Song Of The Week: Kanye West ‘bound 2’

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Kanye West moves his own mountains at Toyota Center

A loop pinched from an old soul song called by the Ponderosa Twins Plus One collides with a bit of Norman Whiteside and a come-on by Brenda Lee. These bits of music dont necessarily fit but West forces them together and hammers on the pads to get that distinctive trampoline-jounce sound that a MPC generates. Bound 2 is a love song, but an extremely crude one, and its a fitting conclusion to an album that is much more brutal than any in Wests discography. In 2004, West used his sampler to murmur, soothe and hypnotize; a decade later, hes slapping his fans upside the head with music. Just like a fiddler equally comfortable playing an etude or burning up a hoedown, hes got range. Kanye West is a master of an instrument that many music fans still dont acknowledge as one a true virtuoso of the MPC.
Source: http://www.nj.com/entertainment/music/index.ssf/2013/12/kanye_west_bound_2.html

“I think my next album is going to be eight songs. It`s just reducing down the amount of information that you need. People say a design is the point where you can`t take anything else away. Yeezus was very, very designed,” West said. “I took a departure from radio and popular music in order to get this seat here.
Source: http://zeenews.india.com/entertainment/musicworld/kanye-west-s-next-album-to-release-next-year_147492.html

Kanye West Cheated On Kim Kardashian With Canadian Model? Kimye Says No Way

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Source: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jacobs-matthew/deconstructing-the-grammy-snubs_b_4409531.html

Deconstructing The Grammy Snubs: How Miley Cyrus’ And Kanye West’s Antics Killed Their Awards Attention

Kimye Says No Way Posted: 06/12/2013 2:00 pm EDT|Updated: 06/13/2013 1:34 pm EDT Subscribe Follow: Kanye West , The Kardashians , Kanye Cheated On Kim , Kanye West Cheated , Kanye West Cheated On Kim Kardashian , Kanye West Cheating Rumors , Kanye West Kim Kardashian , Kanye West Leyla Ghobadi , Kim Kardashian Kanye West , Leyla Ghobadi , Leyla Ghobadi Kanye West , Celebrity News A Canadian model has accused Kanye West of cheating on pregnant girlfriend Kim Kardashian , telling Star magazine that she began an illicit relationship with the singer last year. However, according to Gossip Cop, part-time model Leyla Ghobadi’s allegations are completely unfounded . The celebrity website says Ghobadi is merely attempting to drum up publicity for herself. Ghobadi, 24, told Star that she first had sex with West last July — “hooking up,” she says, after he invited her to his hotel room following an Atlantic City show. “He told mehe wanted to hook up, but I was concerned that he was seeing Kim Kardashian,” Ghobadi told Star. “He told me that [his relationship with Kim] was for publicity and nothing serious.” Ghobadi claims she’s slept with West again since then and says the singer has continued to contact her — most recently last week.
Source: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/06/12/kanye-west-cheated_n_3429154.html

Kanye West Talks New Album, Only Eight Songs

RELATED: Kanye West Throws Disrespectful Tantrum During Sway In The Morning Interview [VIDEO] Sway maintains that he and Kanye are cool but couldnt pass up an opportunity to have a little fun with the situation on his RapFix show. It seemed to be public demand that I respond to an interview that I just did with Kanye West a week ago that blew up on the Internet, and I decided to respond here on RapFix, Sway said as he opened the show. I turned down a lot of other interviews, but today were going to set the record straight. For the record, I love Kanye West; thats my little brother. Sway made light of the situation by revealing his brand new line of t-shirts that which hilariously read I GOT THE ANSWERS. Buy your own shirt at Sways Universe and watch Sway talk about his Kanye interview in the video below. Also, make sure to check out a special mix by our friend DJ Just Dizle from Sways other show on Shade 45 Sway In The Morning. RELATED:
Source: http://theurbandaily.com/2013/12/08/sway-does-have-the-answers-kanye/

Kanye West Apologizes to Nike: ‘I Really Appreciate Everything They Did For Me’

People say a design is the point where you cant take anything else away. Yeezus was very, very designed. I took a departure from radio and popular music in order to get this seat here. If I hadnt made Yeezus, I wouldnt be sitting here with this cool font at Basel right here. While no definitive release date has been set for the new project, West has started the creative process to get things moving. I havent named my next album, but I have started on it, he told Power 99 according to NME .
Source: http://www.inquisitr.com/1055571/kanye-west-talks-new-album-only-eight-songs/

Dear Kanye, Sway DOES Have The Answers [PHOTO]

Yes. Son me because I am the sun and I will shine bright,” West said during his tour rant. “And when I don’t have as much money as a billionaire and when I don’t have the factories that, that dude has over there, what I do have is my voice. Ain’t no corporation that can take me away from my voice and I’m going to scream at the top of my (expletive) mountain as loud as I want.” The rap mogul spoke about how Nike’s refusal to let him obtain royalties from his products because he is not an athlete caused him to sign with Adidas. Like us on Facebook “The old me without a daughter may have taken the Nike deal because I just love Nike so much and blah, blah, blah,” West explained to Hot 97’s Angie Martinez recently.
Source: http://global.christianpost.com/news/kanye-west-apologizes-to-nike-i-really-appreciate-everything-they-did-for-me-110273/

Kanye West’s next album to release next year

But it also felt sincere and ultimately positive. He referenced his outbursts and overall persona as that balance between patience and attack. It was also a fitting description for the show. There were big, defining pieces and darker, more introspective elements. There was darkness and light, party tracks and messages, beauty and filth.Yeezus and Jesus literally. (West finally removed his mask when white Jesus appeared before a searing Jesus Walks.) The man who moved a mountain.
Source: http://blog.chron.com/rantandrave/2013/12/kanye-west-moves-his-own-mountains-at-toyota-center/

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