Posts tagged "Kanye West"

Chance the Rapper Makes Kanye’s ‘Family Business’ His Own at Summer Ends Music Festival

“Family Business” has a whole new meaning for Chicago MC Chance the Rapper now that he’s become a father for the first time. He commemorated…
Andrew Unterberger / September 29, 2015

Kanye West Might Be Performing at the Democratic National Committee Event

Kanye West might be performing at the Democratic National Committee in San Francisco on October 10, it was announced today. No word on whether another epic…
Harley Brown / September 28, 2015

Watch Kanye West Perform With Kid Cudi, Jeezy at ‘808s & Heartbreak’ Show

Kanye West is celebrating his 808s & Heartbreak album this weekend with a pair of shows in Los Angeles. The first one went down Friday…
Colin Joyce / September 26, 2015

Kanye West Fans Might Have to Wait a Long Time for ‘SWISH,’ Says Kanye West

Vanity Fair just published an interview with Kanye West conducted shortly after his recent New York City Fashion Week presentation, and it’s a doozy. For starters,…
Brennan Carley / September 24, 2015

Kanye West Likes Robots

In a revealing new appearance on Keeping Up With the Kardashians, designer/rapper Kanye West told the world that he likes robots and loves art and technology.
James Grebey / September 21, 2015

The Next Time Grace Jones Sees Kanye West, She’s ‘Going to Get in His Face’

Ahead of her forthcoming memoir, Never Write My Memoirs, Grace Jones gave an interview to the New York Times this weekend, in which she claimed…
Rachel Brodsky / September 19, 2015

Kanye West Hasn’t Forgotten About His 2020 Presidential Run

If you were worried that Kanye West had forgotten about his 2020 presidential aspirations, which he memorably first announced at this year’s MTV VMAs, well,…
Rachel Brodsky / September 19, 2015

Kanye West Debuted New Music at His New York Fashion Week Show

Update: The song is officially called “Fade” and features Ty Dolla $ign and Post Malone, according to Pitchfork. Update 2: A SPIN reader has helpfully…
Colin Joyce / September 16, 2015

Kanye West’s Yeezy Season 2 Runway Show to Be Broadcast Live in Theaters

Kanye West, a triple-threat rapper/designer/presidential hopeful, is about to take the next step of his bold foray into the fashion world with Yeezy Season 2, the sequel to…
James Grebey / September 15, 2015

A Chicago Teenager Covered the Entirety of Kanye West’s Discography on Guitar

Kanye West tends to inspire cultish devotion among his closest followers (look to KanyeToThe for occasionally upsetting evidence of that), but that can sometimes lead…
Colin Joyce / September 11, 2015

SPINfighting: Would You Vote for Kanye West for President in 2020?

As the roundtable format has grown into an effectively direct way for a publication to think out loud for its readers’ perusal, we’re happy to…
SPIN Staff / September 4, 2015

Donald Trump on Kanye West’s Presidential Bid: ‘I Hope to Run Against Him Some Day’

While a number of musicians aren’t exactly fans of real estate magnate/reality T.V. star Donald Trump’s campaign for presidency, he still has love for at…
Colin Joyce / September 2, 2015

Kanye West Reportedly Could Be Next Year’s VMAs Host

Apparently MTV was so enamored with Kanye West’s 12-minute Video Vanguard Award acceptance speech/2020 presidential bid at last night’s VMAs that they’re reportedly considering offering…
Rachel Brodsky / August 31, 2015

Hear Kanye West and Travis Scott’s ‘Piss On Your Grave’

Kanye West and Travis $cott’s collaboration, “Piss On Your Grave,” has surfaced online on the heels of the latter’s Rodeo LP, which leaked over the weekend. The track, which may…
Harley Brown / August 31, 2015

Listen to the Clicks, Bro: The Year the MTV VMAs Cannibalized Itself

No moment could have summed up the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards better than Taylor Swift handing a lifetime achievement award to Kanye West. It…
Andrew Unterberger / August 31, 2015

Kanye West Announces He’s Running for President in 2020

Update: Video of Kanye West’s lengthy speech has surfaced (via Vulture). SPIN will update this post with official video when and if it become available.  BEAUTY. TRUTH. VISION. North.
Harley Brown / August 30, 2015

Kanye West Will Perform ‘808s & Heartbreak’ in Full at Hollywood Bowl

Update 2: Never mind. ‘Ye will not actually be playing 808s & Heartbreak in Chicago, it was just a mistake. “This morning, a show featuring Kanye West at United…
Colin Joyce / August 30, 2015

Ranking the Verses on Kanye West’s ‘Monster,’ Five Years Later

Five years ago today, Kanye West unleashed one of rap’s most epic lineups  — Bon Iver, Rick Ross, Jay Z, and Nicki Minaj — o…
Brennan Carley / August 27, 2015

Watch Amy Schumer Rap ‘Get Em High’ With Talib Kweli in Chicago

Comedian and Trainwreck star Amy Schumer joined rapper Talib Kweli onstage at their joint show (at Constellation) in Chicago last night for a performance of the…
Brennan Carley / August 26, 2015

Imma Let You Finish But Kanye West Is One of the Least Video-Driven Pop Icons of All Time

Rarely is an artist’s career as defined by so many facets as Kanye West’s: his singles have topped the charts, his albums have routinely steamrolled…
Dan Weiss / August 25, 2015
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