Archive | Kanye West

Kali Uchis delivers her sultry cover of Kayne West’s ‘Paranoid’ on BBC Radio 1

There is much more than what meets the eye with singer/songwriter beauty Kali Uchis. She is a genre-bending multi-threat that sings, writes her own music, along with producing, directing, and credentials as a spirited saxophone and piano player. She recently stopped into Annie Mac’s BBC Radio 1 show, and gave the low on what’s up in the world of […]

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Chance The Rapper confirms Kanye West-produced album and joint Childish Gambino project underway

Chance The Rapper fans will be kissing the sky after the “Good Ass Job” rhymer’s revealing interview with Peter Rosenberg via Complex‘s ‘Open Late.’ Chance discussed a number of topics across the interview, though the conversation largely centered around music, and Chance didn’t spare any details in dishing on his upcoming plans. Chance doubled down on […]

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Is Kanye West producing a seven-track album for Chance The Rapper?

Tonight (June 28), Chance The Rapper is sitting down with Peter Rosenberg on the season finale of Complex‘s ‘Open Late.’ In the feature’s teaser trailer, released ahead of the interview, the first question Rosenberg asked Chance is, “do you have any timeline for the seven song Kanye album?” Since then, social media has all but […]

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Kanye West and Tidal are hit with an $84 million lawsuit

Kanye West has certainly had a summer of GOOD Music, dropping five new albums with his label: Pusha T, his own, a joint Kid Cudi project, NAS, and finally, Teyana Taylor. Kanye’s summer isn’t all coming up roses though, with reports surfacing that claim Ye and TIDAL are getting hit with an $84 million lawsuit. Back when Kanye […]

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Crankdat spins some fresh IDs in new Diplo and Friends mix

Christian Smith, a.k.a. Crankdat became a breakout star through remixes for Zeds Dead, Jaden Smith, San Holo, and more. In addition, he’s added some equally successful originals to the portfolio, with his most recent being “Need Somebody.” Now, it seems this positive traction has caught Diplo‘s attention, as the rising producer has officially made his debut […]

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Lido unveils stunning reimagining of Kanye West and Kid Cudi’s ‘Kids See Ghosts’

Throughout his career, Lido has proven himself to be among the most forward-thinking producers around. From his heartfelt debut album, Everything, to his high-energy, career-boosting Soundcloud singles, his unique blend of soul, electronic production, and songwriting prowess has kept everyone intently waiting for his next release. For his latest project, the Norwegian producer has unveiled […]

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Tyler, the Creator freestyles over Kanye and Kid Cudi’s ‘Kids See Ghosts’ on new ‘CRUST IN THEIR EYES’

Tyler, the Creator‘s on a roll, having been sharing outtakes for the better part of the last year from his Flower Boy recording sesh, and sprees that have followed since, left and right, pretty much since his critically acclaimed album dropped. His latest is in coincidence with a month of G.O.O.D Music Fridays, as he’s shared a […]

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Cashmere Cat is a featured producer on Nas’ new album, ‘Nasir’

As the summer of G.O.O.D Music continues and the hip-hop Gods of the modern-day bestow their gifts upon us, most recently being Kid Cudi and Kanye West‘s collaborative Kids See Ghosts, it’s become quite clear that few producers compare to the raw talent of Mr. West. Politics aside, Kanye’s production output this summer has been […]

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Kanye and Kid Cudi deliver highly anticipated joint album ‘KIDS SEE GHOSTS’ [Stream]

Kanye West officially decreed we’re in for a G.O.O.D. summer, announcing via Twitter a slate of five albums that his camp would be delivering across the month of June, starting with Pusha T’s vicious Daytona, immediately followed by Kanye’s long-awaited eighth studio product, ye which debuted at a live listening party in Jackson Hole, Wyoming on June 1. Perhaps […]

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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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