Opinion

Happy Kanye Disappoints, So Far

It’s 2015, and Kanye is happy and making an album. He was hungry making College Dropout, inspired for Late Registration and Graduation, depressed for 808s, desperate for MBDTF, and angry for Yeezus. Every one of his solos was reflected of Kanye’s state of mind during their time period, and now Kanye is probably in the most simple emotional state he’s been in since he’s entered…

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Screened Plays

Column 36: The Performance of Pablo

In Screened Plays I normally write about the relationship of film/television and music, that’s exactly what today’s article was originally intended to be, before this all got a bit bigger. Last week I had the pleasure of being part of the Yeezy Season 3 theater experience which was beamed into theaters in eighty cities across…

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Opinion

Is “FourFiveSeconds” Even A Song?

On paper, the Kanye West-Paul McCartney-Rihanna collaboration “FourFiveSeconds” looks huge, a swing-for-the-fences song that could actually change things. It features two of the world’s greatest pop stars, plus a Beatle, and other wild card talent, but virtually none of their presence is felt. The legendary Paul McCartney is reduced to tapping on a few keyboards—maybe…

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News

Just Announced: Kanye West

People who read on the internet super early were delighted this morning to discover that Kanye West announced he will be touring in support of his latest album The Life of Pablo. Dubbed the Saint Pablo tour, Yeezy will be making his second stop on the tour at Buffalo’s First NIagara center on Saturday, August…

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