DJ Eclipse writes: “The original location of Fat Beats launched on July 14, 1994 which means FB just turned 20 years old! Business was doing so well 2 years in that Joseph Abajian decided to move the store from it’s small 9th St. basement space into a 2nd floor location on 6th Avenue. August 1996 [cont.]
Vegas’ own DJ Valid remixes Game’s classic “Wouldn’t Get Far” from The Doctor’s Advocate LP.
Lord French Montana took to Instagram this morning to preview one of at least five rumored tracks he has recorded with Kanye West, now that they are now going on double dates regularly and all that. “If you ain’t had no pussy, try some / your girl ain’t got no ass, buy one…” the lyrics [cont.]
Last week, Kanye West, Steve Stoute and Ben Horowitz held court in Cannes, France as a part of the annual Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. In a seminar titled “Technology, Culture, and Consumer Adoption: Learning to Read the Cultural Landscape,” West prefaced his words by saying he didn’t want to make any “over-the-top statements [cont.]
Las Vegas’ highly anticipated second annual Life Is Beautiful festival will happen October 24-26, with the official line-up revealed today. Headlined by Kanye West, The Foo Fighters, Outkast, Artic Monkeys, and Skrillex, the complete line-up is as follows: Kanye West, Foo Fighters, OutKast, Arctic Monkeys, Skrillex, Lionel Richie, The Flaming Lips, The Roots, Girl Talk, [cont.]
DJ Semtex recently caught up with Pusha T backstage at his headline London show, who speaks on working on his new album, King Push, with Pharrell and Kanye West.
Complex covers Kanye West’s return to Bonnaoo, after his botched 2008 performance. He took some shots Bruno Mars in a rant heavy performance, while chants of “Fuck Kanye” rang out at some of the festival’s other stages.
Dave Chappelle gives an amazing interview to Jimmy Fallon on The Tonight Show, discussing his history with The Roots, meeting Kanye West before he was a star, and hearing Jay-Z’s The Black Album for the first time, with Common and Talib Kweli. He also speaks on his upcoming Radio City Music Hall performance with Nas [cont.]
French Montana posted the image to his Instagram account over the weekend, but then suddenly deleted it. In any case, we expect to hear the song’s release this week.
This morning, Adidas Football released a new commercial in preparation for World Cup. The spot, part of Adidas’ “All In Or Nothing” campaign is set to a brand new Kanye West record produced by Grammy Award winning producer 88-Keys called “God Level.” Both friends and collaborators, this is not the first time these Kanye and [cont.]
Ye’ actually stops and listens to this ballsy rapper, who followed him and Kim to their hotel in New York City, even giving him a pound at the end. This has to be beyond annoying.
Kanye West will release a documentary film chronicling Kanye West’s Yeezus tour, and to some extent, the album, which will be directed by American Psycho‘s Bret Easton Ellis, naturally. More news on this as it develops….
Rick Rubin and Kanye West produced this experimental video for the Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Awards, to pay tribute to the Roland TR-808 drum machine, which paved the way for the earliest Def Jam recordings, as well as Kanye’s more recent productions. The TR-808 is coooomiiiiing….
An ode to Future and Kanye’s “trophy wives” (their words), sans appearances from Kim and Ciara. Honest is in stores 4/22.
Future and Kanye pay tribute to their trophy wives on this cut from April 22nd Honest. They mean that in the most honorable way possible. Aim high, ladies.
Rick Ross appears on Arsenio, to perform “Nobody” and “Sanctified”, the latter which includes a surprise appearance from Kanye West and Big Sean. He also explains his famous “Ungh!” adlib.
Hype Williams is directing a movie for Kanye West’s Yeezus, which will chronicle his rant fueled tour that has been taking place over the last few months.
Kanye West sat in up at Late Night With Seth Meyers last night, giving a composed interview and performing a medley of hits from his catalog.
From Montreality: “KANYE WEST delivered an insightful stream of consciousness during his YEEZUS show in Montréal. Throughout the 20 minutes of his speech, the Misunderstood Mogul voiced his desire to improve the “Quality of Life” via greater contributions to society. Mr. West poured his heart out, and Montreality was there to capture his Truth.”
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