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Kanye West & Pusha T Hot 97 Takeover

Kanye West and Pusha T made their selves at home during Funkmaster Flex’s evening drive tonight on Hot 97. Take a listen below. Break 1: Introduction. Kanye mentions some people he looks up to. Break 2: Kanye talks signing Pusha to G.O.O.D. Music. Break 3: Kanye talks about Taylor Swift. Break 4: Kanye speaks on Joell Ortiz and the leaked nude pics. Break 5: Kanye talks about his album artwork, the Cam’ron & Jim Jones’ diss and Dame Dash. Break […]

Kanye West: #3 Hottest MC In The Game

[vodpod id=Video.4749261&w=425&h=350&fv=configParams%3Did%253D1650152%2526vid%253D589728%2526uri%253Dmgid%253Auma%253Avideo%253Amtv.com%253A589728] Kanye was actually the fourth Hottest MC In The Game at first, but was bumped up a spot. G.O.O.D. call, guys. “He’s basically putting out a mixtape on the radio,” MTV News supervising producer Sean Lee said during the Hottest MCs roundtable discussion. “These songs are throwaways for his album. He’s taking this beat from here, this feature on here, let me get this person on here, and putting them out to the public. And the public is […]

New Music: Lloyd Banks Ft. Kanye West, Swizz Beatz, Ryan Leslie & Fabolous “Start It Up”

Funkmaster Flex got the green light to premiere Banks’ new posse cut on Hot 97. Apparently, he changed the name from “Trackstar” to “Start It Up”. But it’s the music that counts, and from the sound of it, Hunger For More 2 is shaping up to be a full course meal. Album drops November 23rd. UPDATE:  Dirty version it up

Kanye Album Gets New Release Date

Kanye’s fifth album still doesn’t have a title, but it does have a new release date. A couple weeks ago, he told Angie Martinez that the album would drop on November 16th. But now, Rap-Up says the project will be in stores on November 22nd. So far, confirmed guests include Nicki Minaj, Justin Vernon, and T.I. UPDATE: No date set. What the…? UPDATE Dos: Rap-Up ain’t lie. They had it right all along.

Kanye West Finishes “Power” Remix

Salty like Lawry’s that the “Power” remix didn’t drop Friday as promised? Well, Kanye had a good excuse—it wasn’t done yet. Thankfully Swizz, Mos and Kobe Bryant came by the stu Saturday night and inspired him to finish it. Too bad he woke up so amped this morning that he’s talkin’ Justin Bieber/Raekwon collabos. Oy vey. Sidebar: No days off.

Kanye West On Power 105.1 (DJ Clue)

Following Kanye’s interview on Hot 97, he paid DJ Clue a visit on Power 105.1. Did you miss it? Of course, everyone did. Anyway, in the first break, Yeezy talks about his new record “See Me Now” and working with No I.D. and Lex Luger. Break 2: Ye talks “Power” music video and says he’s releasing a 40 minute version. Break 3: Kanye speaks on last year’s award crash, joining Twitter, and genius moments. Break 4: Clue and Ye big […]

Kanye Performs At The Box In NYC

Jay-Z wasn’t the only rapper holding things down in NYC last night. At The Box over on the Lower East Side, Kanye held a private show with a strict dress code. He performed some familiar tracks and for the second time recited, “Mama’s Boyfriend”. Awl revealed that the song samples Billy Joel’s “Movin Out (Anthony’s Song)“. Off camera, Yeezy confirmed rumors that Pusha T signed to his G.O.O.D. music label. Mo’ footage after the jump. Sidebar: CyHi Da Prynce signed […]

Kanye West On Hot 97 (Angie Martinez)

Yeezy returned to Hot 97 for the first time this year and chopped it up with Angie Mar. In the first segment, he spoke on joining Twitter and his internship at Fendi. He also kept his word and dropped off new material. Keep it locked. Part 2: Debuts “See Me Now” Ft. Beyoncé and Charlie Wilson. Part 3: Post game reaction. Part 4: Yeezy says Nicki Minaj has the potential to be second biggest rapper of all time…of all time! […]

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