Kanye West Says He Won't Go To The Grammys If Frank Ocean Isn't Nominated
Kanye West has been known to go to bat for other artists at award shows -- namely Beyonce -- and now he's throwing his support behind Frank Ocean. Frank's 2016 albums, Blonde and Endless, were not submitted for consideration within the deadline, though it has not been confirmed whether or not Frank chose to withhold them. Either way, Kanye suggested at his Saturday night concert that if Blonde isn't going to be nominated, there's no reason for him to show up.
Kanye West Wishes Kim Kardashian Happy Birthday With Heartwarming Video
It’s been months since we last heard from Kanye West on Twitter, but on Friday the G.O.O.D. Music CEO decided to change all that when he wished his lovely wife, Kim Kardashian, a happy 36th birthday with a very special, heartwarming video.
15 Unique Yeezy Boost Concepts That Adidas Should Consider
Adidas is ramping up their Yeezy Boost releases as 2016 winds down and November specifically will be a big month for fans of Kanye West's Adidas Yeezy Boosts.
Jay Z Reportedly "Can't Stand" Kanye West
Kanye West made a few contentious remarks about Jay Z during the Saint Pablo tour's stop in Seattle earlier this week -- namely, that Hov let "political shit" get between him and the music, and he didn't come by Kanye and Kim Kardashian's house to show
Kanye West Upset At Jay Z For Not Coming To See Him After Kim's Robbery
Earlier today, footage surfaced from last night's "Saint Pablo" show in Seattle showing Kanye West venting about the Tidal/Apple "beef" that prevented him and Jay Z guesting on Drake's "Pop Style." He claimed that Jay Z resisted the collaboration both because of his allegiance to Meek Mill (a member of Roc Nation) and due to conflicting interests with his own company, Tidal, and the one Drake is partnered wit
Security Footage Surfaces Of Jewelery Thieves Robbing Kim Kardashian
Although Kim Kardashian has been staying out of the spotlight since getting robbed of millions of dollars worth of jewelry in Paris (her Instagram account has been inactive for a record 2 weeks!), updates on the burglary have kept on flowing in. According to TMZ, street side security footage has surfaced of the alleged robbers making their getaway, 3 on bikes and 2 on foot.
Time Magazine Names Jaden Smith One Of 2016's Most Influential Teens
If you ain't already know, Jaden Smith is right up there with Lil Yachty as a contender for the new King of the Youth. Time Magazine has now confirmed it. Jaden Smith has scored a spot on the magazine's annual list of the "Most Influential Teenagers" for his enormous following (see: cult) and his rebellious brand, an image his father never quite achieved.
Donald Trump Vs. Hillary Clinton: Who Are You Voting For?
Whether you're a Democrat or Republican, a Southerner or Yankee, American or Canadian, you would probably agree with us that this year's election for President of the United States of America is the most exciting/horrifying/
Kanye West Vents About "Tidal/Apple Bullsh*t," Says "Watch The Throne 2" Will Never Happen
Kanye West may be one of Tidal's owners, but he's not happy with what the streaming exclusivity wars are doing to music. During his Seattle stop on the Saint Pablo tour, Kanye couldn't help but express his frustration with the handling of Drake's "Pop Style," which originally featured vocals from himself and Jay Z, but was released as a Drake solo cut when VIEWS dropped on Apple Music.
Charts Don't Lie: October 19
With new albums at occupying the top three spots (Green Day, Norah Jones and OneRepublic in descending order) on the Billboard 200 chart, Drake is displaced to the #4 position, where he is later joined by the Suicide Squad soundtrack and Solange's surprise release. Travis Scott, Rihanna, and Kanye West are in the top 20 while the rest of the artists are just barely on the outskirts of the top 30. There are no new hip hop releases that make an appearance on this week's chart. ...
Kanye West Adds 21 More Saint Pablo Tour Dates
Kanye West's Saint Pablo tour began as a 29-city endeavor scheduled to wrap up on October 29th in Las Vegas. In a fortuitous turn of events, Kanye has added 21 dates to the tour, which will now end on the last day of 2016. The added dates include the two that Kanye postponed after Kim Kardashian was robbed in Paris. Many of the shows will take place in cities Kanye has already performed in over the course of the tour. So if you didn't get a chance the first time around, or want to go again: here is your golden opportunity.
Kanye West's Stage Designs: A Brief History
"Performing live is the reason why we make music," Kanye West said in the announcement for his Touch the Sky Tour.
Adidas Yeezy Boost 350 V2 Release Date Confirmed For November
As 2016 winds down Adidas will be releasing a handful of Yeezy Boosts, including this "Black/White" Yeezy Boost 350 V2 which will reportedly be arriving on November 5th. As always, the low top Yeezy Boosts will retail for $220.
Kanye West Wasn't Calling Out Drake In His Comments About Stage Design Imitation
Kanye West raised some eyebrows when he decided to call out rappers he felt were copying his stage design at his Saint Pablo tour date in Edmonton last week. “This the original," he said. "Accept no imitations. You with the rap God right now. N*ggas be copying my shit, bro. Stealing our shit, stealing our stages. Copying our shit one to one.”
Nicki Minaj Clears Up Confusion Over Her Comments About Kanye West
In her recent Marie Claire profile, Nicki Minaj shared a criticism of the industry, which some confused as a criticism of Kanye West.“I’m so tired of black women feeling that when our men get rich, they’re going to leave them for a woman of a different race," she told the magazine, going on to reference Kanye's #1 single, "Gold Digger." "It wasn’t funny when Kanye said, ‘When he get on, he’ll leave your ass for a white girl’—and Kanye happens to be with a white girl now," she shared.
Top Tracks: October 10 - October 16
Last week gave us Gucci Mane's second album of the year, Woptober, The Game's 1992, and Anderson .Paak and Knxwledge (aka NxWorries)' Yes Lawd!, and we've still got projects from D.R.A.M., Joe Budden, Common, and Jeezy dropping soon, but it feels like it's been a while since any major releases have arrived.
Kanye West Calls Out Unnamed Rappers For Copying His Stage Design
Kanye West and his floating stage are nearing the end of their 29-city Saint Pablo tour. Last night in Edmonton, Alberta, Kanye stopped his set suddenly in the middle of "Freestyle #4" to an issue an ultimatum. “This the original," he said to the crowd. "Accept no imitations. You with the rap God right now. Niggas be copying my shit, bro. Stealing our shit, stealing our stages. Copying our shit one to one.” It is unclear exactly to whom Kanye is referring. Perhaps he meant the statement as a preemptive warning. In any case, watch his speech below.
First Look: Adidas Yeezy Boost 750 V2
Coming on the heels of the "Chocolate" Adidas Yeezy Boost 750 release, we have leaked images of the sneaker's sequel- the Yeezy Boost 750 V2.
Every Kendrick Lamar Feature From 2016 So Far
Kendrick Lamar started the year off strong with the release of untitled. unmastered, but he's also been keeping bust with guest appearances, showing up on range of records from fellow TDE members, underground emcees, and the biggest pop acts going.
The Craziest Hip Hop Fans Of 2016
Fans do crazy things when confronted with their heroes. Last year, we covered in depth the pattern of young white males hopping up on stage with Action Bronson, knowing well that he would hurl them back into the audience in a corpulent rage. For some, brushes with fame can provide a thrill like few other earthly pleasures.