When Kanye West was recording My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy in Hawaii, he famously hung a sign on the studio wall that read “What would Mobb Deep do?” That means Kanye wanted people like Justin Vernon and Rick Ross to put themselves in the same mindset of two teenage Queensbridge hyenas, young geniuses at the […]
Chris Rock recently sat down for a video interview with the New York Times to talk about his upcoming film, Top Five, whose title refers to the rappers on your "top five" list. Are there any contemporary musicians on his list? "Kanye's the best," Rock says. "He might be the... More »
Ape's bad fantasy game is strong.
Ape is still the best at losing.
It’s, uh, it’s getting dark.
After the events of last week, we tried to get back on track with our terrible, terrible ESPN fantasy football league. Let’s see how it went! espn ffl David Rappoccio […]
Things are getting dark in the KSK fantasy league. We have angered the gods, and the NFL is suffering for it.
The latest installment on the fantasy football league trying its best to be bad.
Who would have guessed putting together a losing fantasy league would be so difficult?
A very sick take on fantasy football. Sick, sad, scary take on fantasy football.
Kanye West’s tour DJ Million Dollar Mano said on Twitter today that he’s no longer working for the rapper. Mano has known Kanye for years and was one of the producers of “Lost In The World” on My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy. Part of the reason he was fired may have to do with his [...]
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 »