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Jay-Z & Eric Garcetti

L.A. Mayor Defends Jay Z's Made In America Festival As Event Kicks Off

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The two-day weekend fest includes performances from Kanye West, John Mayer, Imagine Dragons, Weezer, Afrojack, Cypress Hill, Chance The Rapper, and several others.READ MORE

AAHH! Fest 2014

Common Launches AAHH! Fest In Chicago, Reveals Inaugural Lineup

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Common has announced a new hip-hop festival to take place in his hometown of Chicago. The one-day event, dubbed AAHH! Fest, will take place September 21 in Union Park, the Chicagoist reports.READ MORE

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Kanye West Nearly Had David Lynch Direct One Of His Videos

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Kanye West's Yeezus was easily one of the darkest and most challenging albums to ever come from a major label, so who better to direct one of the album's music videos than the master of surreal nightmares, David Lynch? Apparently, this dream collaboration nearly happened, as Lynch revealed in an interview with The Daily Beast.READ MORE

Kanye West, Jay Z

Jay Z, Kanye West And Frank Ocean Being Sued For Copyright Infringement

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Jay Z can't catch a break when it comes to lawsuits and this time Kanye West and Frank Ocean are being hit up too.READ MORE

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Kanye West Revealed His Father Once Worked A Job He Now Despises

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Kanye West recently revealed that his father, at one point, worked a job he now despises.READ MORE


VMAs 2014: Drake Gives Belated Acceptance Speech In Boston For Best Hip-Hop Video Win [WATCH]

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Drake wasn't present at the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards when he won the Moonman for Best Hip-Hop Video with the "Hold On, We're Going Home" visuals. Instead, his friend Common accepted the award on his behalf. However, during last night's Drake Vs. Lil Wayne tour stop at Boston's Xfinity Center, he took the time to thank his fans for the honor.READ MORE

Kanye West / Jay Pharoah

VMAs 2014: ‘SNL’ Star Jay Pharoah Impersonates Kanye West - Kim Kardashian, Kendall Jenner And Kylie Jenner React [WATCH]

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A lot seemed to go down during last night's MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs), but one of our favorite moments was when Saturday Night Live star Jay Pharoah took to the stage impersonating everyone's favorite preacher, Kanye West. And while we loved seeing his spot on impression, watching wife Kim Kardashian and Kendall and Kylie Jenner react to it was even better.READ MORE

French Montana & Rick Ross

French Montana, Kanye West, Lil Wayne, Rick Ross Teaming Up For New Single 'Gucci Mane'

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French Montana is dialing up a fantastic foursome for one of the songs on his new album this fall.READ MORE

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Kanye West's Sampling History Compiled for The Verge's Interactive Feature; from 'Gold Digger' to 'Bound 2'

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Everyone knows that Kanye West's acclaim is based on way more than just his lyrics. The amount of work and thought that go into his instrumental portions is crazy, even when much of it is built up of samples. The Verge has built up a "a listenable history of Kanye West's samples" for its site, which allows readers to scroll through, listen to the West track and then the sample used within. Tracks from all of the emcee's solo albums are available for perusing.READ MORE

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Kanye West, Paul McCartney 'Piss On Your Grave' Instagram Snippet Appears Online for 'Yeezus' Follow-Up [LISTEN]

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Last week, rumors circulated that Kanye West and Paul McCartney had teamed up for a new song on the rapper's Yeezus follow-up entitled "Piss On Your Grave." Unlike most rumors, it seems like this one has turned out to be true. Today (Aug. 20), leaked audio from West's album preview should in London surfaced online, and it seems to be from the song in question.READ MORE

Alex Trebek

Emcee Alex Trebek: A Brief Celebration of 'Jeopardy!'s Musical Categories with Raps from Its Iconic Host

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Join Music Times for a brief celebration of 'Jeopardy!'s musical categories, particularly those that involve Alex Trebek rapping.READ MORE

Paul McCartney & Kanye West

Kanye West, Paul McCartney Working Together Already? New Report Says Yes

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Have Kanye and Paul been going behind our backs? We certainly hope so. A new report from Page Six states that the duo have been secretly recording "a number of tracks that could develop into an album."READ MORE

Kanye West

Kanye West, Chief Keef 'Nobody' Preview Posted On Instagram [WATCH]

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Seems like we can only get bits and pieces of new Kanye music nowadays. A week after someone leaked an unfinished version of his single "All Day," fans got a peek at West's collaboration with Chief Keef in an Instagram post this weekend.READ MORE


6 Musician/Filmmaker Pairings For Concert Films: Beyoncé, Miley Cyrus, And More

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Earlier this week, it was announced that David Lynch's 2011 Duran Duran concert film would be released in theaters for one night only in September. This unusual director/musician pairing was part of the American Express Unstaged series of concert films, and it got me thinking about some other pairings I'd like to see in this series.READ MORE

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Kanye West Reportedly Wants To Collaborate With Paul McCartney

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Kanye West says he wants to work on some new music with Paul McCartney.READ MORE

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