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50 Best Albums of 2016

50 Best Albums of 2016

December 15th, 2016

Bey's triumph, Bowie's farewell and the startling debut from D.D Dumbo.

25 Best Songs of 2016

25 Best Songs of 2016

December 13th, 2016

Beyoncé owned our world, Drake lit up the dance floor, and Rae Sremmurd got their John Lennon on.

Grammys 2017: Beyonce, Drake, Rihanna, Kanye West Lead Nominees

Grammys 2017: Beyonce, Drake, Rihanna, Kanye West Lead Nominees

December 7th, 2016

'Lemonade' generates nine nominations for Beyonce while Drake, Rihanna and Kanye West all score eight nods.

Kanye West Hospitalised in Los Angeles

Kanye West Hospitalised in Los Angeles

November 22nd, 2016

Rapper taken to hospital after police respond to "medical welfare" check.

Kanye West Cancels Remainder of Saint Pablo Tour

Kanye West Cancels Remainder of Saint Pablo Tour

November 22nd, 2016

Days after rant-filled, abruptly ended concerts, rapper calls off final 21 North American tour dates.

Kanye West to Launch Pop-Up Shops Worldwide, Including Two Australian Locations

Kanye West to Launch Pop-Up Shops Worldwide, Including Two Australian Locations

August 18th, 2016

Rapper's 'The Life of Pablo' merchandise to be featured in 21 stores this weekend.

Taylor Swift vs. Kim Kardashian and Kanye West: Questions We Still Have

Taylor Swift vs. Kim Kardashian and Kanye West: Questions We Still Have

July 19th, 2016

Can Swift file a lawsuit? Was the video edited?

Why Taylor Swift's 'Famous' Objection Still Rings True

Why Taylor Swift's 'Famous' Objection Still Rings True

July 19th, 2016

Kanye West may have cleared one line, but Swift has every right to take issue with being labeled a "bitch".

Taylor Swift: Leaked 'Famous' Conversation Is 'Character Assassination'

Taylor Swift: Leaked 'Famous' Conversation Is 'Character Assassination'

July 18th, 2016

"While I wanted to be supportive of Kanye on the phone call, you cannot 'approve' a song you haven't heard," singer says...

Hear Taylor Swift Approve Kanye West's 'Famous' Lyrics

Hear Taylor Swift Approve Kanye West's 'Famous' Lyrics

July 18th, 2016

Kim Kardashian released audio of pop star speaking with rapper about sexual lyric via Snapchat.

Justin Bieber, Carly Rae Jepsen, Nick Jonas Spoof Kanye's 'Famous' Video

Justin Bieber, Carly Rae Jepsen, Nick Jonas Spoof Kanye's 'Famous' Video

July 8th, 2016

Pop stars create a "SFW" parody of West's controversial video by jumping into bed fully-clothed.

Can Taylor Swift Sue Kanye West Over 'Famous' Video?

Can Taylor Swift Sue Kanye West Over 'Famous' Video?

June 30th, 2016

His music video is provocative - but is it legally actionable?

'Sleep' Artist Talks Kanye West's 'Brilliant and Daring' 'Famous' Video

'Sleep' Artist Talks Kanye West's 'Brilliant and Daring' 'Famous' Video

June 29th, 2016

Rapper's "video demonstrates how art speaks the language of art, how visual codes people the artistic imagination," Vinc...

Lena Dunham: Kanye West's 'Famous' Video Is Sickening

Lena Dunham: Kanye West's 'Famous' Video Is Sickening

June 28th, 2016

"It feels informed by the aspects of our culture that make women feel unsafe in their own bodies," 'Girls' creator-star ...

Kanye West Talks 'Famous' Visual, Invites Lawsuits

Kanye West Talks 'Famous' Visual, Invites Lawsuits

June 27th, 2016

"Can somebody sue me already #I'll wait," rapper tweets after controversial video.

Kanye West Unveils Provocative, Voyeuristic 'Famous' Video

Kanye West Unveils Provocative, Voyeuristic 'Famous' Video

June 26th, 2016

Rapper and wife Kim Kardashian star alongside lifelike copies of Taylor Swift, Donald Trump, George W. Bush and more

Hear Kanye West's Reflective New Track 'Saint Pablo'

Hear Kanye West's Reflective New Track 'Saint Pablo'

June 16th, 2016

Rapper re-uploads 'The Life of Pablo' on streaming services with new closing track, which originally debuted at DJ gig i...

Kanye West: 'I'm Sorry Daytime Television. I'm Sorry for the Realness'

Kanye West: 'I'm Sorry Daytime Television. I'm Sorry for the Realness'

May 20th, 2016

Rapper explains why he asked Mark Zuckerberg for money on 'Ellen'.

Drake Debuts Two New Songs Featuring Kanye West, Jay Z

Drake Debuts Two New Songs Featuring Kanye West, Jay Z

April 6th, 2016

Breezy "One Dance," tougher "Pop Style" showcase range of 'Views From the 6'

Kanye West: There Will Be 'No More CDs From Me'

Kanye West: There Will Be 'No More CDs From Me'

March 8th, 2016

"The 'Yeezus' album packaging was an open casket to CDs," rapper says. "R.I.P."

Kanye West: Taylor Swift 'Had Two Seconds To Be Cool and She F--ked It Up'

Kanye West: Taylor Swift 'Had Two Seconds To Be Cool and She F--ked It Up'

February 25th, 2016

Rapper responded to pop star's Grammy acceptance speech during nightclub appearance in Los Angeles.

Kanye West Calls Taylor Swift 'Fake Ass' in 'SNL' Leaked Rant

Kanye West Calls Taylor Swift 'Fake Ass' in 'SNL' Leaked Rant

February 18th, 2016

"Don't fuck with me," rapper/designer quips several times.

Kanye West

Kanye West
The Life of Pablo

February 17th, 2016

Kanye wrestles with his biggest enemy – himself – on a complex, conflicted masterpiece.

Kanye West Releases New Album on Tidal and Own Site

Kanye West Releases New Album on Tidal and Own Site

February 15th, 2016

The rapper released 'The Life of Pablo' Sunday evening after numerous last-minute changes to the track list.

Watch Kanye West's 'The Life of Pablo' Album Livestream

Watch Kanye West's 'The Life of Pablo' Album Livestream

February 12th, 2016

Rapper-producer debuts seventh album at Yeezy Season 3 fashion show at Madison Square Garden.

Kanye West: New Album Is 'Gospel Album With Whole Lot of Cursing'

Kanye West: New Album Is 'Gospel Album With Whole Lot of Cursing'

February 5th, 2016

Rapper says he hasn't finalised a title for long-awaited seventh LP.

Kanye West Details 'Waves' Album Premiere Locations

Kanye West Details 'Waves' Album Premiere Locations

February 2nd, 2016

Rapper's Madison Square Garden LP debut will stream live to theatres across the world

Kanye West Blasts Wiz Khalifa Over 'Waves' Comments

Kanye West Blasts Wiz Khalifa Over 'Waves' Comments

January 28th, 2016

"You wouldn’t have a child if it wasn’t for me," rapper tweets

Kanye West Reveals 'Swish' Track List

Kanye West Reveals 'Swish' Track List

January 26th, 2016

"So happy to be finished with the best album of all time," rapper boasts.

48 Most Anticipated Albums of 2016

48 Most Anticipated Albums of 2016

January 11th, 2016

U2, Meg Mac, Radiohead, Violent Soho and more.

Hear Sia, Kanye West Team Up for New Song 'Reaper'

Hear Sia, Kanye West Team Up for New Song 'Reaper'

January 8th, 2016

Track, originally meant for Rihanna, will appear on upcoming LP 'This Is Acting'

Kanye West Blasts Nike on New Song, 'Facts'

Kanye West Blasts Nike on New Song, 'Facts'

January 2nd, 2016

Rapper-producer drops New Year surprise.

Kanye West Surprise-Releases Two Remixes

Kanye West Surprise-Releases Two Remixes

October 20th, 2015

New version of "Say You Will," now featuring Caroline Shaw, and snippet of rapper singing over the Weeknd's "Tell Your F...

How Chicago Rap Phenom Vic Mensa Cheated Death and Charmed Kanye

How Chicago Rap Phenom Vic Mensa Cheated Death and Charmed Kanye

October 16th, 2015

The rising star on skate culture, police brutality and his alliances with hip-hop royalty

Taylor Swift Talks 'Bad Blood,' Kanye West, Managing Her Mythology

Taylor Swift Talks 'Bad Blood,' Kanye West, Managing Her Mythology

October 16th, 2015

Pop star calls rapper's infamous VMA interruption, "One of my favorite things that has happened in my career"

Chance the Rapper Drops Kanye-Inspired 'Family Matters' Video

Chance the Rapper Drops Kanye-Inspired 'Family Matters' Video

October 15th, 2015

Chicago rapper's video gives behind-the-scenes look at touring.

Kanye West Stages Surprise Audition for 'American Idol'

Kanye West Stages Surprise Audition for 'American Idol'

October 12th, 2015

Rapper receives coveted Golden Ticket to Hollywood Week for his a cappella "Gold Digger".

Don Henley: Kanye West Is 'Arrogant,' Frank Ocean a 'Talentless Prick'

Don Henley: Kanye West Is 'Arrogant,' Frank Ocean a 'Talentless Prick'

October 2nd, 2015

Eagles singer-songwriter says rapper "won't be president"

Kanye West: I'm the Most 'Honest Celebrity We Have'

Kanye West: I'm the Most 'Honest Celebrity We Have'

September 25th, 2015

Rapper talks still in-the-works album, acceptance in fashion, his viable chance at presidency in 2020.

Donald Trump on Why He Hopes Kanye Runs for President

Donald Trump on Why He Hopes Kanye Runs for President

September 3rd, 2015

"He's a nice guy. I hope to run against him someday," the GOP frontrunner says of his hypothetical 2020 opponent.

Kanye West, Travis Scott Team for Psychedelic 'Piss on Your Grave'

Kanye West, Travis Scott Team for Psychedelic 'Piss on Your Grave'

September 1st, 2015

Leaked cut from Scott's upcoming debut LP, 'Rodeo,' bears similar title to West's rumored collaboration with Paul McCart...

Watch Kanye West Cover Queen's 'Bohemian Rhapsody'

Watch Kanye West Cover Queen's 'Bohemian Rhapsody'

June 29th, 2015

Rapper's headlining Glastonbury set also features guest Bon Iver, disruptive stage crasher.

Madonna Nabs Kanye, Beyonce, Nicki Minaj for 'Bitch I'm Madonna' Video

Madonna Nabs Kanye, Beyonce, Nicki Minaj for 'Bitch I'm Madonna' Video

June 19th, 2015

Diplo, Katy Perry, Miley Cyrus and Chris Rock all drop by singer's epic penthouse party.

Watch Vic Mensa, Kanye West Fight Police in 'U Mad' Video

Watch Vic Mensa, Kanye West Fight Police in 'U Mad' Video

June 10th, 2015

Striking song is second official collaboration between Chicago rappers.

Kanye West Enlists Sia, Vic Mensa for Melancholic New Song 'Wolves'

Kanye West Enlists Sia, Vic Mensa for Melancholic New Song 'Wolves'

February 13th, 2015

West premiered the new song at his Yeezy Boosts livestream.

Watch Kanye West Serenade Daughter in Heartwarming 'Only One' Video

Watch Kanye West Serenade Daughter in Heartwarming 'Only One' Video

January 30th, 2015

"We're still trying to find it. Trying to find the vibe," the rapper tells 'Ellen' of his follow-up to 'Yeezus'.

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