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Kanye West Yeezus

Kanye Announces Huge Tour

Posted 11.06.2013 | Entertainment

Let's have a toast: Kanye West is headed back out on tour. West's Yeezus Tour, named after his latest album "Yeezus," will kick-off in Seattle on Oct....

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...

WHAT WENT WRONG?

AP | MESFIN FEKADU | Posted 09.18.2013 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — To no one's surprise, Kanye West's sixth solo effort debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 charts last month. But "Yeezus" sold only ...

Bad News For Kanye West

Posted 07.03.2013 | Entertainment

While his "Yeezus" debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200, the good news for Kanye West didn't last long. In its second week in stores, sales for W...

'Yeezus' Single Coming After All

Posted 06.29.2013 | Entertainment

Kanye West says he doesn't care about radio singles, yet here one comes. "Black Skinhead" will serve as the first official release from "Yeezus," and ...

SEVEN FOR SEVEN

Posted 06.28.2013 | Entertainment

The top slots on this week's Billboard albums chart are plastered with new releases, even if the fresh entries didn't manage to hit peak sales expecta...

Kanye West's Sacred Music

Zach Hindin | Posted 08.26.2013 | Entertainment
Zach Hindin

It's too early to tell whether Yeezus will be remembered for setting the trend or merely bucking it, but for now, it's safe to say that Mr. West is less a God -- whatever that means -- than our highest avatar of guilty pleasure.

'Yeezus' Is On Track For No. 1

Posted 06.25.2013 | Entertainment

Following a leak that prompted diminishing sales expectations, Kanye West's "Yeezus" has reportedly sold 221,535 copies with 50 percent of first-week ...

Christian Band Sides With Kanye West

Posted 06.23.2013 | Entertainment

Ever the polarizing figure, Kanye West pushed the envelope even further with the release of his "Yeezus" album. The official tracklist to the rapper's...

'I Don't Envy The President'

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 06.21.2013 | Entertainment

John Legend defended President Barack Obama and praised "Yeezus" during a recent appearance on HuffPost Live. When asked about drone strikes, Legen...

Kanye West's Yeezus May Be Sexist, But Is Not Blasphemous

Ebony A. Utley, Ph.D. | Posted 08.20.2013 | Religion
Ebony A. Utley, Ph.D.

As a God, as Yeezus, West reminds us that who God is, is contingent upon who we are and how we see the world. Divinity doesn't always automatically elevate us to where we should be but shows us very plainly where we are and how much further we need to go.

12 Absurd Kanye West Quotes That Will Actually Help Your Career

Danny Rubin | Posted 08.19.2013 | College
Danny Rubin

As Kanye's latest album, Yeezus, invades our eardrums, it's a good time to reflect on his many, many head-scratching quotes. Yet buried under the rapper's bravado and considerable megalomania are genuine bits of career wisdom.

Kanye SLAMMED By Parkinson's Group For 'Distasteful' Lyric

Posted 06.19.2013 | Entertainment

Kanye West's moody new album is being largely praised by critics, but one group is not as enthusiastic toward the rapper's fresh material. West ha...

Kanye's A Mirror, And That's The Point

DJ Louie XIV | Posted 08.18.2013 | Entertainment
DJ Louie XIV

Like the majority of our generation, knowing that we feed into our own misery by engaging in the grown-up high school cafeteria known as Twitter and emptying our increasingly scant bank-accounts on a smorgasbord of Apple products, this man has an uncanny comfort with being a complete and total hypocrite, a quality that my mom, admirably if aberrantly, does not possess. So yes, Kanye West is perhaps morally reprehensible. But he is also the most perfectly polished mirror we have.

Kanye West Credits 'God' For New Track

Posted 06.18.2013 | Entertainment

Kanye West's highly anticipated album "Yeezus" hit stores on Tuesday. While widespread leaks made much of the album unsurprising, the track listing fo...

Watch Kanye's Version Of 'American Psycho'

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 06.18.2013 | Entertainment

Kanye West's version of "American Psycho" has already made its way around the web in the form of distorted, fan-shot YouTube videos, but West plopped ...

Why Kanye West May Be Very Unhappy With A 'Jersey Shore' Star

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 06.17.2013 | Celebrity

"Yeezus" has been blowing up on the Internet this week since it leaked days before its official release tomorrow, June 18. Everyone's talking about it...

Kanye West, Lil Wayne and the Misappropriation of Black History

Ernest Owens | Posted 08.17.2013 | Black Voices
Ernest Owens

Black history deserves to be regarded highly as well as we would anything else sacred in our society... let's please start treating it as such.

Critics Weigh In On Kanye's Album

AP | MESFIN FEKADU | Posted 06.17.2013 | Entertainment

-- Kanye West, "Yeezus" (Def Jam/Roc-A-Fella) It's hard to digest all of Kanye West on his new album....

Def Jam Is Angry About 'Yeezus' Leak, But Kanye Isn't

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 06.16.2013 | Entertainment

As anyone would expect, Def Jam is none too pleased about the leaking of Kanye West's "Yeezus" -- and the record label is on the hunt for the guilty p...

Kanye's Album LEAKS Online

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 06.15.2013 | Entertainment

What's this? A "Yeezus" leak? Indeed: Kanye West's sixth studio album, which was veiled in secrecy for months until West played it in its entirety for...

What Kanye REALLY Thinks About YouTube

Posted 06.13.2013 | Technology

Kanye West, a known perfectionist and control freak, also seems to have strong opinions about online video platforms. The outspoken rapper went on ...

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 West Takes Back Taylor Swift Apology

Posted 06.17.2013 | Black Voices

With the release of Kanye West’s latest opus, “Yeezus” less than a week away, the often reclusive rapper has broken his silence to the media dur...

Kanye Walks Back Taylor Swift Apology

Posted 06.13.2013 | Entertainment

Kanye West broke his years-long no-press rule by granting the New York Times' Jon Caramanica an interview that is at once everything you'd expect from...