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Kanye West announces candidacy for 2020 presidential election

Kanye West took to Twitter late on the 4th of July to announce his candidacy for the 2020 US presidential election. We must now realize the promise of America by trusting God, unifying our vision and building our future. I am running for president of the United States ! #2020VISION— ye (@kanyewest) July 5, 2020 […]

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Ty Dolla $ign, Skrillex, Kanye West, FKA Twigs, and Serpentwithfeet join forces on ‘Ego Death’

A joint effort between Skrillex and Kanye West has been in the works since as early as 2012. While the collaboration was ultimately shelved pre-Yeezus, nearly a decade later two of modern music’s most titanic forces have officially come together on a track, this time surrounded by an impressive list of collaborators. Ty Dolla $ign, […]

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Ty Dolla $ign, Skrillex, Kanye West, FKA Twigs, and Serpentwithfeet join forces on ‘Ego Death’

A joint effort between Skrillex and Kanye West has been in the works since as early as 2012. While the collaboration was ultimately shelved pre-Yeezus, nearly a decade later two of modern music’s most titanic forces have officially come together on a track, this time surrounded by an impressive list of collaborators. Ty Dolla $ign, […]

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ORBIT: AMPLIFY Playlist—Akira Akira

Over the past few weeks, electronic artists have celebrated the musical contributions of black artists by compiling ORBIT: AMPLIFY playlists. The playlists have succinctly spotlit productions from black artists and artists of color that have influenced these artists’ careers, and on a simpler level, kept them moving and grooving.  Following respective ORBIT: AMPLIFY playlists from Anabel Englund, Brando, and Major Lazer‘s Walshy Fire, […]

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Kanye West and Travis Scott link for ‘Wash Us in the Blood’ [Watch]

Kanye West. Travis Scott. Dr. Dre. It sounds like a fantasy sports team for the modern rap fan as the trio converge on “Wash Us in the Blood,” the lead offering from West’s forthcoming LP, currently known as God’s Country. The new single, mixed by Dre, finds Ye and Travis Scott trading versework against a […]

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Watch the newly released music video for Kanye West’s ‘Spaceship,’ sixteen years after the track’s debut

Kanye West has announced a surprising new partnership with Gap, which will include a 10-year deal for a Yeezy Gap apparel line. The new line is set to make its debut in stores in early 2021, and now West has taken to a variety of outlets to celebrate the new collaboration. United by the theme […]

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Watch the newly released music video for Kanye West’s ‘Spaceship,’ sixteen years after the track’s debut

Kanye West has announced a surprising new partnership with Gap, which will include a 10-year deal for a Yeezy Gap apparel line. The new line is set to make its debut in stores in early 2021, and now West has taken to a variety of outlets to celebrate the new collaboration. United by the theme […]

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Kid Cudi and Kanye West to star in animated CGI series

Kid Cudi and Kanye West are set to star in an animated CGI series. Titled Kids See Ghosts, the show takes inspiration from the power duo’s 2018 collaborative album of the same name and will see the two rappers play the lead roles of Kanye Bear and Kid Fox. The trailer for the series, announced […]

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The Chainsmokers, Drake, Post Malone feature on ‘Forbes’ highest-paid celebrities 2020 list

Ever since the global EDM boom, there has been fervent fascination with the income of newly crowned superstar DJs. Suddenly, purveyors who made their living in the shadows of smoky clubs are now receiving the same attention as rockstars and athletes and the paychecks they command. Names like Calvin Harris, Avicii, Steve Aoki, and Skrillex […]

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The Chainsmokers, Drake, Post Malone feature on ‘Forbes’ highest-paid celebrities 2020 list

Ever since the global EDM boom, there has been fervent fascination with the income of newly crowned superstar DJs. Suddenly, purveyors who made their living in the shadows of smoky clubs are now receiving the same attention as rockstars and athletes and the paychecks they command. Names like Calvin Harris, Avicii, Steve Aoki, and Skrillex […]

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The Chainsmokers, Drake, Post Malone feature on ‘Forbes’ highest-paid celebrities 2020 list

Ever since the global EDM boom, there has been fervent fascination with the income of newly crowned superstar DJs. Suddenly, purveyors who made their living in the shadows of smoky clubs are now receiving the same attention as rockstars and athletes and the paychecks they command. Names like Calvin Harris, Avicii, Steve Aoki, and Skrillex […]

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Kanye West Donates $2 Million, Also Starts College Fund For George Floyd’s Daughter

Kanye West finally broke his silence and spoke with his wallet as he recently donated $2 million to the families of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery. Aside from his monetary contribution, Kanye also launched a college fund for Floyd’s daughter, TMZ reports. The donation will go towards legal fees for Taylor and Arbery’s families, in […]

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Kanye West Donates $2 Million, Also Starts College Fund For George Floyd’s Daughter

Kanye West finally broke his silence and spoke with his wallet as he recently donated $2 million to the families of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery. Aside from his monetary contribution, Kanye also launched a college fund for Floyd’s daughter, TMZ reports. The donation will go towards legal fees for Taylor and Arbery’s families, in […]

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Kanye West reportedly working on new LP, ‘God’s Country’

A new album from Kanye West is reportedly in the works. In a conversation between cinematographer Arthur Jafa and fashion icon Michèle Lamy, the former revealed that the rapper has been readying tracks for the forthcoming LP titled, God’s Country with the lead single potentially arriving as early as next week. Succeeding West’s previous full-length […]

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Kanye West reportedly working on new LP, ‘God’s Country’

A new album from Kanye West is reportedly in the works. In a conversation between cinematographer Arthur Jafa and fashion icon Michèle Lamy, the former revealed that the rapper has been readying tracks for the forthcoming LP titled, God’s Country with the lead single potentially arriving as early as next week. Succeeding West’s previous full-length […]

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Kaskade is streaming historic 2015 Coachella Set on Twitch

Festivals may not be happening right now, but that hasn’t stopped festival organizers from turning to virtual pop-up streaming festivals to honor events that would have been. Artists are also getting the most out of the live stream opportunity. Kaskade is the latest to join this contingency. Instead of performing a fresh live set, he […]

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Kaskade is streaming historic 2015 Coachella Set on Twitch

Festivals may not be happening right now, but that hasn’t stopped festival organizers from turning to virtual pop-up streaming festivals to honor events that would have been. Artists are also getting the most out of the live stream opportunity. Kaskade is the latest to join this contingency. Instead of performing a fresh live set, he […]

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Coachella documentary ‘Coachella: 20 Years in the Desert’ premieres on YouTube [Watch]

April without Coachella doesn’t even really feel like April, does it? In lieu of Coachella, originally set to kick off its first weekend of 2020 today (April 10), the legendary southern California affair is debuting its highly anticipated documentary film, Coachella: 20 Years in the Desert, examining the festival’s inimitable legacy. Opening Coachella’s vault of […]

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Kanye West plots virtual Easter edition of Sunday Service

It’s almost Easter Sunday, and Kanye West is reportedly planning a special Sunday Service to practice social distancing and celebrate. According to sources, American pastor Joel Osteen will be joining West alongside other influential artists for his annual Easter service. Special guests will include Mariah Carey, performing her song “Hero” via Webcam as a “special […]

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Saint Punk releases bass house cut of Kanye-produced Pusha T track, ‘Sociopath’

Saint Punk has put a grunge house spin on Pusha T‘s first released song in 2019, “Sociopath,” a track produced by Kanye West. The minimal original features a ringing cowbell and booming bass with the vocal cadence that’s made half of hip-hop duo Clipse such a successful solo act alongside some bars from Kash Doll. […]

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