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We’ve been waiting all year for new albums from some of pop music’s biggest names, and it’s looking like many of them will finally arrive this fall. Probably. Maybe? Whether or not Q4 turns out to be Yeezy Season, it should definitely be blockbuster season for the music industry if all goes according to plan. More »

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 lawsuits, three spinoff dramas, direct verbal shots, social media shots, subliminal lyrical shots, actual gunshots, a hurled drink, two mixtapes, and an album, here we are. More »

Let us begin by appreciating — if not in the “Yay!” sense, at least the “Wow!” sense — that the Disney Channel cash cow behind “Party In The U.S.A.” closed out the MTV Video Music Awards by dropping F-bombs and pointedly proclaiming her love for marijuana, clad in a meme-costume ripped from the pages of… More »

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Watch Kanye West Do His Hits At Wango Tango 2015

Kanye West headlined 102.7 KIIS FM's Wango Tango festival last night, alongside a lineup that included Justin Bieber, Calvin Harris, Nick Jonas, David Guetta, Sia,…
James Rettig | May 10, 2015 - 10:21 am

The Week In Pop: Zac Brown Band Branches Out In The Blandest Way Possible

In this era of ever-diminishing music sales, there are weeks when an album squeaks into the #1 spot because there's no legitimate competition. This was…
Chris DeVille | May 7, 2015 - 2:42 pm

Kanye West Changes New Album Title To SWISH

Two months ago, Kanye West tweeted out that his upcoming new album would be called So Help Me God, and debuted what is presumably the…
James Rettig | May 3, 2015 - 2:43 pm

Brandon Flowers Thinks No One Is Allowed To Criticize Kanye West

Brandon Flowers is bravely going where no man has gone before -- criticizing Kanye West! Back in 2006 the Killers frontman said, "Kanye West makes…
Caitlin White | May 1, 2015 - 12:19 pm

Kanye West Performs At Time 100 Gala, Is Not Amused By Amy Schumer

Kanye West attended last night's Time 100 Gala in New York City after recently being named by the magazine as one of the most influential
James Rettig | April 22, 2015 - 8:31 am

Kanye West Also Joined Stromae At Coachella

Whenever Kanye West shows up somewhere, it makes headlines. So obviously his appearance during the Weeknd's set at Coachella was news. But Kanye also joined…
Caitlin White | April 20, 2015 - 1:27 pm

Watch Kanye West’s Surprise Coachella Performance With The Weeknd

The second weekend of Coachella is not without its surprises, even though it's typically received with much less fanfare than the first. For example, last…
James Rettig | April 19, 2015 - 1:23 pm

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

We're very nearly a third of the way through 2015 already, and as legions of astute commenters have continually pointed out, it's been a hell…
Stereogum | April 17, 2015 - 5:29 pm

Mumford & Sons Frontman Learning How To “Chop Up Beats” For New Hip-Hop Project

It seems like Marcus Mumford is trying to reinvent himself a bit. The Mumford & Sons frontman rose to prominence for his band's shambling folk…
Caitlin White | April 16, 2015 - 4:15 pm

Kanye West – “All Day (Remix Feat. Kendrick Lamar)”

A maddeningly short six-second snippet of Kendrick Lamar rapping over Kanye West's "All Day" emerged last week, and now the full song is here. It's…
Chris DeVille | April 15, 2015 - 4:30 pm

Hudson Mohawke: “The TNGHT Record Spawned Kind Of A Parody Genre”

In a recent interview with Pitchfork, Hudson Mohawke was fairly candid about his feelings regarding TNGHT, the production duo he formed with Lunice and then…
Caitlin White | April 14, 2015 - 5:05 pm

Watch Kanye West Play A Surprise Concert And Jump Into A Lake In Armenia

Kanye West is currently accompanying the Kardashians on a trip around their homeland of Armenia, and he put on a surprise concert earlier tonight at…
James Rettig | April 12, 2015 - 6:25 pm

Kanye West – “Midas Touch”

A snippet of a new Kanye West song called "Midas Touch" has surfaced. It's still clearly in demo form, but the track provides some insight…
James Rettig | April 11, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Vic Mensa – “U Mad” (Feat. Kanye West)

Vic Mensa performed "U Mad" with Kanye West in London and previewed the studio version in a DJ set this week. The recording has made…
Chris DeVille | April 10, 2015 - 5:26 pm

Spike Lee Allegedly Wants Kanye West And Common For His Next Movie, Chiraq

Spike Lee is partnering with Amazon Studios to make a movie called Chiraq -- presumably about Chicago's heavily reported gun violence problem -- and that…
Chris DeVille | April 10, 2015 - 10:42 am

Watch Bleachers Cover Kanye West’s “Only One” In Detroit

Last night during a livestreamed concert from Boston's House Of Blues, Bleachers covered Kanye West's "Only One." An archive of that performance has yet to…
Chris DeVille | April 8, 2015 - 1:54 pm

Watch Kanye West Rap With His Late Mother In A Newly Surfaced Home Movie

Everytime Kanye West pays tribute to his late mother Donda West, as on the recent single "Only One," it's an absolute heartbreaker. But Kanye was…
Tom Breihan | April 7, 2015 - 12:36 pm

Preview Kanye West’s “U Mad” And Kendrick Lamar’s “All Day” Remix

Two sonic snippets related to Kanye West's upcoming album So Help Me God appeared online last night. First: During a DJ set, Vic Mensa played…
Chris DeVille | April 7, 2015 - 9:59 am

Kanye West Will Headline Power 106’s Powerhouse 2015

Kanye West will headline the 2015 edition of California radio station Power 106's annual Powerhouse concert. The previously announced lineup includes Ty Dolla $ign, Ludacris,…
Caitlin White | April 6, 2015 - 1:51 pm

Carnie Wilson Reveals How Wilson Phillips Ended Up On “FourFiveSeconds”

Somehow in the whirlwind that was the "FourFiveSeconds" drop we all missed an important tweet: FUN FACT!!!!! Wilson Phillips singing backgrounds on the…
Caitlin White | March 31, 2015 - 5:24 pm
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