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Let’s Pause To Appreciate This Moment In Ty Dolla $ign History

Ty Dolla $ign gets around. The R&B lothario releases quite a bit of his own music -- 11 full-lengths and two EPs since 2011, plus…
Chris DeVille | June 21, 2018 - 3:42 pm

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Nas Sounds Tired

In 2000, Rakim, then widely regarded as the greatest rapper ever, signed with Dr. Dre's Aftermath label. This was a ridiculously exciting thing to even…
Tom Breihan | June 20, 2018 - 12:06 pm

The Week In Pop

Christina Aguilera’s New Album Is Pretty Good. Does Anyone Care?

Along with her fellow ex-Mousketeers Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake, Christina Aguilera proved to be one of the most durable hit-makers of the Y2K-era teen-pop…
Chris DeVille | June 14, 2018 - 12:14 pm

More Kanye West stories

Stream Teyana Taylor’s New Kanye-Produced Album K.T.S.E.

We have finally arrived at the end of the month-long marathon of albums produced by Kanye West at his Wyoming hideaway. Four weeks ago, we…
Chris DeVille | June 23, 2018 - 10:55 am

Livestream Teyana Taylor’s New Album Listening Party

Yeezy season is almost over. When Kanye West first returned to Twitter a couple of months ago, we knew we were in for a lot,…
Peter Helman | June 21, 2018 - 11:23 pm

Trent Reznor On Kanye West: “The Guy’s Lost His Fucking Mind”

With Nine Inch Nails' new Bad Witch right around the corner, Trent Reznor has been giving a lot of interviews. He's talked about Trump and…
James Rettig | June 21, 2018 - 2:15 pm

Kid Cudi, Dev Hynes, Playboi Carti, & More Walk In Virgil Abloh’s First Louis Vuitton Show

Fashion designer Virgil Abloh, Kanye West's longtime creative director, was named artistic director of Louis Vuitton's menswear collections earlier this year. Today, he debuted his…
Peter Helman | June 21, 2018 - 1:51 pm

Paul McCartney On Co-Writing “FourFiveSeconds”: “I Was Tootling Around On Guitar, And Kanye Spent A Lot Of Time Just Looking At Pictures Of Kim”

Kanye West and Paul McCartney have very different writing processes, apparently. In an interview with DIY, McCartney recalls writing "FourFiveSeconds" as "much more made up…
Julia Gray | June 20, 2018 - 8:30 pm

Louis Prima Sets Record For Longest Break Between Hot 100 Hits

Nearly 40 years after his passing, Louis Prima makes history on the Billboard Hot 100.
Gary Trust / Billboard | June 20, 2018 - 10:34 am

Stream Nas’ New Album NASIR, Produced By Kanye West

How's Yeezy Season treatin' y'all? Exhausted? Exhilarated? Ready for this parade of seven-track albums to be over, or perhaps to continue indefinitely?
Chris DeVille | June 15, 2018 - 9:46 pm

Tyler, The Creator Freestyles Over Kids See Ghosts On “Crust In Their Eyes”

Tyler, The Creator has spent 2018 doing pretty much whatever he wants, from releasing new originals -- like "OKRA" and "Rose Tinted Cheeks" and "435"
James Rettig | June 15, 2018 - 12:36 pm

Livestream Nas’ Queens Listening Party For New Album NASIR

Another week, another album produced by Kanye West. So far, we've gotten Pusha-T's Daytona, Ye's Ye, and Kanye and Kid Cudi's collaborative LP Kids See
Peter Helman | June 14, 2018 - 9:00 pm

Tame Impala’s Kevin Parker Contributed To Kanye West’s Ye After All

When Kanye West's new album Ye first came out two weeks ago, it was reported that Tame Impala mastermind Kevin Parker had contributed to the…
Peter Helman | June 14, 2018 - 12:07 pm

Drake Confirmed As Co-Writer On Kanye West’s “Yikes”

On "Duppy Freestyle," Drake's recent diss track aimed at Pusha-T, he referenced his work for Kanye West, rapping, "What do you really think of the…
Peter Helman | June 13, 2018 - 7:07 pm
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