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Kanye West is producing new albums from Pusha T and Nas

Kanye West new album
Kanye West has announced that he's producing new albums from the likes of Nas and Pusha T. The 'Life of Pablo' rapper revealed his involvement on Twitter, after he returned to the social media site last week. "I'm hand producing all the albums I tweeted about. Been chopping samples from the sunken place Pusha May 25th My album June 1st me...

Kanye West teases Kid Cudi collaborative album with Japanese inspired art

Kanye West, Kid Cudi
Kanye West has revealed some hand-drawn visuals to tease his upcoming collaboration with Kid Cudi under the name 'Kids See Ghosts'. West has recently become a prolific tweeter after many months of silence. As well as sharing plenty of life advice for creatives, he announced a handful of new projects including a "7 song" album which is June 1 and...

Kanye West teases new album and Kid Cudi collaboration

Kanye West new album
Kanye West has teased a new album and a collaboration with Kid Cudi, both to be released in June. The rapper has recently returned to Twitter after an extended break from the social media platform  and has begun sharing details of upcoming projects with fans. Earlier today (April 19), he wrote, "My album is 7 songs", before adding in...

Do Kanye West’s tweets prove he’s actually a massive Donnie Darko fan?

Kanye's influences are pretty well noted by this point: Jay-Z, Nas, A Tribe Called Quest, as well as some non-music luminaries such as Steve Jobs, Picasso, Walt Disney and his own interior designer. But is Yeezy also a secret fan of every emo's favourite 2000s film? Aka, Donnie Darko. We know what you're thinking: how likely is it that Kanye has even...

Kanye West shares life advice for creatives

Kanye West has returned to Twitter with some life advice for creatives. "As a creative your ideas are your strongest form of currency," begins his thread. "You have to protect your ability to create at all cost," he adds. Yeezy then advises avoiding "contractual situation where you are held back from your ideas". https://twitter.com/kanyewest/status/986303453763899392 "Sometimes you have to get rid of everything," the tweets...

M.I.A. says today’s mainstream music “sounds like what me and Kanye used to make”

M.I.A. / Kanye West
M.I.A. has claimed in a new interview that today's mainstream music "sounds like what me and Kanye West used to make" a decade ago. The London artist made the claim in a new interview with actor and musician Riz Ahmed for a feature in Interview magazine, with the two meeting in New York City for the interview as M.I.A. promoted...

Kanye West returns to Twitter, talks ‘The Life Of Pablo’ and new Yeezy designs

Kanye West has returned to Twitter once more, and he's been sharing his thoughts on The Life of Pablo, as well as giving fans an idea of what to expect from his latest Yeezy collection. After making the briefest of returns to Instagram earlier this year, Kanye made his anticipated return to Twitter yesterday evening - and began by sharing...

Kanye West is writing a book about philosophy

Kanye West has revealed that he's writing a philosophy book called Break The Simulation about society's obsession with photographs. West, who is thought to be working on a new album, recently interviewed his interior designer Axel Vervoordt for The Hollywood Reporter. During the chat, Kanye talked about how he believes that "all time is now," explaining: "The future is here now, the past...

17 of the best-ever guest features on rap songs

Kanye West + Jay-Z
Collaboration can be a brilliant thing in any genre of music - but it's especially true in rap and hip-hop. Over the years, claims have been staked, careers have been launched (and in some cases, ended) and lines have been drawn thanks to the beauty of the guest feature. Indeed, some of the biggest and best team-ups in music over...

Jay-Z talks Kanye West falling out and reveals what he respects about him

Kanye and Jay-Z
Jay-Z has discussed his friendship with Kanye West, describing Kanye as his "little brother". The pair's relationship had become strained in recent times, with West criticising Jay on stage in 2016, claiming that his former friend hadn’t called him since his wife Kim Kardashian was the victim of an armed robbery in Paris. Kanye also alleged that Jay-Z had the power to...