Before the religious themes in rap music became popular, there was Wu-Tang Clan affiliate U-God. The Staten Island native recently spoke on his rap counterparts, like Kanye West and Jay Z, who have also declared themselves God emcees.
As reported by the omnipresent TMZ, it looks like Kanye West has attacked another member of the paparazzi after being swarmed by a group of them at LAX. An eyewitness claims that Kanye was leaving a terminal when approximately five of them surrounded him and started snapping pictures.
Controversy often swirls around Kanye West. Just yesterday, he somewhat-attacked a paparazzi photographer, who is now looking to press charges. A day before that occured, audio surfaced of 'Ye ranting about Taylor Swift after the 2009 VMAs.
It seems like no matter how hard he tries, Kanye West will never live down the infamous 2009 MTV VMAs. Today some interesting (secretly recorded) audio has surfaced of an alleged Kanye on the night of the incident.
In the first part of Jay-Z's interview with BBC Radio 1, he revealed that two of the tracks from Magna Carta Holy Grail actually date back to the Watch The Throne sessions, and that he and Kanye argued for four days over where they would end up.
June 18th will forever be a day locked in the mind of hip-hop fans because of the three important album releases on that day. The week of June 18th was memorable because each hip-hop album that dropped-- Kanye West, J. Cole and Mac Miller-- broke the 100k mark.
Kanye West doesn't have a good reputation with the paparazzi. He has become increasingly weary of his privacy in the last few years, and has thus been more hostile with photographers, as evidenced in the infamous "pole" incident earlier this year.
Although it always seems like everyone completely stops what they're doing whenever Kanye West or Jay-Z tweet, a new report shows that it's actually Drake who has the most weight on social networking sites.
One of the few promotional elements utilized by Kanye West for his new album, Yeezus were posters of the album artwork with the request to "please add graffiti" printed above it. The posters were put up in a few major cities with the intention of attracting the attention of street artists.
Jay-Z blessed Power 105's The Breakfast Club with a morning visit, and the almost-hour-long interview touched on just about everything-- from life back in the day, to his current endeavors like sports management, and of course, Magna Carta Holy Grail.
After 3 weeks of battling with Kanye West, and later Wale, J. Cole's Born Sinner has topped the Billboard charts. Reportedly moving 55,000 units, Cole's album dropped 33% from last week but still edged out its competitors.
Kanye West may have gone a while with no conventional promotion for his new album, but he has now decided to release an official single and video. Ye has premiered the visuals for "Black Skinhead" on his official website, which feature some similar imagery from his recent SNL performance of the song.
Following Dwight Howard’s “Dwightmare” this year was tiresome, and fairly annoying, but it was nothing compared to LeBron James’ decision of where to “take his talents” in the summer of 2010. As you’ll recall, it all ended with a nationally televised special, “The Decision.” A program in which LeB
Big Sean is gearing up for a new album, Hall Of Fame, scheduled to drop in late August. The rapper has been doing the promo early on, already dropping a few leaks in anticipation of the LP, and just this morning, hitting up The Breakfast Club.
Kanye West has tried his hand at his own fashion line, Dw, which didn't receive the best of reviews, but 'Ye was unfazed. The rapper is back at it, this time collaborating with a French brand, A.P.C., founded by his good friend Jean Touitou.
It's hard to believe it's been nearly two years since Jay-Z and Kanye West released Watch the Throne. Last year, Grammy Award winning Hip Hop producer Mike Dean, who was heavily involved in the recording of the album, revealed plans for a sequel, but we hadn't heard much else until today.