Kanye West News

 
  • Cover of Kanye West Recalls Being Racially Profiled In Deposition
    During Kanye West's deposition in the case against the infamous LAX photographer, whom Kanye attempted to "assault," the rapper takes us back to 2000 to recall being racially profiled by the cops, which resulted in a felony charge.
  • Cover of A Complete List Of Kanye West's DONDA-Designed Music Artwork
    While little is really known about the movements of DONDA and their relationship to hip-hop, it is apparent that through a recent string of album art designs that they are fixed on bringing 'art' back to hip-hop music.
  • Cover of Love Sosa? A Breakdown Of Chief Keef Fans & Critics
    Chief Keef emerged from the almost cartoonishly violent streets of Chicago’s South Side in 2011, riding the crest of a grassroots, for-teens-by-teens movement that came to be known as “drill music.”
  • Cover of Ray J May Be Moving Into Kanye West & Kim Kardashian's Neighborhood
    Every time Kanye West and Kim Kardashian think they're rid of Ray J for good, he just seems to pop up again.
  • Cover of Samples Of The Week: January 8
    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 Ty Dolla Sign Reveals Upcoming Collaboration With Kanye West, Rihanna & Paul McCartney
    It looks like Ty Dolla Sign is going to have another monster year in 2015. Along with his highly-anticipated debut album Free TC, the Taylor Gang crooner has some monster collabs that are on the way, specifically with Kanye West.
  • Cover of The Making Of Kanye West And Paul McCartney's "Only One"
    As you probably know by now, Kanye West and Paul McCartney teamed up for a joint track called "Only One" last night, billed as the first of "several" collaborations between them. Now a press release has surfaced, and included in it are some details about the song's creation. Check out an excerpt below:
  • Cover of Near Extinction: The Platinum Hip-Hop Album
    Back in October, many industry insiders were surprised by the early sales estimates for T.I.'s most recent album, Paperwork. After a day of sales, forecasts had the album selling roughly 70,000 units in its opening week.
  • Cover of Kanye West Named GQ's Most Stylish Man Of The Year
    Kanye West put most of his attention, if not all of it, on fashion this year, and getting his foot in the high-end fashion door. He's been outspoken as to how difficult that has been, even if he's a source of inspiration for many a fashion magazine, GQ included.
  • Cover of Kanye West & Kim Kardashian Model For Balmain
    On his 2012 track "Looking For Trouble" (originally shared as part of his "G.O.O.D. Fridays" series, Kanye West rapped with gusto about his affinity for the French clothing brand Balmain.
  • 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.
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