Kanye West

32 Albums You Need to Hear This Fall

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Looking ahead to upcoming album releases is a precarious proposition in 2015. Surprise midnight digital releases are de rigueur, and an ill-timed leak can postpone, move up, or scrap an album’s release date altogether. But as long as artists (and labels) keep promising to deliver the goods, we’ll be waiting with bated breath.
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2015 VMAs: “Kanye For President” Derails a Series of Calculated Tweetable Moments

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When it comes to the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards, it must be asked: did we somehow forget about Kanye West? Since the nominations, the announcement of Miley Cyrus as host, and the subsequent beef surrounding both of those things, the hype around this year’s VMAs (August 30) had been surprisingly bereft of Kanye. What Would Miley Do? had basically become the refrain, and in the end the answer was (delightfully): Miley.
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Kanye West to Recieve MTV’s “Highest Honor” at The VMAs

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MTV has announced that Kanye West will be the recipient of its “highest honor” at this weekend’s Video Music Awards. Kanye will pick up the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award, given this year in recognition of West’s “groundbreaking videos” and his impact “on music, art, fashion, and culture.” Previous winners include Madonna, Michael Jackson, Beyoncé, Peter Gabriel, Guns N’ Roses, Beastie Boys, Britney Spears, and Justin Timberlake.
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