Kanye West News

 
  • Cover of 10 Funny #SadKanye Memes
    An amazing photo of Kim Kardashian and Kanye West surfaced onto the internets late last week, which quickly became the next great meme, #SadKanye, following in the footsteps of #SadKeanu.
  • Cover of EBONY Magazine Unveils Four Covers With Kanye West, Jay Z, Beyonce & Rihanna
    EBONY magazine has released four different covers for an upcoming special issue all about music.
  • Cover of Seth Rogen Turned Down Kanye West's Offer To Perform "Bound 2" Parody At His Wedding
    Last week, we reported that Kanye West had asked James Franco and Seth Rogen to perform their parody version of his own "Bound 2," entitled "Bound 3," at his and Kim Kardashian's upcoming wedding. Yesterday, Rogen confirmed that this performance is not going to happen.
  • Cover of Kanye West's "Yeezus" Film Poster Revealed [Update: Roc Nation Confirms It's Not Official]
    We've known a film for Yeezus has been in the works for a minute now. In February we got confirmation from the author of "American Pyscho", Bret Easton Ellis, that he'd been working on writing a film with 'Ye, and that was soon followed up with an official trailer for the film was released via Kanye's website.
  • Cover of Prisoner Sues Jay Z, Kanye West & More For $2.4 Billion, Says They Stole 3,000 Of His Songs
    A California Prisoner by the name of Richard Dupree may just be the greatest songwriter of our generation-- that or he's completely out of his mind.
  • Cover of 50 Cent Says Jay Z "Inherited" Drake Beef From Kanye West
    50 Cent is no stranger to beef, so it's no surprise he has a few opinions concerning the recent back-and-forth between Drake and Jay Z.
  • Cover of Kim Kardashian & Kanye West To Get Married This Week?
    The rumor mill never ends when it comes to Kanye West and Kim Kardashian.
  • Cover of Young Chop Says That Kanye West Knew People Wouldn't Like "Yeezus"
    Depending on who you ask, Kanye West's 2013 album Yeezus was either among the best albums of the year or, as 50 Cent recently put it, "weird." The album sparked controversy for its harsh, experimental qualities, and now Young Chop, who worked on some of the album, says that Kanye knew that Yeezus wo
  • Cover of Kanye West Asked James Franco To Do "Bound 2" Parody Live At His Wedding
    Kanye West is usually fairly sensitive when it comes to parodies of himself, but it seems like he's actually a fan of James Franco and Seth Rogen's infamous parody of the "Bound 2" video. 
  • Cover of 50 Cent On Kanye West's "Yeezus": "That Shit Is Weird To Me"
    50 Cent is known to express his opinion with an extreme lack of filter, recently calling Diddyès new single, "Big Homie", "trash", and comparing former collaborators Tony Yayo and Lloyd Banks to expired milk.
  • Cover of Review: Future's "Honest"
    Future is lightyears ahead of his time. Since touching down in 2012 with his Epic Records debut album Pluto, the Freeband Gang founder has continued hustling as an artist. The sloppy, melodic flow Future introduced on Pluto has been used by virtually every trapper who’s poppin’ today, and U.O.E.N.O. it.
  • Cover of Who's That Girl: Brittney Elena In Future Feat. Kanye West's "I Won" Music Video
    Who's that girl in the Future music video for "I Won" featuring Kanye West? Although we weren't able to find out all the models in the video, we did find the beautiful Brittney Elena!
  • Cover of Mural Depicting Kanye West As Crucified Jesus Christ Is Spotted In L.A.
    In the midst of the holiest week of the year for Christians, an unknown Los Angeles street artist decided to celebrate in a fashion that may be deemed sacrilegious by some.
  • Cover of Kanye West & Common Launch Initiative To Create 20,000 Jobs For Chicago Youth
    Youth gang violence in Chicago has seen a huge increase in recent years, and Chi-town natives Kanye West and Common are doing their part to put a stop to it.
  • Cover of Pusha T Covers Acclaim Magazine, Talks Working With Kanye West & "King Push"
    While he just dropped his debut album just last year, Pusha T is already preparing the follow up. King Push will reunite Pusha with The Neptunes, who soundtracked Clipse's official debut album Lord Willin'.
  • Cover of 9 Vintage Hip-Hop Inspired Ads
    There is sometimes a fine line between hip hop and advertising, with rappers constantly namechecking their favorite brands, or even promoting their own. A french art director by the name of David Redon may have seen this connection when he began work on a project called "Ads Libitum", which reimagines rap songs as
  • Cover of G.O.O.D. Producer Evian Christ Sheds Light On Kanye West's Upcoming Album
    You may not recognize the name Evian Christ, although you probably should as he's a producer signed to G.O.O.D. music and part of Ye's Very G.O.O.D. Beats production team.
  • Cover of Kanye West Headlines Outside Lands Festival
    The Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival in San Francisco is a bit of a tradition, as it is known to SF natives. We now know that Kanye West (in addition to The Killers, remember them?) will headline the festival. It's good to know a little bit of Yeezus will be imbued in the city, if for a short while. 
  • Cover of Kanye West Vs. The Press: 10 Run-Ins With The Media
    Kanye West has always been well aware that the press is a necessary evil when it comes to gaining success. But as his presence in music and his other ventures have grown (his affiliation with Kim Kardashian not withstanding), so has the demand for pictures and coverage of him.
  • Cover of Future Talks On Music Video For Next Single "I Won" With Kanye West, Shot By Hype Williams [Update: Official Single Artwork Revealed]
    Future is in full album mode, after releasing the Sonny Digital-produced "Covered N Money" the other week off the upcoming Honest album, he'll be releasing another new single on March 31st. This one is definitely one of the more anticipated cuts, as it features Kanye West, "I Won."
  • Cover of 20 Most Fashionable Rappers Through The Decades
    In celebration of the contribution hip-hop has made to fashion, HotNewHipHop will look at the 20 most fashionable rappers of all time through the decades, from the 1980s to the present, from shelltoe Adidas and gold chains, Coogi sweaters and shiny suits.
  • Cover of No I.D. Is The New Executive Vice President Of Def Jam Recordings
    More positive news, folks. Veteran Chicago producer and A&R Dion Wilson, AKA No I.D., has been named the new executive vice president of Def Jam Recordings. Formerly the company's executive vice president of A&R, he'll also be maintaining this position alongside Kyambo "Hip-Hop" Joshua.
  • Cover of 20 Funny Hip-Hop Videos For April Fools'
    Here's to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The troublemakers. The round pegs in the square holes. The ones who don't believe every hip-hop video has to be about models sitting on the hood of a rented car.
  • Cover of Kanye West Postpones "Yeezus" Australian Tour To Finish Next Album
     Take the bad news, for some good news right? Well, it looks like Kanye West’s Yeezus tour out in Australia has been postponed, but only at the expense that ‘Ye wants to finish his next album!
  • Cover of Eminem Recalls Wanting To Diss Kanye West & Lil Wayne On Record
    On "Talkin' 2 Myself" from Recovery, Eminem spoke of a time when he almost took aim at Lil Wayne and Kanye West on record. Speaking to Big Boy in an interview with Power 106, Em went into more detail about those feelings at the time.
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