Kanye West News

  • Cover of Kanye West Never Received Royalties For Air Yeezys
    Kanye West left Nike to team up with Adidas and their Y-3 line, which seems like a bold move, even for such a polarizing figure. You would think given the mass appeal of the Nike Air Yeezy, that Kanye West was raking in the dough off stage, at the expense of sneakerheads.
  • Cover of 5 Outrageous Things Kanye West Will Do At Adidas
    Adidas may take the crown when it comes to producing blasphemous, freakish, downright heinous sneakers. Teddy bear heads for tongues, wings hanging off the back of sneakers, and don't forget the time they made those shoes with shackles attached.
  • Cover of Kanye West Says Zappos Sells "Shit Product," They Respond
    Kanye West recently had an interesting conversation with Bret Easton Ellis (the writer of the Kanye-favorite "American Pyscho") for the latter's podcast, all about pop culture, from movies to books and more. During the podcast, Ye happens to send a shot at Zappos, the online store.
  • Cover of Kanye West Leaves Nike, Joins Adidas For Yeezy 3s
    Even Kanye West has had enough of the Red October Nike Air Yeezy 2. The always controversial rapper confirmed at his Yeezus show in New York that he has committed to Adidas.
  • Cover of Kanye West Is Upset Bruno Mars Won Awards At The MTV VMAs
    Kanye West was performing at Brooklyn's Barclays Center for a second time last night and as is quite standard these days, he went on another rant with his auto-tuned mic. 
  • Cover of Photos: Kanye West's "Yeezus" Tour At The Barclays Center
    Kanye West's "Yeezus" tour was at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn for the second time last night, and, as per usual, it was an eventful night.
  • Cover of Talk Yo Shit Kanye: The "Yeezus" Experience
    With the Yeezus tour back in full swing (albeit several dates cancelled), Ye is back to his usual antics, and that's a good thing. The Yeezus tour is far from your average hip-hop show, as those who have attended know.
  • Cover of Kanye West Says He Wants DONDA To Be "The New Disney"
    Kanye West stopped by Ellen's show to premiere the (already divisive) video for "Bound 2" today, but also stuck around for an interview on the talk show.
  • Cover of Tyler, The Creator Writes Gushing Letter About "Camp Flog Gnaw" & Performance With Kanye West
    Anyone that knows Tyler, The Creator is familiar with his Twitter account, which is a mix of complete absurdity, extreme profanity, up-typing, and enthusiasm for art of all kinds. His latest stream of consciousness letter, posted to the Odd Future tumblr earlier today, contains every one of those things.
  • Cover of Kanye West: "Hip Hop Broke The Rules, Then Made Its Own Rules & Slowed Down"
    Kanye West is incapable of doing a boring interview, and his sit-down with Philadelphia's Hot 107.9 was no exception.
  • Cover of Kanye West Speaks At Harvard Graduate School of Design
    Kanye West has been known to surprise fans, and he did just that when he showed up at the Harvard Graduate School of Design today. Joined by DONA creative director Virgil Abloh, Kanye spoke to students about design, creativity, and the possibility of building a utopia in a short speech.
  • Cover of Kanye West To Premiere New Music Video On "The Ellen Show" Next Week [Update: "Bound 2" Video Will Star Kim Kardashian]
     It appears that Kanye West is back with another one of his advanced marketing strategies, kind of.
  • Cover of Close Detailed Look At Nike Air Yeezy II "Red October"
    The Nike Air Yeezy II "Red October" is the most polarizing sneaker in recent memory, spurring all types of "Red October" this and "Red October" that.
  • Cover of Tech N9ne Says He Wants To Work With Eminem & Get Beats From Kanye West
    We recently heard Tech N9ne go crazy (and spit super fast) on Hopsin's "Rip Your Heart Out," which is just one of several collaborations the two rappers have done together.The same day "Rip Your Heart Out" dropped, we hit up DJ Skee's Skee Live show and got to talk to Tech about his music and who else he'd like to wor
  • Cover of Azealia Banks Says That Her & Kanye West "Are Like The Same Person"
    Azealia Banks is always one to start controversy, so we're not sure if that's what she is looking to do with the latest quotes from a recent interview with ELLE Magazine.
  • Cover of Kanye West & 2 Chainz Perform At Leonardo DiCaprio's Birthday Party
    Celebrity and lover of rap Leonardo DiCaprio was celebrating his birthday out in New York City last night, at TAO Downtown, and 2 Chainz was among the guests at the event, where he also took the stage to perform some of his hit tracks for the birthday boy.
  • Cover of Yeezus Ticket Giveaway: See Kanye West And Kendrick Lamar [Update: New Show Dates]
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  • Cover of Film Director Guillermo Del Toro Praises Kanye West, Expresses Interest In Working With Him
    In a recent interview with The Daily Beast, Mexican film director Guillermo Del Toro (who's responsible for such films as Hellboy, Pan's Labyrinth, Blade II and Pacific Rim), expressed his admiration for Kanye West and revealed that they plan on collaborating, eventually.
  • Cover of Q-Tip Criticizes Kanye West For Using Confederate Flag On Tour Merch
    The past few days Kanye West has caught some flack for his use of the confederate flag on his "Yeezus" tour merchandise.
  • Cover of Jay Z Sued For Copyright Infringement Over "Run This Town" Sample
    Looks like the Barney's controversy isn't the only issue Jay Z is dealing with. 4 years after the fact, Hov has been hit with a lawsuit over his hit single, "Run This Town" from The Blueprint 3. 
  • Cover of Kanye West Pleads Not Guilty In Battery Case
    The case in Kanye West's alleged assault of a photographer is still going. A couple of weeks ago, 'Ye was ordered to stay at least 10 feet away from the paparazzo in question, and has now plead not guilty to the charges of criminal battery and attempted grand theft.
  • Cover of Kanye West To Appear In David Blaine's New ABC Magic Special
     It appear Kanye West is going to be hitting the small screen again soon. This time, it’s not for ‘Keeping Up With The Kardashians’, but for David Blaine’s upcoming 90-minute special "Real or Magic".
  • Cover of Kanye West's "Yeezus" Tour To Resume Next Week, Multiple Dates Cancelled
    After many postponed dates, Kanye West has finally announced that the Yeezus tour will resume on November 16th in Philadelphia. Unfortunately, this means that Chicago, Toronto, and Detroit dates have been rescheduled, and Vancouver, Denver, Columbus, Montreal, Minneapolis, and St.
  • Cover of Kanye West Feels Miley Cyrus Should've Twerked More At The VMAs
    As if Miley Cyrus' infamous teddy bear twerk fest at the MTV Video Music Awards wasn't shocking enough, Yeezus himself has now expressed the belief that she should've twerked MORE during the performance. 
  • Cover of Kanye West's Second Stop On "Yeezus" Tour In Vancouver Postponed [Update: Chicago Dates Postponed]
    More news of a concert postponement in recent days, following that of Drake's "Would You Like A Tour?" show in Philedelphia, the second stop on Kanye West's "Yeezus" tour has been cancelled.
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