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Kanye West just claimed he's running for president in 2020 at the VMA's. The world can only hope. Noisey has video of his entire Video Vangaurd acceptance speech available here, along with a transcript via Complex.
Ryan Dennehy on 08/30/15 - 07:49 PM
Kanye West will be performing 808's & Heartbreaks in full at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles on September 25th. In unrelated Kanye news, Late Registration is 10 years old today and the man himself will be receiving the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard award at the MTV VMA's tonight.
Jake Jenkins on 08/30/15 - 08:41 AM
Kanye West - Reanimator is a reworking of H.P. Lovecraft's Herbert West - Reanimator, in which Kanye West brings Notorious B.I.G. and Tupac back to life. Written by Joshua Chaplinsky, the novella will be released on September 1. Don't miss the cover art in the replies.
A bizarre mix of Lovecraft and hip-hop history, Kanye West—Reanimator reimagines the classic story "Herbert West—Reanimator" with everyone's favorite petulant genius cast in the titular role. In it, Kanye West attempts to reanimate a moribund hip-hop scene, only to come to the conclusion that his music is so powerful, it should be used to reanimate the dead. And who better to reanimate than those two legendary...
Alex DiVincenzo on 08/26/15 - 11:41 AM
Frank Ocean has cancelled his headlining slot at the FYF festival. Kanye West will replace him.
Frank Ocean has decided on his own terms to cancel his appearance; due to this change, Kanye West will now headline Saturday night's Main Stage.

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Jason Tate on 08/21/15 - 02:07 PM
Theophilus London says new Kanye West album is completed and was played to a small group after OVO Fest.

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Jason Tate on 08/06/15 - 12:23 PM
Kanye West's new video for "All Day/I Feel That," directed by Steve McQueen, debuted at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. A bootleg version has showed up online.
Jason Tate on 07/27/15 - 10:28 AM
Isosine has posted a mash-up of Thrice, Metric, Kanye West, Linkin Park, and Korn.

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Jason Tate on 07/13/15 - 12:33 PM
Today is Kanye West's 38th birthday. Happy birthday Yeezy! (P.S. please release SWISH ASAP)
Ryan Dennehy on 06/08/15 - 10:31 AM
Kanye West's representatives have shared a statement about his overly censored Billboard Music Awards performance.
Kanye West was grossly over-censored at the Billboard Music Awards. Non-profane lyrics such as “with my leather black jeans on” were muted for over 30 second intervals. As a result, his voice and performance were seriously misrepresented. It is ridiculous that in 2015, unwarranted censorship is something that artists still have to fight against.

Although West was clearly set up to face elements beyond his control during the live broadcast, he would like to apologize to the television audience who were unable to enjoy the performance the way he envisioned.
Jason Tate on 05/20/15 - 12:44 PM
Hit the replies to watch Bleachers perform a live in studio cover of Kanye West's "Only One."
Jason Tate on 05/14/15 - 11:34 AM
Kanye West did a Q&A last night at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (where he will receive an honorary doctoral degree today).
Jason Tate on 05/11/15 - 11:14 AM
SWISH!!! Kanye has renamed his forthcoming album, changing it from So Help Me God to SWISH. No release date has yet been announced, and Kanye says the title might change again. SWISH!!!
Ryan Dennehy on 05/03/15 - 11:29 AM
Glastonbury Festival has announced 69 more acts for this year's festival. Kanye West and Foo Fighters had already been confirmed as two of the headliners and you can now see the poster with all new announcements included in the replies.
Kyle Huntington on 04/14/15 - 11:28 AM
Hit the replies to watch Bleachers cover Kanye West's "Only One."
Jason Tate on 04/08/15 - 11:30 AM
Justin Bieber is working with Kanye West and Rick Rubin on his new album.
I don't want to say "it's different," because that's what everyone says. But it is different, it's a grown-up version of Justin and I think people will be shocked.
Jason Tate on 03/31/15 - 10:37 AM
Kanye West has been confirmed as the Saturday night headliner on the Pyramid Stage at this year's Glastonbury. He joins other headliners Foo Fighters with many more acts to be announced.
Kyle Huntington on 03/16/15 - 01:56 PM
After performing it live several months before 2013's Yeezus, a Kanye West song titled "Awesome" has found it's way onto the internet. You can stream it at Noisey, but there's no word if it will appear on his forthcoming So Help Me God.
Ryan Dennehy on 03/11/15 - 11:05 AM
Kanye West will be doing a four night Paris residency starting tomorrow.
Jason Tate on 03/06/15 - 11:11 AM
Big Sean has shared the video for his Dark Sky Paradise track "Blessings" featuring Drake and Kanye West. Watch it in the replies.
Ryan Dennehy on 03/03/15 - 03:11 PM
You can now purchase Kanye West's "All Day (ft. Theophilus London, Allan Kingdom, and Paul McCartney)" on iTunes. His new album, So Help Me God, will probably release while I'm asleep.
Drew Beringer on 03/02/15 - 07:47 PM
The CD-quality (but censored) version of Kanye West's "All Day (ft. Theophilus London and Allan Kingdom)" has hit the internet -- a version is in the replies. Fire emojis for days.
Ryan Dennehy on 03/02/15 - 12:32 PM
Kanye West's next album will be titled So Help Me God.
Jake Denning on 02/28/15 - 10:27 PM
Hit the replies to watch the new, in-depth Kanye West interview with Zane Lowe for BBC Radio 1.
Kyle Huntington on 02/26/15 - 03:11 PM
Update: Video of just the performance is now in the replies. - RD

Kanye West just performed a new song "All Day" at the BRIT Awards. The performance included a mob of the UK grime scene, FLAMETHROWERS, and an amazing shot of Taylor Swift in awe at the whole spectacle. Stream it via YouTube's livestream of the show at about 1:45:50.
Ryan Dennehy on 02/25/15 - 02:37 PM
Kanye West's BET Honors acceptance speech can be viewed here.
Jason Tate on 02/24/15 - 11:38 AM
Kanye West made an appearance on The Breakfast Club today, where he said his album is "80% done," will be a suprise release, and be "cookout music." He also commented on Beck (saying he has been meaning to call him about the Grammys), and the recent drama between Tyga, Amber Rose, and the Kardashian family.
Ryan Dennehy on 02/20/15 - 08:28 AM
Hit the replies to stream "One Man Can Change The World," a new Big Sean song featuring Kanye West and John Legend. Big Sean's record, Dark Sky Paradise, is set to drop on February 24th.
Jake Jenkins on 02/16/15 - 08:45 PM
Kanye West did an interview with Style discussing his new Adidas line.
Adidas is the perfect place to be. If someone was to say, “Hey, do you want to go to a high-end house now?” I’d absolutely say no. I’m not trying to [sound] presumptuous, I’m just saying that if in my wildest dreams I was presented with the opportunity, I would absolutely say no at this point. Because I’m only concerned with making beautiful products available to as many people as possible … The least I could do is spend my time trying to give other people a piece of the so-called good life. Everyone should have the good life. It’s like [Amancio] Ortega [founder of Zara] and H&M group. Before that happened, you could...
Ryan Gardner on 02/16/15 - 07:01 PM
Shea Serrano speculates on Grantland about what it would be like if Kanye West had never interrupted Taylor Swift.
For starters, if he doesn’t interrupt her, then he never gets shredded into a million pieces in the news. And if he never gets shredded into a million pieces in the news, then he never makes My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy, which was his emotional response to the blowback, and that is truly devastating, because MBDTF is a (very nearly) perfect album. If there’s no MBDTF, then that means we never get RZA drunk-mumble-shouting, “Fuckhhn ruhdihhkulus” on “So Appalled,” and oh no, but also we never get Pusha T admitting to cheating on a girl and telling her, “All right, all...
Jason Tate on 02/16/15 - 12:56 PM
Kanye West performed "Jesus Walks" into "Only One" into new song "Wolves” (with Sia and Vic Mensa) on SNL.
Ryan Gardner on 02/15/15 - 09:36 PM
Head to the replies for a fairly decent recording of a new Kanye West song called "Wolves," featuring Sia and Vic Mensa. This will be track one on his new album.
Blake Solomon on 02/12/15 - 03:39 PM
Kanye West appeared on Ryan Seacrest's morning show this morning. He discusses the Grammys and working with Taylor Swift. 3/4ths of me is posting this because it's a really good interview, 1/4 of me is posting it simply to annoy certain people that don't like Kanye West news.
"Beck is one of the nicest guys and one of the most respected musicians in the game," he said. "There’s nothing that I will want to do as a fellow musician to disrespect him in any way." He said he misworded his comments and added: "Obviously Beck is one of the most respected artists, and respects artistry." He also said, "But Taylor Swift came up to me right afterwards, literally right afterwards, and tells me...
Jason Tate on 02/11/15 - 11:52 AM
Rembert Browne, writing my favorite piece on Kanye West and social media reaction we saw yesterday:
A planned Kanye says, “I want to be like Andy Warhol.” But how could you possibly want that version of Kanye? If you are genuinely holding out any hope that our biggest and brightest can also be our most honest and flawed, you have to want, “I am Warhol.” You have to. He wants respect, but even more than that, repeatedly, wants the people he respects to get respect. It’s not a foreign concept. But because he’s Kanye, it’s different. Because it lacks the grace that society has deemed necessary to make such demands.
Jason Tate on 02/10/15 - 01:45 PM
How many times has Kanye tried to give away his awards to artists he felt deserved them more? Fader has collected video of Yeezy doing that here, plus an added bonus where he talks about how he doesn't keep any of them.
Ryan Dennehy on 02/09/15 - 03:45 PM
Kanye West's countdown was all about his new Adidas boot.
Additional details include that the sneaker is rumored to retail for $350, and only 3000 pairs will be made available for purchase. Yeezy season isn't just approaching, it's official here.
Jason Tate on 02/09/15 - 12:03 PM
Well what could this be?
Jason Tate on 02/05/15 - 06:28 PM
Kanye West will be performing twice at the Grammys. First with an as-yet-unannounced new solo track and then he'll be joining Rihanna and Paul McCartney for the live world debut of Rihanna's new single "FourFiveSeconds." Hit the replies to watch the new video for that song.
Jason Tate on 02/03/15 - 12:02 PM
Kanye West's new Spike Jonze directed video for "Only One" is up on his website.
Jason Tate on 01/29/15 - 11:14 AM
Kanye West tweeted something yesterday, knowing full well we'd go gaga. And then he totally 180'd us, because all he was announcing was that Big Sean's new album is called Dark Sky Paradise. Gonna be a while before I trust you again, Mr. West. The album comes out February 24th, and an album sampler featuring Kanye is in the replies.
Blake Solomon on 01/27/15 - 10:33 AM
Jason Tate on 01/26/15 - 12:24 PM
The highly anticipated collaboration between Kanye West, Rihanna and Paul McCartney can be heard here.
Jake Jenkins on 01/24/15 - 05:44 PM
Kanye West reportedly played a new single featuring Rihanna for some radio people today.
a duet with Rihanna (title unknown) that featured acoustic guitar and a big, soaring chorus and melody with a massive hook.
Jason Tate on 01/22/15 - 06:50 PM
In a new interview with Billboard, Ty Dolla $ign talks about what it was like working with Kanye West on "Only One" and reveals that a new song from Kanye will be dropping soon that features Rihanna, Paul McCartney, and himself.
Jake Jenkins on 01/03/15 - 12:28 PM
Kanye West just released a new song called "Only One (featuring Paul McCartney)."
Jason Tate on 12/31/14 - 11:13 PM
In a new interview with Rolling Stone, Seth Rogen talks about how Kanye rapped his entire upcoming album to him in the back of a limo shortly after his parody of the "Bound 2" video. Read it here.
Shortly after his and James Franco's parody of the rapper's "Bound 2" video – "Bound 3," in which the actor played the role of topless Kim Kardashian – West cornered Rogen at a New York hotel and invited him to his limo van for a listening session with a twist. "There's no lyrics, only beats," Rogen said. "So he raps the whole album, and after each song, he stops it, like, 'So what do you think?' We were in the van for two hours!"
Ryan Dennehy on 12/09/14 - 09:00 AM
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