Kanye West

Oct
14
New Music: Tyga – ’40 Mill’ (Produced by Kanye West)

40 Mill

Tyga won’t be caged in. Days after his public fallout with Young Money, the L.A. rapper is moving forward with the release of his new single “40 Mill.” The Yeezus-inspired track, which he released to iTunes via his label Last Kings Music, finds him teaming with producers Kanye West and Mike Dean.

He gloats about fame, fake friends, and money on the poignant record, which features a sound bite from the 2013 film Pain & Gain. “I don’t f**k with these ni**as, stop pretending and shit / I don’t wanna be famous, I just wanna be rich.”

In protest of Young Money, Tyga threatened to leak his album The Gold Album: 18th Dynasty, which was set to drop November 18. “Gold album been done. my label holding me hostage so i can't release nothing. might just leak it for my fans then let them make $ off it,” he tweeted.

Young Money president Mack Maine fired back, crediting the label for building Tyga’s career, and his labelmate Nicki Minaj reportedly stopped following him on Twitter.

Hear T-Raww roar.

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Oct
10
Kanye West, Diddy, Ne-Yo, & French Montana Support The Weeknd at Hollywood Bowl

Diddy, French Montana, and Kanye West

The Weeknd brought his “King of the Fall” tour to the Hollywood Bowl on Thursday. Following performances from Jhené Aiko and ScHoolboy Q (who was joined by Tinashe and BJ the Chicago Kid), the Canadian crooner performed a 90-minute set under the stars, capping it all off with a dazzling fireworks display.

The stars also came out in droves to support XO. Kanye West, Diddy, and French Montana were all spotted backstage at the Bowl. ‘Ye posed for a pic with Wale, while Ne-Yo praised the Toronto singer.

“Shouts to the vessel @abelxo Dope energy, hella cool,” he tweeted, while possibly teasing a collaboration on his upcoming album. “#NONFICTION great things to come. #JustWaitOnIt.”

French also kicked it with his ex-girlfriend Khloe’s sister Kendall Jenner, and Katt Williams even made a rare appearance.

The Weeknd will close out the tour on Saturday at San Francisco’s Bill Graham Civic Auditorium.

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Oct
6
Kanye West Has ‘20 Finished Songs’ for New Album

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In between trips to Paris for Fashion Week and vacations in Mexico, Kanye West has been in the studio finishing up his new album. While a title and release date still remain under wraps, his frequent collaborator and G.O.O.D. Music signee Malik Yusef shed some light on the follow-up to Yeezus, which is due before the year is out.

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Sep
26
Kanye West and Kim Kardashian Booed at Paris Fashion Week

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Kim and Kanye’s Fashion Week fiascos continue. The superstar couple was met with boos at the Lanvin show in Paris on Thursday. They arrived to their seats after the show had started, which upset a couple people in the crowd.

Kanye went on the defense and confronted the hecklers. He explained that they were not late and that Lanvin’s creative director, Alber Elbaz, had asked to see them backstage.

“Alber asked to see us. Don’t boo us. We’re not late,” said ‘Ye.

Following Kim’s scary run-in with prankster Vitalii Sediuk, who almost tackled her to the ground, the couple has beefed up their security. In addition to riding in armored vehicles, they have hired two additional teams of armed bodyguards to follow them during Fashion Week.

Paris police say they will not take action against Sediuk after the attack.

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Sep
25
Ciara, Kanye West, & Kim Kardashian Attend Lanvin Show

Ciara

Ciara stepped out in style to the Lanvin show during Paris Fashion Week on Thursday. The “Body Party” singer looked gorgeous in a faux-leather green trench coat while supporting her designer friend Alber Elbaz.

“Me and Alber Elbaz Pre Show. He Is So Funny:) Great Show,” said CiCi, who is working on her new album with Dr. Luke and Diane Warren.

After bringing their daughter to the Balenciaga show on Wednesday, Kim and Kanye left little Nori back at the hotel to check out the latest in womenswear from Lanvin.

Earlier in the day, Kim was tackled by notorious prankster Vitalii Sediuk while getting out of her car. Kanye was on the other side of the car, but Kim’s security managed to quickly whisk her away.

Check out the crazy moment below.

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Sep
24
North West Sits Front Row with Kim and Kanye at Paris Fashion Week

Kanye, North, and Kim

Kanye West and Kim Kardashian stepped out to Paris Fashion Week, but it was their daughter North West who stole the spotlight. The 16-month-old was the center of attention while attending her first fashion show at the Balenciaga spring/summer 2015 presentation. She sat in her mother’s lap in the front row and watched the models strut down the runway.

The little fashionista matched her parents in all black—wearing a leather skirt, leggings, Timberland boots, and a Yeezus T-shirt.

The family came out to support Alexander Wang, who is the creative director for Balenciaga.

This is not North’s first foray into fashion. She has already appeared with her parents in Vogue and scored her first fashion editorial in Carine Roitfeld’s CR Fashion Book.

See North make her Fashion Week debut below.

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Sep
23
Tyga Teases Kanye West-Produced Single ‘40 Mill’

40 Mill

As he gears up for the November 18 release of The Gold Album: 18th Dynasty, Tyga has shared a snippet of his new single “40 Mill,” co-produced by Kanye West and Mike Dean.

“I don’t wanna be famous, I just wanna be rich / 40 mill with some acres, make-up for my bitch / I don’t fuck with these ni**as, stop pretending and shit,” raps T-Raww, while Yeezy provides ad libs.

The G.O.O.D. Music chief also serves as the album’s executive producer. “He hears certain melodies that I wouldn’t hear or even think about adding,” Tyga told Nylon Guys. “He taught me that 808 drums and bass aren’t enough. You have to have that warmth.”

In addition to releasing his album, Tyga hinted that he will be joining Chris Brown and Trey Songz on their upcoming joint tour.

Get a taste of “40 Mill” below.

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