Tag: Kanye West

Grammy Awards: Beyoncé Leads Nominations with BLM-Inspired ‘Lemonade’

Beyoncé leads all artists with nine nominations at the 2017 Grammy Awards, including Album of the Year for her Black Lives Matter-inspired album “Lemonade,” while Rihanna, Drake, and Kanye West each earned eight nods and British pop queen Adele was tipped in top categories including Album of the Year for her commercial juggernaut 25.

Obama Discusses Favorite Rappers: Jay Z ‘Still the King’

President Obama called in to SiriusXM’s “Sway in the Morning” radio show Friday morning to discuss his favorite current rappers, his picks for who will win the Super Bowl and the NBA Finals in 2017 and why he believes First Lady Michelle Obama will never run for public office herself.

Azealia Banks Threatens Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey With a ‘Hex’

A week after Azealia Banks called for Sarah Palin to be raped by a group of black men, the rapper set her sights on a new target: Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey. In a series of tweets on Wednesday, Banks alleged that Dorsey backed out of a deal in which he would tweet about her latest album in exchange for her promotion of Square Cash, a money transfer service from Dorsey-owned company Square.

Kanye West Promotes New Album With $53 Million Debt Sob Story

Mere moments before his performance on Saturday Night Live and hours before his new album was available exclusively on Jay-Z and Beyoncé’s struggling streaming service TIDAL, Kanye West begged his 18 million Twitter followers to “Pray” that he “overcome” his massive debt obligations.