Posts Tagged ‘Kanye West’

Watch Kanye West’s Surprise Performance at Chicago’s AAHH! Festival

Yesterday marked the very first AAHH! Fest in Chicago’s Union Park. Presented by Common and Donda’s House, the event was hosted by Dave Chappelle, and featured performances by Common, De La Soul, Lupe Fiasco, Jay Electronica,... Read more »

Watch Kanye West Deliver a Message to the Media: “Pick a new target”

For the past few days, one of the biggest news stories in the world of entertainment was about Kanye West demanding that a person in a wheelchair stand up at his concert in Australia. According to... Read more »

Watch Lorde Cover Kanye West and Bon Iver in Philadelphia

Lorde has been touring heavily recently, and with only one full-length album under her belt, it helps to have a couple covers on hand to mix things up. New Zealand’s finest did just that in Philadelphia... Read more »

10 Collaborations That Would Make Sense (and Also Blow Our Minds)

Do you remember the first time you realized that you could put hot sauce on pizza? Like, of course you can put hot sauce on pizza, but when it actually happened for the first time, it... Read more »

15 Ways Kanye West Changed the Game

Kanye West wants to save the world. At the 2014 Wireless Festival he articulated this point in the only way Kanye can, “I just wanna make something awesome. I just wanna be awesome. And I wanna... Read more »

Kanye West Previews Unreleased Song “Awesome” During “Keeping Up With The Kardashians”

Last night was the season finale of Keeping Up With The Kardashians, and during the episode you can hear an unexpected snippet of unreleased Kanye West music. In a short clip recorded by KTT, a few... Read more »

Watch Kanye West’s Performance at Made In America in Philadelphia

No matter what you say about Kanye West, he’s a performer through and through. With visually stimulating sets and high-energy execution resulting in thoroughly engrossed audiences, Kanye is someone you need to see live. Last night,... Read more »

David Lynch: “I was going to do the music video for ‘Blood on the Leaves’”

“Blood on the Leaves” is one of Kanye West’s biggest songs, so it seems a little weird that it never received a music video. However, in a recent interview with The Daily Beast, surrealist filmmaker David Lynch... Read more »

15 Rapper/Producer Collaborations That We Never Would Have Predicted

It’s an age old saying that opposites attract. In the music world, this universal rule yields combinations that should have never happened. On paper, seeing the news that two artists from different worlds have plans to work... Read more »

Aphex Twin on Kanye West: “I know that he tried to f***ing rip me off”

We haven’t heard new material from Richard D. James as Aphex Twin in 13 years, so it’s to be expected that a rare interview with him comes with some golden nuggets of information. FADER and Pitchfork have... Read more »

DJ Mano No Longer DJing For Kanye West

Today on Twitter, DJ Mano announced that he’s no longer working with Kanye West. Mano was known for touring with Kanye, and he’s also an active producer in the Chicago scene. Judging by his tweets, he’s got... Read more »

Watch a Clip from Kanye West’s Unreleased “Robocop” Video

Kanye West’s right to final cut has taken an infamous toll on some of his music videos—if they’re not up to snuff, they never see the light of day. The video for “Robocop” was not up... Read more »

“I’m not Britney Spears.” – Kanye West at His Deposition

Depositions are oral testimonies used in court, and they aren’t usually very entertaining. Unless you’re Lil Wayne, or Justin Bieber… or Kanye West. Like, obviously Kanye used this as an opportunity to drop some gems. Judging... Read more »

What’s Happening to G.O.O.D. Music?

Last month, Common confirmed his departure from G.O.O.D. Music. Sitting down with Sway for a special edition of MTV’s RapFix, the veteran Chicago MC explained that he’s no longer in business with Kanye West’s label, adding... Read more »

They Talked About Yeezus: Musicians, Celebrities, and Critics on Kanye West

Kanye West is a truly polarizing figure. Whether it's because of his music, his thoughts on fashion, politics, and life, or his propensity for award show interruptions, it seems that most people either love him or... Read more »