Posts Tagged ‘Kanye West’

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 »

Listen to Laura Welsh’s Cover of “Bound”

At the tail end of last year, Kanye West was sued by a relatively unknown ’70s soul group called Ponderosa Twins Plus One for sampling their original track, “Bound” (which, of course, spurred many jokes about... Read more »

15 Songs With Kids Singing the Chorus

There's something about kids voices singing a chorus that can make it so damn catchy, and turn a song from a solid album cut into a hit. Artists know this, and have been employing the technique... Read more »

Common Speaks on Parting Ways With G.O.O.D. Music

Kanye West’s longtime collaborator Common speaks up about splitting with West’s label, G.O.O.D. Music. This makes a lot of sense considering that he hasn’t been involved with anything G.O.O.D. Music-related recently. His 2011 album The Dreamer/The Believer was... Read more »

Kanye West: “I’m a blowfish. I’m not a shark, I’m a blowfish.”

Kanye West doesn’t do a lot of press, but he’s on the cover the new GQ and opened up about some things, including the paparazzi, why he got married, and being a blowfish. That blowfish part?... Read more »

Lorde Compares Kanye West to Her School Principal and Speaks on Pop Culture Critics

In a new feature for The Guardian, 17-year-old Lorde opens up about some things she’s learned since her rapid ascent. It’s interesting stuff because whether you’re a fan of her music or not, her situation is... Read more »

Watch a 19-Year-Old Kanye West Rap at a Fat Beats Record Store in 1996

In 1996, Fat Beats opened up a record shop on 6th Avenue in New York City, and to celebrate the launch, a bunch of rappers came through to perform. At the time, a 19-year-old Chicago kid... Read more »

Beyoncé, Eminem, and Iggy Azealea Dominate MTV VMA Nominations, Kanye West, Arcade Fire, Drake Also Nominated

The 2014 MTV Video Music Awards will take place on August 24 in LA, and although the nominees are generally the same old big-name suspects, the award show itself is always one of the most fun... Read more »

Watch Kanye West Share His Tips For Avoiding People Who Bother Him at Airports

Another day, another random but amazing bit of footage that TMZ have got their hands on. This time, it’s a clip from a 2010 pilot for a reality TV series about Brett Goetsch, Kanye West’s travel... Read more »

This Is What It’s Like To Be In A Mosh Pit When Kanye West Performs “Blood On The Leaves”

In typical Kanye West fashion, this past weekend’s Wireless Festival in London came and went, but not without the 37-year-old Chicagoan corralling all of the most important headlines. He delivered another epic speech that’s been floating... Read more »

Here’s What We Know About Kanye West’s Next Album

How the hell do you follow up Yeezus? Luckily, only one person has to answer that. Even more luckily, that person is Kanye West. Fresh off the release of his most experimental and jarring album yet,... Read more »