Song Of The Week: Kanye West ‘bound 2’

This is our piano. This is the heart of why everybody is here tonight. West has made the case before, although not quite as fervently. At the 2010 Video Music Awards, he appeared onstage with his MPC (which, in prosaic language, stands for music production center) to debut Runaway, his response to the controversy surrounding his run-in with Taylor Swift at the previous years VMAs. Earlier in the show, Swift had surrounded herself with strummers to premiere Innocent, her subtly scathing song about West. Kanye West’s new single, “Bound 2.” The rappers point was clear: Youre armed with your musical instrument and Im armed with mine. There will always be a place for guitars in pop.
Source: http://www.nj.com/entertainment/music/index.ssf/2013/12/kanye_west_bound_2.html

Kanye West moves his own mountains at Toyota Center

Kanye ain’t waving that flag in front of them,” he said. “Be careful, Kanye.” Not that Troy hasn’t used the flag on album covers and in videos, but “I wasn’t lifting it up to glorify it,” he said, explaining he knew the ramifications of using the banner. To Troy, the flag stood for rebellion, and he was being rebellious himself in flaunting it. “I was letting them know it was a new day down here in the South, from then to now.
Source: http://www.cnn.com/2013/11/04/us/kanye-west-confederate-flag/index.html

Kanye West co-opts Confederate flag: Publicity stunt or way to prompt debate?

“I honestly feel that because Steve has passed, you know — it’s like when Biggie passed and Jay-Z was allowed to become Jay-Z.” Kanye can now become Kanye. But who is the Steve Wozniak of rap? Alexander Tamargo/Getty Images Michael Jordan West is from Chicago, so …”If Michael Jordan can scream at the refs, me as Kanye West, as the Michael Jordan of music, can go and say, ‘This is wrong.'” Who are the “refs” though, music critics, haters, paparazzi, Kris Jenner? Vanellope von Schweetz in “Wreck-It Ralph” While talking to BBC Radio 1, West compared himself to the main character in a cartoon movie, “Have y’all ever seen ‘Wreck-It Ralph’? You remember how that girl in there — the people that was racing? She was the glitch.
Source: http://abcnews.go.com/Entertainment/kanye-wests-best-comparisons/story?id=20528936

Kanye West: Love’s more important than branding

However, the follow up to `Yeezus` may only contain eight songs, reported Rolling Stone magazine. “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.
Source: http://zeenews.india.com/entertainment/musicworld/kanye-west-s-next-album-to-release-next-year_147492.html

Kanye West’s Most Egotistical Comparisons Ever

The Daily Currant reported West saying that he was the next Nelson Mandela and he liberates minds with his music, which is more important than liberating a few people from apartheid or whatever. While some people spotted the satirical article for what it was, many took to twitter expressing their feelings about him, News.com.au reported. One fan tweeted that he would kick the disrespectful punk in the teeth, while another claimed that he was the most ignorant idiot on the planet. Another fan wrote that if West thinks he is the next Nelson Mandela, then he should be tossed into a tiny prison cell for 27 years. Many religious people are also angry with the 36-year-old rapper because of his latest hit named ‘I Am A God’.
Source: http://www.realbollywood.com/2013/12/fans-outraged-fake-kanye-west-declares-i-nelson-mandela.html

Fans outraged after fake Kanye West declares ‘I am next Nelson Mandela’

Is it telling the truth? West asked the crowd, who roared in approval at every word. He called the show, which was anchored by an imposing mountain structure on the main stage, a demo tape for Disney and other projects, said haters were simply people who forgot how to dream, took a quick swipe at the Grammys for shutting him out this year, called out radio DJs who thinkin they checkin me like they got some kind of answers and talked about his blind faith, a delusional self esteem that might be confused with an ego. But its that ego that brought me here tonight, he quipped. (Touche, sir.) If you really listened, though, West was givinga motivational speech of sorts urging people to believe in themselves, hold on to their dreams and never be swayed by naysayers. It was brash and overlong. But it also felt sincere Kim Kardashian sex tape full download and ultimately positive.
Source: http://blog.chron.com/rantandrave/2013/12/kanye-west-moves-his-own-mountains-at-toyota-center/

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