Kanye West News

 
  • Cover of Kanye West Slinks In And Out Of Booking At LAPD Station
    Kanye West is bigger than ever but even he must find his most recent legal problems a bit deflating...or dare we say, humbling. When he bashed up a paparazzo at LAX a little while back, Yeezy was sentenced to two years probation and a total of 24 mandatory anger management sessions.
  • Cover of Kanye West Announces Australian "Yeezus" Tour Dates With Pusha T [Update: European Dates Added]
    Kanye West is in the middle of the second leg of his ambitious Yeezus tour, but he's apparently not ready to wrap it up just yet. Once Yeezy is through with his current string of dates, he'll be heading down under for five more shows.
  • Cover of Leaked Images From Kanye West, Kim Kardashian & North West's Vogue Photo Shoot Surface
    The other week we got to see a behind-the-scenes look at the photo shoot that hip-hop power couple Kanye West and Kim Kardashian did for Vogue magazine. The photo shoot included their not often seen baby North West.
  • Cover of Jay Z Calls Out Drake In The New Jay Electronica Song
    If you haven't heard Jay Electronica's new song over Soulja Boy's "We Made It" track, drop everything and give the play button a twirl. It's that good. However, if you have heard it you probably noticed a bar in Jay Z's verse that seemed to address the OVO meister, Drizzy Drake of Toronto.
  • Cover of Rappers In Fur
    "Tell PETA my mink is dragging on the floor" Not everyone can say their niece felt chinchilla at the age of 4, but for many rappers, flexing is a high priority, and there's hardly anything more gaudy than some good old fashioned animal skin.
  • Cover of Kanye West Sentenced To Two Years Probation For Paparazzi Assault
     Remember back in July when Kanye West “attacked” a photographer at LAX and was later charged with criminal battery and attempted grand theft? Well, it looks like Yeezus can finally put those charges behind him, but not before he first pays for his so-called “crime”.
  • Cover of Tyga Owes The Taxman Upward Of 90 Grand
    Remember when Tyga spent over $120,000 pimping out his Last Kings flagship store in LA? Apparently, it would be better served in the hands of the IRS.
  • Cover of Auto-Tune: Hip-Hop's Rejuvenation
    People do not like change. Music fans, especially. When the use of Auto-Tune exploded in the mid-2000s, many were skeptical. Today, many still are. Since its creation in 1997, Auto-Tune has crept its way into virtually every genre of music, most notably Hip-hop/R&B.
  • Cover of Jay Z & Kanye West To Headline Samsung's SXSW Concert Series
    We just reported on the G.O.O.D. Music showcase to take place on March 12th at SXSW this year, and although Kanye West was not one the artists listed to perform at their showcase, he will be taking the stage at the Samsung concert, alongside Samsung's past collaborator, Jay Z.
  • Cover of Future Reveals "Honest" Tracklist
    Future just announced the official release date for his upcoming sophomore album, Honest, and he's now given us the full tracklist, complete with features. The standard edition of the album will be 12 tracks long, with the title track and recent crew cut "Move That Dope" being the only songs previously released.
  • Cover of Rick Ross Reveals Snoop Dogg As An Inspiration For "Mastermind," Talks Working With Kanye West
    Rick Ross swung by CRWN and conducted a lengthy conversation with the host, Elliot Wilson, their topics ranging from Mastermind to Kanye, and we learned a great deal about the Rozay and his music.
  • Cover of Kanye West & Kim Kardashian Reportedly Lock Down Wedding Date
    Mid-February we saw a glimpse at the luxurious lives of Kanye West and Kim Kardashian, collectively known as KimYe, when photos from their newly-renovated mansion surfaced online. As they continue to lay down the roots for their budding family, rumors say they've locked down a wedding date.
  • Cover of Roc Nation & Kanye West's DONDA Announce Partnership
    This probably won't come as a surprise, given Jay Z and Kanye West's close ties, however Roc Nation and DONDA have made it official, announcing a new partnership this morning.
  • Cover of Does The Game Have A Hidden Verse On Ray J's Kim Kardashian Diss?
    Game has talked earlier about his friendships with the Kardashians but denied, rather angrily, to TMZ's allegations that he had an intimate relationship with Kim Kardashian, otherwise known as Kanye West's fiance.
  • Cover of CyHi Talks "Hystori" And Future Projects, Names His Top 5 Emcees
    If CyHi The Prince's conscious efforts weren't a bright spot on the G.O.O.D. Music roster before, they are now, in the wake of his mixtape's release, Black Hystori Project which opened to positive word of mouth.
  • Cover of Kanye West Drops "Yeezus" Film Trailer
    We've known a "Yeezus" film was in the works, thanks to "American Psycho" author Bret Easton Ellis. However, very few details have been revealed, and that stands true today. What we do have though, is a teaser for the Hype Williams-directed "Yeezus", premiered on Kanye West's website today.
  • Cover of Kanye West Will Be The Musical Guest On Tonight's Late Night With Seth Meyers [Update: Watch His Interview]
    Things are changing in the late night game. Leno was ousted by Jimmy Fallon just last week, and now his fellow cast-member from SNL, Seth Meyers has taken the reigns at Late Night.
  • Cover of Tyga's "The Gold Album" To Be Executive Produced By Kanye West
    Here's some news you may or may not have been expecting, depending how closely you follow Last Kings' Tyga. At the beginning of January, T-Raww posted a photo of himself and Kanye West in the studio, but quickly deleted it, nonetheless, the evidence remained, leaving us to wonder what exactly the two were working on.
  • 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.
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