Ive got a lot of his stuff on my iPad. If it was a concert, then I might not mind listening to him. Definitely nicer words than what 'Ye had to say about the Prez in his radio interview a few weeks ago! Maybe once the Gone singer sees that he'll change his tone about the President and invite Barack backstage at one of his shows! That would be quite the meeting! <br>More: http://perezhilton.com/2013-12-23-barack-obama-kanye-west-nice-things-music-outstanding
Barack Obama: 'Kanye West's music is outstanding'
Kanye West's "Bound 2" While Seth Rogen, James Franco and Ellen Degeneres got plenty of laughs for spoofing Kanye West's "Bound 2" single, one former soul singer is less than pleased by the popularity of the rapper's track. our editor recommends Kanye West's 'Bound 2' Video Inspires Ellen DeGeneres' Holiday Card (Video) Ricky Spicer, the former soul singer of The Ponderosa Twins Plus One, filed a lawsuit on Monday in New York court against West, as well as Roc-a-Fella Records, Universal Music Group and Island Def Jam Music Group. The suit states that Spicer is seeking an injunction and damages for alleged violations of New York civil right of publicity law (section 51), unjust enrichment and common law copyright infringement. PHOTOS:Kanye West's 20 Most Jaw-Dropping Quotes Spicer's vocal is the audible, though altered, vocal heard throughout the chorus of theYeezustrack, singing the lyrics, "Bound, bound / Bound to fall in love." The suit states that the audio was sampled without his authorization, and that he has yet to receive any compensation, despite the single's success. <br>More: http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/kanye-west-sued-bound-2-667655
Has a Pop Star Ever Had as Influential a Year as Kanye West Just Had?
His ascendance is evidenced by the amount and diversity of attention his work attracts, the extreme critical and cultural benefit-of-the-doubt extended to him, preciously rare for any artist in any form. When Yeezus dropped, its most immediately beloved track was the closer, Bound 2, the hit buried at the end and the nearest thing the record offered to classic Kanye. There was the cleverly obscure soul sample , the lovely hook from Charlie Wilson, the irrepressible play of the lyrics, knowingly sending up his own tabloid romance: Yo, we made it Thanksgiving / Maybe we can make it to Christmas. A perfect line: funny, stupid, arrogant, simultaneously self-aggrandizing and self-deprecating. It doesnt even bother to rhyme. Then last month the video came out, four minutes of West and his fiancee, Kim Kardashian, having what must be unpleasantly nerve-wracking sex atop a speeding motorcycle, careening through the worlds most garish Trapper Keeper. <br>More: http://www.slate.com/articles/arts/music_box/2013/12/kanye_west_he_may_have_no_social_graces_but_we_ignore_yeezus_at_our_peril.html
Kanye West Calls Drake A Rap God
He then used the term in reference to the hip-hop star again in April 2012 when he admitted that he preferred West's Watch The Throne partner Jay Z. In a new interview with People magazine, Obama was asked whether he would rather socialise with West and his wife Kim Kardashian or the cast of the US TV show Duck Dyntasty. Although Obama said he'd choose the TV stars, he added: "Kanye's music is outstanding though. I've got a lot of his stuff on my iPad. If it was a concert, then I might not mind listening to him." Earlier this month (December 8), Kanye West spoke about his plans for the follow-up to his recent album 'Yeezus'. <br>More: http://www.nme.com/news/kanye-west/74565
Kanye West Sued Over 'Bound 2' Sample
Theres two other rappers are coming out with an album together. I dont know where they got that idea butI caught wind of it through the grapevine that theres some other album with two guys rapping on it. Drake also dropped this subliminal Watch The Throne mention on DJ Khaleds Im On One as he rapped, "I'm just feeling like the throne is for the taking, watch me take it." Video from Kanye West's interview with Power 92's DJ Pharris and a clip from his Toronto Yeezus tour stop can be found below (via Complex and HotNewHipHop ). This is a test of the error system Add New Comment Got an account with one of these? Log in here, or just enter your info and leave a comment below. Now that you're logged in, you don't have to fill out a captcha. <br>More: http://www.hiphopdx.com/index/news/id.26743/title.kanye-west-calls-drake-a-rap-god
Kanye West Says Adidas Collection To Hit Stores Next September