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Yeezy Season 3

In a grand showing Feb. 11, Kanye West took over Madison Square Garden to debut his latest fashion installment, “Yeezy Season 3.” Although the show combines elements of both clothing and shoes, fans have always clamored over the footwear produced in his partnership with Adidas. Previously released as the Yeezy[Read More…]

by February 26, 2016 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, The Guide
ALBUM: ‘The Life of Pablo’

ALBUM: ‘The Life of Pablo’

★★★★★ Ever since a pink Polo-clad Kanye West broke gangster rap’s stronghold on mainstream hip-hop with his debut album “The College Dropout” in 2004, the Chicago rapper, producer and fashion designer has constantly shifted the paradigm of music. West is a shape-shifter, perched at the precarious intersection of critical acclaim[Read More…]

No One Man Should Have All That Power

I believe we are reaching the end of the Kanye West era. I recognize this statement may sound absurd to most people who constantly hear about Kanye’s well-publicized family life and have seen him shut down the Internet with his various outbursts and cringe-worthy faux pas. And for those who[Read More…]

by February 12, 2016 2 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
SMITH: What Yeezy Taught Me About Failure

SMITH: What Yeezy Taught Me About Failure

“I specifically ordered Persian rugs with cherub imagery!!! What do I have to do to get a simple Persian rug with cherub imagery uuuuugh.” Posted July 29, 2010, this absurd remark is exactly what most would expect from self-proclaimed genius Kanye West’s Twitter account. Widely regarded as an egotistical maniac, West’s[Read More…]

by January 29, 2016 0 comments Guide - Top, Guide Columns, The Guide
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In his latest single "Only One," Kanye West teams up with Paul Mccartney to deliver an intimate song about his relationship with his mother.

Song Review: ‘Only One’

★★★★☆ It’s Yeezus season again. On New Year’s Day, Kanye West appeased his hungry fans with his first single “Only One.” Fans have been clamoring to hear when Kanye will drop his new album after Rihanna sold tickets for a meet and greet with him as well as backstage access[Read More…]

FUNT: An Open Invitation to Kanye West

FUNT: An Open Invitation to Kanye West

Dear Mr. West: I would like to cordially invite you to be interviewed at Georgetown University, in one of our historic campus venues. Some readers will undoubtedly mock this as frivolous fan mail instead of an appeal to a leading social pioneer, which is exactly why I urge you to[Read More…]

by March 7, 2014 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Kanye West Is, Indeed, A God

In an interview last week with Zane Lowe of BBC Radio, Kanye West declared himself to be the biggest rock star in the world. What’s clear looking at the aftermath of that hour-long segment is that West deserves a different grandiose title: the paradigm villain in contemporary pop culture. What[Read More…]

by October 1, 2013 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, The Guide
Kanye West Breaks Musical Barriers With ‘Yeezus’

Kanye West Breaks Musical Barriers With ‘Yeezus’

Kanye West has gone mad. But, luckily for us, genius tends to border madness, at least in the music industry, and that can lead to some pretty great music. Yeezus is spectacular, strange and extravagant, withKanye proving to his listeners — and his haters — that he is still the best innovator in[Read More…]

by June 21, 2013 0 comments The Guide

Summer Music Preview

May 21: Daft Punk | ‘Random Access Memories’ The dynamic, helmet-clad French electronica duo behind “One More Time” and “Around the World” are back, and the expectations could not be higher. They haven’t really been around since 2005’s lukewarm Human After All unless you count the soundtrack for the 2010 film Tron: Legacy[Read More…]

by May 16, 2013 0 comments The Guide
Cruel Summer’ Is G.O.O.D. Music

Cruel Summer’ Is G.O.O.D. Music

4/5 stars When Kanye West burst onto the rap scene in 2004 with the hit single “Jesus Walks,” his record label, G.O.O.D. Music (which stands for “getting out our dreams”), was already in the making. Eight years and 18 Grammy awards later, West has surrounded himself with the most impressive group of[Read More…]

by September 21, 2012 0 comments The Guide