Posts tagged “Kanye West

Yeezy Boost 350 V2 “Red/Purple/Pink


The newest colorway of the Yeezy Boost 350 V2 to hit the internet is the “Red Night/Purple Chalk/”Pink Chalk” variation. Although there is no official release date set, it is pretty fitting for the upcoming Fall season. Stay updated on official information via adidas Twitter account.



AUDIO: Kanye West – No More Parties In LA (Feat. Kendrick Lamar)


Kanye West drops a full version to his new track, “No More Parties In LA” featuring Kendrick Lamar. His classic weekly music series, ‘G.O.O.D. Fridays‘ has returned with this release and “Real Friends“- debuted last Friday. They say old Ye’ is back.


VIDEO: Pusha T – M.P.A. (Feat. Kanye West, A$AP Rocky & The-Dream)


Pusha T recently released his Darkest Before Dawn album. Check out the visuals for his track “M.P.A. (Feat. Kanye West, A$AP Rocky & The-Dream)” featured on the album, directed by Shomi Patwary. The track was produced by Kanye West, J.Cole and Che Pope.


VIDEO: Travis Scott – Piss On Your Grave (Feat. Kanye West)


Travis Scott releases visuals for his collaborative track ‘Piss On Your Grave’ with Kanye West off his latest album, Rodeo.


FASHION: Alexander Wang x ‘Do Something’ 10 Year Anniversary Campaign


To Celebrate the 10 year anniversary of Alexander Wang. The nationally recognized designer has teamed up with Do Something, an organization dedicated to helping youth promote social change through their platform, to create a collection of hoodies and t-shirts. To promote the campaign, Mr. Wang has sought out some 38 celebrities from all walks of stardom to help in the promotion. Head over to Alexanderwang.com to see the collection and the 10 pieces chosen by fans he has brought back from the archives. Check out the campaign after the jump.

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FASHION: Yeezy Season 2 Debut


Looks like Yeezy Season isn’t ending soon. Fresh after dropping the black Yeezy Boost 350 and announcing he is going to “run for President in 2020”, Kanye West subtly hints at the debut of Yeezy Season 2. As seen via Rotton Tomatos, the expected date is during NY Fashion Week on September 10th at select theaters. With Yeezy Season 1 hitting stores in October, Kanye seems to have a clear strategy for his collections and campaigning. We’ll keep you updated on details as they come. In the meantime, check out Fetty Wap styling in some tattered Season 1 apparel for CR Men’s Book after the jump.

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LIVE: Kanye West ‘Video Vanguard Award’ Acceptance Speech x 2015 MTV’s VMAS Awards


In case you missed a wild show Sunday night, the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards took place in Los Angeles where Kanye West was awarded the Michael Jackson ‘Video Vanguard Award’ in which Ye gave a speech that nobody will ever forget. Complex has the official transcript of Mr. West’s memorable words where he ended off by announcing his Presidential bid for the 2020 election! Watch the speech here.

Bro, bro, listen to the kids. Jeremy, I gotta put it down for a second. First of all, thank you Taylor for being so gracious and giving me this award this evening. Thank you. And I often think back to the first day I met you also. I think about when I’m in the grocery store with my daughter and I have a really great conversation about fresh juice at the… you know. And at the end they say, “Oh you’re not that bad after all. And like, I think about it sometimes it crosses my mind a little bit when I go to a baseball game and 60,000 people boo me. It crosses my mind a little bit.

And I think if i had to do it all again—what would I have done? Would I have worn a leather shirt? Would I have drank half a bottle of Hennessy and given the rest of it to the audience? Y’all know you drank that bottle, too. If I had a daughter at that time would I have went on stage and grabbed the mic from someone else’s? You know, this arena tomorrow is gonna be a completely different set up—some concert… This stage will be gone. After that night, the stage was gone but the effect that it had on people remained.

The problem was the contradiction. The contradiction is that I do fight for artists but in that fight, somehow, was disrespectful to artists. I didn’t know how to say the right thing, the perfect thing, I sat at the Grammys and saw Justin Timberlake and CeeLo Green lose. Gnarls Barkley and the [FutureSex/LoveSound] album, and bro, Justin I’m not trying to put you on blast but I saw that man in tears, bro. And I was thinking he deserved to win album of the year. And the small box that we are of entertainers of the evening, how could you explain that?

Sometimes I feel like you know all this shit they run about beef and all that, sometimes I feel like I died for the artist’s opinion, for the artist to have an opinion after they got successful. I’m not no politician bro, and look at that. You know how many times MTV ran that footage again? Because it got more ratings? Do you know how many times they announced Taylor was gonna give me this award? Because it got more ratings?

Listen to the kids, bro.

I still don’t understand award shows. I don’t understand how they get five people who work their entire life one sell records, sell concert tickets to come stand on a carpet and for the first time in they life be judged on a chopping block and have the opportunity to be considered a loser. I don’t understand it bro. I do not understand when the biggest album or the biggest video I don’t understand. I’ve been conflicted bro. I just wanted people to like me more. But fuck that, bro. 2015. I will die for the art for what I believe in and the art ain’t always gonna be polite. Y’all might be thinking right now, “I wonder did he smoke something before he came out here?” And the answer is yes, I rolled up a little something, I knocked the edge off. I don’t know what’s gonna happen tonight what’s gonna happen tomorrow bro but all I can say to my artists is just worry about how you feel at the time. I’m confident I believe in myself. We the millenials bro. This is a new mentality. We’re not gonna control our kids with brands. We’re not gonna tech low self esteem and hate to our kids. We’re gonna teach our kids that they can be something. that they can stand up for themselves. To believe in themselves and if my grandfather was here right now, he would not let me back down.

I don’t know what I’m finna lose after this it don’t matter though because it ain’t about me, it’s about new ideas bro people with ideas people who believe in truth. and yes, as you proabably could’ve guessed by this moment I have decided in 2020 to run for president.

Transcript provided by Lauren Nostro of Complex.


MISC: NBA Jerseys Reimagined By Regional Hip-Hop


Designer, Patso Dimitrov, used inspiration from regional Hip-Hop to reimagine a few NBA jerseys. The jerseys are subjected to new color themes as well as logo changes to draw in the hip-hop references to rappers who are from that area. For example, the Toronto Raptors jeresy, Dimitrov used the Toronto rapper, Drake‘s OVO brand, as inspiration. Also included in the reimagining are jerseys for the Detroit Pistons inspired by EminemAtlanta Hawks inspired by OutkastNew York Knicks inspired by Nas and Chicago Bulls inspried by Kanye West.

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VIDEO: Big Sean – All Your Fault (Feat. Kanye West)


Big Sean releases his highly anticipated music video for ‘All Your Fault‘, featuring hologram versions of himself and Kanye West performing in a club.


VIDEO: Vic Mensa – U Mad (Feat. Kanye West)


Roc Nation’s Vic Mensa drops his new visuals for ‘U Mad’ featuring Kanye West as promised. Produced by Smoke Ono, the track will be featured on his upcoming album, Traffic. Check out the video below, directed by Grant Singer.


LIVE: Kanye West – “All Day” / “Black Skinhead” x 2015 Billboard Music Awards


Kanye West‘s closing performance at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards was lit, it more ways than one. Mr. West decided to perform his latest single, ‘All Day’ with the help of Vic Mensa, along with one of his Yeezus singles, ‘Black Skinhead’. Sister in laws, Kendall  and Kylie Jenner, introduced Kanye’s performance and it appears that the crowd was not feeling Kylie that much as many heard boos as she began speaking. In addition to that, some are criticizing the performance due to the intense amount of fire and smoke used, which made it difficult to actually see Kanye. Let us know your thoughts, check out the entire performance below:


LIVE: Kanye West Brings Out The Weeknd @ Coachella 2015


As the second weekend of Coachella 2015 wraps up, Kanye West surprises attendees with a performance and brings out guest, The Weekndto help him perform his single ‘All Day’. Check out the video of the performance below:


LIVE: Kanye West – All Day @ 2015 BRIT Awards


Kanye West had the honor of performing at the 2015 BRIT Awards in London last night, where he decided to debut his first performance of ‘All Day’. This track was reportedly supposed to be the first single for his upcoming album too. Check out the flamed performance with the help of Alan Kingdom on the hook:


AUDIO: Big Sean – All Your Fault (Feat. Kanye West)


Big Sean drops another new track with Kanye West called ‘All Your Fault’. Everyone is talking about Ye’s line:

‘Young Walt Disney / Ima tell you truthfully / If you leave Mickey, you gon end up with a Goofy/ I imagine that’s what Chris told Karrueche.”

Dark Sky Paradise coming soon.


AUDIO: Big Sean – One Man Can Change The World (Feat. Kanye West & John Legend)


Big Sean has been dropping hit after hit, which is exciting fan for the release of his next project. With the major success of his single ‘IDFWU’ and most recently ‘Blessings’ featuring Drake and Kanye West, Sean adds on the hype by dropping ‘One Man Can Change The World’ with Kanye West and John Legend. The Detriot player also releases another collab track with Jhene Aiko called ‘Win Some, Lose Some’ – listen after the jump.

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FASHION: Kanye West + adidas Collection Launching At NYFW


The highly anticipated adidas Originals collaborative collection with Grammy award winning rapper, Kanye West, is finally set for a debut at New York Fashion Week. On February 12th, NYFW kicks off and sneakerheads are really anticipating the third installment of the Yeezys, Yeezi 3. No official word from adidas or Kanye himself, but sources are confident with this time frame.

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VIDEO: Rihanna – FourFiveSeconds (Feat. Kanye West & Paul McCartney)


Rihanna has finally released her first single since her 2012 Unapologetic album, featuring Kanye West and Paul McCartney. ‘FourFiveSeconds’ official music video has dropped this morning and it’s all we expected from the single cover art and teasers Rih gave us on her Instagram account. Directed by Inez & Vinoodh.


INTERVIEW: Chris Rock x The Breakfast Club (Power 105.1)


Chris Rock stops by The Breakfast Club to discuss his new film that he wrote and directed himself, Top Five, which hits theaters December 12th. DJ Envy was not present due to his “beef” with Chris from their daughters basketball game awhile back. Charlemagne Tha God and Angela Yee asked Chris about his thoughts on politics, staying relevant, Hollywood, reality tv and more. Kanye West and Jay-Z were fellow producers of the Top Five film and features stars such as Rosario DawsonGabrielle UnionKevin Hart and more.


AUDIO: Pusha T – Lunch Money


Produced by G.O.O.D. Music head chief, Kanye WestPusha T releases this new single called “Lunch Money”. The Virginia native is gearing up for his sophomore album, King Push. If this is what’s in store for the album, then we can’t wait. Stay tuned for more details on the album.


FASHION: Kanye West x adidas Launching November 2014


Kanye West’s upcoming collaborative line with adidas is finally set to release this month for the Winter 2014 season! It has already been confirmed that the initial release will be a small one, so we shouldn’t expect too much from the first launch besides the Yeezy 3. Look inside for more sneak peeks of the release… (more…)


FASHION: Nike’s Top 3 Designers Quit To Join Adidas


Nike has been taking a lot of losses as of recently as adidas has steadily continued to grow. Kanye West openly dissed and left Nike for adidas more recently and almost lost Kevin Durant to Under Armour. adidas has many people under them including: Rita Ora, Big Sean, Jeremy Scott, Derrick Rose, Pharrell, Nigo and more. Now Nike’s top 3 designers,Marc Dolce, Mark Mine and Denis Dekovic, has decided to ditch the “swoosh” for “three stripes”. Check out the adidas statement on their new trio addition:

Adidas today announced a new creative studio coming to Brooklyn in New York in 2015 that will drive design direction for the brand and elevate the company’s direct interaction with consumers. The global studio will serve as a cultural contact point in the most influential city in the U.S., connecting the brand closely with sports and street culture.

The Brooklyn Creative Studio will be a small but essential operation aimed at exploring design direction for the brand. This facility will be an open source creative center allowing us to connect and collaborate with consumers in a way we’ve never done before,” said Paul Gaudio, adidas global creative director.

Three experienced, world class designers will join our team next year to lead the creative studio and manage a small team of cross-discipline creatives. Denis Dekovic has 20 years of footwear design experience across soccer, women’s, snowboarding, basketball and tennis; Marc Dolce is a 20-year veteran of the footwear design industry with experience across basketball, training, running, women’s and lifestyle; and, Mark Miner is a footwear designer with experience in running, women’s and basketball.

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LIVE: Common Brings Out Kanye West @ AAHH! Fest (Chicago, IL)


It was only right that Common bring out G.O.O.D. Music fam and fellow Chicago native, Kanye West, during the Chicago leg of his AAHH! Fest. Yeezy performed “Jesus Walks”, “Touch The Sky”, “All Falls Down”, “Can’t Tell Me Nothing”, “Power” and more. Watch his full featured set… (more…)