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18′ Grammy Nominations Rolls In On The Diversity Wave

The Grammys announced their 2018 nominees on Monday (November 28), and was met with both cheers and jeers. The most notable thing about the nominations this year, may be the fact that there is no white male artists nominated for

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Jaden Smith’s SYRE: A Beautiful Confusion

I remember a time when Jaden Smith’s cryptic tweets would puzzle me to the point of a headache. While some tweets threw me for a loop, others were advanced and forward thinking. Jaden won me over some time ago when

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Kanye West Trademarks “Yeezy Sounds” For New Streaming Service

Kanye West is never short of ideas. t’s reported that he has trademarked “Yeezy Sound” for a streaming service. This comes after the very public blow out between Ye and his former business endeavor with Jay-z, Tidal. Kanye asked for

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Adidas opens up largest store in Chicago

If you already loved Chicago for it’s mom and pop shoe store, music scene,  and it’s upbeat take on street style, you’re in for an additional treat.  Recently Adidas opened up it’s largest flagship store located in Wicker Park neighborhood.

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5 New Highly Anticipated POP Albums Expected To Be Released This Fall

2017 has certainly been the year of POP music with releases from Ed Sheeran, Drake, Deadmau5 and many more. As we draw down to final four months of the year, Artists such as Taylor Swift, Sam Smith and Miley Cyrus

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5 New Highly Anticipated Rap/R&B Albums Expected To Be Released This Fall

As we approach the final stretch of 2017, a lot of albums flooded both the airwaves and the billboard charts. From Jay-Z’s “4:44” to Kendrick’s DAMN, It’s been a great year in music. From R&B to Rap and everything in

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Sneaker Culture: Yeezy Boost Waverunners 700s And Virgil Abloh x Nike

As we approach NYFW, Kanye West and Virgil Abloh remind us of why they are the best in the business. Both designers unveiled sneakers collections for Adidas and Nikes. Kanye continues to add to his flourishing Sneaker empire, Yeezys. Virgil

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Cadenza x Allan Kingdom Collab on New Track “Vibe”

British producer, Cadenza, and Kanye West approved artist, Allan Kingdom, just released a smooth new track that represents its title well, “Vibes.” The new track premiered via Pigeons and Planes, a long time supporter of Allan Kingdom in his rap career. This collaboration

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How Dope Is This Kimono Made of YEEZY BOOST 350 v2 Patterns

Bryce Wong of creative collective Tricycle recently made a kimono out of YEEZY BOOST 350 v2 patterns. Once again delivering something unexpected and original, the designer took the knit patterns of the “SOLAR RED/STEEPLE GRAY/BELUGA” YEEZY BOOST 350 v2 and

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Rihanna x ANTi: One Year Later

One year later and Rihanna’s eighth studio album is still in rotation. The long awaited release of ANTi built up a sort of anxiety for fans, as she released teaser singles like her collaboration with Kanye West and Paul McCartney

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Watch A Clip From Tyler, the Creator’s ‘Cherry Bomb’ Documentary of Kanye West Recording His “Smuckers” Verse

Back in November, Tyler, the Creator shared the trailer for his upcoming Cherry Bomb documentary. Later that month lucky Camp Flog Gnaw Carnival attendees were able to witness a 10 minute clip during the event. Earlier today Tyler teased a

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Rapper Allan Kingdom Does It For HIs Hometown On “Minnesota” Remake

Allan Kingdom, Canadian original and Minnesota raised artist, has been on the scene for a while with his super music crew, The Stand4rd. But his first major breakthrough was his surprise performance of “All Day” with Kanye West at the BRIT Awards in

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Listen to Tyga and Kanye West’s New Single “Feel Me”

Kanye West is bringing in the new year the way most fans hoped, with new music. The rapper has teamed up with  Tyga for a collaboration on the track “Feel Me.” The song, which you can find below, is Ye’s first

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KANYE 2020: ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE

Following yesterday’s election of Donald Trump for president, America has never been so divided and we see again the vestiges of the country’s ugly past resurfacing. We have to asks ourselves that if we elected a man that has never

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Kanye West Blesses Desiigner’s “Timmy Turner” with Fresh Bars and Beat Edit

Desiigner has finally released the CDQ version of the “Tiimmy Turner” remix featuring G.O.O.D Music captain, Kanye West. After previewing a rough version of the track in September, we’ve been thirsting for it’s official release. West adds his own verse to the

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Francis and the Lights Feature Kanye West on New Single

Francis and the Lights has released a new single for their surprise album, Farewell, Starlite!, announced on stage at Chance the Rapper‘s inaugural hometown concert, ‘The Magnificent Coloring Day’. “My City’s Gone” is a soft, piano-driven ballad with auto-tuned vocals from frequent

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Watch Florida A&M University’s Marching Band Perform ‘Father Stretch My Hands PT. 1’

Over the weekend, Florida A & M University Marching Band delivered a timeless rendition of Kanye West’s, “Father Stretch My Hands Pt. 1”. The performance took place during the Fifth Quarter Classic Game between Tuskegee University and FAMU. Taking inspiration

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10 Of Our Favorite Looks From New York Fashion Week

New York Fashion week truly gave us an eyeful this season with designers and brands stepping out of their comfort zones to reach and expand their client base and visibility. With everything from mesh jersey tops to svelte floor length

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WATCH: Teyana Taylor is Golden For Her “Champions” Freestyle Video

After breaking the internet with her performance in Kanye West’s “Fade” video, Teyana Taylor returns with another gripping visual for Ye’s track “Champions”. Following the premiere of “Fade” many people weren’t familiar with the songstress’s previous work including a studio album,

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DOIN’ IT WELL: Teyana Taylor Motivates Us All To Get Our Fitness Right

So by now you’ve stared at yourself in the mirror and cried after seeing Teyana Taylor’s killer bod in the latest Kanye West video, “Fade”. I know, I know it hurts. It hurt me this morning to look at a

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RECAP: Highlights From The 2016 MTV VMAs

The 2016 MTV Video Music Awards were the most entertaining award show we’ve seen in a while with a night of outstanding performances from Beyoncé, Rihanna, Future and more.  With a promise of four on-stage appearances from Rihanna and four uncensored

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CULTURE: Vashtie’s “This Machine Kills Racism” Mixtape

Shocked. Disillusioned. Heartbroken. Angry. Disgusted. I’ve been feeling this way for a while now, but, the incidents that surfaced in the past week have had me feeling these emotions (and more) to the maximum. Yet, I can’t decide which is worse. The disturbing

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STYLE: Adidas + Kanye West Is Now Hiring

Adidas and Kanye West just announced their long-term partnership last week, however, Adidas is wasting no time looking for talent to assist the adidas + Kanye West line. 18 new job postings have been updated on adidas career site. From

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LISTEN: Kanye West Adds New Track “Saint Pablo” to ‘TLOP’

Kanye West holds no surprises when it comes to his true feelings towards the music industry, his artistry and the world around him. But yet, again The Life of Pablo was removed from Tidal last night and now includes a new track titled “Saint

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WATCH: All The Music Videos To My #WhenThugsCry Mixtape

You guys! Happy Monday!!! Wait – Have you listened?! I dropped my VERY FIRST MIXTAPE last week, titled “When Thugs Cry”  which is dedicated to all my Sensitive Thugs, Beloved Brutes and Romantic Ruffians worldwide! So far, it’s gotten a

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LISTEN: G.O.O.D. Music Artist & My Dear Friend HXLT Debuts Full Length Album Today!

Go support one of my oldest and dearest friends – formerly known as Hollywood Holt – now known as HXLT just debuted his full length album. Simply titled, “HXLT”, this album is full of Punk Rock R&B Electro Jams. Seriously. I

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THROWBACK: In 2010 I became The First Girl To Design a Jordan

I can’t believe how much time is flying! It’s been 6 whole years since I became (*brushes shoulders) the first girl and maybe the first non-athlete to have her own Jordan sneaker (first posted HERE)! Since yesterday was Michael Jordan’s

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THROWBACK: Kanye West – “All Falls Down” ft. Syleena Johnson (2004)

Kanye has been making instant classics since before Stacey Dash was making questionable speeches on National Television. Sometimes, I like to think back to the simpler days – like 12 years ago in 2004, when a young, Kim-free Kanye was

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NEWS: “5 THINGS”- IF YOU DONT KNOW, NOW YOU KNOW

Theophilus London’s Vibes! album came out Nov 4th. Check it out! You can also create your own cool custom artwork using the below link: THEOPHILUS LONDON VIBES GENERATOR Bee Line x Timberland Boots collab drops tomorrow, Nov 7th! Concepts is

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life: a case of BIRTHDAY CAKE imitating BIRTHDAY CAKE…

last night was a super small and intimate gathering of folks to celebrate KANYE’S BIRTHDAY in NEW YORK CITY. it was a fun and wild time. when it came to cake time, i was struck by a stunning 3D model

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inspired: “Heartless” and Waking Life

KANYE once again makes a great video via HYPE. although, “Heartless” looks like it was inspired by “Waking Life” (2001), a movie done completely through rotoscoping. “A Scanner Darkly” is the most recent movie done with this style. check it

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808’s and Heartbreak…

go cop that. i’m really digging it. it’s about time the mold is broken. it features your favorite friend, KID CUDI! he’s super talented and really about to show the world whats up 🙂 or in VIMEO… in the studio

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