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Chance the Rapper Played ‘Waves’ and ‘Famous’ Demos During Zane Lowe Interview

Chance the Rapper notably had a big role in the making of Kanye West's The Life of Pablo. He had a stunning verse on "Ultralight Beam" and…
Brian Josephs / May 24, 2016

Paul McCartney Had to Defend the N-Word Because of Kanye West’s ‘All Day’

Nobody predicted that Sir Paul McCartney would have his name attached to a song with the hook, "All day, nigga." But Kanye West made it…
Brian Josephs / May 24, 2016

Watch Kanye Go Completely and Utterly Kanye on ‘Ellen’

Kanye West appeared on the Ellen Degeneres Show yesterday, and it started out innocently enough, with him discussing his kids and his Twitter usage. (No, Ellen,…
Dan Weiss / May 19, 2016

Chance the Rapper’s ‘Coloring Book’ Is Proof That ‘Views’ From the Top Ain’t So Bad

There’s a point where the leathers are so Italian, the bank accounts balloon so big, and the sheets’ thread count run so high that they’re…
Brian Josephs / May 16, 2016

ScHoolboy Q Enlists Kanye West for New Track ‘THat Part’

We get a new Chance the Rapper project, the Spurs falling to Thunder, and a ScHoolboy Q/Kanye West collaboration in one night. Earlier this afternoon…
Brian Josephs / May 12, 2016

Kanye West Is Making New Music for Nas’ New Film ‘The Land’

The Land, the Nas-produced film that follows an aspiring teenage skateboarder caught up in a drug operation, will have a star-packed soundtrack behind it. The film's beautifully…
Brian Josephs / May 6, 2016

The Wait for ‘Chance 3′: A Compendium

Chance the Rapper's Acid Rap is a very, very good mixtape that catapulted him to national acclaim when it dropped on 2013. And as with most things…
Brian Josephs / May 5, 2016

French Montana, Kanye West, and Nas ‘Figure It Out’ in an Airplane Graveyard

A lot of French Montana's videos feature collages of excess and branding that barely have a narrative. The main difference with "Figure It Out," off the rapper's…
Brian Josephs / May 5, 2016

Apple Music, Spotify, and Tidal Are Streaming Different Versions of Kanye West’s ‘Yeezus’

Update 3: The changes Kanye West made to the Yeezus cuts might not be new — some fans on Twitter are noting that some of the changes may be…
Brennan Carley / April 18, 2016

Watch Kanye West Crash A$AP Rocky’s Coachella Set to Perform ‘Father Stretch My Hands, Pt. 1.’

Update: In a little behind-the-scenes fun, Kanye West also participated in an unofficial "Coachella track meet," where he raced Tyler, the Creator. (Spoiler: Tyler won,…
Rachel Brodsky / April 16, 2016

Kanye West Performs ‘Famous’ and More ‘Life of Pablo’ Songs Live for the First Time

Having finally finished The Life of Pablo, Kanye West is preparing for a tour, beginning with a performance at Paradise International Music Festival in Manila, Philippines last night. The…
Anna Gaca / April 9, 2016

This Is the Face We’re Making at Kevin Federline’s New Video Mocking Kanye West and Amber Rose

Kevin Federline should have quit while he was ahead. Well, when, exactly, during a non-notable career as a backup dancer and a two-year trainwreck of a marriage…
Anna Gaca / April 7, 2016

Watch the Video for Phife Dawg’s Posthumous ‘Nutshell,’ and Kanye West’s Tribute Speech

Yesterday, Apple Music released "Nutshell," the first advance track from Give Thanks, the solo album that Phife Dawg had been working on before his tragic…
Andrew Unterberger / April 6, 2016

Download Drake’s New Singles, ‘One Dance’ and ‘Pop Style,’ Right Now

Update 3: Drake has announced that Views From the 6 will be released April 29, Pitchfork reports. Reportedly, the entire album will be an Apple Music exclusive.
Brennan Carley / April 5, 2016

Kanye West’s ‘The Life of Pablo’ Is Finally Available for Download

As it becomes increasingly clear that Tidal is just a bunch of toddlers in a trenchcoat, noted Pirate Bay user Kanye West has finally allowed…
Dan Weiss / April 1, 2016

Kanye West Celebrates Easter With ‘Ultralight Prayer’: Listen

Kanye West celebrated Easter on Sunday by dropping a new song called "Ultralight Prayer" for his fans on Soundcloud. The two-minute track seems…
Colin Stutz / March 27, 2016

Watch Kanye West Dance to ‘What Do You Mean?’ at a Justin Bieber Concert

Everyone likes Justin Bieber's "What Do You Mean?", but Kanye West really likes it: What do you mean by @JustinBieber was my favorite song of…
Anna Gaca / March 22, 2016

Fear and Loathing at Kanye’s Pop-Up Shop Opening

"There goes Kanye!" The desire to falsely shout out Mr. West's arrival at his pop-up fashion store in downtown Manhattan is strong, though doing so…
Evan Siegel / March 19, 2016

Kanye West Is Gonna Keep Changing ‘The Life of Pablo’ Until the Heat Death of the Universe

Update: On March 31 Kanye West made changes to 12 songs on The Life of Pablo, the most substantial edits since the first iteration of the album…
James Grebey / March 16, 2016

Kanye West, the National, and More to Contribute to Global Citizen Compilation Album

Kanye West, the National, and Ellie Goulding are among the artists set to contribute to a new compilation album from Global Citizen, the international anti-poverty…
James Grebey / March 15, 2016
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