Kanye West

Yeezus Leaks, Lauded by Critics

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I Am a God, Kanye West declares in his new album, Yeezus, which comes out… Read More

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What Will ‘Yeezus’ Do?

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Praise Yeezus: it sounds like Kanye West is just as bored with the radio as nearly most of the rest of us. “Black… Read More

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Yeezus Projected to Sell 500,000 Copies Its First Week

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Kanye West's Yeezus, due Tuesday on Def Jam, is expected to sell 500,000 copies its first week. "That's… Read More

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Chrisette Michele Gets ‘Better’ [INTERVIEW]

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Chrisette Michele is better. As strong and confident as she comes across—and let’s face it, you have to be strong in… Read More

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Tricky, False Idols False Idols as an album title is Tricky’s cheeky way of letting us know he’s… Read More

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Erykah Badu Goes Classical in Brooklyn

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Brooklyn is a global junction of music culture. Its reputation of progressive, multi-dimensional art was built by folks like saxophonist… Read More

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Prince, Miguel to Appear on Janelle Monae's New Album

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Janelle Monáe's upcoming sophomore album, The Electric Lady, will include guest appearances by Prince and… Read More

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The music-industry buzz around Kimberly Nichole is beyond deafening by now, and it ain’t hard to tell why: the Seattle native… Read More

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Robert Glasper:
A Message in the Music

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Robert Glasper is a musician on a clear mission: bringing back real music. With his Grammy Award-winning album, Black Radio… Read More

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New Beyonce Track Debuts

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Beyonce may be making headlines over pregnancy reports, but the singer and her team clearly have been focusing on new music… Read More

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