Tag: Kanye West

Kanye West Buys A Boxy Beachfront Malibu Mansion For Nearly $60 Million

Kanye West’s most recent real-estate-related antics might have daunted any agent looking to make a sale, given his penchant for pyrotechnics. But the incendiary producer won’t be burning down his latest purchase, a boxy beachfront mansion in Malibu — especially with the price tag he just paid: $60 million. The home, which Kanye just bought […]

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Kanye West Shows Images Of His Late Mother In The Video For ‘Donda Chant’

It’s been about a month since Kanye West’s finally released his tenth album, Donda, which arrived after multiple pump fakes, including three listening sessions and numerous un-met release dates. Now West has taken to Instagram to unveil a new video for “Donda Chant,” the album’s big opener. It finds the rapper using clips from the […]

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VMAs 2021: Lil Nas X, Silk Sonic, Beyoncé Among Winners

Recap of the 2021 VMAs: Lil Nas X, Silk Sonic, Beyoncé Among Winners Lil Nas X was also the biggest winner of the red carpet, gracing us all with a fit and a mullet (?) that drew comparisons to Prince and Coming to America’s Randy Watson. I’ve said it before, but I’ll say it again: […]

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Tyler The Creator Loved Kanye West’s Original ‘Life Of The Party’ Before It Was A Drake Diss

In case you missed it, Drake and Kanye West don’t currently have a thriving interpersonal relationship. The pair is beefing at the moment, and as part of that, Drake premiered an unreleased West song while guest-hosting Sound 42, his SiriusXM radio show on the OVO Sound channel. Furthermore, the track, titled “Life Of The Party,” […]

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Master P Believes Drake And Kanye West’s Teams Are Partly Responsible For Their Beef

Drake and Kanye West’s long-running beef ramped up towards the end of August after the rappers traded a pair of disses — Kanye’s on his new album Donda, Drake’s on a guest verse with Trippie Redd. Things further amplified when Kanye posted the home address of Drake’s Toronto mansion. Drake’s response to that seemed to […]

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T-Pain Claims Kanye West Called One Of His Lines ‘Corny’ And Proceeded To Steal It For His Own Song

A lot of ink has been spilled about Kanye West recently, and with good reason: He finally, after multiple false starts, released Donda, producing yet another, very Kanye avalanche of news stories. So here’s another: T-Pain has a story about the artist doing something eccentric (surprise surprise). [embedded content] “Let me talk about a time […]

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Two Songs From Kanye West’s ‘Donda’ Debut In The Top 10 Of The Hot 100 Chart

So far, Kanye West’s new album Donda is an undeniable success. The project debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart, and its songs are also faring well on an individual basis. Billboard shared the top 10 spots of the Hot 100 chart dated September 11 today, and two of the songs come from […]

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Diddy Has Praise For Both Kanye West And Drake’s New Albums: ‘You Guys Are True Kings Of Creativity’

In recent weeks, a lot of conversations have pitted Kanye West and Drake against each other as both released new albums at around the same time. Diddy is taking a more diplomatic approach, though, as he has taken a minute to offer praise for both artists and their new music. In a video posted on […]

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Pusha T Seemingly Enjoys Drake’s ‘Certified Lover Boy’ Having A Major Day-Two Streaming Drop-Off

Pusha T and Drake have one of the most famous hip-hop feuds of recent years. So, it’s not too surprising to see that when Pusha found a comparison that paints Kanye West’s new album Donda in a more positive light than it does Drake’s Certified Lover Boy, he was all over it. It started with […]

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Kanye West Ties Eminem For The Most Consecutive No. 1 Albums With ‘Donda’

The road to Kanye West’s tenth album Donda was a long and eventful one. After hosting three listening sessions, two that were in Atlanta and one in Chicago, West finally released the album, which offered nearly two hours of music across 27 songs, with guest appearances from Jay-Z, Kid Cudi, Travis Scott, Ariana Grande, DaBaby, […]

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Tyler The Creator Shows Love To Andre 3000 After Hearing ‘Life Of The Party’

Days after Kanye West previewed “Life Of The Party,” his unreleased collaboration with Andre 3000, Drake somehow got a hold of the record and premiere it in its entirety during a recent broadcast on OVO Sound’s radio show on Sirius XM. The decision to play the leaked song was the latest chess move from Drake […]

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Andre 3000 Issues A Statement About Appearing On Kanye West’s ‘Life Of The Party’ After Drake Leaked It

Just days after Kanye West released Donda to the world, the rapper gave his first interview during a trip to Berlin. While speaking to the German tabloid Bild, the rapper previewed a collaboration between him and Andre 3000 titled “Life Of The Party.” Days later, it would be this same track that Drake played in […]

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Drake Played The Entirety Of An Unreleased Track By Kanye West As The Latest Chess Move In Their Beef

Drake seemed to take several shots at Kanye West on his new album, Certified Lover Boy, and on Saturday morning the Toronto rapper has made another chess move. Drake guest-hosted Sound 42, his Sirius XM radio show on the OVO Sound channel. During it, he played the entirety of an unreleased collaboration by West and […]

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Did Ye’s Donda Logo Rip Off Another Black-Owned Label?

As described by the Beast, Donda’s “Neutral-colored long-sleeve T-shirts were stamped with a bolded, stretched-out Star of David with a thin cross centered in the middle, positioned a few inches below the collar. Underneath read “Donda” along with the date of the event…There’s no doubt that Infinity G8ds’ logo is uncannily similar to the one […]

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Kim Kardashian Tried To Support Kanye West By Listening To ‘Donda’ On Mute

This week, the music world was eclipsed by a single release: Kanye West finally dropped his much delayed album Donda. But of course, it wouldn’t be a Kanye album rollout without at least a little controversy, which he delivered when he invited accused abuser Marilyn Manson to the stage. That still didn’t stop the rapper’s […]

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Soulja Boy Continues To Troll Kanye West: ‘I Was The First Rapper Wit Kim Kardashian’

Soulja Boy — who is apparently still ticked off at Kanye West about being left off of Donda‘s final tracklist, despite Kanye’s protests that Def Jam released the unfinished album without his permission — has escalated his trolling campaign against the producer, now resorting to throwing jabs over Kanye’s impending divorce from his wife Kim […]

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Questlove Chides Those Rushing To Call ‘Donda’ A Classic, Saying That ‘Can’t Be Claimed After 24 Hours’

Questlove is one of the most respected music historians and scholars for a reason — he knows that perspective is essential for analysis. And that is exactly what he’s encouraging diehard Kanye fans to employ as they embrace the seething mass that is this final version of Donda. After a couple of years wandering the […]

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Charlamagne Tha God Thinks ‘Donda’ Is ‘Lackluster’ On First Listen, But He Has Thoughts On How To Fix It

Now that Kanye West’s Donda is finally released — whether he approved the final version or not — the armchair critics are emerging with their hot takes in hand. Whether it’s to declare the record awful, worship at the altar of Ye, or refuse to engage with the text, a whole spectrum of responses has […]

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Kim Kardashian Shared A Video For Kanye West’s ‘Come To Life’ Featuring Listening Party Footage

Kim Kardashian showed up to all three of Kanye West’s Donda listening parties, but she played an especially large role in the recent Chicago event, where she took the stage in a wedding dress. Now that Donda is actually out, Kardashian shared a video for “Come To Life,” which features footage of her on-stage wedding […]

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Soulja Boy Reveals The Verse Kanye Cut From ‘Donda’ And Wants Kim Kardashian To Call Him

Soulja Boy is still pretty miffed about being left off of Donda, judging from the stream of enraged tweets he’s been posting for the last hour. On Sunday, Soulja originally expressed his discontent in a series of tweets telling Kanye to essentially lose his number after discovering that the verse he recorded for the song […]

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Kanye West Says Label Put Out Donda Without Permission; Album Rejects Cry Foul About Being Left Off

Kanye West Says Label Put Out Donda Without Permission; Chris Brown, Soulja Boy Cry Foul About Being Left Off G/O Media may get a commission In a separate, since-deleted post, Ye also posted screenshots of a text exchange that explained why DaBaby was initially left off the album, alleging that the “Bop” rapper’s team didn’t […]

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Soulja Boy Says Kanye West Shouldn’t ‘Hit My Phone No More’ After He Was Left Off ‘Donda’

Kanye West’s newly-released album Donda features a whole lot of names from the music industry: It’s got [deep breath] Jay-Z, Kid Cudi, Travis Scott, Ariana Grande, DaBaby, Marilyn Manson, Lil Baby, The Weeknd, Playboi Carti, Roddy Ricch, The LOX, Ty Dolla Sign, Lil Durk, Fivio Foreign, Pop Smoke, Vory, Baby Keem, Young Thug, and Shenseea. […]

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Pusha T Celebrates The Arrival Of Kanye West’s ‘Donda’: ‘Continue To Do Things Your Way’

Early Sunday morning, Kanye West surprised the world by releasing Donda, his long-awaited tenth studio album. Fans had been waiting for its release since late July, but after so many delays, some of his supporters began to doubt that the album would ever drop. There was even a bizarre theory that suggested West wanted to […]

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