Kanye West's "The Life Of Pablo" Reportedly Doubles TIDAL Subscriptions
Can Kanye West single-handedly save TIDAL? According to TMZ, TIDAL has grown it's subscriber base from 1 million users to 2.5 million since Kanye dropped The Life of Pablo 10 days ago.
Everything You Need To Know About Desiigner
In two months, Desiigner has gone from virtual unknown, just another anonymous rapper, looking to gain any sort of foothold, to internet sensation. His breakout hit "Panda" has garnered 3.7 million plays on SoundCloud. It has earned him a record deal with G.O.O.D. Music and two appearances on Kanye West's The Life of Pablo.
Jay Z Rocks Yeezy Boost 350s, Kendrick Reps Reebok At NBA Game
Jay Z, Beyonce and Kendrick Lamar are weathly, famous humans, and that means they get to sit court side to watch Steph Curry swish three pointers for 40 feet. They did just that last week as the Golden State Warriors visited the Los Angeles Clippers at the Staples Center. The two rappers sat next two each other, chopping it up and laughing the whole time. Kendrick Lamar was joined by his TDE label boss and friend Anthony Tiffith, while Jay was joined by his boo Beyonce.
Top Tracks: February 15 - February 21
After the Kanye-inspired chaos of last week, the past seven days have been relatively tame in the rap world, with the twin titans of last weekend (TLOP and the substantially less interesting Grammy awards) still dominating the conversation. Spillover aside, we got solid new projects from French Montana, Kirko Bangz, Yo Gotti, Young Dolph, TM88, and Gucci Mane/Honorable C-Note, but no Slime Season 3 just yet.
The First Photo Of Saint West Arrives Online
Just now, Kanye West's long-anticipated "All Day" music video made its way online. Today is also occasion for an even bigger online premiere from the West family, as Kim has shared the first photo of her and Kanye's second child, and first son: the three-month-old Saint West.
Tyler, The Creator REALLY Likes Kanye West's "Freestyle 4"
For the most part, it seems like people are enjoying Kanye West's new album, The Life Of Pablo, but there are certainly some tracks that are getting more love than others. "Ultralight Beams" and "Father Stretch My Hands Pt. 1," which happen to be the two first songs on the LP, have been among some of the most praised, but Tyler, The Creator has been making a case for one of the album's less beloved tracks.
Kanye West Breaks Up A Paparazzi Fight With A Hug
Kanye West was back at it with the paparazzi on Friday, but it’s not for what you might think. Known in the past for his short temper, and fist throwing anger with the camera crews, Kanye did the quite opposite yesterday when he broke up a fight between two photographers while arriving back at LAX.
Kanye West Considering Legal Action Against The Pirate Bay
Kanye West’s buzzing new album The Life of Pablo is only available on the streaming service Tidal, which has driven many people to illegally download the album rather than sign up for the subscription-only streaming service. As a result, the album has gone Gold in illegal downloads solely from popular torrent site the Pirate Bay.
French Montana Claims "Kanye Didn't Really Know Who Max B Is"
We’re only a few hours away from French Montana’s new mixtape Wave Gods, which will debut on DJ Khaled’s “We the Best” Beats 1 Radio show, but before that French called into Hot 97 to drop a few interesting tidbits about the lead up to Kanye West’s The Life of Pablo.
French Montana's "Wave Gods" Mixtape Has Some Huge Features
French Montana will be premiering his new Wave Gods mixtape on DJ Khaled's Beats 1 Radio show tomorrow, but before then, he's come through with the official tracklist for the project, and it features some HUGE guest appearances.Among those listed on the tracklist are Future, Kanye West, Nas, Travis SCott, Big Seam Puff Daddy, Jadakiss, and the late Chinx.
Reports Of Deluxe Physical Edition Of "The Life Of Pablo" Surface
Kanye West's new album may have the messiest roll-out in recent history, but that hasn't stopped fans from grappling for any version of the album, whether it's the TIDAL-released version that contained two of the same record or the unfinished live rip from the Yeezy Season 3 debut. The album has reportedly already been pirated over 500,000 times already, according to Torrent Freak. The fact that Kanye refuses to make it available on anywhere except TIDAL obviously adds to this issue.
Kanye West Says He Has New Music With Drake & Future
Kanye West has already hinted at an updated version of The Life Of Pablo and a Good Fridays series that may or may not feature 40 songs with Kendrick Lamar and 40 songs with Young Thug. On top of that, Ye has unveiled a couple more exciting collaborations today.
Unreleased Songs & Demos From Kanye West's "The Life Of Pablo" Are Surfacing Online
In some ways, Kanye West's The Life Of Pablo plays like a living, breathing collection of unfinished ideas and demos, and while we may be getting an updated version of the album very soon, we now have a new selection of work-in-progress records to choose from. Though it's not clear where it's coming from, a number of early versions of Pablo songs, as well as some music we've never heard before has made its way online, and most of it is pretty great.
Kanye West Reacts To Kylie Jenner Signing With PUMA
Kanye West has made no effort to cover up his hatred toward Nike, the company he left in favor of adidas, but many were surprised when we called out another major clothing brand, PUMA, for trying to "divide the family" with its efforts to court a deal with Kylie Jenner. He went as far as to say, "1000% there will never be a Kylie Puma anything. That's on my family! 1000% Kylie is on Yeezy team!!!"
Hear Leaked Audio Of Kanye West's SNL Meltdown
Kanye West's recent performance on Saturday Night Live turned out to be the perfect way to induce maximum excitement around his new album, which was released on TIDAL a couple of hours later. In the minutes leading up to the performance, though, all was not so promising. Yesterday (Feb.
Review: Kanye West's "The Life Of Pablo"
Around the time the Graduation came out, I developed a philosophy for media consumption that I called the “Kanye rule.” Its premise was simple: judge art only for the contents within, not for the extraneous actions of the artist.
Original Recording Of Kanye West's "Wolves" Surfaces Online
A year ago, Kanye West performed "Wolves" on Saturday Night Live alongside Vic Mensa and Sia. The track was immediately sought after, and, amazingly, the collaboration, produced by Cashmere Cat and Sinjin Hawke, among others, never made it online in any sort of official quality.
Kanye West Shared The Entire List Of Credits For "The Life Of Pablo"
Kanye West's new album, The Life of Pablo, has an extensive amount of guests-- it sounds like there were a million different hands on each record, resulting in the album's full and complex production as well as vocal scheme. We already rounded up some of the more surprising credits from the album, but in case you wanted the entire, definitive list, then Kanye's got you. He shared the credits for each record on his website.
Chance The Rapper Appears On Alternate Version Of Kanye West's "Waves"
One of the hottest tracks on Kanye West's The Life of Pablo is undoubtedly "Waves." Well guess what, there's an alternate version of "Waves," and it features Chance the Rapper. Chance shared snippets from the alternate "Waves" on his Snapchat. He sings a simple, Fetty Wap-esque melody line over the chorus -- which is sung by someone other than Chris Brown, which would imply that this is an early draft of the track.
The Game Offers To Invest $10 Million In Kanye West
The Game is a charitable man. Kanye West is currently mired in $53 million of personal debt. He even asked Mark Zuckerberg to bail him out by investing $1 billion in "Kanye West ideas." Zuckerberg has yet to respond. But late last night, The Game responded. "Tell him I'm not Mark Zuckerberg but I got $10,000,000 to invest in his ideas if he comes to Dubai & skydives wit us tomorrow," The Game tweeted.