Kanye West

Chance the Rapper Says He’s Not Releasing a New Album This Week [UPDATE]

Chance the Rapper is planning to release a new album this week, according to a new interview with the Chicago Tribune's Greg Kot. He did not specify…
Winston Cook-Wilson / July 17, 2018

Def Jam Apparently Pulled Kanye West’s The College Dropout From Apple Music (UPDATE)

Friendly reminder: In the streaming era, if you don’t actually own the music you love, you are entirely at the mercy of the companies that…
Tom Breihan, Stereogum / July 16, 2018

Chance the Rapper and Kanye Will Begin Working on an Album Together This Month

Late last month, Chance the Rapper told Complex's Peter Rosenberg that Kanye West was planning to produce Chance's next album. It seemed that the new Chance project…
Israel Daramola / July 12, 2018

Scooter Braun Says He Still Works for Kanye But “We’re Not Going to Use the Word ‘Manager'”

In a wide-ranging new interview with The Guardian, pop super-manager Scooter Braun opened up about the trials and tribulations of working with stars…
Ezra Marcus / July 12, 2018

Spotify Enlists Pharrell to Remind Users That Slavery Was “Far From a Choice” in Black History Campaign

Pharrell Williams has partnered with Spotify for their new "Black History Is Happening Now" campaign, which sees the streaming service promoting playlists highlighting notable music…
Israel Daramola / July 11, 2018

Pusha-T Says He Confronted Kanye Over Slavery Comments, Calls MAGA Hats “This Generation’s Ku Klux Klan Hood”

Pusha T's Daytona, released in late May, was the first of the recent round of G.O.O.D. Music mini-album releases. Today, the former Clipse rapper and label head…
Winston Cook-Wilson / July 6, 2018

Pusha T Talks G.O.O.D Music Tour, Kanye’s Wyoming Albums, and His Next Project in Interview

Pusha T went on Julie Adenuga's Beats 1 radio show recently to talk about G.O.O.D Music's Wyoming sessions, during which Kanye West produced seven-track albums…
Israel Daramola / July 5, 2018

Teyana Taylor Says She Won’t Release a New Version of K.T.S.E. After All

Teyana Taylor appears to have canceled plans for an updated version of her new, Kanye West-produced album K.T.S.E. "I guess we ain’t getting one," Taylor wrote on Twitter today, responding to…
Anna Gaca / July 2, 2018

Chance the Rapper Says He’s Working on New Music With Kanye West and Childish Gambino

Chance the Rapper says he's got new collaborative projects in the works with both Kanye West and Childish Gambino. In an interview with Complex's Peter…
Rob Arcand / June 28, 2018

Damon Albarn Says He Warned Paul McCartney Against Working With Kanye West

Paul McCartney recently expressed some slight befuddlement about his past collaborations with Kanye West, telling DIY magazine that the process of co-writing "FourFiveSeconds" involved "tootling around…
Andy Cush / June 28, 2018

Kanye West Apparently Said He Wants to Make 52 Albums in 52 Weeks

On the latest episode of the New York Times' Popcast music podcast, reporter Jon Caramanica leads a discussion on Kanye West and the ambitious five-albums-in-five-weeks release schedule that brought us his latest album ye, …
Anna Gaca / June 28, 2018

Kendrick Lamar Talks Kanye, Colin Kaepernick, Pulitzer Prize, and More in New Interview

Kendrick Lamar is the subject of a new cover story by Lisa Robinson in Vanity Fair. In the story, Robinson follows the rapper on a…
Winston Cook-Wilson / June 28, 2018

Kim Kardashian Was Required to Promote the Wannabe Pop Star Who Bought Her House: Report

Marina Acton is a rich, obscure Ukrainian-born woman with dreams of becoming a famous pop singer, but her real talent lies in press strategy. Last year, Acton paid a reported…
Anna Gaca / June 27, 2018

Kanye West Accused of Using Uncleared Numero Group Sample on Teyana Taylor’s K.T.S.E.

The frenzied pace at which Kanye West has been creating and releasing his recent G.O.O.D. Music projects---either alone or with Pusha T, Nas, and now…
Winston Cook-Wilson / June 27, 2018

Trent Reznor Claims Kanye West and The Weeknd “Blatantly Rip Off” NIN’s Stage Shows

Last week, Nine Inch Nails' Trent Reznor told The Guardian that Kanye West's most recent album ye "sucked," adding: "He has made great shit; he’s not…
Winston Cook-Wilson / June 26, 2018
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