Justin Bieber Recorded Vocals For Kanye West's "Ultralight Beam"
Whenever new Kanye West music is released, there's always a fair bit of mystery of how the songs all came together, especially when the writing credits often shed light on surprising collaborators.
28 Grams: Hip-Hop Instagram Recap (February 27)
Rap and R&B stars were flexing as much as ever this week, and while we usually see a beef or two spring up on Instagram, this cycle (for the most part) kept things pretty positive. Despited the fact he still hasn't made an account (that we know about, at least) Kanye West was all over the 'Gram over the last few days, taking som pics with 2 Chainz, Yo Gotti, Pusha T, and French Montana.
Kanye West Announces New Album Title
We’re just two weeks removed from Kanye West’s latest album The Life Of Pablo, and yet he’s already talking about its follow up. Expected to arrive this Summer, Kanye just took to twitter late Friday night to announce that his next album will be called Turbo Grafx 16.
Man Uses Mortgage Money To Buy Yeezys, Pisses Off Wife In Process
Let this be a lesson to any young guns out there. In a post on Reddit, a woman shared her frustrations with her sneakerhead husband’s ways. She explains in the post that her husband went ahead and purchased two pairs of Adidas Ultra Boosts and two pairs of “Pirate Black” Yeezy Boost 350s without her knowledge. The total cost? $2,500, which is apparently the couple’s mortgage money for the month.
Tony Williams: Kanye West Saved Songs From TLOP Sessions For Next Project
Many fans worried Kanye West stretched The Life of Pablo to thin when he expanded the album from 10 tracks to 17 at the last minute. But according to his cousin, The World Famous Tony Williams, he set aside material from the TLOP sessions for his next project.
Kanye West Will Soon Reveal "The Life Of Pablo" Tour Dates
The unveiling of Kanye West's new album, The Life of Pablo -- which coincided with a Yeezy Season 3 fashion show -- at Madison Square Garden has been one of the most talked about hip-hop spectacles in recent memory.
Preview A Collaboration With Migos & Kanye West
We may have been in a Kanye drought for a minute, but that's far from the truth right now. Kanye West is overwhelming us with content, mainly twitter rants, but content nonetheless. After promising a new album this summer, the latest bit of Kanye news is that it appears he's collaborated with Migos.
Kanye West Announces "New Album Coming This Summer"
While Kendrick Lamar did take home a few awards this year, any rap fan will tell you that the Grammys still have a long way to come as far as representing hip-hop culture. Kanye West, who has always been pretty vocal when he's sees injustice at an award show, has spoken his mind about the Grammys and the artists they chose to snub this year on Twitter.
Kanye West Rants About Taylor Swift, TIDAL, Louis Vuitton At Nightclub
Last night, at Yo Gotti's album release party, was quintessential Kanye West. Kanye premiered a new song featuring Sampha. It was very good. But before he premiered the song, he went on a 9-minute rant about Taylor Swift, Media Takeout, the whole Amber Rose/buttplay thing, Louis Vuitton, and TIDAL. He did all this while standing on top of the DJ Table, with Yo Gotti swigging Ace of Spades to his right.
Kanye West Debuts New Song Featuring Sampha
Kanye West debuted a new song last night at 1 OAK nightclub in Las Vegas, where Yo Gotti was holding his The Art of Hustle album release party. He prefaced this debut by going on a 9-minute rant about Taylor Swift, TIDAL, the media, and other topics.
Kanye West Fires Back At Music Producer Bob Ezrin In Latest Twitter Rant
Well Kanye West was back at it with the Twitter fingers Tuesday night, and this time he was aiming his frustrations towards music producer Bob Ezrin. (yeah, we had to google him too)
Who Had The Better Verse: Kanye West Vs. Big Sean
As we continue to revel in the the season that is Yeezy, it's hard to not consider Kanye West’s body of work as a whole as nothing short of amazing.
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.