout as an opportunity to perform "All Day." 
  • Kanye West Headlines Wango Tango Fest, Debuts New Merch
    Kanye West Headlines Wango Tango Fest, Debuts New Merch
    May 10, 2015 at 12:55pm
    Last night, Kanye West was the final performer at Wango Tango Fest in Carson, CA, part of a pop-heavy lineup that included Calvin Harris, Justin Bieber, Nick Jonas, and more. Kanye's headlining show did not disappoint, as he performed an electric set that spanned from "Jesus Walks" to his latest single, "All Day."  Watch footage of the performance, including clips of "Stronger," "Jesus Walks," "Runaway," and "Black Skinhead," below.  
  • Hey Mama: The Chillest Rapper Moms
    Hey Mama: The Chillest Rapper Moms
    May 10, 2015 at 11:49am
    Mother's Day is upon us.
  • French Montana Says Kanye West & Miguel Will Feature On "Mac & Cheese: The Album"
    French Montana Says Kanye West & Miguel Will Feature On "Mac & Cheese: The Album"
    May 9, 2015 at 03:08pm
    This might be French Montana's year. A day after releasing his new mixtape, Casino Life 2, French lets us know the best is yet to come. Casino Life 2 was a star-studded affair, featuring Chris Brown, Lil Wayne, and Migos, to name a few, and French's next album, Mac & Cheese: The Album, will pose a couple of exciting features as well, namely: Kanye West and Miguel. Just a couple, though.
  • Amber Rose Disses Kanye West; Says Travi$ Scott Writes His Raps
    Amber Rose Disses Kanye West; Says Travi$ Scott Writes His Raps
    May 8, 2015 at 01:27am
    For someone who doesn’t make music, Amber Rose sure knows how to stay relevant in the hip-hop industry. Making an appearance at L.A.’s Supper Club recently, Amber had some very choice words about her former boyfriend, Kanye West. Apparently the club’s DJ kept playing Kanye's songs with Amber in attendance and she wasn’t feeling it. Grabbing the mic, Amber told DJ: “Stop playing niggas I used to fuck, stop. Why don’t we play the nigga who writes the songs for the other nigga, Travis Scott!”
  • Chance The Rapper Discusses Meeting Kanye, "Wack" Streaming Services At Harvard Lecture
    Chance The Rapper Discusses Meeting Kanye, "Wack" Streaming Services At Harvard Lecture
    May 7, 2015 at 06:56pm
    It's becoming more commonplace for rappers to be granted University lectures, but if your name isn't Kanye West or Lil B The Based God, it might be hard to land a gig at one of the more elite institutions. Chance The Rapper recently broke that barrier, speaking at Harvard University's Hip-Hop Archive & Research Institute, which will surely host plenty of more musicians in the future. 
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