Kanye West News

  • Travi$ Scott & Young Thug Bring Out Kanye West & Chris Brown In L.A.
    Travi$ Scott & Young Thug Bring Out Kanye West & Chris Brown In L.A.
    Mar 29, 2015 at 10:34am
    Travi$ Scott and Young Thug are closing out their joint "Rodeo" tour in style. The wild duo pulled into L.A. last night (March 28), for the third-to-last show of the tour, and brought out two massive special guests: Chris Brown and Kanye West. 
  • Kanye West Is Headlining KIIS FM’s Wango Tango Event
    Kanye West Is Headlining KIIS FM’s Wango Tango Event
    Mar 27, 2015 at 04:12pm
    Kanye West doesn't do just any festival, so locking him down as a headliner is a good look for anyone. The rapper's latest gig will be for KIIS FM's annual show, Wango Tango. He won't be the only big name however, as Calvin Harris, Maghan Trainor, Nick Jonas, David Guetta, Sia, Jason Derulo, and more will perform at the big event.
  • Dame Dash Confirms He And Kanye West Are Buying Karmaloop
    Dame Dash Confirms He And Kanye West Are Buying Karmaloop
    Mar 26, 2015 at 07:20pm
    While earlier this week it seemed that things were going south for online streetwear distributor Karmaloop, they may have found a way out of their imminent bankruptcy.
  • *T-Pain Voice*: 5 Rappers Who Pushed Auto-Tune Forward
    *T-Pain Voice*: 5 Rappers Who Pushed Auto-Tune Forward
    Mar 24, 2015 at 04:48pm
    Auto-tune was something of a taboo in rap, for some it may always be, but for the most part, it's been accepted as a common songwriting tool. As prevalent as it may be today, there was only on figure who can really be attributed with popularizing the effect, and that's T-Pain (sorry, Cher).
  • Dame Dash Expresses Interest In Purchasing Karmaloop As Reports Of Bankruptcy Circulate
    Dame Dash Expresses Interest In Purchasing Karmaloop As Reports Of Bankruptcy Circulate
    Mar 23, 2015 at 04:03pm
    Despite years of massive success in the online distribution of streetwear, Boston-based website Karmaloop is rumored to be headed toward bankruptcy, and it could be happening as early as this week.
  • Glastonbury Organizer Responds To Petition Against Kanye West
    Glastonbury Organizer Responds To Petition Against Kanye West
    Mar 20, 2015 at 08:40pm
    On Monday (March 16), Kanye West was selected to headline Glastonbury, one of the world's biggest festivals. Since, a petition attempting to replace Kanye with a rock band has circulated the Internet and already accrued almost 100,000 signatures. 
  • Travi$ Scott Speaks On Kanye West And Perceived J. Cole Diss
    Travi$ Scott Speaks On Kanye West And Perceived J. Cole Diss
    Mar 19, 2015 at 07:50pm
    Travi$ Scott is currently winding down his "Rodeo Tour" alongside Young Thug. The inspiration for the tour comes from actual Texas rodeos--soundtracked by two of the wildest rappers in the game. And Travi$ expects the crowd to be all the way turnt up. During a recent stop in Chicago, Travi$ addressed a particularly lethargic crowd, saying he felt like he was "at a motherfuckin' J. Cole concert or a Chance the Rapper type of concert." Needless to say, both Cole and Chance fans took offense to the comments.
  • Petition Launched To Stop Kanye West From Headlining Glastonbury
    Petition Launched To Stop Kanye West From Headlining Glastonbury
    Mar 18, 2015 at 10:49pm
    Don’t ask me why, but there’s an online petition trying to stop Kanye West from headlining Glastonbury this summer. And it has over 53,000 names on the list. Neil Lonsdale, a man from Norfolk, was upset that Kanye got the nod to be the headlining act, so he decided to do something about it. Taking to Change.org, Neil started this petition and wrote:
  • The 10 Best Movie Cameos By Rappers
    The 10 Best Movie Cameos By Rappers
    Mar 17, 2015 at 01:08pm
    Yesterday, we learned that Kanye West would be making an appearance in the upcoming sequel to one of Ben Stiller's best-loved movies: "Zoolander." It won't be the first time Mr.
  • Kanye West Will Reportedly Make Cameo In "Zoolander 2"
    Kanye West Will Reportedly Make Cameo In "Zoolander 2"
    Mar 17, 2015 at 03:31am
    It looks like "Anchorman 2" isn’t the only sequel that Kanye West is getting himself involved with. According to reports, Yeezy will be appearing in the long-awaited "Zoolander 2" movie as well.
  • Kanye West To Headline Glastonbury 2015
    Kanye West To Headline Glastonbury 2015
    Mar 16, 2015 at 05:10pm
    Kanye West has been announced as one of the headliners for the annual UK festival, Glastonbury, making the G.O.O.D. rapper the second rap headliner in the history of the event-- the first being his Watch The Throne partner in crime, Jay Z. Typically, the event is very much rock music-oriented.
  • Who's Telling The Truth: Kanye West Or Barack Obama?
    Who's Telling The Truth: Kanye West Or Barack Obama?
    Mar 14, 2015 at 07:13pm
    When Kanye West gave a lecture at Oxford University on March 2nd, he said his voice gives him access to the most powerful people in the world, including multibillionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk and President Barack Obama. Not only can he call the President "out of the blue," but Obama, apparently, "calls the home phone, by the way." When the president guested on Jimmy Kimmel Live last Thursday night (March 12), Obama seemed to laugh off Kanye's remarks, saying, though he loves Kanye's music, "I don't think I've got his home number."
  • Jimmy Kimmel Confirms Kanye West Appearance At SXSW
    Jimmy Kimmel Confirms Kanye West Appearance At SXSW
    Mar 13, 2015 at 12:45pm
    Following a brief beef between Kanye West and Jimmy Kimmel, the two have proved successful collaborators, with Ye returning to Kimmel's show through out last year. Their relationship continues to thrive, as Kimmel has announced that Ye will be a part of his SXSW show. Kimmel will be filming a SXSW version of "Jimmy Kimmel Live" in Austin, Texas on March 20th, and announced some of the line-up last night. Kanye hasn't been confirmed to be a part of any other showcases, although rumors are swirling.
  • Did Hudson Mohawke Just Reveal An Update On Kanye's “So Help Me God” Album? [Update: HudMo Confirms It Wasn't Him]
    Did Hudson Mohawke Just Reveal An Update On Kanye's “So Help Me God” Album? [Update: HudMo Confirms It Wasn't Him]
    Mar 13, 2015 at 10:32am
    Well this is interesting, if true. On Thursday night, Kanye’s frequent collaborator & longtime producer, Hudson Mohawke, reportedly took to Snapchat to reveal some information about the physical appearance of the album's CD.
  • Chris Brown Gives His Adidas Yeezy Boost The 'Graduation' Treatment
  • The 5 Funniest Clips Of The #KanyeDance
    The 5 Funniest Clips Of The #KanyeDance
    Mar 9, 2015 at 07:17pm
    Kanye West recently performed three shows--with one more tonight--at the Fondation Louis Vuitton to close out Paris Fashion Week. Decked out in his new Yeezy Season 1 adidas gear, Kanye performed songs, including unreleased material off So Help Me God, from his entire catalogue. In addition, he also showed off some of his signature dance moves. He really cut it up in Paris, and clips of the #KanyeDance have quickly gone viral.
  • Kanye West Premiered His "All Day" Video In Paris [Update: Watch Footage Of The Full Video]
    Kanye West Premiered His "All Day" Video In Paris [Update: Watch Footage Of The Full Video]
    Mar 8, 2015 at 03:33pm
    Kanye West's "All Day" has been kicking around since last summer, but we finally got to hear the complete version last week, after an inspired rendition at the Brit Awards prior to that. Reception to the track has been good, as it has a little something for every type of Kanye fan. Of course, Ye always brings it with the videos, and fans have been eagerly awaiting the clip for the new anthem, and while it's yet to hit YouTube, Kanye decided to premiere the Steve McQueen (director of 12 Years A Slave and Shame)-helmed clip at Paris Fashion Week today.
  • Big Sean Talks About The Benefits Of Recording "Dark Sky Paradise" In His Home Studio
    Big Sean Talks About The Benefits Of Recording "Dark Sky Paradise" In His Home Studio
    Mar 7, 2015 at 01:54pm
    While opinions of Big Sean may still be mixed, one thing people seem to be able to agree on is that Dark Sky Paradise is a major step up from the rapper's previous studio albums. A few things fell into place that ensured the record would be Sean's best yet, including a bonafide hit, and Kanye as an active participant in it's recording, but a major part of the reason the record came together so well for Sean was being able to record in the comfort of his own home, which he explained in an interview with Tim Westwood. 
  • Madonna Says She Co-Wrote A Song On Kanye West's New Album
    Madonna Says She Co-Wrote A Song On Kanye West's New Album
    Mar 6, 2015 at 03:52pm
    Madonna's name has been popping up in the hip-hop world more than usual lately. First, she put Chance The Rapper and Nas on her new album Rebel Heart, then she responded to Drake's new song "Madonna," saying that she loved the track. Now, she's revealed that she helped write a song on Kanye West's new album, and also says collabs with Drake are on the way. 
  • Kanye West To Perform At Fondation Louis Vuitton In Paris
    Kanye West To Perform At Fondation Louis Vuitton In Paris
    Mar 6, 2015 at 11:57am
    Earlier this morning, Kim Kardashian posted a photo of her (newly-blonde) and Kanye West leaving Fondation Louis Vuitton in Paris, hinting at an announcement to come. The announcement has now arrived, with confirmation that Ye will be performing a series of shows at Fondation Louis Vuitton in Paris.
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