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7 August, 2013 4:26 am

…and nobody from YMCMB. What’s the over/under on Drake signing with Roc Nation or G.O.O.D. Music within the next three years? Place your bets, people.

6 August, 2013 5:42 am

Pusha T turned his long-awaited debut My Name Is My Name in to Kanye West this past June. Ever the perfectionist, West had some minor suggestions for his G.O.O.D. Music rapper, thus delaying the original July 16 release date. “When I turned it in in June, he gave me probably two or three new beats,” [cont.]

3 August, 2013 7:14 am

Kanye West makes a surprise appearance during Travi$ Scott’s LA performance at the El Rey.

24 July, 2013 11:12 pm

An unfinished version of Kanye West’s “Black Skinhead” video leaked a few weeks ago, but this week he shows off the final, interactive flash video version of the clip. You can watch/play the video at KanyeWest.Com. Directed by Nick Knight. Yaaah!

17 July, 2013 7:03 am

MPC GOD Exile turns Kanye West’s “I am A God” into a live MPC slapper. Be on the look out for Exile’s beat album entitled Zip Disks and Floppies August 20th 2013. Also look out for Fashawn’s softmore album entitled Ecology, as well as The Dag Savage album all produced by the MPC God himself.

16 July, 2013 8:18 am

Actress Alison Quinn has leaked this unaired clip of a 2010 HBO series from Kanye West, inspired by Curb Your Enthusiasm. You can see why it was shelved.

28 June, 2013 9:03 am

In an extensive interview with Newsweek’s Daily Beast, Rick Rubin talked about his career thus far, and gave some insight into the Yeezus recording sessions. He revealed that there was enough material recorded for two volumes of Yeezus, and there is a possibility that a sequel could happen. When he came to you with the [cont.]

21 June, 2013 9:13 am

Over the past year, we’ve seen a series of strange episodes from Kanye West, which have included performing dressed in a mask and straight-jacket, and embarking on long, screaming rants during said performances. This, coupled with his very public pregnancy with girlfriend, Kim Kardashian, has almost escalated him to Michael Jackson levels of interest to [cont.]

19 June, 2013 4:06 am

While our Yeezus review is not quite ready yet, we have reviewed every Kanye West album throughout the span of our 17-year history. Check out our review archive of each of his albums below, from The College Dropout to Cruel Summer. The College Dropout – @@@@1/2 – By Matt Conaway Excerpt: On “Last Call”, Kanye [cont.]

19 June, 2013 2:52 am

One great thing about archiving all of the old HipHopSite.Com articles, interviews, and reviews, is going back and reading them years later. Here is an interview we conducted with Kanye West ten years ago, just before he released The College Dropout. Some of his philosophies have changed over the years, but he was largely the [cont.]

18 June, 2013 12:01 pm

Kanye West delivers this two-and-a-half-minute short-film, inspired by American Psycho, to promote his new album, Yeezus.

15 June, 2013 4:39 am

Looks like Yeezus could not match Watch The Throne, in terms of bulletproof leaks, as the album has hit the internet today. While details have remained tightly wrapped, here is what the tracklist looks like for the Tuesday release. Look for our review of the project next week. 1. On Sight (Produced by Daft Punk) [cont.]

15 June, 2013 3:43 am

Interesting, Nappy Roots revisit their ten-year old Kanye West collaboration, “These Walls”. Read on: Vice President of Nappy Roots Entertainment Group, Jonathan Hay, explains, “We’ve had this song with Kanye West for exactly ten years now. I’ve wanted to re-produce this song for a long time because I’ve always felt it was never done justice [cont.]

13 June, 2013 8:04 am

Remember when we told you about this track some months ago and everyone called bullshit on it? Anyway. Here’s a brief clip of ‘Ye recording the track with Sir Rick Rubin.

12 June, 2013 7:36 am

Kanye West gave the press an exclusive advance listen to his new album, Yeezus, which hits next week, in New York City. Here, he gives a brief explanation about the album’s collaborators, which include Daft Punk (“like 3 or 4 joints”), Mike Dean, Travi$ Scott, Hudson Mohawke, and others. He also named Rick Rubin as [cont.]

12 June, 2013 12:13 am

Here is Kanye’s performance of “I Am A God” at Governor’s Ball, NYC, off his new album, Yeezus, which drops next Tuesday. In the following clip, he goes off on another one of his trademark rants, about the marketing and promotion of Yeezus. “With this album we ain’t drop no single to radio. We ain’t [cont.]

6 June, 2013 9:24 pm

Q-Tip is one of hip hop’s greatest MCs and producers. As a member of A Tribe Called Quest, he helped to shape the sound of hip hop throughout the ’90s. The group’s exceptional run of full-lengths became a blueprint for MCs looking to balance the literate and the absurd, as well as producers searching for [cont.]

2 June, 2013 3:50 pm

Here is the final “artwork” for Kanye’s next LP, Yeezus, which takes a cue from Mos Def’s 2006 album, True Magic, where the same no-cover, no booklet strategy was used.

30 May, 2013 11:36 am

A.P.C. Founder Jean Touitou – and friend of Kanye West – Tweeted the image below out last night, suggesting “No Pre Order Please Purchase” for Kanye West’s Yeezus LP, which hits “June Eighteen”, alongside the Mac Miller and J. Cole albums. Like Watch The Throne before it, it’s likely this strategy is being implemented to [cont.]

27 May, 2013 2:12 pm

Mac Miller drops release date of new album Watching Movies with the Sound Off – June 18th – and talks about having twitter beef with Donald Trump at the age of 17.

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