Kanye West News

  • Kanye West Tapes Interview For Kris Jenner's Talk Show [Update: Kanye Reveals Photo Of North West On Show]
    Kanye West Tapes Interview For Kris Jenner's Talk Show [Update: Kanye Reveals Photo Of North West On Show]
    Aug 20, 2013 at 04:29pm
     We know how Kanye likes to keep things in the family right? Well it seems that the G.O.O.D. Music boss will give a rare televised interview to Kim Kardashian's mother, Kris Jenner, for the finale of her talk show.  Kanye stopped by the set of "Kris" on Monday to tape an hour-long interview, which will air this Friday, August 23rd. Friday's episode will act as the finale for "Kris", which was given a six-week summer trial run.
  • Kanye West Will Not Be Charged With A Felony For Scuffle With Photographer
    Kanye West Will Not Be Charged With A Felony For Scuffle With Photographer
    Aug 17, 2013 at 06:28pm
     Remember last month's incident at LAX when Kanye West "allegedly" attacked a photographer? Well, it looks like Kanye West will NOT be charged with a felony, as the photographer had wished.
  • Photos: Kanye West, Kim Kardashian & North West Spotted Out Together For First Time Since Baby's Birth
    Photos: Kanye West, Kim Kardashian & North West Spotted Out Together For First Time Since Baby's Birth
    Aug 15, 2013 at 03:53pm
    Kim Kardashian has secluded herself from the rest of the world since the birth of her baby with Kanye West, North West.
  • Kanye West's "Yeezus" Certified Gold
    Kanye West's "Yeezus" Certified Gold
    Aug 14, 2013 at 10:39am
    Although Kanye West's Yeezus has been lagging behind on the charts and in particular his June 18th competition, J. Cole, but he's not doing too bad. The album was just certified gold, although not yet hitting that 500,000 mark in sales (he's at 497k) he did ship out an excess of 500,000 units, thus has been certified by the RIAA.
  • Kanye West Covers WeSC's Superlative Conspiracy Magazine
    Kanye West Covers WeSC's Superlative Conspiracy Magazine
    Aug 13, 2013 at 02:36pm
    Kanye West isn't one for too much media attention these days, and that includes photo shoots and magazine covers. However, he did give WeSC the time of day, appearing on their magazine Superlative Conspiracy's cover for their eighth issue. 'Ye of course took the entire thing into his own hands, doing the art direction and scouting out the location himself (which was all done in Milan).
  • Rumor: Kanye West Reportedly Invests Almost $2 Million In Two Bullet-Proof Cars
    Rumor: Kanye West Reportedly Invests Almost $2 Million In Two Bullet-Proof Cars
    Aug 12, 2013 at 04:31pm
    As much as Kanye West hates the paparazzi, they love him right back. The latest rumor report from The Daily Star says that 'Ye is dropping almost $2 million for bullet-proof cars, for him and his baby mama. The gossip site reports that Kanye is investing in 'kid-nap proof' cars. The first, for himself, is a Chevrolet Kodiak based on "Limo One," which is the car President Obama rides around in.
  • Casey Veggies' Dad Was Jay Z's Security Guard
    Casey Veggies' Dad Was Jay Z's Security Guard
    Aug 11, 2013 at 04:41pm
    Casey Veggies has been gradually making a name for himself without a co-sign. Turns out the young rapper does has some pretty big connections in the industry however, albeit unconventional ones. Casey recently spoke to The Hundreds about his father's work as Jay Z's security guard, Kanye's influence, and his latest project, Life Changes.
  • Drake Brings Out Kanye West, Lil Wayne, The Weeknd, J. Cole, & Many More For OVO Fest [Update: More Footage Added, Drake Talks On Kanye]
    Drake Brings Out Kanye West, Lil Wayne, The Weeknd, J. Cole, & Many More For OVO Fest [Update: More Footage Added, Drake Talks On Kanye]
    Aug 6, 2013 at 11:42am
     Drake's annual OVO Fest went down tonight in Toronto, and it sure was an All-Star event. After having to cancel Saturday's lineup because of Frank Ocean's vocal chord injury, OVO Fest continued on Sunday with James Blake, and company. And for tonight's finale, he's already brought out an all star cast consisting of J. Cole, Lil Wayne, Wale, TLC, Diddy, Mase, The Weeknd, Big Sean, A$AP Rocky, French Montana, and who else? Kanye West. Yessir, Drizzy brought out Kanye who performed "New Slaves", "All Of The Lights", and more for the wildly amped crowd.
  • Kanye West Was Crossed Over By DJ Camper While Recording "Yeezus"
    Kanye West Was Crossed Over By DJ Camper While Recording "Yeezus"
    Aug 5, 2013 at 05:35pm
    Chi-town producer, DJ Camper was invited out to London while Kanye West was recording Yeezus.  Looking to take a break from a recording session, Camper started playing ball with fellow Chicago natives, Kanye and Common.  Talking about hooping with ‘Ye, Camper tells AllHipHop that the GOOD Music honcho plays solid defense, but he did cross Mr. West over.  
  • Pusha T Has A Joaquin Phoenix Beat On "My Name Is My Name"
    Pusha T Has A Joaquin Phoenix Beat On "My Name Is My Name"
    Aug 4, 2013 at 07:16pm
    Pusha T is launching the hype train for My Name Is My Name. He's already started calling it "album of the year", and continued to brag about the project in his most recent interview with Vibe.
  • Jay Z Speaks On Losing The Hyphen & How He Used To "Really Suck" Live
    Jay Z Speaks On Losing The Hyphen & How He Used To "Really Suck" Live
    Aug 2, 2013 at 02:45pm
    Jay Z has made quite the promotional run in the last few months, and doesn
  • DJ Khaled Recalls Stories From Working With Rick Ross, Kanye West & Jay Z
    DJ Khaled Recalls Stories From Working With Rick Ross, Kanye West & Jay Z
    Jul 30, 2013 at 05:11pm
    DJ Khaled has made quite a name for himself in the hip hop industry, despite his role in many of his hits being somewhat unclear. He's worked with the biggest names in the industry, and as a result has quite a few stories under his belt. In a recent interview with Life + Times, the record engineer shared some of his most interesting memories with the likes of Rick Ross, Kanye West and Jay Z.  
  • Tyler, The Creator Explains Why He Turned Down A Kanye West Feature For "IFHY"
    Tyler, The Creator Explains Why He Turned Down A Kanye West Feature For "IFHY"
    Jul 29, 2013 at 07:30pm
    Tyler, The Creator is known for his shock tactics, but perhaps the most shocking thing he did this year was reveal that he had denied Kanye West a feature on "IFHY" after Yeezy asked to hop on the track.
  • 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (July 21-28)
    140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (July 21-28)
    Jul 29, 2013 at 12:19am
    Dissecting the foibles of the hip hop community as expressed in under 140 characters on Twitter. Not just used as a device to flood people's timelines with your new track, album, video, or clothing line, sometimes rappers truly channel the unfiltered interaction with fans. This week features Danny Brown, Chief Keef, Kanye West and more!
  • Rhymefest & Kanye West Spearhead "Got Bars" Music Program For Chicago Youth
    Rhymefest & Kanye West Spearhead "Got Bars" Music Program For Chicago Youth
    Jul 27, 2013 at 09:18pm
    Kanye West and fellow Chicagoan emcee Rhymefest have teamed up to create a free music program for at-risk youth in their city. Titled "Got Bars", it's a collaborative effort with West’s non-profit organization, Donda’s House (named after his late mother) and the ARK of St. Sabina youth center.  "My mom spent her life as an educator and I am happy that Donda’s House can pick up her torch and honor her life’s mission," said West of the initiative. 
  • Kanye West Will Likely Not Be Prosecuted In Photographer Attack At LAX
    Kanye West Will Likely Not Be Prosecuted In Photographer Attack At LAX
    Jul 25, 2013 at 10:37am
    Last week paparazzi found out what would happen if they talked to Kanye West. Kanye lashed out at one in particular at the LAX airport, and the altercation was caught on tape and widely circulated. Kanye was named a a felony suspect for attempted robbery as a result.
  • Kanye West & Kim Kardashian Drop 750k On Gold Toilets
    Kanye West & Kim Kardashian Drop 750k On Gold Toilets
    Jul 24, 2013 at 08:03pm
    Kanye West may have taken a "minimalist" approach to his new album Yeezus, but the term does not apply to his $11 million dollar home with Kim Kardashian. Never one to shy away from luxurious purchases, the newest addition of excess to the couple's abode comes in the form of some gold-plated toilets.
  • Kanye West Reportedly Backed Out Of Rolling Stone Cover, Resulting In Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Cover
    Kanye West Reportedly Backed Out Of Rolling Stone Cover, Resulting In Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Cover
    Jul 23, 2013 at 11:51am
    There has been a lot of controversy surrounding Rolling Stone magazine as of late, because they decided to put Boston bombing suspect, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, on their August 1st 2013 cover. The decision has resulted in many retailers, such as 7 Eleven, refusing to sell the issue of the magazine. The Mayor of Boston also sent a letter to the publisher of Rolling Stone, Wenner Media, denouncing the magazine. It appears all this could have been avoided, if Rolling Stone's original cover choice didn't back out-- Kanye West.
  • U-God Talks About Jay Z's "MCHG," Thinks Kanye West "Is Getting Too Far Away" With "Yeezus"
    U-God Talks About Jay Z's "MCHG," Thinks Kanye West "Is Getting Too Far Away" With "Yeezus"
    Jul 23, 2013 at 11:12am
    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.
  • Kanye West Drops Official Music Video For "Black Skinhead"
    Kanye West Drops Official Music Video For "Black Skinhead"
    Jul 22, 2013 at 09:41am
    Kanye West released the official music video for his single off Yeezus, "Black Skinhead." The video was leaked prematurely, but the final version is similar to what we first saw-- Kanye is animated (and very buff) in the black and white visual, as he transforms and jumps around the screen, with howling wolfs at the beginning and black Klan masks at the end. Watch it for yourself below, and let us know what you think of the imagery.
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