28 Grams: Hip Hop Instagram Recap (February 13, 2016)
The biggest stars in the hip-hop world were out and about this past week. It all began with Super Bowl 50, attended by rappers such as Kendrick Lamar and Jay Z, the latter whose wife would make up for the underwhelming quality of the game with her roaring halftime show, which saw the live debut of her new single, "Formation."
Martin Shkreli Raises His "The Life Of Pablo" Offer To $15 Million
After Kanye West successfully shut down MSG on Thursday, with the debuts of both his new album, The Life of Pablo, as well as his latest clothing line, Martin Shkreli hopped on Twitter to rain on the 'Ye parade.
Lover’s Rap: Rap Songs To Bump On Valentine's Day
Hip hop might not be the most romantic of musical genres, but occasionally an MC will step up to the mic to deliver a poetic love song. Certain rappers find their niche in that style of R&B/rap crossover, while others just dabble in it one-off style for all the romantic cats out there.
Kanye West Shares New Tracklist, Rips Into MediaTakeOut On Twitter
We know Kanye West was in the studio with Chance The Rapper last night, which he explained was to put the finishing touches on the song "Waves". Now, he's made it official.Once the title track on the album, "Waves" was removed post-name change, but via an edited version of the tracklist that popped up on Chance The Rapper's Instagram account last night, it looks like Ye has snuck the track in between "I Miss The Old Kanye" and the Weeknd-assisted "FML". Chance captioned the photo "Done," so we're hoping this will be the final delay of the album.
Kanye West Blames Chance The Rapper For The Delay Of “The Life Of Pablo”
Well it looks like we can blame Chance The Rapper for the delay of The Life Of Pablo. Early Saturday morning, Kanye took to twitter to inform us that it’s Chance’s fault the album isn’t out yet.
Kanye West Says "TLOP" Will Be Out Today, Adds Songs To Tracklist
I'll just go ahead and reiterate what I said on Kanye West's "30 Hours" song-- Yeezy's twitter feed has been a goldmine of news stories lately. The once-reclusive tweeter has been keeping the tweets consistent, on a daily basis. It's almost too much. Nonetheless, here's a tweet all fans can appreciate: an update on the whereabouts of The Life of Pablo.
Does "Waves" Live On In Kanye's New Yeezy Boost 350?
Even if “Waves” the album title was lost, its spirit lives on in the new Yeezy Boost 350s that were spotted during Kanye West’s live stream at Madison Square Garden yesterday. Among the new clothes that debuted were new Yeezy Boost 350s and 1050s.
Kanye West Claims He Didn't Diss Taylor Swift In Epic Twitter Rant
At his Yeezy Season 3 spectacle yesterday at Madison Square Garden, Kanye West unveiled a new album replete with memorable one-liners, none moreso than his dig at Taylor Swift on "Famous:" “I feel like me and Taylor might still have sex/ I made that bitch famous.” Last night, The New York Times music critic Jon Caramanica shared a statement from Taylor Swift's spokesperson that claims Kanye wanted Swift to release "Famous" on her Twitter account. Unsurprisingly, they declined the offer.
Kanye West Reveals Another Cover For “The Life Of Pablo”
Kanye West has been having a tough time making decisions for his new album The Life Of Pablo. First, he couldn’t for the life of him figure out what the title of the album was going to be, nor its tracklisting, and now it’s the same ordeal with the cover art.
Kanye West Says Young Thug Is Performing With Him On SNL This Weekend
It looks like Kanye West won’t be alone when he takes the stage on SNL this weekend. According to Ye, he will be accompanied by non-other than Mr. Yeezy 3 model himself, Young Thug.
Kanye West Unveils New Video Game At Madison Square Garden
At this point, there's no facet of the entertainment industry -- and no artistic medium -- that Kanye West doesn't want in on. This afternoon, Kanye hosted a party at Madison Square Garden that saw both the debuts of his new album, The Life of Pablo, as well as his newest clothing line, Yeezy Season 3. There was also a surprise unveiling that wasn't originally on the bill, as toward the end of the event, Kanye gave the audience a preview of his new video game.
Martin Shkreli Offers Kanye West $10 Million For Exclusive Rights To "The Life Of Pablo"
Hedge fund boss Martin Shkreli is still most notorious for jacking up the price of an AIDS drug over 5,000 percent, though he's quickly becoming a household name -- as well as a nuisance -- in the hip-hop world.
Brooklyn Rapper Desiigner Signs To G.O.O.D. Music
18-year-old Brooklyn rapper Desiigner was a relative unknown when he dropped "Panda" a few days before Christmas. Six weeks and millions of views later, he has signed to Kanye West's G.O.O.D. Music.
Kanye West's "The Life Of Pablo" Features Are Incredible
Last night, Kanye West revealed the final The Life of Pablo tracklist. Now, we have the features. They are: Chance the Rapper, The-Dream, Travi$ Scott, Rihanna, Young Thug, Kid Cudi, Post Malone, The Weeknd, Ty Dolla $ign, Frank Ocean, Desiigner. Relive the madness that was Yeezy Season 3 here and checkout the tracklist below.
Here Are The Rules For Kanye West's "Yeezy Season 3" Models
As Kanye West debuted A Life of Pablo at the Yeezy Season 3 extravaganza at Madison Square Garden, a Snapchat screenshot depicting the list of rules for Kanye's models made it onto Twitter. The rules are ridiculous.
Stream Kanye West's "The Life Of Pablo" Live From Madison Square Garden
Here it is. The year has been defined by the anticipation surrounding SWISH -- no, WAVES -- no, T.L.O.P., which stands for The Life of Pablo, as Kanye confirmed last night. It seems that title will stick, as we've finally arrived at the unveiling of Kanye's new album, which coincides with the debut of his new Yeezy Season 3 clothing line.
Kanye West Reveals "The Life Of Pablo" Cover Art
Kanye West's album, T.L.O.P., is finally arriving in an hour's time, with a worldwide screening of it, paired with a TIDAL live stream for all those fans who weren't able to cop theatre tickets. The album's been quite an ordeal, shifting from title to title, and encouraging one of the most active-on-twitter-Kanye's we've seen in a while. Usually a Kanye tweet is news worthy simply because it's rare, but lately Kanye's been firing off news-worthy tweets left and right, so yes, there's been a bit of Yeezus overload on the site (if there is such thing as Yeezus overload).
#TBT: Kanye West's Singles
There's never been anybody to do it quite like Kanye West. Even when he busted out onto the scene with "Through The Wire" in 2003, it was clear that he'd be a superstar. It wasn't clear, however, that he'd have arguably the biggest impact on pop culture of any rapper, ever.
Kanye West Tweets Lyrics To "Father Stretch My Hands"
There are millions of eyes on everything Kanye West tweets as the world awaits the imminent release of his seventh album, The Life of Pablo, the final title of which -- after many revisions -- was revealed last night.
Kanye West Reveals Final Tracklist For “The Life Of Pablo”
We finally know what T.L.O.P. means, and I'm pretty sure you didn’t guess it. Taking to twitter moments ago, Kanye West just revealed the official tracklist to his upcoming album The Life Of Pablo!!! Laced with 10 records, the follow up to Yeezus will feature an intro track called “Ultra Light Beams,” another song called “Famous,” and the previously heard singles “No More Parties In LA,” & “Real Friends.”