For those of you that have had the pleasure to see Kanye West live, you know it's truly an amazing experience. Fans who attended Kanye's performance in Abu Dhabi had an especially amazing experience when 'Ye who ended up wearing a yeti mask, a few eccentric stage outfits, a straight jacket, came out to on of the most epic intro's I've ever seen. See some footage & photos of the performance and of the intro he came out to that featured his hit “Way Too Cold”. [gallery columns="4" ids="4753,4754,4755,4756,4757,4758,4759,4760"]
Kanye West performed last night at the 12-12-12: Sandy Relief Concert held at Madison Square Garden in New York City on Wednesday and if you missed it, no worries you can watch the video of the entire set here. Although his mic was a bit loud Kanye put on a show as usual. He also managed to dominate Twitter for the night and was trending worldwide for over 24 hours.
A bunch of hip-hop artists made an appearance on The Cleveland Show's "Menace II Secret Society". The Cleveland Show's Hip-Hop infused episode, "Menace II Secret Society" made its debut last night on the Fox. The show featured huge names in hip-hop such as Kanye West, Nicki Minaj, Bruno Mars, Questlove, and will.i.am. The artists play into the illuminati hype in the episode which plan on ending Kenny West's (voiced by Yeezy) career. Watch the full episode below.
Kanye West did the unthinkable Wednesday, when he apologized to the female photog that as we reported last week, began taunting Kanye and girlfriend Kim Kardashian about Reggie Bush coincidentally being at the same Miami restaurant where the couple was eating last week in Miami. "Kim, did you know Reggie is here [in Miami] having dinner? Did you wanna go congratulate him on his pregnancy?" The photog reportedly asked West. Which followed by West pushing the camera out of the photogs face and walking away. Today, Ye apologized. Watch the video are view the pictures below. [gallery]
Unreleased video footage of Kanye West in 1998 at Jermaine Dupri’s birthday party shows a young Mase and Mr. West planning to take the rap game by storm. At the time this video was shot Kanye West was just a young kid from Chicago trying to make a name for himself in the music business. Kanye West received production credit on Harlem World’s ‘You Made Me,’ and also collaborated with Mase on the recently released ‘Cruel Summer’ album. Check out the video below.
We spoke a bit about this in an earlier post, but last night in Miami when Kanye West and Kim Kardashian were going out to dinner a female photog asked questions about Kim Kardashian going to congratulate Reggie Bush over his pregnancy with girlfriend, while Kanye was right next to her. Very very disrespectful of the paparazzi to instigate something like this while they at dinner, she later apologized. More pictures and the full video of what happend is below. [gallery columns="5" orderby="title"]
MTV caught up with RZA at the BET awards who stopped and rapped some of Kanye West's "White Dress" verse which is on the upcoming “The Man With The Iron Fists” soundtrack. Video of the interview below, Soundtrack out Oct. 23rd.
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G.O.O.D. Music made it out to 106 & Park last night to get the word out on their latest album “Cruel Summer”. The crew wore all white and in the house was Pusha T, Common, CyHi, Big Sean, and Teyana Taylor who all spoke and told the 106 & Park what GOOD Music meant to each of them.
Jay-Z just kicked-off his first-ever Made In America Festival in Philly, and he delivered with an amazing opening night. After performing solo for around 10 songs Jay was joined by Kanye West and the G.O.O.D. Music family, as well as Memphis Bleek, Freeway, the Young Gunz, Swizz Beatz and President Barack Obama and put on an amazing night. Video video and pictures of this epic night below!
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We're always looking for rare Kanye West interviews, pictures and footage to share with some of the newer Kanye West fans to help them appreciate kanye's artistry. Below is some very rare footage of Kanye West that is definitely worth a watch which shows Pharrell's first time hearing Ye rap, his mother singing Hey Mama in the kitchen, Ludcaris cosigning Ye, and a lot more rare footage. Times times are as follows... Pharrell's First time hearing Ye Rap -2:00 min Kanye My Way Freestyle In Studio - 2:45 min Ludacris Cosigning Ye - 3:40 min The Bounce Mixing Session With Jay - 4:05 min 2 Words Freestyle With mos def - 4:45 min Random Rare Freestyle - 5:41 min Ye Singing Hey mama with his mom - 6:16 min Never Let Me Down Rare Freestyle - 7:13 min