Tag: Kanye West

Kanye West Sold Unreleased Yeezy’s At Lemonade Stands In Small Towns Across America

Getty Image Kanye’s approach to fashion presentation has always been somewhat unorthodox. The rapper-producer-designer famously showed his Yeezy Season 3 clothing collection for Adidas in an elaborate stage show at Madison Square Garden during the listening party for his seventh studio album The Life of Pablo. Whether it’s in his approach to fashion, music, or […]

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Chance The Rapper Announced That He’s Expecting A Second Child With His Wife Kirsten Corley

Getty Image 2019 is Chance the Rapper’s year, apparently. Last month, fans learned that the Coloring Book rapper would be releasing his second studio album in July. On Thursday, the 25-year-old shared some big personal news with the world. “New baby droppin September, ” the Chicago-native wrote in the caption to a post on Instagram. […]

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Virgil Abloh Says He Doesn’t Steal Designs… He Remixes And Samples

Getty Image Virgil Abloh is an all-around creative. He’s been a DJ and creative director for Kanye West; he’s a skater; he’s a fashion designer for his own brand, Off-White; and, most recently and probably most notably, he was named the first black artistic director for Louis Vuitton. But with great power comes great responsibility… […]

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An Engineer Who Worked On ‘Yandhi’ Said Kanye West’s Forthcoming Project Is About ‘Women Empowerment’

Getty Image Back in November, Kanye kept the music world waiting. The Grammy-winning artist was expected to release new music. The weeks prior were filled with much fanfare — Instagram posts, tweets, billboards around the world promoting Yandhi, his ninth, solo studio album. The album never arrived and by the middle of the month, however, […]

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Kanye West, Kid Cudi, And Ty Dolla Sign Are Being Sued Over A ‘Kids See Ghosts’ Sample

Getty Image As most rap fans are well aware, Kanye West is a prolific sampler. Early on in his career when he made a living producing beats for artists like Jay-Z and Nas the vintage soul samples that he would flip, loop, and chop became his sonic calling card. West continued to utilizing sampling throughout […]

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Kanye Brings His Choir-Backed Sunday Service To Bless Adidas Headquarters On A Weekday

Getty Image Kanye West‘s Sunday Service campaign has been a fun, wild, weekly ride and something of a return to creative form for the harried producer, giving him the creative outlet hip-hop beat-making and rapping seemed to lack for him in recent months. By recasting R&B standards as sweeping gospel renditions, he’s seemingly revitalized both […]

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2C-B Is the Drug Taking Over the UK’s Clubs

Some pills in a man’s hand. Photo by Westmacott/Alamy Stock Photo  This article originally appeared on VICE UK. On a Saturday night in a north London club, 26-year-old Mo swallows a pink pill with a mouthful of Red Bull. Within the hour, he’s dancing uncontrollably. Though the euphoria swelling through his body is similar to what […]

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Rapper Who Once Said ‘Slavery Is a Choice’ Chose to Sign Oppressive Contract and Is Now Seeking ‘Freedom’

Kanye West attends Prada Mode Miami Night 3 on December 6, 2018 in Miami, Florida.Photo: Astrid Stawiarz (Getty Images for Prada) Kanye “Slavery Is a Choice” West seems to be having struggles getting out of a binding situation of his own … within his own industry. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Kanye filed a lawsuit against […]

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Shayne Olivier Discussed His Break From Hood By Air In A New Interview With Kanye West

Getty Image In the early 2010’s designer Shayne Olivier took the fashion world by storm. His label Hood By Air was the bellwether of what would eventually become streetwear’s explosion of the luxury fashion landscape. During Olivier’s tenure at the helm of the brand, Hood By Air earned two of fashion’s most coveted awards: LVMH […]

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Proving She Can Keep Up with the Kardashians, North West Stars on Her 1st Solo Magazine Cover

Screenshot: Julia Johnson & Cody Cloud (Women’s Wear Daily) And so it begins… one of the youngest members of one of the world’s most visible families just proved she’s a chip off the overexposed old block. North West, firstborn daughter of Kim Kardashian and Kanye West, stars on the cover of a special edition of […]

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On Lil Pump’s Buoyant Debut Album ‘Harverd Dropout,’ His Abundant Energy Gets Exhausting

Warner Music Group For the life of me, I still cannot understand how modern society considers anyone an adult at the age of 18. Sure, at that age, your awareness of the world is growing, but for the most part, anyone in their teens still has more of the seemingly boundless energy of youth than […]

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Lil Pump Recruited Some Famous Guests For His Upcoming ‘Harverd Dropout’ Album

Getty Image In September of 2017, Lil Pump posted a photo of himself to Instagram grinning from ear-to-ear with the now-famous caption, “I really dropped out of Harvard to save the rap game.” A month later, he posted another photo of himself. In this one, the 18-year-old rapper is wearing a white doctor’s coat with […]

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Dear Future Lover, Please Don’t Surprise Me with Kenny G on Valentine’s Day

(Image has been converted to black and white.) Kanye West and Kim Kardashian West attend the the Versace fall 2019 fashion show at the American Stock Exchange Building in lower Manhattan on December 02, 2018 in New York City.Photo: Roy Rochlin (Getty Images) We have a minor “hot or not” debate going on in The […]

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Kanye Hired Kenny G To Serenade Kim Kardashian In Their Rose-Filled Living Room For Valentine’s Day

Getty Image Kanye West traded in his red hat for red roses on Valentine’s Day and the result is a display that would make anyone with any romance in their heart whatsoever say, “Aww.” Kim Kardashian West shared a video of the present he got for her to Twitter and it turns out that while […]

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The 15th Anniversary of Kanye’s ‘Fuck Higher Education’ Album

Photo: Kevin Winter (Getty Images) On February 10, 2004, Kanye West, aka Yeezy, released his debut album, The College Dropout. The album remains a classic that won multiple Grammys and the certification of triple platinum. Its message also explains why it remains important today. The album was the most popular indictment of the higher education system. […]

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Gold Digger? Did Kanye’s ‘Friend’ Turn a Fashion Week Booking Into a 6-Figure Fraud? 

Kanye West attends the Versace Fall 2019 fashion show on December 02, 2018 in New York City.Photo: Roy Rochlin (Getty Images) No one man should have all that power—and by “power,” we’re talking the ability to negotiate, book and collect hundreds of thousands of dollars in payment for a Kanye gig the entertainer didn’t even […]

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Jenifer Lewis Lets Loose: Black-ish Star Dishes on Returning to ‘Broadway,’ Tracee Ellis Ross Drama, Donald Trump, Colin Kaepernick and Kanye West

Jenifer Lewis attends the Premiere Of Disney’s ‘Mary Poppins Returns’ at El Capitan Theatre on November 29, 2018 in Los Angeles, California.Photo: Rich Fury (Getty Images) Jenifer Lewis is ready for her closeup. Again. And unlike all of her previous big moments, the showbiz veteran—whose scores of professional credits include stints on Broadway, television and […]

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