Posts tagged "Kanye West"

Idolator Halloween Party Playlist: 12 Secretly Scary Songs

It's the home stretch before Halloween, and we're here to remind you that this celebration of pumpkin spice and sideboob was once about scares, people. To help you in the …
By: Idolator Staff / October 28, 2013

Kanye West Previews Unreleased Song “I Am Not Here” At ‘Yeezus’ Concert: Listen

Kanye West's Yeezus tour only has a few stops under its belt, but it's already dominating headlines thanks to the extravagant set design, the controversial merch and the Jesus lookalike. And …
By: Carl Williott / October 25, 2013

Idolator Halloween: The 12 Most Murderous Music Videos In Pop History

Gruesome movies like A Nightmare On Elm Street, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, The Hills Have Eyes and Scream have gone down as some of the most classic horror films in movie history. In the Pop world, artists have taken a page out of the genre's book and created equally wicked music videos. Whether it's taking revenge out on a former …
By: Bianca Gracie / October 25, 2013

Michael Jackson Is The Highest Earning Celebrity Dead Or Alive: Morning Mix

Did You Hear? :: Michael Jackson is the highest earning celebrity — alive or dead. In the past year his estate netted $160 million, $35 million more than Madonna who came in second with $125 million. [Complex] :: YouTube has gone legit. The popular video website plans to launch a subscription music service …
By: Mike Wass / October 25, 2013

Kanye West Clarifies His “Genius” Comments, Implies Drake Is A Genius, Too

Kanye West described himself as a creative genius, to much fanfare, on Jimmy Kimmel Live earlier this month, and it's sort of hard to argue with that — the guy is responsible for "Jesus Walks," "Gold Digger," "Stronger," 808s And Heartbreak, My Beautiful …
By: Carl Williott / October 22, 2013

Kanye West & Kim Kardashian Are Engaged: Proposal Comprises An Orchestra, 15 Carats & Lana Del Rey

Kanye West and Kim Kardashian are engaged! The 36-year-old rapper proposed to his reality star girlfriend/baby mama at AT&T Park in San Francisco Monday. Now, before you start thinking "Well that's cheesy," you need to realize a few things. This wasn't a "propose on the Jumbotron in the middle of a game" cornball scenario. No, …
By: Carl Williott / October 22, 2013

Kanye West’s Featured Tour Guest Is Jesus: Morning Mix

Did You Hear? :: Kanye West may have referenced The Shawshank Redemption to promote his Yeezus tour, but to kick it off on October 19, a mock Jesus Christ took to the stage to say that he was with …
By: Christina Lee / October 21, 2013

Britney Spears Plans On Taking A Long Break After Next Album: Morning Mix

Did You Hear? :: Britney Spears' forthcoming eight album, Britney Jean, marks her 14th year in the business (and as the reigning Princess of Pop). But the singer wants to take a break after the album releases on December 3. She recently told BBC Radio 1, "I'll take a break after this one for a while" …
By: Bianca Gracie / October 17, 2013

Angel Haze Rages In Freestyle Over Kanye West’s “Black Skinhead”: Listen

As part of her 30 Gold Series, Angel Haze will release a brand new "freestyle" every day for the next 30 days to create some buzz ahead of her debut LP Dirty Gold, out later this year. The inaugural installment dropped last night, in the form of a remix of Kanye West's …
By: Carl Williott / October 15, 2013

Jay Z’s ‘Made In America': Watch The Full Showtime Documentary

Halfway through Jay Z's celebratory concert documentary Made In America, Odd Future ringleader Tyler, the Creator says that he finds the Philadelphia festival to be "weird." Why? Because it's, well, made in America. "I'm used to doing festivals in Europe, so I don't know, this shit is awkward," he says. "It's a lot of …
By: Christina Lee / October 12, 2013

Kanye West’s Epic Jimmy Kimmel Interview Was Utterly Compelling: Watch

Kanye West appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live last night (October 9) after going on a much-publicized Twitter rant following a Kimmel sketch that made fun of a prior Kanye interview. The chat with Kimmel lasted for the vast majority of the show (bumping off musical guest Arctic Monkeys), and while Ye was stone-faced for most of …
By: Carl Williott / October 10, 2013

The Weeknd Now Has His Own Line Of Condoms: Morning Mix

Did You Hear? :: The Weeknd has teamed up with a condom company to develop a line of Kiss Land rubbers to sell at shows. Makes perfect sense. Nothing puts you in the mood to knock boots like a rap concert.  [Pitchfork] :: Is this a case of someone learning their lesson or being …
By: Mike Wass / September 27, 2013

Kanye West Is Ranting About Jimmy Kimmel On Twitter, His Caps Lock Is On & It’s Getting Ugly

Kanye West is pissed off with Jimmy Kimmel and wants everyone to know about it. The rap mogul finally caught the talk show host's spoof of his BBC Radio 1 interview with Zane Lowe and he's seeing red. So much so that he jumped on Twitter, hit the caps lock button and went to town. "JIMMY …
By: Mike Wass / September 26, 2013

Miley Cyrus Covers ‘Rolling Stone,’ Talks Kanye, Justin Bieber & Twerking Badly

The Miley Cyrus BANGERZ promotional train just won't stop (perhaps, in fact, it can't stop), and Cyrus' latest megawatt booking is the cover of Rolling Stone], which sees her stripping down on the cover and continuing to do some stuff with her tongue. (Did you know? She has one, and it's in her face.) But the interview is …
By: Sam Lansky / September 24, 2013

Leona Lewis Will Make Her Acting Debut In A British Musical Scored With ’80s Hits: Morning Mix

Did You Hear? :: Leona Lewis will make her acting debut in a British musical from the team behind StreetDance. The X Factor winner is expected to cover classic hits like Madonna's "Holiday" and Cyndi Lauper's "Girls Just Wanna Have Fun". Can't wait. No, really. [The Hollywood Reporter] :: This is just what we …
By: Bianca Gracie / September 24, 2013

Paul McCartney And Justin Timberlake Will Take Over Hollywood Boulevard: Morning Mix

Did You Hear? :: Paul McCartney and Justin Timberlake will be taking over Hollywood Boulevard next week, as the two are set to perform free concerts on Jimmy Kimmel Live as promotion for both their upcoming albums. Look out for the performances on September 23 and 24! [Rolling Stone] :: The Grammys are taking it back to Los …
By: Bianca Gracie / September 19, 2013

Elton John Thinks Miley Cyrus Is “A Meltdown Waiting To Happen”: Morning Mix

Did You Hear? :: Elton John thinks Miley Cyrus is "a meltdown waiting to happen". He even went as far as comparing her to Lindsay Lohan and says he's been trying to get hold of her to set her on the straight and narrow. Good luck, Sir Elton! [Page Six] :: Speaking of the …
By: Mike Wass / September 18, 2013

Pharrell, 2 Chainz, Kelly Rowland & More Show Up On Pusha T’s ‘My Name Is My Name’ Tracklist

Pusha T's highly anticipated My Name Is My Name drops October 8, and while we already knew it would boast production from Kanye West, the tracklist reveals King Push brought in some huge names like Pharrell, Swizz Beatz and Joaquin Phoenix (yes, that Joaquin Phoenix) to help produce as well. The album is stacked with …
By: Carl Williott / September 16, 2013

Kanye West Charged In July Paparazzi Attack

Could this be the fall of Yeezus? Kanye West has been charged with criminal battery and attempted grand theft in relation to a July incident with a paparazzo, where the rapper (and new dad, oh dear) popped off on an overzealous photographer at LAX. TMZ reports that while both crimes are misdemeanors, he could be …
By: Sam Lansky / September 13, 2013

Mumford & Sons Thrown Out Of Atlanta Strip Club For Taking Pictures: Morning Mix

Did You Hear? :: Mumford & Sons aren't known for their wild shenanigans but the band made headlines when they were thrown out of an Atlanta strip club for taking pictures during an impromptu karaoke performance recently. [TMZ] :: Could 2013 be the year of posthumous pop releases? Michael Jackson has a new album …
By: Mike Wass / September 13, 2013
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