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Nas – “Ultra Black”

Over the past decade, Nas has only released two proper albums: The 2012 divorce LP Life Is Good and the disappointing 2018 Kanye West-produced quickie Nasir. Nas seems to announce and abandon new projects more often than he actually releases them. So it was a bit of a surprise when Nas announced that … More »
Tags: Music, Nas, Kanye West, Hit-boy, NASIR Nas

Kanye West Implies His GOP-Backed Campaign Is Intended To Hurt Biden

Over the last few days, reports have emerged in outlets like The New York Times New York magazine, Vice, and CNN that Kanye West's presidential campaign is being aided by Republican operatives, some linked with Trump's camp, in an effort to get West on the ballot in … More »
Tags: Music, News, Joe Biden, Cnn, Kanye West, Republican, Biden, Donald Trump, Trump, New York Times New York

Jhené Aiko Is Still Quietly Staking Her Claim As Her Generation’s Defining R&B Singer

Jhené Aiko is a living legend. You wouldn't necessarily know it because Aiko has always been a moody and understated presence -- someone who lays back in the cut letting you come to her rather than making herself inescapable. She's never had a #1 album or a top 10 single, and no militant stan army … More »
Tags: Music, Taylor Swift, Joe Biden, Logic, Kanye West, Katy Perry, Justin Bieber, Gwen Stefani, Chris Brown, Jhene Aiko, Demi Lovato, Britney Spears, Drake, John Legend, Chrissy Teigen, Whitney Houston

From Dukes of Hazzard to Kanye West: the curse of the Confederate flag

Lynyrd Skynyrd flew it, Ludacris stamped on it and Spike Lee compared it to a swastika. In the era of Black Lives Matter, what do these battles reveal about the American South’s Confederate flag?John Schneider, AKA Bo Duke from the TV show The Dukes of Hazzard, recently asked his fans a question via YouTube: “Was The Dukes of Hazzard a racially charged show? Was the intention of the paint scheme on the General Lee a white supremacist statement in any way? And if you think it was, I wanna know.”F...
Tags: Music, Television, Film, Race, Georgia, Society, World news, Film Industry, US news, Rap, Kanye West, American Civil War, Culture, Pop and rock, Television & radio, US television

Kim Kardashian Shares Statement On Kanye West’s Mental Health

In the days since holding a bizarre rally for his likely nonexistent presidential campaign in South Carolina over the weekend, Kanye West has been sending a steady stream of tweets from Cody, Wyoming, some of them expressing antagonism toward his wife, Kim Kardashian, and her mother, Kris Jenner.
Tags: Music, Kim Kardashian, News, Kanye West, South Carolina, Cody Wyoming, Kanye West 's Mental Health

Kim Kardashian requests compassion for Kanye West's bipolar disorder

The rapper’s recent string of erratic tweets prompted his wife to comment on his mental health for the first timeKim Kardashian West has spoken for the first time about her husband Kanye West’s bipolar disorder after he posted and deleted a string of erratic tweets regarding his family life after the launch of his presidential campaign in Charleston, South Carolina, on Monday.“Those who are close with Kanye know his heart and understand his words sometimes do not align with his intentions,” she ...
Tags: Health, Music, Kim Kardashian, Celebrity, Life and style, US news, Kanye West, Mental Health, Culture, US politics, Kanye, Kim Kardashian West, Charleston South Carolina, Kardashian West, US elections 2020

God, abortion and better acoustics: Kanye West launches campaign with chaotic rally

Rapper’s rambling and emotional address – which included an apparent $1m for new mothers – was almost drowned out by a rowdy crowd in Charleston Kanye West has launched his campaign tour for the US presidential election in chaotic fashion at an event in Charleston, South Carolina, delivering a rambling address that touched on theology, homelessness, corporate power, and involved a long debate with an audience member about abortion. West also suggested that women should be given $1m when they hav...
Tags: Music, US, World news, US news, Kanye West, Culture, US politics, Charleston South Carolina, US elections 2020, Charleston Kanye West

Kanye West Holds Bizarre, Combative “Rally” In Charleston

Kanye West held an event in Charleston, SC on Sunday afternoon. It was purportedly a "rally" for his probably nonexistent presidential campaign, even though the deadline to file as an independent candidate on the ballot in the state of South Carolina has already passed. It took place at the Exquis Event Center and … More »
Tags: Music, News, Kanye West, South Carolina, Charleston, Charleston SC, Exquis Event Center

Mykki Blanco Asks Fans Not To Stream Song She Wrote With Teyana Taylor

Mykki Blanco co-wrote "WTP," the old-school house banger that closes out Teyana Taylor's 2018 Kanye-produced Wyoming Tapes album K.T.S.E. And Mykki Blanco would like it if you'd please stop streaming "WTP," because she's been screwed out of her credit and compensation for it. More »
Tags: Music, News, Kanye West, Wyoming, Kanye, Mykki Blanco, Teyana Taylor

Kanye West’s Presidential Campaign Is Over

On the Fourth Of July, Kanye West announced on Twitter that he was running for president this year. Shortly thereafter, West sat for a truly unhinged Forbes interview, saying that he would be running as part of a new independent party called the Birthday Party -- "because when we win, it's … More »
Tags: Music, News, Kanye West, West, Forbes, Birthday Party, July Kanye West

Juice WRLD’s Posthumous Album Is Haunting And Bittersweet

The last track on Juice WRLD's new album is a 30-second spoken-word snippet called "Juice WRLD Speaks From Heaven." This is an unsettling title because Juice WRLD is dead. The superstar sing-rapper born Jarad Higgins passed away last December, just days after his 21st birthday, from an accidental overdose of oxycodone and codeine. So when … More »
Tags: Music, Kanye West, Katy Perry, Gwen Stefani, Simon Cowell, The Office, Diplo, Harry Styles, Louis Tomlinson, Drake, Justin Timberlake, Mariah Carey, Kesha, Andy Cohen, Hamilton, Blake Shelton

Kanye West – “DONDA”

Kanye West has shared a new song, "DONDA," a tribute to his mother who passed away in 2007 at the age of 58. He posted it on his Twitter account last night on what would have been her birthday. The two-minute track is mostly made up of Donda West reciting the lyrics from KRS-One's "More »
Tags: Music, Kanye West, Donda, Donda West

Q&A With Chicago Based Hip Hop Artist El Stacko

Congratulations on your latest album release “Based On A True Story”. We checked it out and we really enjoyed the fresh new sound & perspective on new Hip Hop coming out of Chicago. What motivated you to create this style of music. And how did you come up with your emcee name El Stacko? Thank you for having me on here. This style of rap, is like a pain rap, I liked to call it reality music, I came up with it from the pain and struggles in my life. My name was A.R Stackz at first, I’m on a diffe...
Tags: Facebook, Chicago, Kanye West, Jazz, BLM, Q&A Interviews, El Stacko, Stacko, R Stackz, Facebook EL Stacko, AMG LSB

'A self-centered publicity stunt': just how serious is Kanye West's presidential bid?

The musician’s dramatic move has met with mockery. But perhaps his aim is to fuse spiritual authority, political power and merchandisingOnce the strangest of bedfellows, Kanye West and Donald Trump are now officially rivals.On the Fourth of July, the California-based rapper and entrepreneur tweeted that he was running for president, citing his belief in God and immediately winning the “full support” of his fellow billionaire Elon Musk – who, per the candidate himself, will head up America’s spac...
Tags: Music, Elon Musk, California, America, Kanye West, Culture, Donald Trump

We’ve Got A File On You: Tame Impala

We’ve Got A File On You features interviews in which artists share the stories behind the extracurricular activities that dot their careers: acting gigs, guest appearances, random internet ephemera, etc. More »
Tags: Music, Jimmy Fallon, Rihanna, Tame Impala, Kanye West, Mark Ronson, Lady Gaga, Asap Rocky, John Mayer, Travis Scott, Kevin Parker, SZA, The Streets, We've Got A File On You

Kanye West Disavows Donald Trump & Comes Out As Anti-Vaxxer In Wild Interview About Presidential Platform

This past weekend, Kanye West announced that he's running for president. This isn't the first time he's mentioned this, but West now says that he's attempting to win the office this year. This means he's running against his friend Donald Trump, a man who he was still enthusiastically supporting as recently … More »
Tags: Music, News, Kanye West, Donald Trump, Kanye West Disavows Donald Trump

Kanye West takes anti-vaccine, anti-abortion stance in US presidential bid

Rapper also unveils intention to end police brutality, return ‘fear and love of God’ to schools and appoint Elon Musk to run space programmeKanye West has given more details about the policy platform he will adopt in his bid to become US president in November, declaring himself anti-abortion, sceptical about a Covid-19 vaccine and keen to return “fear and love of God” to education.In an interview with Forbes, he announced that he would run under the banner of the Birthday party, “because when we...
Tags: Music, Elon Musk, Religion, US, Barack Obama, World news, US news, Rap, Kanye West, Culture, US politics, Hip-hop, Christianity, Abortion, Forbes, US elections 2020

Kanye West Announces 2020 Presidential Bid, Elon Musk Endorses

At the 2015 VMAs, seemingly on the fly, Kanye West announced plans to run for president in 2020. A lot has changed since then -- including Kanye loudly throwing his support behind Donald Trump's presidency -- but it seems he's back on the 2020 campaign train. Tonight, on Independence Day, he tweeted that … More »
Tags: Music, Elon Musk, News, Kanye West, Donald Trump, Kanye

Q&A With Michigan Based Hip Hop Artist E-K

Congratulations on your latest album release “Bewildered Thoughts & Burning Desires”. We checked it out and we really enjoyed the fresh new sound & perspective on new Hip Hop coming out of Lansing, Michigan. What motivated you to create this style of music. And how did you come up with your MC name E-K? My life experiences and the experiences of the people around me motivate me to create my style of music. I find ways to express myself and other people from a different standpoint. I try to make...
Tags: Kanye West, Kendrick Lamar, Jazz, Michigan, LANSING Michigan, Q&A Interviews, E-K, My MC, Sean Lil Wayne

Westside Gunn – “Flygod Is An Awesome God II” (Album Review)

This is the 5th full-length album from Buffalo emcee/entrepreneur Westside Gunn. Breaking out in 2016 with his near-perfect debut album FLYGOD, he would go on to take over the hip hop scene with his brother Conway the Machine & their cousin Benny the Butcher as they’ve consistently dropped a slew of high quality releases both solo-wise & as a trio. However, Westside has stated on numerous occasions that 2020 will be his final year rapping & kicked it off just this spring with Pray for Paris. Bu...
Tags: Reviews, Kanye West, Paris, Jazz, Jose Canseco, Buffalo, Conway, Michael Irvin, Maino, Chuck Inglish, Westside Gunn, WSG, Griselda Records, Benny the Butcher, Rome Streetz, Bubba Chuck

Three’s A Crowd

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Tags: Music, Elon Musk, News, Kanye West, Grimes

Ty Dolla $ign – “Ego Death” (Feat. Kanye West, Skrillex, FKA twigs, & serpentwithfeet)

Ty Dolla $ign has often functioned as a human crossroads for various corners of the musical mainstream. On his new single, he brings many of those corners together for a superstar posse cut. More »
Tags: Music, Kanye West, Fka Twigs, Skrillex, Ty Dolla $ign, Ty Dolla, Serpentwithfeet

Kanye West: Wash Us in the Blood review – an intensely potent study of race and faith

This new track sees Kanye at his very best, corralling his anger with masterful focus into an apocalyptic vision of AmericaAmerica, divided along racial and political lines and led by its own Herod, faces an invisible plague and a public reckoning against its history of violence. It’s against this Biblical backdrop that Kanye West imagines the next apocalyptic event, in one of his most focused and arresting tracks for years.Wash Us in the Blood sees the rapper call for a blood rain to deliver bl...
Tags: Music, Religion, Race, America, World news, US news, Rap, Kanye West, Culture, Art and design, Hip-hop, Christianity, Kanye, Herod, Arthur Jafa, AmericaAmerica

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