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Kanye West Tells Joe Rogan Idea to Run for President Came in the Shower: ‘God Put It in My Heart’

Kanye West's highly anticipated appearance on The Joe Rogan Experience has arrived, and it lives up to the hype. During the nearly three-hour-long conversation, the rapper-turned-presidential-hopeful…
Katrina Nattress / October 24, 2020

Teyana Taylor Enlists Elton John for ‘Lose Each Other’ Video

Teyana Taylor's dream came true when superstar Elton John agreed to play the grand piano in the "Lose Each Other" video, a single from The…
Katherine Turman / October 20, 2020

A Bunch of New Kanye West Songs Have Apparently Leaked

A collection of tracks that seem to be rough versions of unheard Kanye West songs has leaked online. Without word from Kanye's camp, it's tough to…
Andy Cush / July 18, 2019

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The Most Influential Artists: #23 Kanye West

As part of our 35th-anniversary, we’re naming the most influential artists of the past 35 years. Today, we’re at #23. From Chicago, Illinois here is…
Max Bell / November 14, 2020

Kanye West Slapped With $1 Million Dollar Lawsuit Due to ‘Unpaid Wages’ From 2019 Opera

Kanye West has run into some legal trouble regarding the series of opera shows that he put on at The Hollywood Bowl last year.
Emily Tan / November 5, 2020

Teyana Taylor Enlists Elton John for ‘Lose Each Other’ Video

Teyana Taylor's dream came true when superstar Elton John agreed to play the grand piano in the "Lose Each Other" video, a single from The…
Katherine Turman / October 20, 2020

Kanye West Drops New Song ‘Nah Nah Nah’

There's no stopping Kanye West. After releasing a snippet of "Believe What I Say," sampling Lauryn Hill's "Doo-Wop (That Thing)," West has now…
Emily Tan / October 14, 2020

Saturday Night Live: 20 of the Biggest Breakthrough Musical Performances Since 2000

Saturday Night Live is back! The late-night sketch comedy returns to NBC for the start of its 46th season on Saturday. After spending…
Jolie Lash / October 3, 2020

Kanye West Teases New Song That Samples Lauryn Hill

Ten days after calling record deals "modern day slavery" and literally pissing on a Grammy, Kanye West used Twitter the same way most artists do:…
Katrina Nattress / September 26, 2020

Kanye West Urinates on Grammy Award in Latest Tweetstorm

It's never a dull day if you follow Kanye West on Twitter. After spending parts of Tuesday and Wednesday railing against Universal Music…
SPIN Staff / September 16, 2020

Kanye West’s Presidential Campaign Has Cost Him Over $6 Million

Running for president isn't cheap when you're paying out of pocket, and Kanye West has shelled out more than $6.7 million for his campaign, according…
Katrina Nattress / September 5, 2020

Kanye West Responds to Speculation Republicans Are Paying Him to Help Trump’s Re-Election

Kanye West has addressed the speculation that Republicans are paying him to run for U.S. president this year to be some kind of distraction.
Emily Tan / August 31, 2020

Kanye West’s ‘Gone’ 15 Years Later: How an Otis Redding Sample Spawned a Prescient Song

Written and performed by Chuck Willis and released as a 1956 single, "It’s Too Late" is a languid torch tune that verges on doo-wop —…
Raymond Cummings / August 28, 2020

Kanye West Sued for Alleged Copyright Infringement By MyChannel

Kanye West has been sued by video e-commerce company MyChannel, which alleges that the rapper-mogul-presidential candidate promised to invest $10 million in the company, but…
Daniel Kohn / August 25, 2020

Kanye West Revives Sunday Service Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

Kanye West has revived his Sunday Service gathering on Sunday (Aug. 16). Taking place at West's Wyoming ranch, he revealed that all safety…
Emily Tan / August 17, 2020

Kanye West Is Polling at Just 2% With Black Voters

Kanye West's presidential campaign hasn't made any inroads since a poll last month showed him polling at 2%. According to a new POLITICO/Morning Consult poll, the…
Daniel Kohn / August 12, 2020

Kanye West Kicked Off Illinois Presidential Ballot After Submitting Invalid Signatures

Kanye West's presidential campaign might have just received its largest blow. As Chicago Tribune reports, the rapper's name may not appear on the ballot in his…
Katrina Nattress / August 8, 2020
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