On July 4th, Kanye West, wearing his face mask du jour, started singing "Runaway" from My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy for the crowd at the Wireless Festival in London before getting sidetracked with an EPIC fifteen minute rant in which he called out Nike, Louis Vuitton, Gucci, the media, and... More »
In the introduction to his book on Kanye West’s My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy, Kirk Walker Graves acknowledges the argument that a four-year-old album should not be memorialized with a volume in Bloombury’s 33 1/3 series on classic albums. Show More Summary
Writer / Yeezus disciple Kirk Walker Graves delves deep. Read more articles like "Check Out an Excerpt from the My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy 33 1/3 Book" on PMA - Pretty Much Amazing.
When Kanye West first released My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy in 2010, his celebrity had reached its peak, or so we all thought. No album that year dominated as absolutely — critically, commercially, artistically, musically, culturally. Not only did it go platinum, but hip-hop intellectuals loved it.
It's hand-painted by George Condo, the guy who did Kanye's My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy cover. Hopefully this doesn't make that small-town police chief write Kanye another angry letter. (by Bob Powers)
[American artist George Condo, known for collaborating with Kanye West on his "My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy" album art, also collaborated with West on this grotesque hand-painted Birkin bag for Kim Kardashian's Christmas present. I spy four breasts, one butt crack, and maybe some pubes. Image via Instagram] Read more...
Nicki Minaj almost had her verse cut from the Kanye West song “Monster.” The tune was the third single off West’s album My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy. However, the song was originally released as part of the rapper’s “GOOD Friday” campaign, which gave away free songs to help promote his fifth studio album. Show More Summary
When Kanye West released My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy and half of my conversations were about My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy, I remember telling a friend that listening to orchestral "All of The Lights (Prelude)" was like saying...Show More Summary
Yeezus marks another twist in Kanye West's sound, away from the hip-hop/prog-rock fusion of My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy and the chipmunk soul of his early years toward electronic and lyrical brutalism. With typical hyperbole, West recently called himself "a Black New Wave artist," but it's hard to connect Yeezus ... More »
The wait is over and the reviews are in for Kanye West's album, "Yeezus." The 10-track offering is West's sixth studio album, following 2011's "My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy," and quite possibly his most talked about project before its actual release. Now that "Yeezus" is officially available, critics, fans and other artists are sharing their thoughts […]
There wasn’t a tour for My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy, but the world will not be denied again. Mike Dean, a contributing producer on the latest album as well as Cruel Summer and Watch The Throne, confirmed the Yeezus tour in a recent Reddit AMA. Show More Summary
The last solo studio album Kanye West released was ‘My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy’ in late 2010 and since that time, a lot has happened. More »
Kanye West is no stranger to album artwork controversy. He rolled out a few covers for My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy, and the main one (a painting of a nude female angel having sex with a man) was blurred out by many outlets. Well, Yeezy has (maybe) outdone himself with the above crucifixion image, rumored... More »
Now that there’s a set June 18 release date for Yeezus, Kanye West’s not-at-all arrogantly titled follow-up to My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy, more details of the contents of the album have trickled out. In addition to the singles...Show More Summary
Kanye West's sixth studio album will be called "Yeezus." Really. Hip-hop, R&B magazine Rap-Up confirmed the name and the album's June 18th release date. The album will be West's followup to 2010's My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy from 2010. Show More Summary
Is Kanye West’s follow up to My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy called Yezus? According to some reports and Kim Kardashian, it is. This follows up last night’s incredible spectacle, in… Read more articles like "Kanye West’s New Album is Called… Yeezus ?" on PMA - Pretty Much Amazing.
“Wack Wednesdays” are the new “GOOD Fridays.” Back in 2010, Kanye West broke the Internet on a weekly basis when every TGIF, he released a new song from My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy, along with other non-album tracks. It’s unknown...Show More Summary
When he’s not busy chaperoning a floral sofa ’round town, Kanye West occasionally makes music. In fact, rumor has it that his much-anticipated follow-up to My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy will drop this year, and last night, we heard our first listen to the record, courtesy of recent G.O.O.D. Show More Summary
One of two historical things will happen on June 18th. Either Kim Kardashian will explode and have her baby once and for all, or Kanye West will release his followup to My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy. The rapper dropped a huge hint on Twitter, and we have more details on that below. Also, the awesome [...]
The rapper took aim at the Grammy Awards for overlooking "My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy" and "Watch the Throne." Oh, and he broke some other news.