Fans can rejoice as Kanye West and Hype Williams have announced that they will soon be releasing a new film to theaters. A new teaser recently went live on KanyeWest.com that features some pretty amazing visuals captured during the G.O.O.D. Music rapper’s Yeezus tour. However, there is no official release date set in stone just yet. West and Williams have worked together off and on for years and collectively released 19 music videos together.
Rick Ross decides to hit the fair with Fat Trel in his latest music video for his “Bound 2 Freestyle.” The visual showcases Rozay snapping a few pictures with fans and performing to the camera while leaned up against his fancy ride. Check out the boss in action as he makes sure to give the fans something new while they patiently for the release of his upcoming LP, Mastermind, which has been pushed back for a March 4 release.
Rick Ross kicks off the new year with a dope new freestyle over Kanye West’s, “Bound 2,” instrumental. The MMG general shows off his lyrical skills and effortlessly rides the beat with his boss lingo. Yeezy comes back in towards the end to close things out but not before Ross serves up an impressive remix.
Kanye West stopped at V-103 in Atlanta to talk with host, DJ Greg Street, about a number of topics which included his past interviews with The Breakfast Club and Sway Calloway, the fashion industry and much more. Take a listen as Yeezus also weighed in on his lack of creative power previously at Louis Vuitton, his early days at Roc-A-Fella as a producer and his passion for designing.
Kanye West will be kicking off 2014 in a big way as he prepares to push his new clothing line and sneaker deal with Adidas. After recently going on HOT 97’s The Angie Martinez Show for an interview, Yeezy opened up about his frustrations with Nike and addressed rumors that he had apparently signed a new deal with adidas. However, after being questioned on whether the deal was finalized by Martinez, West decided not to clarify and instead reassured listeners that he would soon become the “Tupac of product.” Today, adidas released an official statement and has announced that the new business venture between the two giants is indeed true.
“For 2014, we welcome to the adidas family one of the most influential cultural icons of this generation, Kanye West. Well known for breaking boundaries across music, film and design and partnering with our history in street wear culture and leading innovations in sport, we look forward to creating a new chapter. Details to follow.”
Kanye West continues to make his promotional runs around New York and yesterday the rapper stopped by Sway In The Morning on Shade 45. After the audio first leaked of the two having an argument on air, Calloway and company do the honors of unveiling the interview in its entirety. Take a look as Kanye addresses his motivation for having A Tribe Called Quest open up for him on the Yeezus tour, the motivation and creativity behind DONDA and gives listeners insight into his frustrations with being black balled in the fashion industry. Things get heated quickly after Sway encourages Yeezy to leave the companies behind and fund his own movement in order to jump start his vision. Cooler heads eventually prevailed as Yeezy apologized and went on to explain why his deal with Nike fell through, how he lost $13 million with his failed clothing line and so much more
Now this was a dope interview and a refreshing detour from the questions everyone else is asking Kanye right now. The Chicago emcee sat down with Peter Rosenberg and Cipha sounds for the latest episode of Juan Epstein. Yeezy credits NO ID as being his biggest inspiration as a producer, touches on his early influences like Premo and Pete Rock, College Dropout and more. West also revealed that in the studio he really has no preference between an MPC or ASR, the moment he realized his step brother was a crackhead, looks back on working with J Dilla and explains that Michael Jackson was responsible for motivating him to put together 808s and Heartbreak. Before calling it a wrap, Kanye took the opportunity to call out the former heads of Rawkus Records for passing up on signing him because they felt he didn’t have a certain look.
Busta Rhymes liberates his latest visual for his new single, “Thank You,” featuring Q-Tip, Kanye West and Lil Wayne. This one’s all about having a good time as Busta shops for jewelry, pops bottles of Hennessy and demonstrates his flashy and lavish lifestyle. Lil Wayne and Kanye West also show up while other cameos include A$AP Ferg, Jereme Rogers, Mack Wilds and more. “Thank You” will be featured on the new Cash Money artist’s Extinction Level Event 2 LP releasing next year.
James Franco and Seth Rogen release a spoof music video for Kanye West’s new “Bound 2” visual featuring Kim Kardashian. While on the set of their upcoming film ‘The Interviewer,’ the funny men took some time out to shoot the new spoof which showcases a shot by shot recreation of the G.O.O.D. Music rapper’s music video. Take a look as Rogen stands in as Kim while Franco decides to embody the moves and cool persona of Kanye West. This one’s definitely worth a watch and has its moments of straight comedy.
Here’s another clip of Kanye West and Kim Kardashian’s recent visit to HOT 97 for The Angie Martinez Show. Take a look as West opens up about his relationship with Kim Kardashian and explains once again to listeners on how exactly he found himself in love with the reality television star. West made it clear to Kim that she’s officially “wifey” for life and the two open up about the Chicago emcee’s transition into fatherhood. Kim also explained to listeners the motivation behind calling out Katie Couric after the journalist made a sideways comment about her family on air.