Kanye West’s “My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy” tops People’s Best Albums of The Century!

Kanye West's “My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy” stays winning, in People's latest issue they've named Kanye West's latest project The Best Album of The Century (So Far). The album beat out Coldplay's "A Rush of Blood to the Head" which was there 2002 album as well as Adele's latest album "21". Impressive that an album so new has gotten this much praise in such a short amount of time. Picture via Def Jam's official Tumblr.

Video: Big Sean Confirms Kanye Will Be On His Sophmore Album

“Yeah, there’s going to be some Kanye production. We had a couple of Kanye productions for the first one but they didn’t make the cut. One got sample clearance, couldn’t get the sample cleared in time, and the other one we just didn’t think it fit the album. Yeah, we got a lot of stuff on deck.”
In an interview with Bootleg Kev, Big Sean speaks on his success of his first album "Finally Famous" and also confirms that there will be a Kanye West verse on his sophmore album, as well as some DJ Yeezy World Peace production.

Video: The Making Of WZRD

Today marks the release of WZRD, the self-titled debut by Kid Cudi and Dot Da Genius' new boundary-breaking rock band. Over here at Complex, we're smack dab in the middle of WZRD Week, where we're rolling out a slew of features celebrating the project. Yesterday we kicked things off with our special animated cover and an in-depth cover story "Band Of Brothers" written by our resident Cudi connoisseur, Joe La Puma. Now it's time to focus in on the album. While out in L.A. earlier this month, we stopped by Cudi's home studio where the WZRD guys played us the LP and broke down the science behind each song. We caught the whole thing on video and chopped it up to create "The Making Of WZRD." Click through the videos to hear their insight...

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Pictures: Jay-Z & Kanye West To Auction Deconstructed “Otis” Maybach

Jay-Z & Kanye West's $350,000 Maybach from the "Otis" video will be auctioned off March 8th at Simon de Pury with all proceeds going to Save the Children. The deconstructed Maybach is expected to sell at around $100,000. Simon de Pury had this to say in the press release:
"Jay Z and Kanye West are towering figures in contemporary culture. They have greatly contributed to the artificial barriers between art, music, fashion and cinema to come down."
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Watch The Throne European Tour (Ticket Details)

Jay-Z and Kanye West are taking their show, overseas. “Watch The Throne”, the UK tour, kicks off May 20th at the O2 Arena in London and ends on June 13th. Ticket pre-sale begins Thursday, Friday 23rd and general public tickets will go sale on Friday, February 24th via LiveNation. Watch The Throne European Tour Dates: Sunday, May 20th – O2 Arena, London Thursday, May 24th – Zurich Hellenstadion, Switzerland Saturday, May 26th – Herning Arena, Denmark Monday, May 28th – Oslo Telenor Arena, Norway Tuesday, May 29th – Stockholm The Globe, Sweden Friday, June 1st – Paris Bercy, France Saturday, June 2nd – Paris Bercy, France Sunday, June 3rd – Antwerp Sportpaleis, Belgium Tuesday, June 5th – Frankfurt Festhalle, Germany Friday, June 8th – Dublin O2 Arena, Ireland Monday, June 11th – Manchester, UK – MEN Arena Wednesday, June 13th – Birmingham, UK – LG Arena

Pictures: Kanye West Spotted In London for Fashion Week

As reported earlier this week, Kanye is in London for fashion week and was spotted outside Somerset House Monday morning in London, UK. Kanye wore a fresh white blazer layered over a white crewneck sweater, denim jeans with a denim shirt wrapped around his waist, and a pair of light grey Balenciaga Arena sneakers. What do you think of the fit? See the whole set after the jump! Continue reading