Tag Archives: Kanye

Classic Album Review: Kanye West Redefined Himself and Hip-Hop with 808s & Heartbreak

In 2008 — before the Kardashians, before the Twitter tirades, before the #MAGA bullshit — there was Kanye West, producer extraordinaire, brash Chicagoan, Back to the Future superfan. With his first three albums, Kanye rose to the top of the world, flaunting his fame with a critical eye over bouncy soul samples and synth-heavy arena

Kanye donates $150,000 to family of Jemel Roberson, the Chicago security guard killed by police

Earlier this week, a security guard named Jemel Roberson was mistakenly killed by police after heroically wrestling and disarming a drunk gunman who opened fire at Manny’s Blue Room Bar in Chicago. To cover the cost of Roberson’s burial, his family set up a GoFundMe account in the hopes of raising $ 10,000. Acording to TMZ,

SNL’s Pete Davidson responds to Kanye: “Being mentally ill is not an excuse to act like a jackass”

Last week’s season premiere of Saturday Night Live amounted to what Keanan Thompson described as a “hostage” situation, as the show’s cast was forced to stand next to Kanye West as he ranted about a series of nonsensical topics, including his admiration for Donald Trump. This week, during the show’s “Weekend Update” segment, Pete Davidson responded

Kanye teases new album Yandhi

Despite having released five albums in 2018, including his own solo LP ye and his Kids See Ghosts collaborative album with Kid Cudi, Kanye West doesn’t look to be slowing down. In recent weeks, he’s teased Watch the Throne 2 and a collaborative LP with Chance the Rapper called Good Ass Job. Now, he seems to be hyping

Kanye cries in a MAGA hat in Childish Gambino’s video for “Feels Like Summer”: Watch

Donald Glover, a.k.a. Childish Gambino, has unveiled a new video for “Feels Like Summer”. The incredible animated visual, created by Justin Richburg, depicts Glover walking down a neighborhood street. Along the way, he encounters various musicians and celebrities, including ASAP Rocky and Solange playing a game of tug of war with The Weeknd; Drake chasing

Nas premieres new album, Nasir, produced by Kanye West: Stream

Today brings the release of Nas’ first new album in six years. Entitled Nasir, the seven-track LP was produced entirely by Kanye West. Stream it in full below. The album’s opening track, “Not For Radio”, features Puff Daddy and 070 Shake. Other guests include The-Dream and Tony Williams. Nasir is the fourth Kanye-produced record to come

Pusha-T teases collaborative tour with Kanye, Kid Cudi, and Nas

Ahead of Friday’s release of his new album, Daytona, Pusha-T appeared on the Angie Martinez Show on Wednesday. Over the course of their 20-minute conversation, Pusha revealed a few interesting tidbits about the album’s creation and his ongoing collaboration with Kanye West. For one, Pusha said the reason he doesn’t yet have artwork for the