Kanye West

Sia – “Reaper” (Co-Written & Co-Prod. Kanye West)

It's pretty incredible how Australian behind-the-scenes songwriter turned artsy-pop sensation Sia has managed to have every single from her upcoming album This Is Acting be…
Collin Robinson | January 7, 2016 - 10:34 am
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Guy Crashes People’s Choice Awards Stage To Shout Out Kevin Gates And Kanye

Last night, the generally deeply predictable People's Choice Award hosted maybe the sleepiest, most low-impact Ol' Dirty Bastard/Kanye West awards-show moment of all time. This…
Tom Breihan | January 7, 2016 - 9:38 am
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Kendrick Lamar And Mainstream Rap’s Growing Conscience

Chicago drill spitter King Louie was shot in the head two weeks ago. His vehicle was riddled with 22 bullets total. Seven of them hit…
Collin Robinson | January 5, 2016 - 9:29 am
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Watch Kanye West’s American Idol “Audition”

A few months ago, Kanye West showed up at the San Francisco tryouts for American Idol's 15th and final season. We've already seen a bit…
Peter Helman | January 4, 2016 - 7:56 pm
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Pusha T – “M.P.A.” (Feat. Kanye West, A$AP Rocky, & The-Dream) Video

Pusha T is back with another video from his ridiculously good Darkest Before Dawn: The Prelude. In contrast to the darkly dramatic clips that have…
Chris DeVille | January 1, 2016 - 3:15 pm
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Kanye West – “FACTS”

We've been on Kanye West Watch ever since he released "Only One" last New Year's Eve. Later he announced that his new album would be…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | December 31, 2015 - 9:15 pm
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Getting The Drop On Us: The Year In Surprise And/Or “Surprise” Releases

Here in the future, we now know Andy Warhol was right about everyone getting their 15 minutes of fame, but it comes with some unexpected…
Chris DeVille | December 29, 2015 - 11:23 am
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The 50 Best Pop Songs Of 2015

That tingling feeling in your cheeks is not Abel Tesfaye's supply kicking in. It's the most wonderful time of the year -- year-end list season…
Chris DeVille | December 17, 2015 - 1:41 pm
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The 15 Biggest Band Beefs Of 2015

Beefs! All hail beefs! Every year we start off with a blank slate, and every year our favorite (and least favorite!) artists bring all of…
James Rettig | December 15, 2015 - 1:35 pm
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After Empire: What’s The Future Of Hip-Hop On Scripted Television?

The recent announcement that Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson would be developing a single camera comedy called My Friend 50 for FOX was surprising for a…
Stereogum | December 14, 2015 - 2:38 pm
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Elle King Is Swaggering Out Of Her Father’s Shadow

When you're related to a celebrity, it's easy to get attention but hard to earn respect. So when Elle King shared her "Ex's & Oh's"
Chris DeVille | December 10, 2015 - 5:23 pm
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Patrick Stickles Reviews 2015: The Titus Andronicus Frontman On Grimes, Tidal, Trump, Drones, & More

This was a good year to be a Titus Andronicus fan. Their new album, The Most Lamentable Tragedy, wound up being something of a masterpiece:…
Ryan Leas | December 10, 2015 - 2:29 pm
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Goodwill Apologizes For Mocking Kanye’s Face In Employee Training Materials

Kanye West would make a pretty terrifying Goodwill employee. And maybe that's what Goodwill's charitable-organization headquarters types thought when they included the man's face in…
Tom Breihan | December 10, 2015 - 1:25 pm
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Hear Ghostface Killah Rap Over The Weeknd’s “Tell Your Friends” Beat

Ghostface Killah has already released a few things this year, including collaborations with Adrian Young (Twelve Reasons To Die II) and BADBADNOTGOOD (Sour Soul), and…
James Rettig | December 8, 2015 - 4:25 pm

Lamar Odom Heard SWISH, Loved It

Remember SWISH, fka So Help Me God, fka Kanye West's BBQ-ready, Born In The U.S.A.-equivalent Yeezus follow-up that was supposed to drop in summer 2014?
Chris DeVille | December 8, 2015 - 12:36 pm
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Kim & Kanye Name Their Baby Saint

After giving birth to a baby boy over the weekend, Kim Kardashian and Kanye West have announced the name of the new addition to their…
James Rettig | December 7, 2015 - 3:12 pm
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Shamir Reviews 2015

2015 was Shamir Bailey's breakout year. On the heels of his Northtown EP and last fall's bubbly nu-disco jam "On The Regular," the young Vegas…
Stereogum | December 7, 2015 - 2:22 pm
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Kanye West Surprise-Releases New Baby, Still No SWISH

Kanye West and Kim Kardashian just surprise-released their new baby boy ahead of his initially announced Christmas release date, which was moved up due to…
Peter Helman | December 5, 2015 - 12:49 pm
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Wayne Coyne Reviews 2015: The Flaming Lips Leader On Trump, Hoverboards, Baby Hitler, & Heady Nuggs

Last year, I spoke with Wayne Coyne and asked him to review 2014 -- basically, to give us his opinions on a few of the…
Ryan Leas | December 4, 2015 - 1:03 pm
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Kanye Attempts “Full Will Ferrell Level Drunk” Speech At Footwear News Achievement Awards

There's nothing like a little Kanye West to liven up a boring shoe awards ceremony. The annual Footwear News Achievement Awards -- known to some…
Peter Helman | December 3, 2015 - 9:37 pm
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