Tag Archives: Kanye West

Kanye Drops Out Of Coachella After Grammys Ban

Variety reports: Kanye West has pulled out of his scheduled appearance at the Coachella festival, a source confirms to Variety. Reps for West and the festival did not immediately respond to requests for comment; West had been scheduled to play the closing night of the two-weekend festival, which runs April 15-17 and April 22-24. The reason for his cancelation was …

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REPORT: Kanye Barred From Performing At Grammys

Variety reports: Kanye West has been barred from performing at the Grammy Awards due to his “concerning online behavior,” a rep for the artist confirms to Variety. Reps for the Recording Academy, which presents the Grammys, did not immediately respond to Variety‘s requests for comment on the claim early Saturday. West’s rep cited a report in the Blast posted late …

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Australia To Kanye: Don’t Come If You’re Not Vaxxed

Reuters reports: Hip-hop artist Kanye West will have to be fully vaccinated if he wants to give concerts in Australia, Scott Morrison said on Saturday, after media said the performer planned an Australian tour in March. “The rules are you have to be fully vaccinated,” Morrison told a news conference on Saturday. “They apply to everybody, as people have seen …

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REPORT: Kanye West Claims Pete Davidson Has AIDS

The New York Daily News reports: Kanye West has hit a new low. The rapper is reportedly telling pals that Pete Davidson, who’s dating his ex, Kim Kardashian, has AIDS, sources close to the “Saturday Night Live” star told TMZ in a report out Friday. “Kanye’s been telling everyone within earshot” that the comedian has the virus, reportedly leading to …

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Kanye West Plans Meeting With Putin, Home In Russia

The New York Daily News reports: Kanye West is headed to the Kremlin. The Grammy-winning hip hop superstar, who recently referred to himself “Young Putin,” is reportedly planning to travel to Russia to meet his highest idol. West’s confidant and strategic adviser, Ameer Sudan, is planning the jaunt, which include the gospel-themed Sunday service concert, where President Vladimir Putin will …

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“GOP Elites” Were Secretly Behind Kanye’s Campaign

The Daily Beast reports: New documents show Kanye West’s doomed White House campaign—styled as an “independent” third-party effort—appears to have disguised potentially millions of dollars in services it received from a secretive network of Republican Party operatives, including advisers to the GOP elite and a managing partner at one of the top conservative political firms in the country. Potentially even …

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Kanye West’s Publicist Threatened GA Election Worker

Reuters reports: Weeks after the 2020 election, a Chicago publicist for hip-hop artist Kanye West traveled to the suburban home of Ruby Freeman, a frightened Georgia election worker who was facing death threats after being falsely accused by former President Donald Trump of manipulating votes. The publicist knocked on the door and offered to help. The visitor, Trevian Kutti, gave …

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Because Jesus: Kanye’s Full Legal Name Is Now “Ye”

Los Angeles’s ABC News affiliate reports: Don’t call him Kanye anymore. A Los Angeles judge on Monday approved a petition by rapper Kanye West to officially change his name to be known simply as “Ye,” with no middle or last name. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Michelle Williams Court gave her nod to the request by the singer, who filed …

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Politico: Carlson Tells Fox Guests He Voted For Kanye

Politico reports: He’s one of Donald Trump’s most vociferous backers. But Tucker Carlson has told multiple people that he voted for pop star Kanye West last year instead. Shortly after the presidential election, the Fox News host started telling some program guests that he had cast his ballot for West, according to two people familiar with those conversations. Given Carlson’s …

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FEC Eyes Kanye West For Slew Of Campaign Violations

The Daily Beast reports: Former Birthday Party presidential contender Kanye West has not yet terminated his campaign, but he has disabled donations and removed merch from his website after receiving a notice from the Federal Election Commission and numerous complaints about extended shipping delays from some of his zoomer donors hopeful that their federal contribution would return a black-market payday. …

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Wife Of Failed Presidential Candidate Files For Divorce

The New York Post reports: Kim Kardashian has filed for divorce from Kanye West after seven years of marriage, Page Six can confirm. Kardashian’s well-known divorce lawyer Laura Wasser filed the papers on Friday. The couple had already been in the process of dealing with property settlements, and while West was photographed this week still wearing his wedding band, separate …

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$30 Million Class Action Lawsuits Claim Kanye West Stiffed 800+ Gospel Performers And Support Staffers

The Christian Post reports: Rapper Kanye West is facing multi-million-dollar lawsuits in which former employees of his Sunday Service shows and the opera production “Nebuchadnezzar” claim they were mistreated or not paid. Two class-action lawsuits were filed in Los Angeles last summer by employment lawyer Frank Kim and entertainment attorneys Harris & Ruble on behalf of 500 performers and 300 …

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REPORT: Kanye West And Kim Kardashian To Divorce

Page Six reports: Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are over. Multiple sources tell Page Six that “divorce is imminent” for the Hollywood couple, with Kardashian hiring divorce attorney to the stars, Laura Wasser. “They are keeping it low-key but they are done,” says a source. “Kim has hired Laura Wasser and they are in settlement talks.” Kim, 40, hasn’t been …

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Kanye West Earned Just 57,000 Votes Across 12 States

The Daily Beast reports: The math was never on West’s side—no combination of votes in those states would get him to the 270 electoral votes needed to take the Oval Office. The most recent polling on West’s campaign forecast he’d capture 0.0 percent of the vote. By the time California polls closed, that more or less looked true. The rapper …

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Kanye West: I Will “Manifest” A 200,000 Seat Stadium

The Christian Post reports: Kanye West made an appearance on “The Joe Rogan Experience” on Saturday and revealed that he’s launching a gospel university. West talked for nearly three hours about his relationships with God, the music industry, his presidential run, abortion, racism and wanting to lead a free world. In the episode, he also disclosed that he would be …

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Kanye West Asks Campaign Staff Not To “Fornicate”

The New York Times reports: Kanye West wants to bring back prayer in schools, give more government support to religious groups and has even asked his campaign staff to refrain from “fornicating” outside of marriage, according to people aiding his candidacy. Mr. West, the billionaire hip-hop artist and fashion mogul turned Christian revivalist, is not running for president, but “walking,” …

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Kanye: The NBA’s A Slave Ship And I’m The New Moses

Variety reports: Kanye West took a break from his presidential campaign to make some declarations about his music career today, saying that he will refuse to release any new music until his record company, Universal Music Group, and his publisher, Sony/ATV Music Publishing, free him from their deals. In a tweet that he later deleted, West wrote, “I’m the 2nd …

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Court Keeps Kanye West Off Wisconsin Ballot (For Now)

The Associated Press reports: Rapper Kanye West does not qualify to be on the presidential ballot in battleground Wisconsin after missing a filing deadline, a judge ruled late Friday, upholding a bipartisan decision by the state elections commission. The decision is likely to be rapidly appealed to the conservative-controlled Wisconsin Supreme Court. That court put the mailing of absentee ballots …

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Ohio Supreme Court Bars Kanye West From Ballot

The Cincinnati Enquirer reports: The Ohio Supreme Court ruled Thursday that the state’s election chief lawfully rejected Kanye West’s effort to get on the Ohio ballot. In a 7-0 decision, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled that West and his vice-presidential candidate Michell Tidball failed to comply with state law in their effort to make the Ohio ballot. Last month, Ohio …

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Arizona Supreme Court Bars Kanye West From Ballot

The Arizona Republic reports: The Arizona Supreme Court today rejected Kanye West’s bid to appear on the state’s Nov. 3 ballot as an independent presidential candidate, just hours before eight of the state’s 15 counties faced a deadline for printing ballots. The decision marked the end of the rapper’s attempt to run in Arizona. He had appealed a lower-court decision …

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