Tag: Kanye West

I Read Kanye West’s Interview About His ‘Presidency’ So You Don’t Have To

Photo: ANGELA WEISS/AFP (Getty Images) Well, folks, I’m back with another edition of this. If you missed my first article in this *now series* (because people keep giving this man a platform to speak instead of getting him help), I do this because I have been a big fan of Kanye West’s music since I […]

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Kanye West Says He Had The Coronavirus And Is Skeptical Of Vaccines, ‘The Mark Of The Beast’

Kanye West recently sat down for an expansive interview with Forbes, and the main headline from the conversation was about Kanye’s political life. He said he no longer supports Donald Trump, that he’s serious about his run for POTUS, and that he wants his presidency to work like Wakanda from Black Panther. Elsewhere during the […]

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Kanye West No Longer Supports Donald Trump And Wants His Own Presidency To Be Like ‘Black Panther’

Yesterday, Kanye West sat down with Forbes for what the publication describes as “four rambling hours of interviews,” and now parts of that conversation have been shared. In a new feature published this morning, Kanye says a lot of things. For example, he insists that he no longer supports Donald Trump and compared his vision […]

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J. Cole’s Dreamville Records And Other Labels Received Millions From Paycheck Protection Program Loans

To help offset some of the negative effects the pandemic has had on American businesses, the federal government introduced the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), a loan program to help keep employees on payrolls. Yesterday, the Small Business Administration shared a list of businesses that took out loans between $150,000 and $10 million through the program, […]

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Kanye West Reportedly Received A $2 Million Federal Pandemic Loan For His Yeezy Brand

Kanye West was reportedly the recipient of a $2 million federal loan, according to the Hollywood Reporter. The Small Business Administration’s Paycheck Protection Program disclosed that Yeezy LLC saved 160 jobs thanks to the loan, which reportedly landed between $2 million and $5 million. The Paycheck Protection Program was instituted earlier this year to help […]

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Tiffany Haddish Trolled Kanye West By Joking She’s Also Running For President (With A Great Running Mate)

We’re living in the strangest timeline, so it probably didn’t seem too weird when, on July 4, Kanye West announced he was running for president, against the very man who made the MAGA hat he used to wear everywhere. It was still an announcement worth mocking. That’s what Tiffany Haddish did. As caught by Entertainment […]

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Kanye West Says He’s Running For President This Year

Photo: Saul Loeb (Getty Images) Kanye West is apparently going to make good on a promise he made five years ago when he won MTV’s Michael Jackson Vanguard Award and announced his plan to run for president in 2020. Advertisement On Saturday, the rapper/designer/MAGA supporter tweeted (using some very Trump-esque language) that he will be […]

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Kanye West Defies His Critics With ‘Wash Us In The Blood’ Featuring Travis Scott

Kanye West hears the criticisms against him, but he won’t back down. That’s the message of his new single, “Wash Us In The Blood,” featuring Travis Scott, which he released today after teasing the new song in his return to Twitter earlier this week. The song is accompanied with a surrealist music video which incorporates […]

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Yeezy’s Collaboration With Gap Grabbed Headlines—but Its Other Black Designer Collab Has Sadly Been Shelved

Telfar Clemens attends the Gap X Telfar Party during Menswear Fall/Winter 2020-2021 in Paris Fashion Week on January 16, 2020, in Paris, France.Photo: Julien M. Hekimian (Getty Images) When Kanye West’s clandestine 10-year deal with Gap for an ongoing Yeezy collaboration (which was reportedly years in the making) was announced last week, it seemed like […]

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Snoop Dogg Gets Called Out After Posting A Preview Of Kanye’s Collaboration With Dr. Dre

Snoop Dogg is being called out by fans online after posting a video previewing Kanye West’s upcoming collaboration with Dr. Dre. In the video, which Snoop took while lounging around the studio during a recording session for the forthcoming project, Snoop hypes up the collaboration, saying, “Kanye West got some hot music. Shhhhh. Kanye West […]

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Kanye West Releases The Once-Shelved Video For ‘Spaceship’ Over 15 Years After Its Creation

As he has done time and time again, Kanye West shook the internet Friday with a plethora of announcements, from a new 10-year partnership between Gap and his Yeezy Supply brand to a new animated Kids See Ghost cartoon with Kid Cudi. The new announcements and releases were all a part of his “West Day […]

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Kanye’s Spaceship Flies High: Kanye West Inking a Deal with Gap for Yeezy Gap Line Makes All of the (Dollars and) Sense to Me

Photo: Frazer Harrison (Getty Images for Coachella) Per the New York Times, Kanye West has inked a 10-year deal with Gap to create an iteration of his Yeezy branded clothing line for the retailer. And anybody who is (or has been a fan of Kanye) knows about his relationship with the store. Specifically because the […]

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Kanye West Tells Pharrell He Thinks The Media Treats Him Like ‘Wacko Jacko’

Kanye West bucked back at entertainment media who have criticized him in a new interview with Pharrell Williams for i-D Magazine, comparing himself to Michael Jackson and insisting that Black celebrities should be protected from scrutiny. “We should have something that says we can’t allow any company to tear down our heroes,” he posited. “Not […]

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Kanye West Puts His Money Where His Mouth Once Was, Sets Up College Fund for George Floyd’s Daughter Gianna

Kanye West attends the Fast Company Innovation Festival – Day 3 Arrivals on November 07, 2019, in New York City.Photo: Brad Barket (Getty Images for Fast Company) You know the echoes of “Mr. West, Mr. West, Mr. West” in Kanye West’s song, “Good Morning?” Well apparently, that’s the energy media personality Ibrahim “Ebro” Darden had […]

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‘Forbes’ Has Named Kanye West 2020’s Highest-Earning Musician, And It’s Not Even Close

Forbes, as they are wont to do, have shared a new ranking of celebrity wealth. Today, they have released “The Celebrity 100,” their list of the world’s highest-paid celebrities of 2020, and when it comes to musicians, Kanye West is king. Kanye is No. 2 on the list overall with $170 million in earnings, only […]

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A Producer Of Kanye West’s ‘Famous’ Thinks Taylor Swift ‘Should Really Chill Out’

The long-running feud between Taylor Swift and Kanye West gained some newfound steam last month after the full “Famous” phone call between Kanye and Swift leaked. In the days that followed, multiple parties involved shared their thoughts, and now a producer who worked on “Famous” decided to chime in. A number of producers contributed to […]

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Trump Supporter Wants You to Know He Isn’t Just Worth a Measly $1.3 Billion, but $3.3 Billion

Kanye West speaks onstage at the “Kanye West and Steven Smith in Conversation with Mark Wilson” on November 07, 2019, in New York City. Photo: Brad Barket (Getty Images for Fast Company) Spoiler Alert: La La La Laaaa, you don’t have to wait until Kanye West gets his money right anymore. Oh, and you definitely […]

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Kanye West Compares Himself To Kobe Bryant: ‘He Was The Basketball Version Of Me’

Source: Noel Vasquez / Getty MAGA pusher Kanye West has made his way to the Internet once again to questionable compare himself to a celebrated figure. In a talk with GQ, West discussed his friendship with the late Kobe Bryant and basically said they’re one in the same. “He was the basketball version of me, […]

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I Read Kanye West’s Latest Interview So You Don’t Have To

Photo: Jean-Baptiste Lacroix (WPA Pool/Getty Images) Early on April 15, some people were reporting that their promised stimulus checks made their way into their bank accounts. Others were attempting to grapple with the strange quaran-dreams that continue to occur during these uncertain times. Advertisement But me? I used my Wednesday morning to read Kanye West’s […]

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Kanye West, Mariah Carey, Tyler Perry Will Reportedly Join In on Joel Osteen’s Easter Sunday Service

Photo: Rich Fury (Getty Images), Jamie McCarthy (Getty Images) Renowned pastor and televangelist Joel Osteen is not letting the COVID-19 calamity impact his upcoming Easter Sunday service, and by the sound of what he’s reportedly planning to do, it looks like this will be a big event. Advertisement Per TMZ, Osteen’s Lakewood Church in Houston […]

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Kanye West’s ‘Extraordinary’ High School Artwork Could Sell For Thousands Of Dollars

Source: WENN/Avalon / WENN Kanye West has had quite the story arc going from underdog rapper to rap genius to MAGA minion. But no matter how you feel about the 42-year-old, past artwork proves that he’s always had a creative vision as early as high school. In a recent episode of PBS’ “Antiques Roadshow“, a […]

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A ‘DJ’ Tried to Downplay Quincy Jones and Black Twitter Found ‘One Hundred Ways’ to Tell Him to Sit TF Down

Quincy Jones attends the after party for Liongate’s Bombshell on December 10, 2019, in Westwood, California. Photo: Amy Sussman (Getty Images) Every day we stray a little further from God’s light. As we social distance and come up with new ways to entertain ourselves, the conversation of virtual battles came up amid a flurry of […]

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