Kanye West News

 
  • Cover of Kanye West Settles Assault Case For Over $250,000
    The kid who notoriously tossed some racial slurs at Kim Kardashian and Kanye West, and subsequently caught a beatdown from 'Ye earlier in the month is in for quite the payday.
  • Cover of Young Thug Says He Has Records With Kanye West, Freebandz Deal Not Official Yet
    Young Thug's stock continues to rise, with hits like "Danny Glover" and "Stoner" currently receiving freestyle and remixes galore, not to mention a co-sign from Kanye West when he was seen turning up and singing along to Thug's hits at a club in Paris.
  • Cover of Kanye West To Re-Release "808s And Heartbreak"
     Love it or hate it, Kanye's dark, auto-tuned record seems to be appreciated more with age, as it is now warmly regarded when it was once polarizing.
  • Cover of Kendrick Lamar Talks Grammy Nominations & His New Album
    We haven't heard much from Kendrick Lamar lately, but while he hasn't spoken publicly lately, the public has talked a lot about him. After all, despite it being more than several months ago, his appearance on a Big Sean song "Control" garnered more news than most rappers' album releases, as of late.
  • Cover of T-Pain Claims Kanye West Wrote a Diss Record About Him During an "808s & Heartbreak" Session
     With Kanye West’s 808s & Heartbreak album being influenced by auto-tune, it’s only fitting that in 2008 T-Pain was in the studio with 'Ye to help perfect their popular sound.
  • Cover of 11 Recent Rap Fails
    Hip-hop artists stunt exceptionally well at the best of times. Whether it’s dope performances, providing quality albums, or being trendsetters, there’s always a lot to be celebrated within rap music. 
  • Cover of Kanye West To Headline 2014 X-Games
    Kanye West recently announced a string of 2014 tour dates for his "Yeezus" tour, but he's not capping it off there, he was announced today as the headliner for the forthcoming X-Games in Austin, Texas.
  • Cover of Kanye West Assault Victim Hoping To Settle With Pay Out
    Although Kanye West is currently a suspect in a criminal battery investigation resulting from when the rapper allegedly pummelled an 18-year old man in a doctor's waiting room, things may not be headed to court.
  • Cover of Kanye West Covers Interview Magazine, Discusses His Vision w/ Steve McQueen
    Kanye West appears on the cover of the latest issue of Interview Magazine, which includes an exclusive interview between 'Ye and director Steve McQueen (12 Years A Slave, Shame). Throughout their conversation, they discussed Yeezus, racism, the GRAMMYs, the "Bound 2" video and much more. 
  • Cover of Kanye West Debuts Second A.P.C. Collection [Update: Full Look Revealed]
    Kanye West released his first A.P.C. clothing collection last summer. The very minimal aesthetic proved successful, as all the products sold out within minutes of going online.
  • Cover of Kanye West's "Yeezus" Certified Platinum
    Slowly but surely, Yeezus has become Kanye West's 6th platinum album (7th including Watch The Throne). The RIAA announced today that 1,000,000 units of the divisive album had been shipped out.
  • Cover of Witness Says Kanye West Punched Man Who Insulted Kim Kardashian Over 30 Times
    Today we've got some more details on the recent assault by Kanye West on an 18-year old man. As you may be aware, 'Ye is now a suspect in a criminal battery investigation because of the beating he gave to a man who hurled racial slurs at Kim Kardashian in a doctor's waiting room earlier this week.
  • Cover of Kanye West Allegedly Assaults Man In Beverly Hills [Update: New Developments, Kanye A Suspect]
    While we've been accustomed to seeing the nicer and warmer side of Kanye West since his engagement with Kim Kardashian, 'Ye still has some anger pent up, and according to TMZ he took it out on a not-so-innocent bystander.
  • Cover of French Montana To Release "Mac & Cheese 4" As His Sophomore Album
    French Montana has had a successful run with his Mac & Cheese mixtape series, which have been some of his defining projects during his come-up.
  • Cover of Final Dates For Kanye West's Yeezus Tour Revealed
    Kanye West fans who missed the Yeezus Tour last year are in luck. 'Ye will be embarking on another brief leg of the tour throughout the month of February, performing nine new shows in Canada and the U.S. At this point, Kendrick Lamar's continued involvement in the performances is unknown. 
  • Cover of Tyga & Kanye West Hit The Studio
    Tyga recently gave us a mixtape, Well Done 4, which is a precursor to his next studio album The Gold Album: 18th Dynasty. With the tape out of the way, it seems like T-Raww is already back in the studio working on new music. 
  • Cover of Hip-Hop's New Year's Eve: Rappers Celebrate 2014
    As we continue to recover from New Year's Eve festivities, memories from the evening are slowly coming back to us.
  • Cover of HotNewHipHop's Top Trolls Of 2013
    We at HotNewHipHop are quite aware of our user community, which is very unique in and of itself. If you're on HNHH every day, you get used to seeing certain users all up in the comments, blasting their opinion or inciting arguments.
  • Cover of Kanye West Was The Most Pirated Rap Artist On BitTorrent In 2013
    Although Kanye West's Yeezus album didn't receive the warmest welcome from fans when it dropped, 'Ye was nonetheless a majorly pirated artist in 2013.
  • Cover of Textbook On Kanye West's Cultural Impact To Be Released
    Looks like Kanye West is not the only person who thinks he has a large cultural impact (though he may argue he has the largest). A new textbook written by Julius Bailey will hit shelves in March under the title The Cultural Impact of Kanye West. 
  • Cover of Kanye West Discusses Profanity In His Lyrics
    Kanye West recently declared at the Toronto stop of his "Yeezus" that he would stop talking shit for six months, “You’re just gonna have to run back the interviews and shit if you wanna hear some realness," 'Ye said on stage.
  • Cover of Big Sean Says He Reminded Kanye West Of Biggie When He Rapped For First Time
    By now, the story of how Big Sean got signed to Kanye West is pretty familiar to the rap world-- Sean Don was working at a radio station in Detroit at the time, when 'Ye came through. Big Sean was encouraged by friends to spit a 16s for the rapper, and low and behold, Kanye thought it was dope.
  • Cover of Kanye West Sued Over Sample In "Bound 2"
    Kanye West's "Bound 2" was definitely one of the more well-received tracks off Yeezus, thus Ye has gone ahead to push it as his next single. However, it looks like the track is facing some legal trouble, as a former child star is suing Yeezy over a sample.
  • Cover of Kanye West Calls Drake A "Rap God," Parties With Him In Toronto [Update: Kanye Brings Out Drake At Yeezus Tour In Toronto]
    Kanye West brought his "Yeezus" tour, which will be wrapping up soon enough, to Toronto last night. Of course, hometown hero Drake came out for the event, and while there seems to have been some tension between the two creative artists in the past, all that was put aside for a night of partying after the concert.
  • Cover of Barack Obama Says Kanye West's Music Is "Outstanding"
    Kanye West and Barack Obama seem to have been at odds in the past, specifically when the President threw a shot at 'Ye when discussing the "American dream" this past year.
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