Kanye West News

 
  • Cover of Dapper Dan Calls Kanye West "An Embarrassment," And Claims He "Is Making A Mistake"
    When Vice sat down with Dapper Dan to talk about fashion among other things, Kanye's name cropped up and the acclaimed designer and stylist had some harsh, but not unkind words, about Kanye's typically blunt strategy to promoting his own fashion ventures. On the subject, Dapper Dan says:
  • Cover of Bonnaroo 2014 Lineup Announced; Kanye West To Headline
     It looks like Hip Hop will be representing at this summer’s Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival. Tonight, the official lineup was announced during a live stream event and it looks deep.
  • Cover of Bret Easton Ellis Confirms He's Working With Kanye West On A Film
    Back in November of 2013, Kanye West had a lengthy discussion with "American Psycho" writer Bret Easton Ellis, which was published online as a podcast.
  • Cover of Kanye West, Drake, OutKast & More To Perform At 2014 Wireless Festival [Update: J. Cole, 2 Chainz Announced]
    This year's Wireless Festival which takes place in the UK has quite the list of headliners. The newly-reunited OutKast will be hitting the festival as part of their 40-date festival run, alongside Kanye West, Drake and Pharrell. 
  • Cover of Kanye West Defends Drake, Criticizes Rolling Stone
    Kanye West took the holidays off, but he's back in full form on the second leg of the Yeezus tour, and there's a whole lot to discuss since his brief absence.
  • Cover of Charlamagne Tha God Responds To Kanye's Diss
    Kanye West ranted hard a couple nights ago, directing much of his anger (this time) towards Charlamagne Tha God and Sway from the radio show, "Sway In The Morning." Kanye's comments, which were captured on video, were blasted as the following:
  • Cover of Hip-Hop's Power Couples
    It's that time of the year again - Valentine's Day! The romantic holiday is upon us and we thought we'd share some of the love in the hip-hop community.
  • Cover of Kanye West Disses Charlamagne The God & Sway During "Yeezus" Tour Rant
    Kanye West kicked off the final dates of his "Yeezus" tour last night, with the first stop being in Pennsylvania at the Bryce Jordan Center. The rapper had one of his typical tour rants, although interestingly enough this one was aimed at Charlamange The God and Sway Calloway. 
  • Cover of Chief Keef Reveals "Back From The Dead 2" Mixtape Artwork
    Chief Keef just announced that his Bang 3 project will be an album rather than a mixtape (a fate similar to that of French Montana's Mac & Cheese 4), but we will be getting some new free music from Sosa very soon in the form of Back From The Dead 2, which Keef has now revealed the art for.
  • Cover of Take A Look Inside Kanye West's New $11 Million Mansion
    Kanye West and Kim Kardashian are quite the power couple, and it's only fitting that the two have a home befitted of their status. Kim and 'Ye have definitely not held back in designing their new $11 million mansion in Bel Air, which has been in the works for some time, but is nearly complete.
  • Cover of CyHi The Prynce Announces New Project Executive Prod. By Kanye West [Update: Title & Release Date Revealed]
    CyHi The Prynce is arguably the most underrated emcee in the G.O.O.D camp, and it's perhaps unarguable that he's often forgotten when considering G.O.O.D Music. Nonetheless, the rapper is a lyrical beast, as any of his mixtapes will prove.
  • Cover of Kanye West To Appear On "Late Night With Seth Meyers" During Its Debut Week
    Seth Meyers is about to kick things off with his new late night talk show, "Late Night With Seth Meyers", as he takes the torch from Jimmy Fallon, who in turn, is taking over veteran Jay Leno's late night spot.
  • Cover of Memphis Bleek Doesn't Like Jay Z's Shout Out On "Diamonds (Remix)"
    Memphis Bleek was always Jay Z's right hand man, but despite his massive co-sign he never really broke through. The two have remained friends throughout their careers either way, and Jay displayed his loyalty to Bleek very openly on his verse from Kanye West's "Diamonds" remix.
  • Cover of Kanye West Reflects On "The College Dropout", Thanks Fans On Twitter
    Kanye West's seminal debut, The College Dropout, turns 10 today, and while 'Ye had been silent on the matter leading up to the anniversary, there was no way we were gonna get though today without the outspoken rapper saying something. 
  • Cover of Classic Rotation: Kanye West's "The College Dropout" 10 Years Later
    There are albums that are important to their specific genre of music and there are albums that change said genre all together. They have the ability to implement a seismic shift both musically and culturally-- what is accepted, what is cool, style, production, method and so on.
  • Cover of Nike Releases The Air Yeezy II's (Red Octobers) To Just About Everyone's Surprise
    Today (Feb. 9) saw the release of the Air Yeezy II shoes, known largely by their nickname, the Red Octobers. Eleven minutes after the surprise announcement they were sold out. After just one tweet (from Nike).
  • Cover of Kanye West Has "Several" New Songs With Chief Keef, Will Appear On "Bang 3"
    A photo of Kanye West and Chief Keef working together surfaced a couple weeks back, but there was never any clarification on what the two were cooking up.
  • Cover of Kanye West & Kim Kardashian's Wedding Date Moved Up
    Kanye West and Kim Kardashian are in the process of planning their wedding, something that will undoubtedly involve triangles, masks, and probably Jesus-- at least if Kanye gets his way.
  • Cover of Kanye West And Chief Keef Spotted Working On "Bang 3"
    What do you get when a photo on Instagram (which can be seen in the gallery) crops up with Kanye West, Chief Keef, and Interscope A&R, Larry Jackson? Well, you get a torrent of news and speculation. Although, to be fair, it seems most likely that the trio are working on Chief Keef's much anticipated Bang 3.
  • Cover of Mike WiLL Made It Reveals Collabos With Kanye West, Pharrell, Pusha T On Future's "Honest"
    Future tweeted the other day that we would be receiving the official album art and finally, a release date for his delayed album Honest in the coming week.
  • Cover of Kanye West Settles Assault Case For Over $250,000
    The kid who notoriously tossed some racial slurs at Kim Kardashian and Kanye West, and subsequently caught a beatdown from 'Ye earlier in the month is in for quite the payday.
  • Cover of Young Thug Says He Has Records With Kanye West, Freebandz Deal Not Official Yet
    Young Thug's stock continues to rise, with hits like "Danny Glover" and "Stoner" currently receiving freestyle and remixes galore, not to mention a co-sign from Kanye West when he was seen turning up and singing along to Thug's hits at a club in Paris.
  • Cover of Kanye West To Re-Release "808s And Heartbreak"
     Love it or hate it, Kanye's dark, auto-tuned record seems to be appreciated more with age, as it is now warmly regarded when it was once polarizing.
  • Cover of Kendrick Lamar Talks Grammy Nominations & His New Album
    We haven't heard much from Kendrick Lamar lately, but while he hasn't spoken publicly lately, the public has talked a lot about him. After all, despite it being more than several months ago, his appearance on a Big Sean song "Control" garnered more news than most rappers' album releases, as of late.
  • Cover of T-Pain Claims Kanye West Wrote a Diss Record About Him During an "808s & Heartbreak" Session
     With Kanye West’s 808s & Heartbreak album being influenced by auto-tune, it’s only fitting that in 2008 T-Pain was in the studio with 'Ye to help perfect their popular sound.
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