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
DJ Vlad talks sneakers and fashion with G.O.O.D. Music’s Pusha T. The Virginia Beach native admits he doesn’t own a pair of the “Red October” Nike Air Yeezy 2 model and has had to buy every Kanye West designed sneaker in order to get his hands on them like everyone else. King Push reveals the Chicago rap legend has never hooked him up with a free pair of any colorway or model and promises viewers he has an extensive shoe collection. Interestingly enough, Pusha T also admitted that he feels Kanye West’s elusive Nike sneakers have surpassed Jordan’s in popularity because of West’s status as a fashion icon. The My Name Is My Name rapper followed up his comment by clarifying that he believes Yeezy is far more respected in the world of fashion than compared to JAY Z.
Odd Future’s second annual carnival went down last night and fans in attendance were treated to a special surprise performance from none other than Kanye West. The G.O.O.D. Music artist was introduced to the stage by Tyler and performed “New Slaves” and his classic Late Registration cut, “Late.” Before ushering Yeezus to the stage, the Los Angeles bred artist explained to the crowd that he personally asked Ye to join him and to perform one of his all time favorite songs. Check out Tyler as he plays hype man alongside Kanye and recites the lyrics to “Late.”
Kanye West slowed things down for a bit as the rapper performed “Coldest Winter” off his 808’s & Heartbreak LP. Take a look as Yeezy made his way up his mountain themed stage and gave an emotional show as audience members looked on in excitement. The G.O.O.D. Music head honcho also took the opportunity before getting into things by explaining the song is actually dedicated to his mother.
Kanye West performs his verse from “I Don’t Like (Remix)” live in Los Angeles at Staples Center for the second day of his ongoing Yeezus Tour. Check out the Chicago bred emcee in action as he got the crowd excited with his stage presence and showmanship. “I Don’t Like (Remix)” is featured on West’s GOOD music compilation album Cruel Summer.
Kanye West caught up with Ryan Seacrest on his radio show and of course the topic of discussion was the details behind his big proposal to reality TV queen Kim Kardashian. Yeezy touches on the engagement ring he helped design with multiple jewelers and admits that he was very nervous when it was time to propose. Interestingly enough, West also explained that he always knew he was going to be with Kim from the moment he saw her in a magazine with Paris Hilton and clarifies she will share his last name. Before heading out, Yeezy shares with Ryan his motivation for doing everything so over the top as of late.
Watch as Kanye West gets prepared to jump into his classic track “Jesus Walks” during his set at Staples Center for Day 2 of the Yeezus Tour in Los Angeles. Yeezy also brings out a Caucasian actor who looks like Jesus to accompany him on the stage and finally removes his designer mask to reveal his face to the audience.
Kanye West turned the energy up at Staples Center for a performance of his hit song “Runaway” and decided to follow it up with one of his signature rants to audience members. Yeezy addressed the media and questioned the crowd-goers if they liked to hear him “talk his shit.” Kanye went on to clarify that he’s not Michael Jackson, Michael Jordan and Richard Pryor and demanded that no one recognize or dismiss him as just another celebrity.
Kanye West decides to kick a freestyle for listeners on his recent visit to radio station Power 106 for an interview with Big Boy. Take a look as Yeezy keeps it straight skills and decides to drop bars off the top of the dome over the instrumental to “Clique” which is featured on his G.O.O.D. Music label’s compilation album Cruel Summer. Towards the end, the DJ decides to slip in Kanye’s “Through The Wire” instrumental to which Kanye stops spitting and explains the beat isn’t exactly accommodating for a freestyle.
Kanye West set the Hip Hop world on fire last night as he kicked off his Yeezus tour in the Seattle and surprised fans with a special appearance from “Jesus”. This of course came in the form of a tall Caucasian actor who West engaged in a brief conversation with during his live performance. After the rapper finally removed his mask and revealed his face to the crowd, Yeezus explained to “Jesus,” “I’ve been waiting for you my whole life.” Also, take a look at some performance footage captured from the KeyArena during the show last night.