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Todd Rundgren: "I have three albums' worth of Kanye stems on my computer"

The musician / producer weighs in on his negative Donda experience – "There’s so much junk in that record!"
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Todd Rundgren Says He Worked on Kanye West’s ‘Donda,’ Too, to No Avail: ‘As a Musician, He’s a Shoe Designer’

Todd Rundgren, who’s about to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, doesn’t sound like he hopes to ever see Kanye West joining him there. “I’m one of the few artists not on Kanye’s album,” Rundgren says in a new interview — but it wasn’t for lack of being asked. The rocker […]
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Todd Rundgren Details His Frustrations Working With Kanye West On Donda

Ahead of his induction into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame next month, Todd Rundgren is airing it all out. He just said that he won’t attend the induction ceremony, despite performing a show the same night a few hours away. And now he’s detailed his frustrations over working with Kanye West on Donda.
Tags: Music, News, Kanye West, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Todd Rundgren, Donda

Drake Crushes Kanye West for 2021’s Biggest Album Debut, and He Owns the Top 10 Songs, Too

In the end, the battle for supremacy between 2021’s long-awaited superstar hip-hop premieres wasn’t even that close a contest. Drake’s “Certified Lover Boy” is the top-debuting album of the year so far, bowing with 595,300 album-equivalent units. That figure handily beats the 313,000 album units Kanye West’s “Donda” claimed when it premiered on the chart […]
Tags: News, Kanye West, Drake, Donda, Rolling Stone Album Chart, Rolling Stone songs chart

Watch Baby Keem Debut The Intense New Song “Issues” On Fallon

The young rapper Baby Keem has been buzzing for a couple of years, and that buzz has lately kicked into overdrive. Last month, Keem got a showcase appearance on Kanye West’s Donda, and he also released the monstrous single “Family Ties,” which featured the triumphant return of Keem’s cousin Kendrick Lamar. Keem has a couple of mixtapes to his name, but tomorrow, he’ll release The Melodic Blue, his proper debut album. Keem unveiled the album’s tracklist on Instagram yesterday, and it only feature...
Tags: Music, Jimmy Fallon, New Music, Travis Scott, Fallon, Kendrick, Donda, Keem, Baby Keem, Kendrick Lamar Keem

Kanye West Has Year’s Top Album Debut, With Halsey Entering Strong at No. 2

It would’ve been Halsey’s week to finally land a No. 1 album, but Kanye West had other plans, and his surprise drop of “Donda” on a Sunday morning thwarted her once again. Both artists had a lot to celebrate, though, with infrequently seen six-figure album-equivalent debuts, and, in West’s case, bragging rights to the biggest […]
Tags: News, Kanye West, Halsey, Donda, Rolling Stone Album Chart, Rolling Stone songs chart

Is Kanye West's 'Donda' the Longest No. 1 Album of the 21st Century?

Kanye West scores his longest album on the Billboard 200 albums chart this week with 'Donda.' But is it the longest No. 1 on the chart...
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Drake Album 'Certified Lover Boy' Breaks Apple Music's One-Day Streaming Record

Drake's latest album "Certified Lover Boy" is Apple Music's most-streamed album in 24 hours in the services' history, Apple revealed to Billboard over the weekend. The album was released at midnight EST on Friday, September 3, and is the sixth studio album from the artist. It features a number of prominent rappers, including Jay-Z, Lil Wayne, Future, Rick Ross, and Lil Baby. "Certified Lover Boy" is a 21-track album and features Apple's pregnant woman emojis on its album cover. The cover no...
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Kanye West scores 10th number one album on Billboard 200 chart with Donda

Kanye West joined an elite list by scoring his 10th No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart with his 10th studio album, Donda.
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Kanye West’s Donda Debuts At #1

Kanye West’s new album Donda has debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200. It had 309,000 equivalent album units, which makes it the year’s biggest week for any album so far, beating out Olivia Rodrigo’s Sour, which notched 295,000 units in June. The 27-track album was released on a Sunday, which means that there were only five days of activity during its first chart week instead of the usual seven.
Tags: Music, News, Kanye West, Donda, Olivia Rodrigo

André 3000 Releases Statement About Kanye’s Leaked Drake Diss Track

“Life Of The Party,” the Donda outtake that Drake leaked yesterday in which Kanye West appears to take some shots at Drake, opens with a lengthy verse from André 3000 about his late mother. In a new statement, Three Stacks comments on the whole Drake/Kanye situation, saying he had no idea that the Drake diss was going be on the track and claiming that the song was left off of Donda because of Kanye’s recent anti-profanity stance:
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André 3000 Responds to Drake Leaking Unreleased Kanye West Collaboration: ‘It’s Unfortunate’

André 3000 is clarifying his contribution to unreleased “Donda” track “Life of the Party” after Drake leaked the song on SiriusXM’s Sound 42 show. The song’s leak adds fuel to the ongoing tension between Drake and Kanye West, as both rappers have taken shots at each other on their new albums. On “Life of the […]
Tags: News, Kanye West, Drake, Party, Andre 3000, Donda

Drake Intensifies Kanye West Beef by Leaking ‘Donda’ Outtake ‘Life of the Party’

Andre 3000-featuring track was played at private Donda listening parties before Drake leaked it during Sirius XM guest DJ set
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Drake Breaks Apple Music Record for Most-Streamed Artist in a Day

With “Certified Lover Boy,” Drake’s has broken the 2021 record for most-streamed artist in a day on Apple Music. “Certified Lover Boy” is also Apple Music’s most-streamed album within a 24-hour period in 2021, achieving the honor just days after Kanye West’s “Donda” broke the record on the streaming platform.. The album debuted on Thursday […]
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Drake Breaks Apple Music and Spotify Records With ‘Certified Lover Boy’

With “Certified Lover Boy,” Drake’s has broken the 2021 record for most-streamed artist in a day on Apple Music. “Certified Lover Boy” is also Apple Music’s most-streamed album within a 24-hour period in 2021, achieving the honor just days after Kanye West’s “Donda” broke the record on the streaming platform. On Spotify, Drake nabbed another distinction […]
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Children's show throws shade at Kanye West over album rating

HLN's Melissa Knowles reports on the children's series Peppa Pig's now since-deleted Tweet poking fun at Kanye West after they earned a higher album rating than his new "Donda" album.
Tags: News, Kanye West, Stories, Donda, Melissa Knowles

Drake's 'Certified Lover Boy' Arrives, as Chart Battle With Kanye West Continues

The rappers’ anticipated albums — “Certified Lover Boy” and “Donda” — both potential streaming blockbusters, arrived within five days of...
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Discord: why Kanye West turned to chat app’s users for help

Rapper asked for opinions on a new song, highlighting site’s popularity among people ‘sick of Twitter’ When Kanye West was putting the finishing touches to his new album Donda, he was not content to trust only the ears of a few close confidants for feedback.The rapper and producer held a series of listening events in stadiums around the US, taking up residence in the locker room of the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia, to finish the album with the producer, Mike Dean, after playing it l...
Tags: Apps, Music, Technology, Media, Social Networking, Internet, US, World news, Kanye West, Culture, Kanye, Mike Dean, Atlanta Georgia, Dean, Mercedes Benz Stadium, Donda

Kanye West suggests he cheated on Kim Kardashian during marriage in new track from 'Donda'

Kanye West released his 10th studio album nearly 7 months after Kim Kardashian filed for divorce.
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Peppa Pig account calls out Kanye West for lower 'Donda' rating

The official Peppa Pig account tweeted about Peppa Pig's recent album in reference to its higher Pitchfork rating than Kanye West's "Donda."
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Kanye West accused of stealing ‘Donda’ logo from black-owned company

The rapper reportedly stole the design from the Black-owned business, Infinity G8ds. 
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Kanye West’s ‘Donda’ Era, on a Chaotic Stage

West is still one of the most influential pop stars of the century, but multidisciplinary spectacle is more his goal than music now, and...
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Kanye West's 'Donda' Sets 2021 Apple Music Record With 60 Million First-Day Streams

Kanye West's latest album has achieved a new high for most streamed pop album of 2021 on Apple Music after its delayed release on Sunday (via Billboard). "Donda" set a record for the most streams in a 24-window on the service this year, pulling in over 60 million plays in the United States. That makes "Donda" the third-most streamed album ever in the first 24 hours of a release. West's album also topped ‌Apple Music‌'s top albums charts in 152 countries in the same time span, setting another ...
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Kanye West’s ‘Donda’ Breaks Apple Music Records, Hits No. 1 in 152 Countries

Kanye West and his long-awaited new album “Donda” are already breaking records on Apple Music. The album, which dropped by surprise on Sunday, set a new record by reaching No. 1 on Apple Music’s Top Albums chart in 152 countries in 24 hours. According to Apple, in the album’s first full day of release, “Donda” […]
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Kanye West's album 'Donda' finally arrives, claims music label released it without his approval

After a month's delay, Kanye West's long-awaited album "Donda" is here. Jay-Z, The Weeknd, Travis Scott, DaBaby and Roddy Rich are featured.        [Author: USA TODAY]
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Kanye West says Universal released 'Donda' without his permission

"Universal put my album out without my approval and they blocked jail 2 from being on the album," Kanye West said in an Instagram post. Rich Fury/VF20/Getty Images for Vanity Fair Kanye West said in an Instagram post that his label released "Donda" without approval. West also says that Universal Music intentionally left "Jail pt 2" off the album "Donda" was expected to premiere the same day as Drake's new album, "Certified Lover Boy." See more stories on Insider's business page. Ka...
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Kanye West’s ‘Donda’ Beats Olivia Rodrigo for 2021’s Most-Streamed Album in 24 Hours on Spotify

UPDATE: Spotify has corrected a statement it sent to Variety earlier on Monday that inaccurately stated that West also topped Rodrigo’s record as 2021’s most-streamed artist in 24 hours; West’s record is only for 2021’s most-streamed album in 24 hours. After several weeks of one of the most highly publicized and confusing album rollouts in […]
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Kim Kardashian trolled for listening to Kanye West’s ‘Donda’ on mute

Kim Kardashian made a big mistake by uploading screengrabs of herself listening to Kanye West’s new album “Donda” with the volume turned...
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Evan Rachel Wood gives Marilyn Manson the middle finger after 'Donda' controversy

Evan Rachel Wood sang New Radicals' "You Get What You Give" and sent a subtle, but strong message to her alleged abuser Marilyn Manson.        [Author: USA TODAY]
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DONDA: Litigator’s Lituation Edition

I spent my billables listening to the album so you don't have to.
Tags: Music, Law, Kanye West, Off The Grid, Donda