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Tyga Shares Kanye West-Designed Cover For 'The Gold Album' [PHOTO]

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Tyga's next studio album The Gold Album: 18th Dynasty is set for release next Tuesday, Dec. 23, and today the 25-year-old rapper shared the album's artwork through his Instagram account. The cover features an image of Horus, the Egyption god of the sun, war, and protection, allegedly carved out of real gold. According to the picture's Instagram caption, the cover was created by Kanye West (the album's executive producer) and Donda.READ MORE

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Kim Kardashian and Kanye West at War Over Where to Spend Christmas

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It is starting to seem like Kim Kardashian's life with Kanye West is little more than a series of fights that carry on from one day to the next. The couple has barely been married for more than six months, and it seems that there is rarely any good news leaking out about them! We already know they were apart for Thanksgiving, with West opting to be in Paris rather than enjoying a big meal with his wife's family. Now it seems that Christmas is turning into an ugly battle as well. Fans of "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" already know that once the holidays roll around, Kris Jenner traditionally pulls out all the stops. No matter what trouble is brewing between family members, everything seems to be shelved in favor of celebrating together. Kardashian is fully intending to spend Christmas at Jenner's home and she wants little North West to be able to enjoy the holiday with her cousins, Kourtney Kardashian's kids. Unfortunately, West has a totally different plan in mind. He wants to spend the holiday in Paris with his wife and daughter, where he can celebrate without Jenner's inevitable chaos and also get some work done. According to Radar Online, Kardashian is refusing to spend Christmas anywhere but at home together with her entire family. So far she is not considering a trip to Paris, and sources say that in Kardashian's mind it is not even an option.READ MORE

Kacy Hill is the latest to sign to Kanye West's G.O.O.D. Music.

Kanye West Signs Kacy Hill to G.O.O.D. Music After Pusha T Suggests Lil Wayne Join the Label

Buzz 16:46PM EDT

G.O.O.D. Music has a new addition and, despite Pusha T's suggestion, it is not Lil Wayne. Instead, Kanye West has decided to sign Kacy Hill to his label. Hill offered up her debut song "Experience" in September and served as a backup dancer for West during his Yeezus tour. During an interview with "Pigeons and Planes," the model-turned-singer revealed her newfound love for writing music. "'Experience' was one of the first songs that I wrote, so it was only appropriate to release it first," she said. "Writing it was such a freeing experience; I can definitely say it was the first time I felt a real connection with what I was doing in my life. The whole process was so organic and I never want to lose that energy." Hill, like West, also has a deep passion for fashion and hopes it will mesh into her music. She said she wants to make "music that feels good and creates movement in redefining pop and its interaction with fashion." With her G.O.O.D. Music signing, Hill joins the likes of Big Sean, Pusha T, John Legend, Q-Tip and Teyana Taylor.READ MORE

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If Kim Kardashian Wants to Hang On to Kanye West, She Needs to Distance Herself from Her Family

Off-Key 13:15PM EDT

It is obvious that Kanye West fully expects to be the boss in his marriage to Kim Kardashian. It is almost like he purposely keeps her working so she does not have much free time to even contemplate doing anything he would not approve of. That is not an accident, either. West likes to float around Paris without a care in the world, but you better believe he needs to know exactly where his wife is at all times. When West decides to spend quality time together, he also expects Kardashian to drop everything for him, and that is starting to cause some conflict between the couple. She may be willing to let go of some friendships, but Kim Kardashian's sisters are still a priority and it is beginning to tick her husband off. Last weekend, Kourtney Kardashian delivered her third child and Kim was totally on board to help with her sister's little ones. In fact, she posted a play date photo on Instagram of Kourtney's kids and little North West heading to Disney on Ice. Helping out family is perfectly normal, but not in West's world. According to a report by Hollywood Life, he is jealous of all the attention Kourtney's new baby has brought because it is disrupting his plans.READ MORE

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Pusha T Releases Kanye West-Produced "Lunch Money" Music Video [WATCH]

Buzz 15:05PM EDT

Pusha T has released the music video for his new Kanye West -roduced single "Lunch Money." Like many artists in the past 12 months, Pusha decided to avoid the expansive pre-single marketing strategy and just dropped the single without notice. "Lunch Money" is set to appear on his upcoming album King Push, due out via Kanye West's G.O.O.D Music.READ MORE

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Sony Email Leak: Kanye West Reportedly Shopping New Full-Length Feature Film

Buzz 13:05PM EDT

Following the Sony leak, new information has emerged about plans for a potential Kanye West film. Although the veracity of the leaked emails have yet to be confirmed, West is reportedly hunting for a home for an up-coming full-length feature film that "involves both cinematic and technological innovation," according to an email obtained by The Daily Beast from West's creative assistant Elon Rutberg.READ MORE

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Chief Keef, Kanye West Collaboration "Nobody" Has Leaked Ahead Of Album Release

Buzz 12:01PM EDT

Although Interscope dropped him from the label earlier this year, Chief Keef is still set to release his sophomore album Nobody tomorrow (Dec. 16). Now the title track, his collaboration with Kanye West, has officially dropped. The track relies heavily on Auto-Tune and is backed by a sample of Willie Hutch's "Brother's Gonna Work It Out." Sosa handles the majority of the track with West weaving in some background vocals throughout.READ MORE

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Kanye West Attends Family Reunion Without His Family as Kim Kardashian and North West Are Nowhere in Sight

Off-Key 14:10PM EDT

It is just another typical weekend for Kanye West and Kim Kardashian, and that means the couple will most certainly not be spending any time together. They were briefly spotted together in New York City last week before West flew to Paris. Apparently his trip was short-lived because the rapper was in Wilmington, Delaware, this weekend for a family reunion — one that did not include either his wife or daughter. According to a report by MediaTakeOut, West was chilling with his family Saturday, Dec. 13, while Kardashian and North West were not with him. Kardashian has been making the holiday party rounds this past week, attending Rihanna's Diamond Ball and another bash thrown by Carole Bayer Sager. It seems Kardashian would much prefer a black-tie event with a red carpet over West's family get-togethers anyway, doesn't it? There have been so many rumors about the status of West and Kardashian's marriage lately, with a lot of speculation on the notion that they are basically separated. At its best, this relationship has always resembled more of a business relationship than anything else. Kardashian supposedly met with a divorce attorney last month in order to game-plan how to dismantle things if West makes good on his promise of moving to Paris next year full time. He supposedly wants North with him, but Kardashian is determined to keep her daughter in Los Angeles with her, so things could get messy fast between these two.READ MORE

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Pusha T Explains Why He Told Lil Wayne to Join G.O.O.D. Music: Says Cash Money Rapper Should Collab with Kanye West

Buzz 15:33PM EDT

Despite his past beef with the Cash Money rapper, Pusha T invited Lil Wayne to join G.O.O.D. Music after the "Believe Me" rhymer took to Twitter to express his dismay with the label. During a recent interview, Push explained the gesture and suggested Wayne should work with Kanye West. The folks at "GQ" caught up with Pusha T to discuss his collaboration with Adidas when Lil'Wayne's name was thrown into the mix. He was asked if he actually wanted Wayne to join the label, and he offered up an interesting response. "I don't know. I just like the fact that I'm a prophet because of my song 'Exodus,'" he said. Released in 2012, Push uses the track to throw shade and mocks what he calls the New Orleans rapper's career self-sabotage: "It came out two years ago! People should just call me 'The Prophet.' You know what? Wayne on G.O.O.D. Music ... Well 'Ye actually likes Wayne, so they could probably make some good music together. But who knows."READ MORE

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Kanye West Flees to Paris After a Few Rocky Days in NYC with Kim Kardashian

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It does not take much to see that the marriage of Kanye West and Kim Kardashian is already under ridiculous strain. The couple spent nearly a month apart and were even an ocean apart for the Thanksgiving holiday. West's being photographed in Paris rather than celebrating with his family led to all sorts of speculation that things are not good between them. Now we are learning that the rapper did reunite briefly with his wife before fleeing the country again. According to a report by Radar Online, Kardashian and West spent a few rocky days in New York City this past week before he left for Paris. Sources close to the couple say they have hit an incredibly rough patch, and many things are dividing them. Kardashian reportedly feels like their marriage is just a business arrangement and that West puts his new family way down on the list of priorities. Their living situation has also turned into a major bone of contention, as Kardashian has been living at her mother Kris Jenner's house for nearly two years now. Not only does the couple not have a home of their own, but West reportedly has every intention of making Paris his permanent residence next year, and little North West will be going with him. Kardashian is adamant about remaining in Los Angeles and keeping their baby with her.READ MORE

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Kanye West To Receive Visionary Award, Usher To Receive Musical Arts Award At 2015 BET Honors

Buzz 19:43PM EDT

Although he's been telling us this all along, Kanye West's genius is officially getting the recognition it deserves. Yeezus will receive the Visionary Award next month at the 2015 BET Honors. According to Billboard, Ye will be one of five luminaries, including Usher, actress Phylicia Rashad, Johnnetta Betsch Cole, and John W. Thompson, honored at the eighth annual ceremony hosted by Wayne Brady.READ MORE

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Chief Keef's New Album 'Nobody' Drops Next Week, Will Feature Kanye West

Buzz 16:53PM EDT

Chief Keef may have had a rough year, being dropped by his label Interscope in October, but he is planning on closing out the year with a bang by dropping his sophomore album "Nobody" next week on Tuesday, Dec. 16. No big announcement was made concerning the album's release — rather, "XXL" reports that the album simply appeared as a pre-order on iTunes today, Dec. 10. "Nobody" features 12 tracks with only two guest appearances: Tadoe, who appears on "Oh Lawd," and Kanye West, who appears on the album's title track, which was originally previewed in August. There is still no word yet as to the status of Keef's long-awaited "Bang 3" album, which was promised for release as far back as March 2014, but still has not arrived. It is not clear if "Nobody" is a replacement album or if Keef still plans on releasing "Bang 3." You can pre-order Chief Keef's "Nobody" from iTunes here. You can check out the tracklist for Chief Keef's "Nobody" here:READ MORE

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Seth Rogen Says Kanye West Rapped His Entire New Album To Him

Buzz 10:21AM EDT

Rolling Stone recently say down with actor, Seth Rogan to discuss his new film "The Interview," which has caused due to its comedic portrayal of North Korea and the country's reaction to the film. The RS interview turns from current events regarding the film and asks Rogan about an odd run in he had with Kanye West. According to the interview, Seth Rogan had a chance to hear Kanye's album in full, just not as you would normally expect it.READ MORE

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GWAR Member Pustulus Maximus Answers Questions for Hilarious 'Kids Interview Bands' Series [WATCH]

Buzz 22:13PM EDT

Most children would probably be afraid of the members of GWAR. The intergalactic shock rockers are big, menacing creatures and their music is better suited for older ears. None of that stopped Piper from the web series "Kids Interview Bands" though. The young journalist spoke with guitarist Pustulus Maximus (Brent Purgason) about a variety of topics.READ MORE

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'Rolling Stone' Calls Kanye West's '808s & Heartbreak' One of the Most Groundbreaking Albums of All Time

Buzz 13:09PM EDT

"Rolling Stone" recently recognized a few albums that have changed the game, and among them, Kanye West's "808s & Heartbreak" was named one of the "most groundbreaking albums of all time." Since its release, West's 2008 album has proven that hip-hop is not always about trap beats and toting guns. West's ability to try something different and succeed so effortlessly has made the album a standout in his discography. "Kanye West's Auto-Tune-heavy, emotionally naked fourth album came after a brutal year during which his mother died and his engagement broke up," the legendary music-based magazine wrote of the album. "But the album's cavernous sound and exposed-soul lyrics confused even those who had been aware of West's recent trials. "Its core aesthetic was like nothing in Hip Hop: freshly butchered feelings enumerated in detail, but masked by digital processing; beds of spare synths used to balance a mix of singing and rapping. However, over time it served as a new template for up-and-comers in Hip Hop and R&B. Drake cited West as his budding sound's 'most influential person' when he was hustling mixtapes, while artists like Future further tweaked the idea of using Auto-Tune as a way to convey emotions that evoke too much feeling when spoken of explicitly."READ MORE

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