How do you tell who is going to be massively and unabashedly successful? Can you see their desire? Or hear it? Kanye West, in comparison to his fully formed self, has never been the Kanye we know. The one we know has always been forming in moments like this, when nobody really cared he was there and he came to understand that as a mistake of their existence by proving em wrong. He catches a little Nasty Nas flow too, it’s fun. Watch his impressive freestyle after the jump.
The Hip-Hop Fellowship is the feature-length doc about 9th Wonder’s tenure at Harvard as a visiting professor. In this interview, producer Young Guru explains his encounters with Yeezy. Key quote: “At that moment, I knew he was ready. And he’s about to change this whole thing.” Watch after the jump.
For what feels like the 300th time, Mason Betha is planning yet another comeback to the Rap game. During a recent interview with Hot 107.9, Ma$e revealed that he is working on a new album set for release in October. The album’s lead single, “Billboard”, features some heavy hitters. Find out who after the jump.
Kanye West, Imagine Dragons, John Mayer, and Kings of Leon are set to headline the third annual Made In America Festival, which will take place in both Los Angeles and Philadelphia over Labor Day weekend, August 30 & 31. Read More
Future and Ye hit the sand in the Hype Williams-directed clip for their celebratory “I Won” duet. Future’s Honest LP hits stores next Tuesday.
Ciara and Kim Kardashian’s respective better-halves sure know a thing or two about trophy wives. Ye and Nayvadius decide to share that knowledge, slowing it down on “I Won,” the latest single from Future’s forthcoming Honest LP. Read More
Jay and Ye are back it, again. At least on the business side of things.
Kanye’s DONDA Music has announced that the agency will be teaming up with Hov’s Roc Nation.
The partnership will focus on international tours, releases and expanding DONDA’s brand globally.
Peep the full release after the jump. Read More