Reportedly leftover from the Random Access Memories LP, Daft Punk teamed up with Jay-Z and Kanye West for their track “Computerized”. The track was co-produced by Kanye. Check the track below.
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Kanye West has announced dates for the 2014 string of the Yeezus Tour. The tour kicks off in University Park, PA on February 13th and wraps up at Uniondale, New York’s Nassau Coliseum on the 23rd. The news of additional dates follows the success of the tour, which originally launched in October 2013. Check the dates listed below for venues and details. Continue reading Yeezus Tour Dates 2014
by Appollonia K.
When I first heard that Kanye West’s new album was about to drop I was excited to see what he had in store for us. Not only because Kanye is an amazing producer and unique emcee, but because Watch The Thrones was so disappointing to me. Considering the perfectionist that ‘Ye is, I was certain that whatever he had as the follow-up would be better than the former, experimental, and pushing boundaries.
Then Kanye released the name of the album, Yeezus. The sheer audacity of the title is not surprising for a character like Mr. West, but with such a risky choice I felt that he must have something major to back it up. He further perpetuated that sentiment with premiering his video for “New Slaves” on the side of city buildings, and SNL performances of “New Slaves” and “Black Skinhead”. The hype for the album became immense, projecting a half-million units in its first week. Continue reading Yeezus! (review)
A month from now, Kanye West will release his sixth solo album, Yeezus.The past weekend, Kanye performanced of “New Slave” and “Black Skinhead”, both off the album, on SNL. To watch the premiere of the official visuals for “New Slave” at Prada Fifth Avenue in NYC check below. Continue reading Kanye West Yeezus Cover & Date
Kid Cudi speaks on his departure from G.O.O.D. Music. Cudi also revealed that he never signed a full deal with Kanye West’s label. Cudi explained that his deal with G.O.O.D. Music was actually a partnership between Kanye and his Wicked Awesome imprint. “I’ve never been fully signed to G.O.O.D Music. It’s always been a joint venture between me and Kanye,” Cudi told LA Leakers. Check out the interview below.
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The 55th Grammy Awards nominees have come out and Frank Ocean is receiving a lot of love across the board. The ceremony, which takes place on February 10 in Los Angeles, has announced that Frank Ocean was nominated for an impressive six Grammys total, including all of the major categories: Album of the Year, Record of the Year, Best New Artist, and Best Urban Contemporary Album, plus Best Rap/Sung Collaboration and Best Short Form Music Video for “No Church in the Wild” with Jay-Z and Kanye West.
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