Tag: West

NME Festival blog: Watch Travis Scott bring out Kanye West at Astroworld festival

The future Presidential candidate performed ‘Follow God’ and ‘Can’t Tell Me Nothing’ Travis Scott brought Kanye West on stage to perform with him during his second annual Astroworld festival in Houston this weekend. Kanye performed ‘Follow God’, his latest single from ‘Jesus Is King’, and ‘Can’t Tell Me Nothing’ from 2007’s ‘Graduation’. Others special guests on the night […]

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NME Festival blog: Kanye West confirms he’s running for President in 2024

Is the world ready for President West? Kanye West has confirmed that he intends to run for President of the United States in the 2024 election. The rapper made a surprise appearance at the fifth annual Fast Company Innovation festival in New York yesterday (November 7), where he spoke with Yeezy footwear designer Steven Smith, […]

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NME Festival blog: Kanye West Sunday Service caterer acknowledges it served underwhelming brunch to one person

The meal had drawn comparisons to Fyre Fest The catering company behind the brunch served at a recent Kanye West Sunday Service event has issued a statement after the underwhelming meal went viral online, drawing comparisons to Fyre Festival. Lauryn’s Fine Catering, which handled the ‘Brunchella’ event in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, told TMZ that it […]

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NME Festival blog: The Game channels ‘Mad Max’ in video for fiery new single ‘West Side’

It’s the first single from his forthcoming album ‘Born To Rap’ The Game has released a video for his fiery new single ‘West Side’ and it shares a few similarities with the movie Mad Max – watch it below. ‘West Side’, the debut single from the former G-Unit MC’s forthcoming ninth studio album, ‘Born To Rap’, […]

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NME Festival blog: Watch Kanye West debut new song ‘Water’ at Coachella Sunday Service

The rapper aired the new track between a series of covers and reworked versions of his own tracks Kanye West debuted a new song during his Sunday Service live session at Coachella 2019. The rapper was joined by a gospel choir, live band, and several special guests as he brought the series to the Californian […]

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NME Festival blog: Kanye West pays tribute to Nipsey Hussle at Sunday Service

“Stay inspired, show love to your people” Kanye West has paid tribute to the late Nipsey Hussle in the latest instalment of his Sunday Service performances. As he DJ’ed at yesterday’s performance, the rapper played a clip of Nipsey Hussle giving a motivational speech – only a week after he was gunned down in Los […]

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NME Festival blog: It looks like Kanye West will release three new Yeezy 700 V2s this year

Leaks reveal the new shoes will come in three styles Kanye West is reportedly set to release three new Yeezy 700 V2s later this year. Leaked images of what are alleged to be the shoes in question have appeared online, showing details of the different styles. According to The Sole Supplier, photos posted by Instagram user […]

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NME Festival blog: Kanye West donates 10 million dollars to Volcano crater art project

Rapper recently controversially pulled out of this year’s Coachella Kanye West has reportedly donated $10 million to the Turrell Art Foundation to help fund artist James Turrell’s Roden Crater Project. In a statement to The Wall Street Journal, West said that he wants the Roden Crater Project to be “experienced and enjoyed for eternity.” Turrell began work on […]

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NME Festival blog: Kanye West reportedly pulled out of Coachella because they wouldn’t build him a huge dome stage

It’s been claimed the rapper was in talks to headline the California festival before stage disagreements arose Kanye West reportedly pulled out of headlining Coachella because the festival wouldn’t build him a giant dome to perform on, Billboard has reported. It was reported earlier this month that the rapper pulled out due to disagreements in […]

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NME Festival blog: Kanye West has reportedly pulled out of headlining Coachella 2019

It’s allegedly over a disagreement relating to the stage setup Kanye West has reportedly pulled out of headlining Coachella later this year due to a disagreement about his stage setup. Although his slot was yet to be officially announced, the rapper was strongly rumoured to be headlining the event. West last headlined the Californian music […]

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