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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

We're all just waiting around for the Frank Ocean album to finally emerge, right? So let's watch some videos. …
Tom Breihan | August 5, 2016 - 12:04 pm
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The Rise Of The Producer As A Lead Artist

A new Justin Bieber song debuted at #2 on Billboard's Hot 100 singles chart this week. Except "Cold Water" is not officially a Justin Bieber…
Chris DeVille | August 4, 2016 - 2:41 pm
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Countdown To Extinction: An Update From The Front Lines Of The Festival Wars

Back in January, I wrote this story for Stereogum about an unusually public clash between two music festivals. Both were happening in New York City,…
Michael Nelson | July 29, 2016 - 11:55 am
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Watch Kanye West Hover Above The Audience At Saint Pablo Tour Kickoff

Kanye West just kicked off his Saint Pablo Tour in support of The Life Of Pablo at the Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis. Say what…
Peter Helman | August 25, 2016 - 10:19 pm
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VMAs Will Give Kanye West 4 Minutes To Do “As He Pleases”

Kanye West and the MTV Video Music Awards have a long and tempestuous history together. In 2009, West famously interrupted Taylor Swift's acceptance speech to…
Tom Breihan | August 25, 2016 - 11:13 am
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Father John Misty Unveils Kanye-Inspired Life Of Padre Merch

#1 Troll Daddy Father John Misty debuted new merch today on his online shop, including some Pablo-inspired apparel. The long sleeve blue "Life Of Padre"
Gabriela Tully Claymore | August 23, 2016 - 5:40 pm
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Watch Joey Bada$$ Recite Kanye West’s McDonald’s Poem

Among the many gifts included in Frank Ocean's Boys Don't Cry zine is a poem that Kanye West wrote about McDonalds. It's inspired many great…
James Rettig | August 22, 2016 - 5:32 pm
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Read Kanye West’s Poem About McDonald’s From Frank Ocean’s Magazine

Last night, some dude named Frank Ocean released an under-the-radar little album called Blonde. You should check it out! The Boys Don't Cry zine that…
Peter Helman | August 21, 2016 - 11:42 am
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Frank Ocean Blonde Comment Party

After a seemingly endless series of teases, but not at all long after Endless, Frank Ocean has really, truly, honestly delivered The Album Formerly Known
Chris DeVille | August 20, 2016 - 7:09 pm
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Attn Hypebeasts: Kanye Announces 21 Pablo Pop-Up Stores This Weekend

Kanye West has just announced that he'll be opening a whopping 21 The Life Of Pablo pop-up shops around the world this weekend, following this…
Peter Helman | August 17, 2016 - 9:44 pm
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Kanye West’s Yeezy Season 4 Show Announced

Whether or not you care about fashion, it's worth paying attention whenever Kanye West rolls out a new season of his Yeezy fashion line. At…
Tom Breihan | August 17, 2016 - 1:07 pm
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Michael Jackson’s Daughter Says He Loved Kanye’s 808s & Heartbreak

In case you missed the news last week, Kanye West now has more Top 40 hits than Michael Jackson. With his feature on ScHoolboy Q's…
Collin Robinson | August 16, 2016 - 10:37 am
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Alicia Keys – “In Common (Remix)” (Feat. Kanye West & Travis Scott)

During the premiere of his Beats 1 show .wav yesterday, Travis Scott debuted a remix of Alicia Keys' slinky, dancehall-tinged new single "In Common." The…
Peter Helman | August 13, 2016 - 2:11 pm
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Werner Herzog Analyzes Kanye West’s “Famous” Video

The legendarily intense German filmmaker Werner Herzog has just put together a movie called Lo And Behold, Reveries Of The Connected World, a sort of…
Tom Breihan | August 12, 2016 - 9:05 am
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IKEA Is Not Taking Kanye Seriously

Back in March, Kanye West took a tour of the IKEA factory and was impressed by what the utilitarian Swedish furniture maker had to offer.
James Rettig | August 2, 2016 - 11:41 am
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Kanye West & Drake Tease Joint Album At OVO Fest

Kanye West was one of Drake's special guests during the second night of OVO Fest tonight -- along with Popcaan, French Montana, and Rihanna (reprising…
Chris DeVille | August 1, 2016 - 11:52 pm
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Kanye Talks IKEA, Adidas, & Why Kim Won’t Cook Him Greens On Annie Mac

Kanye West has a lot of thoughts about a lot of things, and in a new interview with Annie Mac on BBC Radio 1, he…
Peter Helman | July 31, 2016 - 7:03 pm
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Kanye Calls For End To Music Streaming Wars: “Apple Give Jay His Check For Tidal Now”

As the competition between streaming services like Apple Music and Tidal has dragged on, the music world has increasingly fragmented into a mess of platform-exclusive…
Peter Helman | July 30, 2016 - 1:46 pm
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Kanye West – “Wolves” Video (Feat. Sia, Vic Mensa, & Kim Kardashian)

Kanye West has shared a video for The Life Of Pablo track "Wolves." It's a stark black-and-white clip featuring the song's two guest contributors Sia…
James Rettig | July 29, 2016 - 12:20 pm
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They Don’t Want You To Read This Article About DJ Khaled

What does DJ Khaled do, exactly? …
Chris DeVille | July 28, 2016 - 3:40 pm
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