Showing All "Kanye West" Posts

UPDATE: Looks like Kanye has paid a $250,000 settlement to the teenager -- a hefty sum, but a fraction of the high six-figure amount the kid was originally demanding. The D.A. hasn't yet decided…   Read Story »
We've often heard musicians involved with the Five Percenter movement carry on about Supreme Mathematics, but never before have we heard a performer expound on the mathematics of Auto-Tune. That's…   Read Story »
These days the Chicago rapper Cap 1 is often seen alongside 2 Chainz, but some 16-year-old footage that just surfaced online shows him alongside Chainz's buddy Kanye West. The trailer for Cap's new…   Read Story »
Last week, we learned of the impending launch of Coinye West, a new Bitcoin-esque cryptocurrency inspired by Kanye West. The people behind Coinye talked about how they hoped to get West on board and…   Read Story »
Just a couple of weeks ago, Kanye West ended his Yeezus tour in Toronto, inviting Drake to the stage and then indulging in some blowoff partying. But Kanye is apparently not done with the most…   Read Story »
I have only the vaguest idea what Bitcoin even is, but the so-called cryptocurrency is apparently doing big business, and it already has a few imitators. And now it's about to get another one, with…   Read Story »
Rick Ross took his rap name from "Freeway" Ricky Ross, the 1980s cocaine kingpin whose crime career ended when he spent 13 years in prison. Shortly after his release, the drug dealer Ross sued the…   Read Story »
During a trip to the movie theater last May, I noticed that with their respective post-apocalyptic sci-fi epics Oblivion and After Earth, Hollywood buddies Tom Cruise and Will Smith seemed to be…   Read Story »
As time-tested album cycles are discarded and abandoned, so too is an artist's traditional publicity window. In 2013, the best way to stay in the public eye was not to do interviews, but to bicker,…   Read Story »
Stereogum's favorite album is 2013 was Kanye West's apocalyptic noise-rap attack Yeezus, and if you've spent enough time reading the site, you've probably noticed that we won't shut up about the…   Read Story »