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Kanye west
  • Music
  • August 27 2015, 12:26 PM

Hip-hop historian Dan Charnas hopes "gangsta rap doesn't come back"

Hip-hop historian Dan Charnas hopes "gangsta rap doesn't come back"

We spoke to the author of 'The Big Payback: The History of the Business of Hip-hop' about moguls, the culture of the 90s and how now it's "the activists who are doing the work, not the rappers."

  • Quote of the day
  • July 27 2015, 3:10 PM

Kanye on Kanye: "Good at art, bad at celebrity"

Kanye on Kanye: "Good at art, bad at celebrity"

In a moment of self-awareness, not unusual for the artist, Kanye West reveals that he sees himself as "a bad celebrity, but a pretty good artist."

  • News
  • July 20 2015, 3:11 PM

Steve McQueen's new video for Kanye West features a 9-minute take

Steve McQueen's new video for Kanye West features a 9-minute take

Steve McQueen, director of Twelve Years A Slave and Shame, is the mastermind behind Kanye West's new video for his upcoming album SWISH.

  • Music
  • May 8 2015, 6:26 PM

Tracking and forecasting the brands in Kanye West's albums

Tracking and forecasting the brands in Kanye West's albums

We track Kanye's product placement prowess and try to figure out his next move.

  • Number of the day
  • April 13 2015, 6:01 PM

How fast would Kanye need to walk to walk on water?

How fast would Kanye need to walk to walk on water?

How fast would Kanye need to walk to walk on water?