If You're Working With Kanye West, You'd Better Pick Up The Phone At 3AM
Kanye West has a new album coming out in a month, and seeing as the vocals for Yeezus were allegedly recorded days before the album was turned in, we assume this is crunch time for 'Ye.Judging by his tweet from last night, West is counting on his collaborators to be on call throughout this chaotic process. "I have no interest in working with anyone who is too important or too good or too traditional to take a call at 3am," he wrote.
150k Plays Later, Here's The Song That Follows Kanye West's "Real Friends" On SoundCloud
The release of Kanye West's "Real Friends" was a great moment for everyone, but it was especially important for one person in particular -- and it wasn't Ye.
Kanye West Announces Release Date For "Swish"
Swish SZN is officially upon us! After dropping off the single “Real Friends” earlier today, Kanye West has now finally announced the release date for his highly anticipated seventh studio album Swish.
Staff Picks Playlist (January 8)
After taking a break over the holidays/daze, we've returned with Staff Picks in all it's playlist glory. Although music in general slowed down over the holiday season, things seem to be picking back up this week, as is reflected in the Staff Picks playlist. Of course, Kanye West stole the show with his release of "Real Friends/No More Parties In L.A.," however he made us work for it, uploading and then deleting the song from his SoundCloud multiple times through out the day. We made it, though.
Top 5 Songs From Kanye West's G.O.O.D. Friday Series
Today was dominated by excitement for the return of G.O.O.D. Fridays, or at least, a new Kanye West song, per Kim Kardashian's tweet. She didn't say outright that the G.O.O.D. Friday series would be returning full force, but that's obviously what we gathered from it.
Kanye West Recorded "No More Parties" With Madlib During "MBDTF" Sessions
Kanye West just fucked up the internet by dropping and subsequently deleting "Real Friends" featuring Ty Dolla $ign and a snippet from No More Parties in LA" feat. Kendrick Lamar. Madlib is the architect behind the "No More Parties" beat. As it turns out, the song can be traced back to the My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy sessions in 2010.
Kanye West Headlines Governers Ball Music Festival 2016, Lineup Announcement
The Governors Ball Music Festival, held each summer in New York City, is always chock full of great artist, song debuts, and wild guest appearances. It’s looking like this year will be no different, as festival organizers have just released the 2016 new lineup.
Kanye West Says Lebron James Is "Fam"
Kanye West's recent record, "Facts," although generally underwhelming, still caused its fair share of ruckus on these e-nets. The rapper was mainly throwing shade at his former sneaker partner, Nike, however, Lebron James seemed to get dissed in the crossfire.
Kim Kardashian Says Kanye West Is Dropping New Music Every Friday
Well here’s some exciting news. According to Kanye West’s wife, G.O.O.D Friday's are back... sorta.
Did Nike Just Use A Sneaker To Throw Shade At Kanye West?
One of Nike’s newest releases may be a reference to their most famous defector, Kanye West. After releasing two models of the Nike Air Yeezy over a few years, Kanye jumped ship to Adidas last year, citing a lack of creative control (among other things).
Four Times As Many Yeezy Boost Sneakers Will Be Available Starting February
Kanye West’s Yeezy Boost line for Adidas has taken sneaker hype to new levels, mostly due to extremely limited release quantities. Some reports have cited numbers as low as 10 pairs per boutique (although this report disputes those numbers), and rampant backdoor dealing by some boutiques has left the general populace grasping for very little.
Random Guy Crashes People's Choice Awards, Shouts Out Kevin Gates & Kanye West
The highlight of last night's People's Choice Awards occurred at an unlikely moment, as Sharon Osbourne, Aisha Tyler, and the rest of the hosts of CBS' "The Talk" gathered onstage to give their acceptance speech after winning Favorite Daytime TV Hosting Team. In the middle of their speech, a random dude wandered on stage, commandeered the mic, and delivered his message to the people. “My name is Zacari Nicasio. Shoutout to Kevin Gates, Islah album. Yeezy jumped over the jumpman, yes sir."
LeBron James Responds To Kanye West's Nike Diss Track "Facts"
Kanye West’s track “Facts” dropped just before the New Year, and in it he spends most of the song directly addressing his former relationship with Nike, and current relationship with Adidas. While the factuality of “Facts” has come into question, much of what ‘Ye says in the song is still circulating to everyone involved with the two competing brands.
Sia Previews New Song Co-Written & Co-Produced By Kanye West
We're still waiting on the CDQ version of "Wolves," Kanye West's track with Vic Mensa and the Australian pop star Sia that he debuted at the release of his Yeezy Boost sneaker in February 2015. But it is now apparent that "Wolves" was not the only song Kanye and Sia had cooking.
"FACTS" Or Fiction? Breaking Down Kanye West's New Track
Kanye West couldn't have began 2016 any more differently than 2015, with the only similarity between "Only One" and "FACTS" being their midnight January 1st releases. Rather than getting into proud father/loving son mode to do some spiritual musing about the changes in his personal life, West rang in this new year by getting into reckless/Odell Beckham Jr. mode and giving Adidas a freestyle that doubles as a Nike smear ad (or is it the other way around?).
Top Tracks: December 28 - January 3
Welcome to 2016, y'all. Did anything really change on January 1st, aside from waking up with a crippling hangover? Well, it certainly feels that way in the rap world, as some of the genre's biggest stars have made sure to come out with forceful statements that conveniently arrived in sync with the New Year.
Michael Jordan's Son Responds To Kanye West's Jumpman Diss
Kanye West had a lot to say on his surprise New Year's banger, "Facts," but his main target was Nike, the company he left in late 2013 in favor of a new partnership with adidas.
Kanye West Is Dropping A New Song Tonight
Who else better to ring in the New Year with than Kanye West? Last year, Kanye used New Year's Eve to release the Paul McCartney-featuring "Only One," a beautiful tribute to his daughter, and this year, it seems, he's got another special ball to drop. Of course, Kanye hasn't spoken yet. The news was first revealed by wifey, who told her 38 million followers a new Yeezy song was on its way. She added the hashtag "FACTS," which could be the track's title -- as subsequently suggested by GOOD Music's CyHi the Prynce.
Pusha T Reveals New Big Sean LP Will Be Among First G.O.O.D. Music Releases In 2016
Pusha T has been doing a ton of interviews in the wake of his new album, Darkest Before Dawn.