There Could Be A Version Of Kanye West's "Wolves" With Drake & Björk
The mystery of "Wolves" continues. Kanye first unveiled a version of the song during an iconic performance on SNL 40 in February of last year. The song featured Vic Mensa and Sia, who both joined him on stage. An official version of "Wolves" wouldn't be heard until a year later, when, on February 11, he played his new album, The Life of Pablo, to a sold-out crowd at MSG.
Kanye West On Pirate Bay Screenshot: "It's Obviously Not My Computer"
Kanye West has been very vocal on Twitter recently, and as a result he's opened up some conversations on a variety of topics. One of his more talked about posts from the last few weeks was a screenshot that seemed to suggest he was using torrent site The Pirate Bay. The tweet inspired a back and forth between Ye and fellow Tidal owner Deadmau5 (or as Kanye put it Dead-Mow-5), which led to his team suggesting the photo wasn't even from West's computer.In a candid conversation at LAX, Kanye has personally addressed the tweet, backing up his team's claims.
Kanye West Says He Promised President Obama He’d Produce On Nas’ Next Album
Kanye West was back at with the twitter fingers Friday night, but this time he wasn’t ranting or causing drama. Instead, the G.O.O.D. Music leader gave fans something look forward to other than his upcoming Turbo Graphx16 album when he announced that he'd be producing on Nas' next album, or least at that's what he promised President Obama anyways.
French Montana, Kanye West, & Nas Shoot Music Video For "Figure It Out"
Well it looks like we’re going to be getting a new music video for French Montana’s standout Wave Gods collab “Figure It Out,” featuring Kanye West & Nas. On Friday, the Coke Boy leader took to Instagram to share some pics & videos from their time on set.
Adidas Sold 15 Million Pairs Of Superstars Thanks To Pharrell
Pharrell Williams was always the quiet one, both in his real-life mannerisms and the way he conducts his business. It’s only fitting that the legendary producer be credited with much of Adidas’ success in 2015, despite Kanye West ruling any headlines involving a musical artist and the German brand.
When Beefs Go Too Far
Earlier this week, Troy Ave continued even further down the path of making his career double as a masterclass in wildly misguided beefing, taking aim at the deceased Capital STEEZ on a Joey Bada$$ diss track.
Kanye West Asked TIDAL Not To Share Streaming Numbers For "The Life Of Pablo"
At the beginning of last week (Feb. 22), Billboard put out its weekly albums chart with one notable absence: Kanye West's The Life of Pablo, which was exclusively released on TIDAL on February 14.
Kanye West Mocks Deadmau5 Relentlessly On Twitter
After what seems like an eternity in internet time (less than 12 hours), Kanye West has responded to Deadmau5 calling him out for what looked a lot like Kanye illegally downloading music production software from The Pirate Bay. While Kanye has not specifically denied the accusations, he has been relentlessly making fun of Deadmau5 on Twitter.
Kanye Tweets Album Art & Release Date For 2 Chainz & Lil Wayne's "ColleGrove"
Apparently Turbo Grafx 16 isn’t the only project Kanye West had in the works. He just tweeted a photo of 2 Chainz with Lil Wayne’s tattoos, and captioned it with, “New Project with 2 Chainz & Wayne dropping this Friday.”
Kanye West Posts Photo Showing He Uses The Pirate Bay
Kanye West continued his sharing ways last night, posting a photo of his computer screen as he gathers inspiration for the making of Turbo Grafx 16. The photo itself simply shows Kanye’s computer screen playing “Death With Dignity” by Sufjan Stevens, but internet sleuths were quick to notice some of the other tabs Mr. West had open on his computer. Porn? Nope. Kanye had a tab open of The Pirate Bay.
Kanye West Actually Gave Yeezys To People Who Guessed His Album Title
During the lead up to what would eventually become The Life Of Pablo, but before the name was revealed, Kanye West tweeted out that anyone who guessed the title based on the T.L.O.P. acronym would win free Yeezy Boosts. That's the new album anybody who can figure out the title gets tickets to Season 3 and free Yeezys
Hip-Hop Reacts To The 88th Academy Awards
Around 34 million people tuned into the 88th Academy Awards last night, marking an 8-year low for the prestigious award show. Many attribute the ratings dip to the controversy surrounding the lack of diversity within this year's class of nominees and the resulting Oscars So White protest.
Top Tracks: February 22 - February 28
Other than some resurfacing beefs (between Young Thug and The Game, and Rick Ross and Birdman, respectively) and the beginning of what is sure to be another drawn-out, highly-publicized Kanye West album rollout, it was a relatively quiet week, especially as far as full-length releases went.
Kanye West, Kid Cudi, Mike Dean, & Plain Pat Hit The Studio Last Night
It was another eventful weekend in the world of Kanye West's Twitter account, as Kanye effusively praised Will Ferrell and announced the title of his next album: Turbo Grafx 16.
Kanye West Calls Will Ferrell A "Living Breathing God"
Despite the endless reach of his own ego, Kanye has never been hesitant to eschew praise on his fellow artists. Today, Kanye hopped on Twitter to express his admiration for Will Ferrell. After seeing the newly released "Zoolander 2," in which Ferrell plays evil fashion lord Jacobim Mugatu, Kanye decided that the comedian/actor "has reached walking living breathing god status." "His existence is a blessing," Kanye continued, before placing him on the same tier as the kung fu great Bruce Lee.
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.