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Arsenio To Kanye: 'Get The F**k Outta Here'

Posted 12.18.2013 | Black Voices

In addition to embarking on his latest North American tour, “Yeezus,” Kanye West has also been on media blitz which has been both controversial an...

Kanye West Makes Surprise Appearance At Odd Future Carnival

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Marcus | Posted 11.10.2013 | Entertainment

Kanye West made a surprise appearance and closed out the second annual Odd Future Carnival at The Los Angeles Coliseum on Saturday night (Nov. 9). ...

'I'm The No. 1 Rock Star On The Planet'

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 09.21.2013 | Entertainment

Mark this as the latest entry in the book of ultimate Kanye West quotes. The "Yeezus" rapper seemed to be in a humble mood when he appeared on Kris...

The Surprising Honor Kanye West Gave Himself

Posted 07.21.2013 | Entertainment

Kanye West took a moment on Saturday to celebrate himself. The 36-year-old rapper took to Twitter on Saturday morning to discuss his track "New Sl...

'I Know That We the New Slaves': Race, Slavery and Artistic License in Hip-Hop

News Genius | Posted 08.26.2013 | Black Voices
News Genius

Both Kanye and J. Cole's albums were met with immense hype, huge sales, and passionate discussions amongst the artists' fans and detractors about each album's merits. But if you look just below the surface, another important similarity, beyond release date and mentions of Jay-Z, appears.

Reverend Kanye West

Fire | Posted 08.12.2013 | Entertainment
Fire

After years of rap music struggling in the muck and mire of misogyny and money, one of the greatest rappers ever has had it up to here with the 'New Slavery' of commercialism, materialism and hedonism.

Kanye: 'I Just Talked To Jesus'

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 06.10.2013 | Entertainment

Kanye's Governors Ball show ended a very muddy three days of music on New York's Randall's Island, playing never-before-heard songs in front of -- and...

Kanye West's Project Blocked By Police

The Huffington Post | Madeline Boardman | Posted 05.28.2013 | Entertainment

Kanye West reportedly ran into trouble with the Houston Police Department on Friday night. The 35-year-old rapper had planned a projection of his ...

Who Will Survive in America?

Meaghan Garvey | Posted 07.22.2013 | Entertainment
Meaghan Garvey

Kanye West is white America's worst nightmare. Because as much as one may attempt to dismiss him, you still have to turn on your regularly scheduled late night comedy program and stare him in the face. You can't avoid Kanye. He's made very sure of that.

The Hypocritical Kanye West and His Role in Producing Today's 'New Slaves'

Ernest Owens | Posted 07.20.2013 | Black Voices
Ernest Owens

Unlike many rappers in hip-hop who are obvious industry pinheads just trying to cash into the bank, Kanye West knows more. Yet, that is perhaps the very problem: he knows more and yet does nothing to actually fix the problem.

Kanye's Going With 'Yeezus'

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 05.21.2013 | Entertainment

Fresh off debuting a new music video via 66 guerrilla style projections shown on buildings all around the world, Kanye West has some more news to shar...

Kanye West Releases New Music In The Way Only He Can

Posted 05.19.2013 | Entertainment

Kanye West debuted new music in a big way on Friday night. The rapper released "New Slaves" by projecting audio and video on the sides of building...