Archive | Kanye West

Kanye West appears to walk on water during latest Sunday Service [Watch]

Yeezus Walks. Amid his run for president, Kanye West took a moment to walk on water during his latest Sunday Service performance, held September 6 in Fayetteville, Georgia. Following an audience-free performance at West’s Wyoming ranch last month, the latest Sunday Service installment found 150 invited guests in attendance for a sunset sermon from televangelist […]

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Kanye West sued by MyChannel Inc. for allegedly stealing e-commerce technology

Kanye West found himself in the midst of legal trouble the week of August 24, as MyChannel Inc (MYC), a video and e-commerce company, filed a federal lawsuit against the rapper. The suit, filed in California’s Central District, claims that Kanye breached a mutual non-disclosure agreement and utilized the company’s “proprietary and confidential technology and […]

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Kanye West revamps Sunday Service for the COVID-19 era at Wyoming ranch

Amid his ongoing 2020 run (jaunt?) for president, Kanye West recently revamped his famed Sunday Service worship series at his ranch in Wyoming, with newly employed COVID-19 safety precautions. Draped in matching red outfits, the Sunday Service choir was filmed in front of a sprawling backdrop of rolling mountains and crystal-blue skies. And while the […]

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Ty Dolla $ign, Kanye West, Skrillex, FKA twigs, and serpentwithfeet debut ‘Ego Death’ music video

“Ego Death,” the pulsing, hypnotic collaboration between Ty Dolla $ign, Kanye West, Skrillex, FKA twigs, and serpentwithfeet has gone visual with an animated, psychedelic music video. The visual, directed by Emonee LaRussa, is an extension of the lauded track, which landed on July 1. LaRussa notably enlisted the help of ten animators and three character […]

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Kanye West tweets and then deletes announcement for new album ‘DONDA’

Kanye West is releasing a new album this week, at least according to a since deleted tweet by the rapper turned supposed presidential candidate. The impromptu album is titled DONDA, after West’s latest single, and is slated for a July 24 street date. Kanye’s deleted album announcement: DONDA pic.twitter.com/gn538VM7vg— Watching the Throne (@KanyePodcast) July 18, […]

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Kanye West gets two percent of votes in national presidential poll

On July 4, Kanye West sent the Internet into a frenzy by officially announcing his candidacy for the 2020 presidential election. Although skeptics were quick to point out that he had failed to register his candidacy with the Federal Elections Commission, West has continued to move forward with his campaign. Ye outlined his platform in […]

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Kanye touches on racism, ‘fake’ leaders in tribute song to late mother, ‘DONDA’

Only July 12, Kanye West shared a tribute to his late mother, Donda West, in honor of what would have been her 71st birthday. West’s mother died in 2007 at the age of 58. The song, titled “DONDA,” begins with Kanye’s mother reciting the lyrics of “Sound of da Police” by KRS-One. Yeezy jumps on […]

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Kanye touches on racism, ‘fake’ leaders in tribute song to late mother, ‘DONDA’

Only July 12, Kanye West shared a tribute to his late mother, Donda West, in honor of what would have been her 71st birthday. West’s mother died in 2007 at the age of 58. The song, titled “DONDA,” begins with Kanye’s mother reciting the lyrics of “Sound of da Police” by KRS-One. Yeezy jumps on […]

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Kid Cudi and Eminem unveil animated new single ‘The Adventures of Moon Man and Slim Shady’

Kid Cudi and Eminem have joined forces. The two rap icons come together for the former’s latest single “The Adventures of Moon Man and Slim Shady,” which dropped digitally Thursday at midnight. The release does what many collaborations or features cannot, pulling off a true artistic amalgamation of the two styles while concocting something fresh […]

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Kid Cudi and Eminem unveil animated new single ‘The Adventures of Moon Man and Slim Shady’

Kid Cudi and Eminem have joined forces. The two rap icons come together for the former’s latest single “The Adventures of Moon Man and Slim Shady,” which dropped digitally Thursday at midnight. The release does what many collaborations or features cannot, pulling off a true artistic amalgamation of the two styles while concocting something fresh […]

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Kanye West delineates presidential platform in new interview

On July 4, Kanye West broke the internet with the surprise announcement that he would joining the 2020 presidential election. For those who have been following Ye for quite some time now, the news wasn’t exactly a surprise. The Yeezy head has teased and repeatedly returned to the idea since 2015, when he initially referenced […]

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Kanye West delineates presidential platform in new interview

On July 4, Kanye West broke the internet with the surprise announcement that he would joining the 2020 presidential election. For those who have been following Ye for quite some time now, the news wasn’t exactly a surprise. The Yeezy head has teased and repeatedly returned to the idea since 2015, when he initially referenced […]

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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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