Posts Tagged ‘Kanye West’

The Week on Twitter with ScHoolBoy Q, Lorde, and Kanye West

This week on Twitter: – ScHoolboy Q finds himself in a life or death situation (kind of) – Lorde discovers Steve Carell and The Office – Kanye West clarifies something Here is the week on Twitter.... Read more »

An Email Submission, Written in the Style of Kanye West Rhymes

You’d think that most email submissions from artists would be creative. You’d be wrong. Email submissions are typically painfully boring. They are usually like, “Please listen to my new song. I’ve been working really hard and... Read more »

20 of the Most Unexpectedly Awesome Samples in Rap

A lot of the time, rap produces are stunningly unoriginal, sampling the same records over and over and over again. Sometimes, however, they hit us with that offbeat, unexpected, or just plain weird sample that helps... Read more »

15 Rappers as Pokemon Cards

Here at P&P, we take music journalism very seriously. That is why we have taken it upon ourselves to answer the age-old question: What if there were Pokémon cards for rappers? We got the idea when... Read more »

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 »