- Real Name: Kanye Omari West
- Nickname: Yeezy, Ye, Yeezus
- Hometown: Chicago, IL
- Label: G.O.O.D. Music / Def Jam
What I Learned as a Classical Composer Working with Kanye, No I.D. & Big Sean
How Johan Lenox went from listening to Kanye’s ‘My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy’ to working with him, No I.D., Big Sean, and more.
10 Most Jarring Opening Lines in Rap History, Ranked
Let's ruin our days, shall we?
How the 2010s Changed Our Relationship to the Album — Forever
One day, soon, I promise you, we’ll wake up inside a virtual reality version of a new Beyoncé album. Nothing will ever be the same.
Kanye’s ‘Jesus Is King’ Made Me Appreciate Christianity for the First Time
Kanye is an imperfect person. ‘Jesus Is King’ is an imperfect album. Christianity is an imperfect religion. But they can all inspire us to do better.
The Best Hip-Hop Album Release Week Every Year of 2010s
Long live overstuffed new-music-Fridays.
We Turned Kanye's Greatest Hits Into a Christian Hip-Hop Album
Welcome to ‘CleanYe West,’ Kanye West's next Christian hip-hop album.
Kanye’s ‘Jesus Is King’ Album Has Serious Religious Implications
It would be easier if there were a way to ignore Kanye, but there isn’t.
Library Music Is Changing the Sampling Game In Hip-Hop
It’s been decades since sampling was uninhibited. Library music is changing everything.
Here’s What Your Mid-2000s Rap Ringtone Says About You
Let's not pretend these ringtones didn't slap.
Why I Haven’t Released ‘Jesus Is King’: A Guest Editorial by Not Kanye
So yeah, the album is late. I’m sorry, okay?!
Kanye West’s Record Label & Management on ‘Jesus Is King’ Release: Not Tonight
It is, admittedly, not Kanye West season.