Kanye West, Lupe Fiasco & More Mourn The Death Of DJ Timbuck2
The city of Chicago is mourning the death of DJ Timbuck2, real name Tim Jones, who died of cancer-related causes yesterday (Dec. 20). He was 34 years old. At that young age, Timbuck2 was already one of Chicago's most established DJs. He was the host of Go iLL radio on 107.5 WCGI, which aired every Saturday night, and he was responsible for showcasing local artists and helping them break into the mainstream. "He was an innovator and pound for pound (arguably) the best DJ in the city," wrote prominent Chi-Town hip-hop blog FakeShoreDrive.
#TBT: Pusha T
Pusha T has been a trending topic over the past months for a number of reasons. He was recently named G.O.O.D. Music's president, and with the release of his sophomore solo album coming tomorrow, he's been trickling out new material that has been pure flame emojis. Of course, Pusha is hardly a newcomer to this rap thing. In fact, the Virginia-native has been doin' his thing for over two decades now, whether it's with his brother as Clipse or with his homies under the G.O.O.D. Music umbrella.
Kanye West Doesn't Want To Be Bothered Until His Album's Finished
Kanye West's 7th studio album has been rumored to drop since the end of 2014, but after a couple of names changes and moderately successful singles, the project is nowhere to be found. Thankfully, Kanye has shared a brief update on the status of SWISH on Twitter, and it sounds like he's definitely in his zone."I’m finishing my album and my next collection…" 'Ye wrote late Saturday night. "no offense to anyone… I’m asking everyone DON’T ASK ME FOR ANYTHING TILL AFTER I’M FINISHED WITH MY ALBUM."
Just Blaze Plays Unreleased Music From Usher, Kanye West, Dipset, & More On Abstract Radio
On Friday night, the legendary Just Blaze served as a special guest on Q-Tip’s Abstract Radio show on Apple Music’s Beats 1. Spinning a two-hour set, the Jersey producer put together a filthy playlist full of timeless hits, coming from Jay Z, Eminem, Fabolous, and The Game, but that wasn’t all. Digging into the vault, Just Blaze decided to unleash some never before heard songs for us as well Friday night.
Pusha T Has A Song With Kanye West, J. Cole & ASAP Rocky On His New Album
Pusha T is getting ready to release his new project Darkest Before Dawn, and while we've already heard some solid material from the project, the best may be yet to come.
Pusha T On Future: "He Will Go Down In History As A G.O.A.T."
Pusha T was the latest guest on Pitchfork's Over/Under series, and he has definitely set the record for the most times the word "GOAT" was uttered in the segment.There were three subjects that the GOOD Music president got particularly excited about, all of which he deemed GOATS, and highly underrated ones at that.1. Ric Flair
T-Pain Says "808s & Heartbreak" Was A "Direct Copy" Of His Debut Album
We know that T-Pain was involved in the writing of Kanye West's 808s & Heartbreak, but last he spoke about it, he revealed that 'Ye had dismissed his ideas as "weak," even recording a strange "diss" track in the midst of the sessions.
Kanye West Played "Swish" For Lamar Odom In The Hospital
Briefly before Kim Kardashian gave birth to Saint West, she paid a visit to Lamar Odom at the hospital, with her husband Kanye West at her side. As a Thanksgiving treat, Kanye decided to give Odom a sneak preview of SWISH.
Kim Kardashian & Kanye West Reveal Baby Name
As we reported on over the weekend, Kanye West and Kim Kardashian ushered their second child into the world. The birth of their son was announced via Kim Kardashian's website, and today, they've followed up that big announcement with another highly anticipated announcement: the name of their son.
Rick Ross Is Waiting To See If He'll End Up On Kanye West's "SWISH"
Rick Ross released his Black Market LP this week, which is his fifth full-length project in the last two years. On top of always keeping up an enviable volume of solo material, Rozay continues to be ever-present as a featured artist. In a new interview with Rolling Stone, he shared his personal favorite guest verse that he's done, and it shouldn't surprise anyone.
Kanye West & Kim Kardashian Welcome Their Second Child
Kanye West and Kim Kardashian's second child has been safely welcomed to the world. Kim made the announcement on her website this morning, writing “Kim Kardashian West and Kanye West welcomed the arrival of their son this morning. Mother and son are doing well."As far as names go, we still have no information, but Kim has joked that South is not an option. Still, we expect it to be something memorable, and we're sure it will be announced soon.Congratulations to Kim and Kanye! Any ideas on what they should name the kid?
Pusha T Shares Updates On "Darkest Before Dawn," "SWISH," & "Cruel Summer 2"
It's been two years since Pusha T dropped his proper debut My Name Is My Name, and the Virginia rapper has been promising the sequel, King Push, since before his debut released. We've been patiently awaiting news of the project, and last month Pusha gave us more than we were asking for -- announcing two albums, starting with the prequel to King Push, Darkest Before Dawn.
Does Kanye West Have A Sex Tape?
Kim Kardashian's original claim to fame was her sex tape with one William Ray "J" Norwood. Now, according to Radar Online, her husband Kanye West is sitting on a sex tape of his own, and he has paid a large sum to prevent it from leaking,
Tyler The Creator On His "Dads" Kanye & Pharrell: "They're Fucking Gods"
Tyler, The Creator has never been shy to cite Pharrell as his biggest influence, and even without his constant praise of the superproducer, the DNA of both the Neptunes and N*E*R*D is transparently present in his work. One of his less obvious influences is Kanye West, someone he's gotten to know well over the last few years, to the point he's one of the first people 'Ye turns to when it comes to feedback on his new material.
Kanye West & ASAP Rocky Appear To Be Collaborating
Kanye West and ASAP Rocky are up to something. Both Ian Connor & Kanye West's creative director Virgil Abloh posted the photo to their Instagram account. Connor's caption read "2016 Started Tonight" and Abloh left the caption suggestively blank.
Classic Rotation: Kanye West's "My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy"
Since we began this "Classic Rotation" feature two years ago, we've written about albums that have stood the test of time, ones that have come to define eras and genres. A decade is usually what's needed to meet such lofty criteria, but today, we're highlighting the youngest album to ever make the cut. Kanye West's fifth album, My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy, was released just five years ago, still fresh enough in everyone's minds that most of us probably remember where we were when we first heard it.
Kim Kardashian Is Reportedly Moving Her Son's Due Date
Kim Kardashian's second child with Kanye West is currently slated to arrive around Christmas Day. But according to a report from US Weekly, the reality TV star and her doctors want to move the due date up to around Thanksgiving "because of her medical history."