One of my favorite of many things about what the Trump hat represents to me is that people can’t tell me what to do because I’m black
Kanye told his millions of followers that his links to the 'Blexit' campaign are being falsely interpreted and that he feels "used".
Kanye West has appeared to have had a Damascene revelation, saying that he’s “distancing” himself from politics and admitting that he’s been “used”.
On Twitter on Tuesday night (October 30th), the 41 year old rapper said that he’s been “used to spread messages I don't believe in”.
“My eyes are now wide open,” he said. “I am distancing myself from politics and completely focusing on being creative.”
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It all started when Azealia criticised Del Rey for saying Kanye West needed "an intervention" over his support for Donald Trump.
The often controversial Banks, whose top hit single was ‘212’, had described Del Rey as “vapid”, after the singer had last week left a lengthy comment on Kanye West’s Instagram post. All this comes in the context of the rap megastar’s recurring support for the divisive president Trump. Got all that?
“Don’t use Kanye for your own vapid attempts to seem politically aware when there is SO MUCH MORE bootleg witchcraft you could be doing to TRY and take down 45,” Banks retorted on Instagram.
Continue reading: Lana Del Rey And Azealia Banks' Twitter Feud Escalates
Kim told Ashley Graham that her husband once paid her $1 million not to promote a rival brand to his Yeezy fashion range.
The reality star and entrepreneur, 37, spilled the beans in an episode of Ashley Graham’s new podcast Pretty Big Deal this week, telling the host that Kanye once cut her a cheque for a million bucks in return for her turning down a lucrative offer from a rival fashion brand to promote it.
“He's like the cutest,” Kim said. “A brand offered me a million dollars to do a post on some of their clothing and they typically - I don't want to say who the brand is - but they typically knock off Yeezy.”
Continue reading: Kim Kardashian Reveals Kanye Paid Her $1 Million NOT To Take A Job
He wants to get rid of the law that abolishes slavery? What is going on?
Kanye West has incited another storm of controversy by calling for the abolition of the 13th ammendment; though it didn't take him long to start backtracking. To make matters worse, he made the comment while visibly supporting President Donald Trump, which came across as tasteless to say the least.
Kanye West at the Ralph Lauren 50th anniversary event
Somebody ought to take Twitter away from Kanye West before he loses all his fans. The rapper posted a shot of himself on social media on board a private jet wearing a 'Make America Great Again' hat, which was enough to whip his anti-Trump followers into an enraged frenzy without the questionable Tweet that accompanied the picture.
Continue reading: Kanye West Causes Outrage With Calls For 13th Amendment Abolition
Snoop hit out at Trump's supporters, and made sure to single out Kanye as he did so.
The iconic hip-hop star, who first arrived on the scene over 25 years ago, was speaking to radio DJ Suss One for The Feature Presentation on SiriusXM this week, a clip of which found its way onto YouTube on Tuesday (September 18th). Snoop’s NSFW broadside was triggered when the presenter told him that “a lot of his fans” often get angry if Trump is criticised on the air.
“Well you need to know that a lot of your fans is racist,” the 46 year old rapper retorted frankly. “I don’t give a f***. I tell them straight up. If you like that n***** you mother****** racist.”
Continue reading: Snoop Dogg Slams Donald Trump And Kanye West In NSFW Outburst
A reason was never given at the time of the tour's cancellation.
Lady GaGa has addressed the real reason why she pulled out of the joint tour she was due to take with Kanye West almost ten years ago. No reason was ever given at the time about why she was cancelling her appearance, but the singer knew that it was time for her to stop.
Lady Gaga at Toronto International Film Festival
The pair were set to embark on their 'Fame Kills' tour beginning in November 2009 and taking them to January 2010, but the dates ended up being cancelled shortly after tickets went on sale. Many suspected it had something to do with the controversy surrounding Kanye interrupting Taylor Swift's MTV VMA acceptance speech, but Gaga says it was more personal than that.
Kanye decided to defuse the months-long social media feud with fellow hip-hop megastar Drake this week.
After a summer of feuding over social media, Kanye West has extended an olive branch to his rap rival Drake just a couple of days after his wife Kim Kardashian publicly denied that she had slept with the Canadian star.
Posting a picture of one of Drake’s live shows, the 41 year old star wrote: “Sending good energy and love to Drake and family and crew…. I haven’t seen the show in person but the images look incredible online. I understand where the confusion started.”
“Let me start by apologizing for stepping on your release date in the first place… We were building a bond and working on music together including squashing the issues with Cudi at our office. When I put the dates up I was a bit ramped up doing 25 tweets a day TMZ happened shortly after… I have to hop on the plane now… will type more when I land.”
Continue reading: Kanye West Makes Peace Offering In Feud With Drake
West also spoke about his notorious slavery comments in a Chicago radio interview this week.
Appearing on the chat show host’s show back in early August, the rapper was asked why he thinks that the current president cares about black people – spinning a statement that West himself made more than a decade ago about former president George W. Bush in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.
Speaking to 107.5 WGCI Chicago, 40 year old West was asked the same question, and, after a long 25-second pause, he eventually answered: “I feel that he cares about the way black people feel about him.”
Continue reading: Kanye West Answers Jimmy Kimmel's Donald Trump Question - Finally
Some brutally honest facts about Kanye from the horse's mouth.
It's been a while, but Kanye West's return to television was as informative and honest as we could have expected. Going on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' wasn't something his team thought was a great idea at first, and indeed he's already receiving backlash for failing to answer Jimmy's question about his Trump endorsement, but we learned a lot.
Kanye West at the MTV Video Music Awards 2016
Here are eight things Kanye revealed in his interview:
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The reality TV star was married to her second husband for just 72 days before they filed for divorce
Kim Kardashian's life has been open for scrutiny for many years and that includes her romantic highs but also her romantic lows. One particular low came in the form of her 72 day marriage to NBA star Kris Humphries - after a very lavish and expensive ceremony shown exclusively on the family reality show.
Kim Kardashian West was miserable during her short marriage to Kris Humphries
But now Kim has revealed she 'f**ked up' with Kris and that she was miserable when she was with him.
'The Late Late Show' host revealed that he's tried on numerous occasions, without success, to get Kanye to do 'Carpool Karaoke' with him.
As ‘Carpool Karaoke’ continues to grow in popularity with no signs of slow-down any time soon, the list of megastars who’ve participated contains one person notable by his absence – Kanye West. But his absence is nothing to do with his occasionally controversial views, according to James Corden, instead simply because he keeps cancelling.
‘The Late Late Show’ host was speaking to Kanye’s mother-in-law Kris Jenner on the chat show on Monday this week, during a segment called ‘Spill Your Guts or Fill Your Guts’, where guests must answer an awkward question or consume a disgusting food or drink item.
“We’ve tried,” Corden explained, saying that Yeezy’s last minute pull-out cost the show $45,000.
Continue reading: James Corden Says Kanye West Has Cancelled 'Carpool Karaoke' THREE Times
Rodman has frequently visited North Korea over the last few years, and gets on well with its totalitarian leader Kim.
As of the end of June, 57 year old Rodman has made no fewer than five visits to the repressive country in order to meet its dictatorial head of state. According to Rodman’s agent, he and Kim get along extremely well and “both love sports and music”.
The sportsman is set to make another trip to North Korea this September, and according to a report in Us Weekly, he’s planning to ask outspoken rap star Kanye West to come with him.
What a time to be alive!
We reported yesterday that the ever-prodigious Kanye West was teasing the possibility of releasing an album every week for the next year, incredible as that seems. However, one of those seems to be coming together soon, with Chance the Rapper revealing that he’s planning a collaboration album with Yeezy.
The 25 year old rapper was speaking to Complex this week and mentioning that, alongside his collaboration with Kanye, he was also working with Donald Glover – aka Childish Gambino – on another project.
“I've been actively working on the project with Childish. I’m going to do a seven-track with Ye,” Chance told the interviewer. He and Kanye are slated to begin working together in July.
According to journalist Jon Caramanica, Yeezy is planning to stretch his recent hectic release schedule out for an entire year.
It’s been a busy month for Kanye West, rolling out his most recent studio album, a collaboration LP and a number of records he’s produced for others in consecutive weeks. Now, however, there are reports that he’s planning to do the same pattern for a year, releasing “52 albums in 52 weeks”.
The 41 year old megastar told Jon Caramanica in a wide-ranging interview last month, soon after the release of ye, and which the journalist related on his ‘Popcast’ podcast this week that he plans to release a huge number of other projects over the coming months.
“He told me at one point he wants to make 52 records in 52 weeks,” Caramanica said. “Take that for what you will.”
Continue reading: Kanye West Reportedly Planning To Release "52 Albums In 52 Weeks"
Kanye and his entourage caused quite a bit of disruption at last Friday's listening party in Wyoming.
The Wyoming ranch where Kanye West held a listening party for his brand new album ye last week has announced that they will ban rappers from the property, after the trouble they say was caused by the event.
Jane Golliher, the owner and proprietor of the Diamond Cross Ranch at the Jackson Hole, Wyoming, told The Blast this week that, although the listening party had offered her business a huge shot of exposure and opportunity and that she was grateful for it, the event was the “most confusing” thing that they had ever hosted.
Reportedly, the 40 year old rapper had told Golliher and her husband that he intended to host the listening party inside but, after then changing his mind “every 30 minutes”, ended up throwing it outside. Furthermore, local county bye-laws dictates that any sound played outside after 10pm must not exceed 80 decibels – but Kanye blasted his album at over 120 decibels.
Kim finally spoke about the fall-out from her husband's misguided TMZ interview last month.
The 40 year old rap megastar, who released his brand new album ye at the end of last week, said last month in a controversial interview with TMZ that the centuries-long enslavement of African-Americans was “a choice”.
Speaking to Entertainment Tonight at the CFDA Fashion Awards on Tuesday night (June 5th), 37 year old Kim was asked about the fall-out from that moment, explaining that she was left distressed by her husband’s comments but that they “have different views at times”.
Continue reading: Kim Kardashian "Cried And Screamed" After Kanye's Slavery Comments
The rapper has come out in support of the President and his wife recently met with Trump to discuss prison reform
Donald Trump has been keeping pretty heady company recently with the President of the United States counting controversial rapper Kayne West and reality TV queen Kim Kardashian West among his current close confidantes.
After Kanye's endorsement of Trump, his ever-loyal wife, Kim went to meet the President herself
Despite both Kim and Kanye coming under fire for their respective meetings with Trump, the President has come out to say the famous couple are helping to boost his popularity with black voters.
Slavery is a choice and Trump has dragon energy...
It's difficult to understand how a person can be so obsessed with creativity and finding peace and love, and yet spend most of his life on Twitter. But that's the life of Kanye West, and it's safe to say he has inspired, confused, scared and upset a lot of people along the way.
Kanye West at Hot 97 Summer Jam concert
It is getting to the point where we're just staring blankly at everything he posts, but sometimes he really starts making the kind of sense that doesn't.
Continue reading: The Biggest WTF Moments Since Kanye West's Comeback
Donda West's doctor has declined for this reason...
It's been more than ten years since Kanye West lost his mother; a case that caused huge controversy over the suggestion that her plastic surgery was to blame. He's learning a lot about love and forgiveness though, and wants to start by putting the surgeon on the cover of his album. The only problem is, that doctor is done with being blamed.
Kanye West live at Hot 97 Summer Jam
Dr. Jan Adams has written an open letter to the 40-year-old rapper declining his request to use the surgeon's image on his next album cover. He thanked Kanye for the thought before launching into an explanation regarding the truth of how Donda West died and why he shouldn't be the one who requires 'forgiveness'.
Continue reading: Surgeon Will NOT Feature On Kanye West Album Cover
There are some creative geniuses out there.
It's true that everyone is entitled to their beliefs and opinions. It's true that Kanye West can be both an African-American and a supporter of Donald Trump. But it's also true that their new bromance has become a huge target for the anonymous meme creators of the world - and we're screaming.
Kanye West at the MTV VMAs
We're used to the 40-year-old rapper making controversial comments by now, even with regards to the President. But things came to a head recently when he revealed to the world that he and Trump share 'dragon energy' - whatever that is.
Kim Kardashian , Kanye West - Kim Kardashian and Kanye West require a Police escort as they leave the Roberto Cavalli store on Sloane Street after around 300 fans gathered to catch a glimpse of the stars. Scenes turned sour when the fans became aggressive and swarmed all over Kim's car. - London, United Kingdom - Saturday 21st May 2016
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West - Shots of the American reality TV star Kim Kardashian and her husband, rapper Kanye West as they left their hotel. Kim was wearing a typically revealing outfit in Paris, France - Wednesday 11th March 2015
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One of my favorite of many things about what the Trump hat represents to me is that people can’t tell me what to do because I’m black
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