News featuring Kanye West

The following news stories mention Kanye West. Stories are compiled from a hand-picked selection of popular music news sites based in Great Britain, Europe and the United States. Updated less than 2 hours ago.

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  • Snoop Dogg Gets Pharrell Williams to Produce New Album, Stevie Wonder and Charlie Wilson to Guest

    Snoop Dogg is now known to a generation of young music fans as that guy who made fun of Iggy Azalea on Instagram, but the veteran West Coast MC is putting the focus back on the music by teaming up with Pharrell Williams for a new album. Snoop has signed with Pharrell's I Am Other label (in conjunction with Columbia Records). An Instagram post from earlier this week confirms that Pharrell is producing the entire album, which will feature guest appearances from Stevie Wonder and Kanye West collaborator Charlie Wilson. Pharrell said in an interview with Los Angeles radio station Power...Read More

    Read the complete article at exclaim.ca

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Thursday 16th October

  • Big Sean Sheds More Light on 'Hall of Fame' Follow-Up, Gets Kanye West, Ariana Grande, Chris Brown to Guest

    Amongst a handful of entertainment news headlines about his personal life is an artist who's hungrier than ever to put out new music. Big Sean, who recently signed a management deal with Roc Nation and released four new singles last month, thinks nothing much of the headlines, telling Exclaim! that "It hasn't affected my mind state musically. It hasn't really affected many things at all. It's not like it has changed me, people just seem to be interested in that stuff." What has changed, however, is the passion behind his new yet-to-be-titled album, which serves as a follow-up to his 2013...Read More

    Read the complete article at exclaim.ca

  • Salva Taps Young Thug, E-40, Schoolboy Q for 'Peacemaker' LP

    Californian production whiz Salva established himself well with his 2011 LP Complex Housing, but the artist really exploded thanks to the Kanye West "Mercy" remix he completed with RL Grime. On the other side of that tide-shifting work, he's back with a new LP. Called Peacemaker, the album will once again blend Salva's penchant for forwardthinking production as it pairs the producer with a handful of rappers. According to a press release, the album started as a Red Bull-initiated collaboration between the producer and rapper Kurupt, but evolved from there. In...Read More

    Read the complete article at exclaim.ca

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  • '808' Documentary Celebrates Roland's Classic Drum Machine with Damon Albarn, Pharrell Williams, New Order

    The Roland TR-808 drum machine is one of the most influential instruments in the history of hip-hop and dance music, and it even inspired the title of Kanye West's 2008 album 808s & Heartbreak. Now, the machine is getting its very own star-studded documentary, simply titled 808. The film is directed by Alexander Dunn, and it features a host of big-name interviewees, including Damon Albarn, Pharrell Williams, Diplo, Questlove, New Order, Fatboy Slim, Rick Rubin, Phil Collins, David Guetta, Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis, Tiga, Chris Frantz of Talking Heads, and Lil Jon, among...Read More

    Read the complete article at exclaim.ca

  • Tyga – “40 Mill” (Prod. Kanye West)

    Tyga has shared a new track, which was co-produced by Kanye West, Mike Dean, and Tyga’s own producer Jess Jackson, all of whom also apparently served as executive producers for his entire upcoming project, The Gold Album: 18th Dynasty. “40 Mill” is backed by opulent, oppressive drum sequencing and Tyga asserting, “I don’t wanna be [...]

    Read the complete article at stereogum.feedsportal.com

  • Tyga’s Kanye West-Produced ’40 Mill’ Is Here, And It Knocks

    Tyga has released the Kanye West and Mike Dean-produced '40 Mill' despite troubles with his record label, Young Money.

    Read the complete article at www.mtv.com

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