Archive | Kanye West

Exclusive: Kanye West – Touch The Sky (Two Friends Remix)

Two Friends continue their 2018 tour de force with a fresh remix of a throwback. For their latest, the duo has revamped Kanye West‘s 2005 “Touch The Sky.” They dust off the 13-year-old track and bring it back to life, playing up the original track’s horns (sampled from the Curtis Mayfield song “Move On Up”) […]

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Frank Ocean’s music gets in-depth analysis in Spotify Studios’ Dissect podcast, stream the first episode now

Over the course of two seasons, Spotify’s award-winning Dissect podcast broke down Kanye West’s My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy and Kendrick Lamar’s To Pimp A Butterfly with the hopes to develop a deeper understanding of the artists and what their music conveys about the human experience. Accordingly, Frank Ocean’s Blonde is the new subject for Dissect’s third […]

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Tidal accused of generating more than 300 million fake streams for Kanye & Beyoncé, strongly denies claim

Norwegian newspaper, Dagens Næringslivsaid, has accused the streaming service Tidal of deliberately inflating its streaming data behind Beyoncé’s Lemonade and Kanye West’s The Life Of Pablo by hundreds of millions of plays, consequently leading to “massive royalty payouts” for the two artists at the expense of other, smaller acts. Tidal has since issued a statement denying […]

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No Kanye, 400 Years Of Slavery Wasn’t “A Choice”

“When you hear about slavery for 400 years. For 400 years? That sounds like a choice. You was there for 400 years and it’s all of y’all. It’s like we’re mentally in prison. I like the word prison because slavery goes too direct to the idea of blacks. Slavery is to blacks as the Holocaust […]

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Moby throws shade at Kanye on Twitter

After a wave of Tweets demonstrating continued support for Donald Trump, Kanye West was sure to rankle some on social media. Among them is Moby, the world-famous electronic producer and known activist who, as of late, has largely advocated against the U.S. President. In response to a number of West’s tweets, Moby utilized the same […]

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Is This an Innocent OK Sign or a White Power Symbol?

This post is about Kanye West’s week of MAGA. Sorry. As you probably heard, Kanye is back on Twitter, this time with a bizarre and escalating series of tweets that seem to endorse weirdo conservatives and even Donald Trump. Every tweet inspires an explainer. Yesterday Kanye tweeted a picture of himself in a MAGA hat,…Read […]

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Trump And Kanye’s Twitter Love Fest Is All Sorts Of Wrong

There are moments when I genuinely love the Second Amendment for the sole reason that it would allow me to end particularly miserable events in my life quickly and painlessly. This include going to the DMV, waiting in airport security lines, and witnessing a love fest on Twitter between Kanye West …Continue reading Continue Reading […]

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Kanye West And Donald Trump Now Represent The Modern Republican Party

Kanye West’s recent statements make him appear like a permanent resident of the Sunken Place. The hip-hop giant recently got back on Trump’s favorite social media outlet to send out a series of missives that have baffled his fanbase, most notably his praise for Candace Owens, an conservative, …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Kanye West announces imminent return with two new summer albums, with Pusha T, Kid Cudi, and Teyana Taylor in tow

We’re all in for a damn G.O.O.D. summer. Kanye West‘s recent return to Twitter hasn’t been all for naught. His sporadic bursts of activity on the platform always turn out to be entertaining, though this time around seemed like it was leading up to some sort of action from the G.O.O.D Music camp. Now, we […]

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Here’s Why We Think adidas Yeezy Red October Releases Could Be On The Way

The all-Red sneaker craze is dead, eh? Kanye West doesn’t seem to think so. Why do we say that? Because Kanye West has officially applied for a “Red October” trademark. Though not yet confirmed, this leads us to believe that adidas Yeezy Red October releases could very well be on the horizon! According to TMZ, “Red October” was […]

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William Crooks – quit + wolves (cover)

Covers are seemingly a poor fit in electronic music. The extra latitude afforded artists when they choose to remix a track — inherently giving them license to veer from the original as much or as little as they please — is eminently attractive and become something of an industry standard. What remixes don’t provide, however, […]

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Oshi samples M.I.A. on new trap beat ‘Swagger’ [STREAM]

Touted as one of dance music’s brightest up-and-comers, Oshi is already a force to be reckoned with, and many would contend that he hasn’t even really reached his full breakthrough moment yet. The young UK-bred beat maker displays a wealth of potential with a steady schedule of releases and he’s already caught the attention, and support, […]

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Kanye West Spotted In Unreleased adidas Yeezy Boost 350 V2

Kanye West was spotted with a pair of unreleased colorways of adidas Yeezy Boost 350 V2 during Black Friday and it is a little bit similar to the Semi Frozen Yellow version that released last weekend. The sneaker basically features a washed out or faded yellow-like hue across its clean Primeknit upper. SPLY-350 branding on […]

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Diplo’s got a Kanye West story and it’s pretty epic

Diplo recently shared his best Kanye West story in a new TBS Storyville special. The clip offers a look into West’s Watch The Throne sessions where Ye and Jay-Z reportedly rented out the Mercer Hotel out in New York.“Because that’s what you do when you’re Kanye West,” the producer proclaimed.Despite knowing Ye for near 20 years, in the clip, Diplo recalls […]

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A Brief History of Rappers Who Dress Like JRPG Villains

Last week, rapper Gucci Mane married Keyisha Ka’oir in a lavish ceremony. As I scrolled through his Instagram, something struck me about the way the couple was dressed. Mr. and Mrs. Gucci Mane, like many rappers and their significant others before them, looked like the villains in a JRPG.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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