Listen To Two New Kanye West Tracks
Kanye West's new album, SWISH, may still be a long way away, but out of nowhere, two song have appeared on a SoundCloud under his name. Both of the tracks sound like demos, and both are somewhat familiar.The first is an alternative version of "Say You Will," the opening track from Kanye's 808s & Heartbreak, while the other features the beat from The Weeknd's "Tell Your Friends," a song Ye produced. Here, the record is titled "When I See It," and sounds pretty unfinished, with West singing with auto-tune over the soulful beat.
Hillary Clinton Dropped $15,000 At Jay Z's 40/40 Club
The presidential candidate fundraising reports are in. Hillary Clinton has raised the most money ($33 million!), and she's not just stashing it away for a rainy day.
Kanye West Was Urged Against Dating White Women When He Was Young
Kanye West recently held an two-hour interview with fashion website SHOWStudio. He ranked 808s & Heartbreak and Yeezus way above My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy in his own canon, and he delved into more personal topics, including his wife, who is white, and his two-year-old daughter, who is biracial.
Kanye West Auditions For American Idol
Jennifer Lopez and Harry Connick Jr., the hosts of American Idol, were treated to a surprise today, as they were greeted by a familiar face during Idol auditions in San Francisco. Also today in San Francisco, West was introduced by Barack Obama before performing at a fundraiser for the Democratic National Committee. The stakes weren't quite as high for his Idol "audition."
President Obama Jokes About Kanye West As President
Both President Obama and Kanye West guested at a fundraiser for the Democratic National Committee today in San Francisco. It had been reported that West would use the occasion to perform songs from his upcoming album, SWISH. Tickets cost up to $10,000.
How Much A Co-Sign Cost? The Downside Of Collaborating With Drake & Kanye
About five months ago, just after the long-rumored Drake remix of Fetty Wap's already-buzzing "My Way" had surfaced, the Paterson, New Jersey crooner explained how it all came about. "He sent me a DM, and I sent him my number," Fetty said, "He was like, 'Yo, I want to cut the [remix] tonight.' Next thing I know, I checked my email and it was there." This wasn't the first time Drake put his approval stamp on a hot track by way of a quick 16, but Fetty was the first
Young Chop Calls Out Kanye West For Using Chicago Artists
Earlier today, Young Chop, the 21-year-old Chicago producer, inseparable from the come-ups of young artists like Chief Keef and Lil Reese, posted a series of Instagram videos, in which he called out an unnamed establishment of older Chicago industry folks who have a penchant for taking advantage of Chicago's young talent. He then specifically called out Kanye West, claiming that he is guilty of using Chicago artists for his own selfish reasons.
Beyonce, Jay Z, Kanye West, Rihanna & Pharrell All Suing French Clothing Company
Jay Z, Beyonce, Rihanna, Kanye West, and Pharrell, aka the leaders of the illuminati, are suing the French clothing company Eleven Paris for using their names, images, and trademarks without permission. Apparently Beyonce had sent Eleven Paris several cease and desist letters, but the company continued to sell products featuring her (as well as the others mentioned above) name and lyrics. Now she's taking matters to court, and her husband, as well as her mogul friends, are happy to join her on the prosecution team.
Kanye West Says "808s" & "Yeezus" Are "So Much Stronger" Than "MBDTF"
Chances are, you haven't made it all the way through Kanye West's two hour interview with SHOWStudio this morning, but for those who did tune in, there was one moment that stood out, or at least, sparked a discussion.
Quiz: How Well Do You Know Kanye West?
Kanye West isn't really a man of mystery. He lays all of his feelings out, whether that be on wax or on interview. The man has no chill, and thus often lets his emotions get the better of him-- proving just how passionate he is about the things he loves. For a loyal Ye fan, his interviews are like gold, littered with quotable gems and worldly advice.
Top Tracks: September 28 - October 4
10) The Game feat. Diddy - Standing On Ferraris In his search for another hit, The Game is an equal opportunity employer. The decidedly West Coast rapper is even willing to reach out to the figurehead of the label that was once at the forefront of the East Coast sound -- though he only grants him a speaking role. "Standing On Ferraris" didn't budge in its second week on the charts, holding strong at #10.
Amber Rose Forgives Kanye West & Wiz Khalifa In Emotional Speech At L.A. SlutWalk
Amber Rose has been promoting her L.A. SlutWalk -- a charity event meant to protest, slut-shaming, rape culture, double standards and the like -- for months now, and Saturday, the event finally took place. From what we've seen it looks like the rally was a huge success, with women coming out in huge numbers to show support for the cause.
Amber Rose's Mom To Kanye West: "F*CK Yo 30 Showers!"
Today (Oct. 3), Amber Rose held her first ever SlutWalk in L.A. The parade's mission is to put an end to slut-shaming and other forms of bullying directed at women and other marginalized groups. After the event kicked off, Rose posted a picture on Instagram of her mother walking in the parade holding a sign that reads, "FUCK YO 30 showers!"
Justin Bieber Reveals Title & Release Date For Next Album
This isn't exactly hip-hop, but as the Biebs has been spotted partying with just about every rapper out there, and as his new single, "What Do You Mean," generated some decent buzz on the site, we thought it right to share with you the newly revealed title of Bieber's upcoming album, Purpose, as well as its release date, November 13.
Kanye West's "808's & Heartbreak" Show Is Coming To Chicago
The other week, Kanye West blessed L.A. residents with two shows where he performed his heralded 808's & Heartbreak album in its entirety. As you can imagine, it was quite the event, with fellow rappers and celebrities showing up too, not to mention the host of album collaborators that Ye brought on stage.
How "Through The Wire" Jump-Started Kanye West's Career
"It's funny how wasn't nobody interested'Til the night I almost killed myself in Lexus" - Kanye West, "Last Call"
Kim Kardashian's Due Date Rumored To Be On Christmas Day
Welp, it's looking like the second child of Yeezus may be born on Christmas day-- there's an ego boost Ye didn't need. Rumors are circulating this morning that Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are expecting baby #2 on December 25th, this coming from the ever-reliable but always anonymous "sources" close to the couple.