Kanye

Listen to Rick Ross and Kanye’s and Polytheist Collaboration, “Sanctified”

As is often the case with Kanye or Kanye-infused songs, creamy soul samplings serve as foils to the rapper’s harsh… Read More

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Literary Mixtape: Randle McMurphy from ‘One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest’

If you’ve ever wondered what your favorite literary characters might be listening to while they save the world/contemplate existence/get into trouble, or hallucinated a soundtrack to go along with your favorite novels, well, us too. But wonder no more! Here, we sneak a look at the hypothetical iPods of some of literature’s most interesting characters. What would be on the personal playlists of Holden Caulfield or Elizabeth Bennett, Huck Finn or Harry Potter, Tintin or Humbert Humbert? Something revealing, we bet. Or at least something danceable. Read on for a cozy reading soundtrack, character study, or yet another way to emulate your favorite literary hero. This week: the lovable rabble-rouser of Ken Kesey’s masterpiece, Randle McMurphy. … Read More

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The Fug Report: Highs and Lows from the Week in Fashion

Editor’s note: Welcome to The Fug Report! Each week our fashion blogger friends Heather Cocks and Jessica Morgan, the sartorial geniuses behind Go Fug Yourself, will feature some of their favorite looks of the week in this space. We hope you enjoy it!

This week, on Go Fug Yourself, celebrated the hotness… Read More

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The Morning’s Top 5 Pop Culture Stories

1. An alleged photo of the Facebook Phone prototype has been leaked. Frankly, we’re underwhelmed. [via Laughing Squid]
2. Check out the latest free track from Kanye, “Lord Lord Lord,” a song which features a little help from Mos Def, Raekwon, Swizz Beatz, and former Gap Band singer Charlie Wilson. But be… Read More

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Quote of the Day: Kanye Provided the Seed for The Blueprint 3

Or at least that’s what Jay-Z tells Ian Brown (former lead singer of The Stone Roses and king of the “Madchester” scene) in their artist-on-artist interview in the new issue of NME. The fact that Kanye flew into Manchester to deliver the beats is funny in a dramatic sense — and also another interesting piece in the Jay-Z is an indie rock fan… Read More

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