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News: Kanye West Steps Behind Camera To Direct Drake’s Video

Posted by prinzthepistoleer on June 16, 2009

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By Thomas Freeman

Drake was in Brooklyn recently shooting scenes for the video for his first official single Best I Ever Had and the director was none other than Kanye West. Read the rest of this entry »

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News: Kanye West Shuts Down Final Night Of Music Festival

Posted by prinzthepistoleer on March 22, 2009

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Written by Cyrus Langhorne

Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West helped ignite a traditional indie-based South by Southwest (SXSW) festival Saturday (March 21) night with performances and surprise guests.

Ye reportedly performed twice at the Austin, Texas venue showcasing artists from his label.

West performed beneath a tent as part of a party sponsored by Fader Magazine and Levi’s. He put on a lengthy show, mostly alternating songs with lesser known rappers from his G.O.O.D. Music record label. “It feels so good to rock for you tonight,” West said. He was clearly out to promote his label’s talent, including rappers Consequence and Kid Cudi. Cameos followed by Common and Erykah Badu. West played a number of “old school joints” from his first album, 2004’s College Dropout. (Associated Press) Read the rest of this entry »

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News: Kanye West, Talib Kweli Featured on True To The Game

Posted by prinzthepistoleer on March 14, 2009

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Written By Anthony Springer Jr

Kanye West, GLC, Talib Kweli and others have lent their talents to a new Hip Hop related project dedicated to raising funds for nonprofit and historic causes.

Stadium Entertainment, in conjunction with EMI have teamed up to release True To The Game, Volume 1. Proceeds from the sales of the album will benefit the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum.

West and GLC forge the way for the album with its leadoff single, “Big Screen.” Read the rest of this entry »

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