All Kanye West stories

Featured Kanye West stories

In 1966, the National Football League decided to merge with its rival organization, the upstart American Football League. Although the two leagues wouldn’t actually become one until 1970, they decided to begin pitting their champions against each other in an NFL-AFL World Championship Game right away. So on 1/15/67, the NFL’s Green Bay Packers faced… More »

We’re apparently on a collision course with a pretty serious snowstorm here on the East Coast. It’s gonna be the #BlizzardOfTheCentury, according to Slate’s hysteria-farming weather dude Eric Holthaus. It’s not just him, though. The weather media loves this stuff the way the music media loves year-end lists, and the public responds similarly to both:… More »

A lighthearted mid-’90s romantic comedy starring Tim Robbins, Meg Ryan, and Walter Matthau does not seem like the most obvious place to learn about the intersection of physics, math, and philosophy, but watching 1994’s IQ is how I discovered that, theoretically, you can never truly get where you’re going. Matthau plays Albert Einstein, who spends… More »

More Kanye West stories

Watch Hillary Clinton Talk Kanye West 2020, Learn To Whip/Nae Nae On Ellen

Watching Hillary Clinton and Ellen DeGeneres talk on Ellen is like having a front row seat to the blonde, older white lady power Olympics. These…
Caitlin White | September 9, 2015 - 4:59 pm
6

The 10 Best Vanity Rap Dynasties

Who knew a tweet from Weezy last December would unfold into the ugly soap opera that is Lil Wayne vs. Birdman? After nine months, three
Collin Robinson | September 9, 2015 - 11:36 am
4

Montana Of 300 Teases Collaboration With Kanye West, Jay Z, & Lil Wayne

Chicago rapper Montana Of 300 broke out last year with the cult hit "Ice Cream Truck," and he's been picking up some momentum since then.
Peter Helman | September 6, 2015 - 6:24 pm
3

Hear Drake Freestyle Over The Weeknd & Kanye West’s “Tell Your Friends”

Drake and OVO co-founder Oliver El-Khatib are continuing to use their OVO Sound Radio Beats 1 show as a place to debut new material. Last…
Peter Helman | September 6, 2015 - 11:41 am
1

The Week In Pop: Making Sense Of Miley Cyrus & Her Dead Petz

Let us begin by appreciating -- if not in the "Yay!" sense, at least the "Wow!" sense -- that the Disney Channel cash cow behind…
Chris DeVille | September 3, 2015 - 4:31 pm
25

Disgruntled VMA-Nominated Director Had A Shitty Time On His Crowdfunded Night Out

Remember that VMA-nominated director Josh Forbes who was forced to crowdfund his $450-$800 ticket to the illustrious MTV ceremony? Well, he managed to afford attending…
Caitlin White | September 2, 2015 - 10:41 am
33

Donald Trump Encourages Kanye West Presidential Campaign

Kanye West made an epic speech at the VMAs last Sunday, in which he stated that he will be running for president in 2020. Whether…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | September 2, 2015 - 10:34 am
12

Grimes, Kanye, Haim, The Weeknd, & More Model For Alexander Wang Charity Campaign

Alexander Wang is celebrating the 10th anniversary of his fashion line this year, and the company has partnered with Do Something to release a collection…
James Rettig | September 1, 2015 - 2:21 pm
10

Watch Jimmy Kimmel Explain The VMAs With Emojis

The VMAs were more awkward than funny, but they still managed to spawn memes and jokes and gave us this excellent Kanye West speech and…
Caitlin White | September 1, 2015 - 10:13 am
1

Did Kanye Announce His Presidential Bid Because This Kid In The VMA Audience Yelled Out The Idea?

At Sunday night's MTV Video Music Awards, Kanye West accepted the Video Vanguard Award and ended his long acceptance speech by (jokingly?) announcing that he'd…
Tom Breihan | September 1, 2015 - 9:21 am
14

VMAs 2015: The 8 Most Awkward Moments

The MTV Video Music Awards are, by their very nature, extremely awkward. Maybe it's just that I long since aged out of the network's key…
Chris DeVille | August 31, 2015 - 9:41 am
18

VMAs 2015: The Best GIFs, Tweets, Videos, & Kanye West’s Speech

Out of all the award shows, the VMAs seems to be the one to have the most memorable moments, though most of them are probably
Stereogum | August 30, 2015 - 9:36 pm
41

Kanye West Playing 808s & Heartbreak In Full At Hollywood Bowl

Although Kanye West's Late Registration is turning 10 years old today, the rapper seems to be interested in revisiting another part of his discography. On…
Peter Helman | August 30, 2015 - 12:49 pm
6

Travi$ Scott – “Piss On Your Grave” (Feat. Kanye West)

Kanye West protégé Travi$ Scott is releasing his highly anticipated debut album, Rodeo, next week. In addition to collaborations with the Weeknd, Toro Y Moi,…
Peter Helman | August 30, 2015 - 11:15 am
6

Late Registration Turns 10

The College Dropout changed rap -- and really the course of music history, full stop -- more than any other album this century. It introduced…
Chris DeVille | August 28, 2015 - 2:54 pm
50

Status Ain’t Hood: Kanye West And The Strange History Of The Video Vanguard Award

Earlier this week, we learned that Kanye West would become the latest recipient of the MTV Video Vanguard Awards, the Video Music Awards' basic equivalent…
Tom Breihan | August 26, 2015 - 11:01 am
17

Here Are The 2015 MTV VMA Performers

MTV has just announced that Pharrell, Demi Lovato, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Tori Kelly, A$AP Rocky, Twenty One Pilots, and the Weeknd will be performing…
Peter Helman | August 25, 2015 - 7:56 pm
10

Kanye West Will Receive The 2015 Video Vanguard MTV VMA

Taylor Swift's revenge moment has arrived! MTV announced today that Kanye West will receive the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award at this year's Video Music…
Chris DeVille | August 25, 2015 - 1:21 pm
10

12 Memorable Moments From FYF Fest 2015

FYF is a weird festival. Tucked away at LA's Exposition Park, tucked away towards the end of the summer—this isn't one of the big blockbuster…
Ryan Leas | August 24, 2015 - 2:18 pm
3

The Weeknd – “Tell Your Friends” (Prod. Kanye West) Video

The Weeknd teamed with music video director extraordinaire Grant Singer, a close collaborator of Sky Ferreira and Ariel Pink, on his instantly iconic "Can't Feel
Chris DeVille | August 24, 2015 - 12:19 pm
1
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 ...