Seven years ago this month, we were all giddy with the hype and secrecy behind Kanye West’s upcoming fifth studio album, My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy. Many consider that album to be Kanye’s magnum opus (not me … that honor belongs to Graduation) and the last vestige of the “Old Kanye” before he completely …
I’m not good at being a Christian … at least not the kind of Christian I was raised to be.
Black Twitter lost its collective mind yesterday when photos of a plus-size Kanye West surfaced, forcing what could either be called “fat-shaming” or a savage roasting session, depending on which side of the aisle you sit.
Caucasoid Pez dispenser dipped in a vat of rancid Hellmann’s Piers Morgan asked and answered the world’s most disingenuous question yesterday in a column that addressed a clip of University of New Hampshire sorority girls singing along to Kanye West’s “Gold Digger.” Morgan, a flaccid portmanteau of Alfred from Batman…
From Kellyanne Conway and Tomi Lahren to the whole “53 percent of y’all voted for Darth Cheeto” thing, this has not been a particularly good year for white women. Collectively, they’ve undergone a bit of a cultural reckoning, as there has never been a hotter spotlight on their role in propagating, nurturing and…
Kanye West made a fan pretty happy when he gave him a pair of Yeezy Boost 350 V2s. Tyler Wesley, who was paralyzed after an accident caused him to sustain a vertebrae break, proudly displayed West’s gift to him on Instagram.
From the shots fired between Jay-Z and Kanye West on their respective albums, anyone with a brain could have surmised that there was beef over money.
Where do you go when you want to “get out” of Calabasas and escape the paparazzi to work on new music? If you’re Kanye West, you head to a mountaintop in Wyoming.
No one knows what the designers at Forever 21 were thinking when they tried to slip clothes that were obviously “inspired” by (pronounced “sto-lenn frumm”) Kanye West onto their website, but they should have known that the folks on black Twitter don’t sleep. When the fashion retailer updated its collection with what…
A professor at Washington University in Saint Louis is using Kanye West’s recent hospitalization as part of his course’s final lecture on mental illness.
Maybe Kourtney Kardashian saw Get Out, or maybe she was subtweeting Scott Disick to get out for the 100th time. But Twitter definitely felt that it was ironic for a Kardashian to tweet about a movie involving a black man and a crazy white family.
It looks as though the circle-jerk love affair between Donald Trump and Kanye West is over. The rapper has seemingly scrubbed his Twitter account of any mention of his December meeting with Trump, as well as his tweets supporting Trump.
For as long as he is president, there will be debate over whether or not black people should be meeting with the Marigold Manchurian Candidate. It’s a question The Root’s political editor, Jason Johnson, recently tackled in the piece “So, When Is It OK to Meet With Trump?”
Unlike Chrisette Michele, Kanye West was not invited to perform at this week’s inauguration. And the spokesperson for Porta-Potty-elect gave an interesting reason as to why.
Comedian D.L. Hughley is letting President-elect Donald Trump know how he really feels in a Facebook Live video posted to his page Friday night.
If I squint with my good eye and drink something potent out of a red Solo cup, 2016 doesn’t seem so bad—from an entertainment perspective, anyway. So, as we move forward into the new year, here are some things I’d very much like to see. That is to say, if 2017 doesn’t end early because a nuclear apocalypse initiated…
“Sup with ya man’s?”
When Kanye “He’ll leave your ass for a white girl” West and Kim Kardashian married in May 2014, the world knew that it would be a match made in heaven: two egos finally becoming one in holy matrimony.
For all the good my lord and gyrator, Beyoncé (as well as a host of other talented Negroes, but Beyoncé comes first), did to try and save this trash-ass year from itself, there were some glaring offenses that cannot go unaddressed. Here are some of the worst offenders. Feel free to audibly boo and hiss while reading…
If President-elect Donald J. Trump contacted you for a meeting, would you take it? Is any and every black person who acquiesces to meeting with Trump a sellout? Would you be a coon, would I be an Uncle Tom, for giving Trump my time?