Sampha Covers FADER, Performs New Song
FADER is getting ready to launch their Summer issue, which -- as is the annual tradition -- features four cover stars rather than the usual two. After revealing the first three featured artists and their accompanying stories (Rae Sremmurd, PNL, and Vince Staples), the magazine has now announced its final cover, which is graced by London singer Sampha.
Actress Lena Dunham Says Kanye West's "Famous" Video Is "Sickening" And Makes Her Feel "Unsafe"
Kanye West knew he would face controversy when he officially unveiled his "Famous" video portraying a number of celebrities naked on a bed (he even welcomed people to sue him) but one of the craziest complaints is coming from someone who wasn't even featured in the video.
Kanye West Screens "Famous" Video Across Buildings In NYC
Taking a page out of his Yeezus textbook, Kanye West decided to roll out his new video for "Famous" Monday night across various buildings in NYC. Like "New Slaves," the Life Of Pablo video was projected onto buildings throughout Manhattan, Brooklyn & Williamsburg for fans to watch live on the streets. This comes a day after Kanye did the same thing back in his current hometown of Los Angeles Sunday night.
Ray J's Manager Offers Vicious Response To Kanye West's "Famous"
Kanye West knew he was gonna start quite a shitstorm with his the new "Famous" music video, which features a bed full of naked celebrities -- or figures that freakishly resemble certain celebs, many of whom Kanye has had a contentious history with.
We Never Gonna Die: Kanye West & The Celebrities Of The "Famous" Video
Kanye West's "Famous" video is being hailed as a master class in the art of provocation by some and derided as "dumpster juice" by others. Inspired by "Sleep," a painting by American realist Vincent Desiderio, the video depicts a bed in which wax statues of 12 celebrities doze peacefully in the nude: George W.
Taylor Swift Rumored To Be "Horrified" By Kanye West's "Famous" Video
Kanye West's "Famous" video has been the big conversation piece of the weekend, but so far, we haven't heard directly from any of the many stars depicted in the controversial video (save for Chris Brown, who seemed weirded out, but mostly ok with his inclusion).
Kanye West Deletes "Can Somebody Sue Me Already" Tweet Regarding "Famous" Video
It doesn't happen too often that Kanye West deletes a tweet. His controversial "BILL COSBY INNOCENT !!!!!!!!!!" post is still up in all its confusing glory, but one of the rapper's more recent thoughts regarding his conversation-starting "Famous" video has not lived such a long life.
Chris Brown Responds To Kanye West's "Famous" Video
Last night, Kanye West shared the video to his Life of Pablo single "Famous," and it's about as shocking as any video he's ever put out. There may not be any verifiable cameos in the video, though it's filled with a number of wax figures that strikingly resemble some of the more famous persons in entertainment and in politics as well.
Listen To The "Father Stretch My Hands" Remix From Kanye West's "Famous" Video Premiere
Last night, Kanye West gave the "Famous" music video a premiere event that rivaled the album's February release party at Madison Square Garden. The sold-out crowd at The Forum in L.A. got more than they bargained for with a 10-minute video that showed a naked Kanye and Kim in a large bed surrounded by 10 very realistic wax-like figures of easily recognizable celebrities -- also naked.
Kanye West Says His "Famous" Video Is "A Comment On Fame"
Kanye West's art always tends to stir up a conversation, and his new video for "Famous," his Rihanna-assisted single from The Life Of Pablo, is no exception. The clip features Kanye West and his wife, Kim Kardashian, surrounded by a variety of other celebrities (generally those the two have been linked to in some way or another) in bed, somewhat replicating a 2008 painting by Vincent Desiderio called "Sleep". Those featured in the video are recreated in likeness using wax-like figures, and are all varying degrees of nude, their bodies concealed only by a white sheet.
Live Stream Kanye West's "Famous" Visual Premiere Event In LA
As we announced earlier this week, Kanye West is premiering his official video for The Life Of Pablo record “Famous” live at the Forum tonight in Los Angeles. That’s right, he’s doing the same thing as the Yeezy 3 show at MSG when he premiered The Life Of Pablo for the firs time, except tonight is simply for his “groundbreaking” video for “Famous” featuring Rihanna.
Kanye West To Debut Video For “Famous” With Live Event At The LA Forum Friday
Kanye West has been known for his unique marketing strategies over the years, whether it was projecting videos on buildings during the rollout of Yeezus or selling out MSG for a fashion show & the first listen to The Life of Pablo, Kanye has always done things outside the box. And it appears he’s got something else up his sleeve this week when he premieres the "groundbreaking" video for “Famous” featuring Rihanna.
Forever 21 Is Now Selling "I Feel Like Pablo" Themed Tees
If you missed out on Kanye West's "I Fee Like Pablo" merch, and chances are you did, Forever 21 has an alternative available that costs a mere $32. The "I Feel Like Pablo" themed tee-shirts feature a raw hem, a bizarre dangling strap and a reference to Simon de Cyrene on the back in the familiar Pablo pattern. For those who are wondering, Simon is known in the Bible as the guy who carried Jesus' cross to the spot of crucifixion, as ordered by the Romans.
Kanye West, The Weeknd, & Chance The Rapper To Headline NYC's Meadows Music Festival
The same company that produces Governor's Ball has announced that the first annual Meadows Music and Arts Festival will take place in Queens, New York on October 1st and 2nd.
Top Tracks: June 13 - June 19
For ten out of the 24 weeks of 2016 we've experienced thus far, Drake has held the top spot in our Top 100 tracks list. Similar to the streak VIEWS is currently enjoying at the top of the Billboard charts, Drizzy's dominance in our metric of streaming-and-viewing success is pretty astounding, especially considering the mixed reaction his new album received.
Kanye West Actually Hooked Up The Guy Who Freestyled For Him Last Year
If you follow the various TMZ coverage of Kanye West, you'll probably remember that time an aspiring rapper decided to run up on him and spit some bars. Kanye was surprisingly receptive to the attempt to get his attention, and the two exchanged information, but it wasn't clear if anything would actually ever come of the encounter.
The 11 Greatest O.J. Simpson References In Rap History
Today marks the 22nd anniversary of O.J. Simpson's white Bronco police chase. O.J. is locked up now at Lovelock Correctional Center in Nevada for committing armed robbery. Even from behind bars, O.J. is still able to capture America's imagination's like few else. He was recently the subject of the FX show, "The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story"; he is currently the subject of ESPN's stunning 5-part documentary "O.J. Simpson: Made in America."
Kim Kardashian Says There's Video Proof Of Taylor Swift Approving Kanye West's "Famous" Lyric
The saga of "Famous" continues. The first single off Kanye West's The Life of Pablo is perhaps most remembered for its opening lines: "For all my Southside n*ggas that know me best / I feel like me and Taylor might still have sex / Why? I made that bitch famous." The Taylor he speaks of is, of course, Ms. Swift, whom Kanye famously interrupted during her acceptance speech at the 2009 VMAs. Many were offended when the song was first heard, but Kanye maintained that Taylor had not only been aware the lyric but had also approved of it.
Sneaker Customizer Gifts Kanye And North West Custom Sneakers For Father's Day
Kanye West and his daughter North are being gifted with a custom pack of sneakers for Father's Day, courtesy of one of the best sneaker customizers in the game, Dan "Mache" Gamache. Of course, Mache took to a couple of Adidas staples to honor Mr. West and his daughter, who recently celebrated her third birthday. For Kanye, a "half un-caged" pair of Adidas Ultra Boosts decked out in forest green with orange Pablo-style text. For North, a pair of pink and gold Adidas Superstars painted with compasses pointing North & West.
Kanye West Updates “The Life Of Pablo” With The Addition Of “Saint Pablo”
Kanye West continues to alter & change the tracklisting for his latest album The Life Of Pablo. On Tuesday night, the Chicago legend decided to add his latest release, “Saint Pablo,” as the outro on The Life Of Pablo, making the album complete with 20-songs at the moment.