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Release of “Jesus is King” Proves There’s No Keeping Up with Kanye

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Ria Maisonet, Contributing Writer

November 16, 2019

Finally, the album we’ve been waiting for has arrived— except it’s not at all what we wanted. If you thought the days of lyrics like “whoopdity scoop” were bad, wait until you hit play on “Jesus Is King.” It seems that in the new era of Kanye, the man cannot be mentioned without...

The Status of Jesus is King

The Status of Jesus is King

Dominic Robucci, Contributing Writer

October 23, 2019

The rollout for Kanye West’s forthcoming album, “Jesus is King,” has been tumultuous. Last year, West’s wife,  Kim Kardashian West, announced West’s next album, “Yandhi,” which was scheduled to release September 2018. “Yandhi”  was later delayed indefinitely by West on Twitter after his pe...

YEEZYs Disappoint on the Market

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Anna Downs, Entertainment Editor

November 9, 2018

Earlier in the year, Kanye West  announced that Adidas would mass produce his YEEZY Adidas sneakers so they’re available as “a shoe for the people.” West wanted to implement this mass production due to previous limited quantity releases that sold out within minutes, and skyrocketed resale...

West Receives Backlash After SNL Performance

West Receives Backlash After SNL Performance

Anna Downs, Entertainment Editor

October 9, 2018

Kanye West made an appearance as the musical guest on Saturday Night Live's season premier. He was accompanied by fellow musicians with whom he collaborates: Lil Pump, Kid Cudi, 070 Shake, and Teyana Taylor. When it was time for his first song of the evening, Kanye West and Lil Pump arrived on stage ...

Most Anticipated Albums of 2016

Glenn Rohrbacker

January 27, 2016

Last year was a big year for music, but that has come and gone, and now we focus on the potential triumphs, and possibly pitfalls, of the new 2016 catalog. From Kanye to Radiohead to Elton John to Lady GaGa and many more, this release cycle should prove to be nothing short of impressive. Whet...

The 57th Grammy Awards

Glenn Rohrbacker

February 18, 2015

This year celebrated the 57annual Grammy Awards on CBS. Otherwise known as “Music’s Biggest Night,” this event has shown recognition for excellence in all areas of the music performance industry, as well as showcasing such excellence at the ceremony. This year the Grammy’s were held at the Staples...

The only song stuck in my head

Andrew Lagambina

January 28, 2015

Top 40 radio can often be a barren wasteland of uninspired music. While the melodies are infinitely catchy, much of that music is far too repetitive and meaningless for many people to give the time of day. Hip Hop, specifically Top 40 Hip Hop, produces some of the worst offenders. So, imagine my surprise when arguably the biggest Hip...

The Nominees Are In!

Dave Iannacone

December 7, 2011

The nominees for the 2012 Grammy Awards have officially been announced, with the usual mix of surprises and obvious choices. Having condensed the number of categories down to 78 from 109, the race for a win is tighter than ever. This year’s nominee leader is unsurprisingly Kanye West, who shockingly w...

Lady Gaga says she’ll tour without Kanye West

Brittni DeHart

October 5, 2009

From The Associated Press Lady Gaga isn't letting her ill-fated tour with Kanye West keep her from her fans. A day after her joint tour with the rapper was canceled, the pop star said she'll be hitting the road solo. "We mutually decided to cancel the tour. He's going to take some time off, bu...

Kanye West and Lady Gaga tour canceled

Brittni DeHart

October 2, 2009

From The Associated Press Kanye West and Lady Gaga's highly anticipated tour is over before it even began. Just days after announcing dates for an ambitious joint show that was to kick off next month, the tour was canceled. Live Nation announced the news in a brief statement Thursday that d...

West calls Taylor Swift after `View’ appearance

Brittni DeHart

September 16, 2009

From The Associated Press It looks like Kanye West has finally given a personal apology to Taylor Swift. Representatives from "The View" say West called the country sensation after her appearance on Tuesday's show. During the broadcast, the 19-year-old singer said West had yet to contact her to...

President’s opinion of Kanye West sparks debate

Brittni DeHart

September 16, 2009

From The Associated Press President Barack Obama's candid thoughts about Kanye West are provoking a debate over standards of journalism in the Twitter age.ABC News says it was wrong for its employees to tweet that Obama had called West a "jackass" for the rapper's treatment of country singer Taylor Swif...

West takes time for 3rd apology during Leno debut

Brittni DeHart

September 15, 2009

From The Associated Press Kanye West used Jay Leno's prime-time debut Monday to offer another apology for ruining Taylor Swift's night at the MTV Video Music Awards and to say he's going to take some time off for reflection. West said he knew he was wrong the moment he handed the microphone bac...

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