Kanye West News

Ranking The Features On Travi$ Scott's "Rodeo"
Ranking The Features On Travi$ Scott's "Rodeo" Sep 4, 2015 at 04:23pm
Rodeo just dropped, and along with Travi$ Scott's virtuoso artistry, there are loads of quality features on the album. From R&B crooner The Weeknd, to the indie icon Toro Y Moi, newer rappers like Quavo and Swae Lee, to established cats like Juicy J, the album boasts a variety of guests who offer their own style to the tracks.
Kanye West Was Reportedly Set To Perform At This Year's VMAs
Kanye West Was Reportedly Set To Perform At This Year's VMAs Sep 1, 2015 at 11:53pm
Kanye West gave us arguably the biggest moment at this year’s VMA’s when he closed out his Vanguard Award Speech by announcing his run for presidency in 2020. Well it turns out, there could’ve been more memorable moments from the Chicago legend as he was originally was set to perform some songs as well.
Kanye West, ASAP Rocky, The Weeknd, Pusha T Star In New Alexander Wang Campaign
Kanye West, ASAP Rocky, The Weeknd, Pusha T Star In New Alexander Wang Campaign Sep 1, 2015 at 02:26pm
Rappers have become more and more interested in high fashion over the years, with artists like Kanye West becoming directly involved with designer brands. Ye is one of many rap and R&B artists tapped to model in the latest campaign for Alexander Wang, a designer we've heard plenty of praise for in many-rap-lyrics. The Weeknd, ASAP Rocky, and Pusha T all appear in new ads, as well as Kim Kardashian, who may not technically be a musician, but has an honorary place in the world of hip-hop through Kanye. 
The White House Responds To Kanye West's Presidency Bid
The White House Responds To Kanye West's Presidency Bid Aug 31, 2015 at 08:29pm
By now, most of you are aware of Kanye’s epic speech last night at the MTV VMA’s, where he announced that he was running for President of The United States in 2020. “And yes, as you probably could have guessed by this moment, I have decided in 2020, to run for president.” – Kanye drops mic Well not even 24 hours since this bold announcement was made, we have a statement from The White House itself, and they’re apparently all open for Kanye’s decision to run.
Kanye West Hosting Next Year's VMAs Is Reportedly "On The Table"
Kanye West Hosting Next Year's VMAs Is Reportedly "On The Table" Aug 31, 2015 at 03:20pm
Kanye West received the MTV Video Vanguard Award at last night's VMAs and naturally he couldn't give an acceptance speech like a normal person. He announced his candidacy for the United States presidency, dissed MTV, and went 10-minutes over his allotted speaking time, but MTV is reportedly interested in bringing him back next year to host the 2016 VMAs.
Complete List Of 2015 VMAs Winners
Complete List Of 2015 VMAs Winners Aug 31, 2015 at 12:24pm
The ladies did very well at the VMAs this year. Though Nicki Minaj was initially pissed she didn't get nominated for Video of the Year, which ultimately Taylor Swift, she took home both Best Female Video and Best Hip-Hop Video with "Anaconda." Hip-hop had a solid night, with Big Sean winning his first VMA, taking home Video With a Social Message with "One Man Can Change the World," and Fetty Wap earning the fan's vote for Artist to Watch. Here's the complete list. Winners in bold.
The Best Of Kanye West At The 2015 VMAs
The Best Of Kanye West At The 2015 VMAs Aug 31, 2015 at 12:14am
Despite Miley Cyrus' best efforts and Taylor Swift' awards sweep, Kanye West owned the 2015 MTV VMAs. It wasn't just because of his big Video Vanguard award or his weird acceptance speech. Everything he did over the course of the night, cumulatively, reminded us what makes him such a singular figure. He reminded us, as he has done many times in the past, that the line between genius and insanity can be quite blurry. 
Kanye West Announces Presidential Candidacy In Wild VMA Speech
Kanye West Announces Presidential Candidacy In Wild VMA Speech Aug 30, 2015 at 11:16pm
Kanye West was the recipient of this year's MTV Video Vanguard Award. After accepting the award from presenter Taylor Swift, Kanye proceeded to embark an epic 10-minute speech. Here is the full transcript. Full video is at the bottom of the page.
Classic Rotation: Kanye West's "Late Registration"
Classic Rotation: Kanye West's "Late Registration" Aug 30, 2015 at 03:21pm
If you’re on this website, you probably already love Late Registration. Kanye West’s second album came in a much simpler time of his career. He wasn’t trying to change the world via fashion and design, nor was he married to a reality TV star. In 2005, Kanye was just an up-and-coming superstar with an ear for samples, an MPC to chop ‘em up on and some great lyrics. 
MTV VMAs: Top Hip-Hop Moments
MTV VMAs: Top Hip-Hop Moments Aug 30, 2015 at 12:45pm
The MTV Video Music Awards are upon us. The popular cable network has definitely changed drastically over the years - putting its once eponymous ‘Music’ on the backburner. Their flagship award ceremony acts a nice bit of nostalgic entertainment for the channel, still a celebration of the year in music.
Kanye West To Perform "808s & Heartbreak" In Its Entirety In LA
Kanye West To Perform "808s & Heartbreak" In Its Entirety In LA Aug 29, 2015 at 10:52pm
808s and Heartbreak is possibly Kanye West's most intensely debated album but clearly it is still close to his heart, as he announced today that he's putting on a concert to perform the album in its entirety. It's going down on September 25th at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles. 
Kanye West To Receive "Video Vanguard Award" At The 2015 VMAs
Kanye West To Receive "Video Vanguard Award" At The 2015 VMAs Aug 25, 2015 at 03:20pm
This Sunday night, the VMAs will go down in L.A., and although Kanye West has not yet been confirmed as a performer, he'll be present to receive the award show's most prestigious honor. It's just been announced that he'll be honored with the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard award, which was awarded to Beyoncé last year, and artists such as Janet Jackson and Justin Timberlake in years past.
Kanye West Brings Out Rihanna At FYF Fest
Kanye West Brings Out Rihanna At FYF Fest Aug 23, 2015 at 10:51am
Frank Ocean's cancellation of his headlining FYF Fest performance is just one of the ways he's disappointed fans recently (where's the album?), but luckily, the proven showman Kanye West stepped in for Ocean, and made sure to make up for his absence with a special surprise for the crowd -- Rihanna. RiRi made two appearances during Ye's set, first for their monster-hit, "All Of The Lights," and later for an intimate performance of "Four, Five, Seconds," where the singer got right up in the faces of the audience.