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Kanye West earns first diamond plaque thanks to 2007’s Daft Punk-inspired hit, ‘Stronger’

First introduced in 1999, the coveted, elusive diamond plaque certification commemorates any record that reaches 10 million units sold. More a vestige of a past era, where physical album sales were all that existed is lieu of digital formats, legendary acts like Led Zeppelin, The Eagles, and Bruce Springsteen, were able to scoop up multiple […]

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Kanye West earns first diamond plaque thanks to 2007’s Daft Punk-inspired hit, ‘Stronger’

First introduced in 1999, the coveted, elusive diamond plaque certification commemorates any record that reaches 10 million units sold. More a vestige of a past era, where physical album sales were all that existed is lieu of digital formats, legendary acts like Led Zeppelin, The Eagles, and Bruce Springsteen, were able to scoop up multiple […]

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Here Are Two Halloween Playlists (One to Get Your Party Going, and Another to Inspire Fear and Dread)

Because I am a morbid ghoul, Halloween is my favorite holiday, so I put together a couple of Halloween playlists to share both the joy and the horror. The first is filled with compulsory Halloween spooky-hits designed to get all the boys and ghouls on the dance floor, like Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” and Stevie…Read more… […]

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The 2022 Porsche 911 GTS Is The Best New 911 You Can Buy

Why on earth did you click on this review? Everything you need to know about it, you probably already know. It’s a brand new Porsche 911, so of course it’s Good with a capital G. Yes, it has great steering, the handling is impeccable, the braking will shatter your perception of time/speed/distance all at once, […]

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Stream Lost Kings’ unvanquished remix of ‘Jail Pt. 2’

Lost Kings have come hurtling in with a rapid-turnaround remix of Kanye West‘s “Jail Pt. 2,” the original featured on West’s culture-shifting 10th studio album, DONDA. An unmistakable set-booster, “Jail Pt. 2 (Lost Kings Remix)” is sure to provoke a crowd, whether streamed via Aux or spun on industry-standard CDJs. The American duo, consisting of […]

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Gesaffelstein rakes in multiple production credits on Kanye West’s ‘Donda’

After a characteristically dramatic rollout, Kanye West‘s tenth studio album, Donda has been officially released in all of its controversial glory. With creative assistance from The Weeknd, Young Thug, Playboi Carti, Kid Cudi, and a reunion with JAY-Z, among others, Kanye’s new 27-track album renders no shortage of A-list talent. Alongside a similarly stacked cast […]

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Game Industry Women Need You To Stop Defining Them By Their Trauma

The games industry is in a moment of reckoning. Over the past few weeks, a series of damning reports have shed details about the culture of harassment experienced by women at the hands of big gaming companies like Ubisoft and Activision Blizzard.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Game Industry Women Need You To Stop Defining Them By Their Trauma

The games industry is in a moment of reckoning. Over the past few weeks, a series of damning reports have shed details about the culture of harassment experienced by women at the hands of big gaming companies like Ubisoft and Activision Blizzard.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Kanye West shares ‘Donda’ release date, teases new Gesaffelstein-produced single

Fans of Kanye West spent much of last summer counting down until when he would release Donda, yet no album arrived. Unsurprised, fans considered Donda to be yet another one of West’s projects that may never see the light of the day, and thus moved on. The 10th studio album from West was soon forgotten […]

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DIIIVA turns in high-octane recast of Ty Dolla $ign, Skrillex, FKA twigs, and Kanye West’s ‘Ego Death’

Skrillex and JOYRYDE don’t hand out co-signs to just anybody, so Russian-born producer DIIIVA was indisputably doing something right to earn two acknowledgements from the respective heavyweights. After embarking on a three-month learning session with the latter to meticulously craft her sound and brand, DIIIVA is joining the release ring for the first time in […]

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DJ Toasty Digital’s ‘Good Kid, Twisted Family’ mashup masterfully intertwines Kanye West and Kendrick Lamar

Two of hip-hop’s most prominent figures have had some of their most iconic work mixed together in an exciting new mashup courtesy of DJ Toasty Digital. The mixtape, dubbed Good Kid, Twisted Family, intertwines Kendrick Lamar‘s good kid, m.A.A.d city with Kanye West‘s My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy while simultaneously introducing a lighthearted narrative story. […]

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Daft Punk discuss Coachella, Alive 2007 tour, Kanye West, and more in unpublished interview

Daft Punk shocked the world when they announced their retirement after 28 years on February 22. The duo broke the news with an eight-minute video excerpt titled “Epilogue,” from their 2006 film Electroma. Since then reactions from artists on social media have begun to outline the unparalleled impact the French icons made on dance music. In an unpublished […]

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It’s Super Easy To Make Kanye West In Demon’s Souls

Unlike the original Demon’s Souls, the PlayStation 5 remake includes a fairly robust character creation system. While I was mostly content to make a generic, purple-skinned lady for my first playthrough, folks have been able to craft some interesting characters.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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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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