Kanye West

Kanye West’s ‘Yeezy Season 3’ Launch Proves Fashion and Hip-Hop Are Closer Analogues Than You Might Think

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Kanye day came, and Kanye day went. The Madison Square Garden-sized event, billed as the presentation of his third collection with Adidas and the listening party for his new album, The Life of Pablo, was broadcast live on TIDAL, to what the service claims was some 20 million viewers. The show featured more than 50 models and 1,200 extras. Veronica Webb & Naomi Campbell both stalked the Vanessa Beecroft exhibit in floor-length black furs. Just as New York Fashion Week was beginning to ramp up, Madison Square Garden had become the epicenter of the collision between fashion and hip-hop cultures.
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Kanye and Taylor Swift’s Beef Is Stewing, Again

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Yesterday, the world came to a halt when Kanye West debuted his fashion line, Yeezy Season 3, and his new album, The Life of Pablo, at Madison Square Garden. The clothes were pretty neat, and the thing was a definite spectacle, but mostly what we’re hearing about this morning is the line in his song “Famous” that discusses the fact that he made Taylor Swift, whom he refers to as a “bitch,” as famous as she is today. 
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Kanye’s Latest Album Title Is…

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Kanye West, he who hath run amok on social media for all of 2016, is putting an album out today, February 11, in conjunction with his fashion show at Madison Square Garden. There have been many names for this album: So Help Me GodSWISHWAVES, and, finally, T.L.O.P., the meaning of which was a mystery until late last night. Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, the final title of Kanye’s upcoming album is… The Life of Pablo
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Melissa McCarthy Raps Kanye’s Deep Cut, “Butterscotch Man,” in New ‘SNL’ Ad

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Kanye West has plenty of hit singles — “Stronger,” “Jesus Walks,” “Gold Digger,” “Touch the Sky,” — but true fans know that his excellence shines most brightly on the deep cuts. You know, all of 808s & Heartbreak, “Guilt Trip,” and little-known banger “Butterscotch Man.” Melissa McCarthy is a huge fan, apparently, because she raps the hell out of “Butterscotch Man” in this new SNL ad.
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