Sunday night saw him tweeting one his longest rants ever. Over the course of 86 tweets, he announced the creation of a company that will be named after his late mother, Donda. While Kanye didn’t exactly explain what the new venture will be about, he did offered the following gem in one of his final tweets of the night:
There’s nothing like aiming high, huh?
It’s easy to scoff at some of the notions Kanye tweeted (another update said that Donda will have 22 different divisions, and will create products and experiences that anybody could afford). At the same time, one can’t help being curious what one of the most successful hip-hop artists of the last couple of years can actually do with all his acumen.
I’m lending Kanye my ear until he announces exactly what on Earth Donda is all about.
And you? Will you let ‘im finish? Or has he stayed his welcome already?
After Having Leaked In December 2010, The Official Video For Kanye West’s “Monster” Has Finally Been Issued
Way back in December, the video for Kanye West’s “Monster” was mysteriously leaked online. People immediately complained about the gory nature of the clip for what is unarguably one of the strongest cuts on “My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy” (it features Jay-Z, Nicki Minaj and Justin Vernon).
Well, the clip has finally been released in its official form. And you can watch it below. But if you found the leaked video hard to stomach, just keep your distance – the finished video for “Monster” is even gorier than the clip we all had watched last winter. Heads falling from shoulders are the least shocking thing you will see here.
In fact, Kanye went as far as to add a disclaimer that goes “the following content is in no way to be interpreted as misogynistic or negative towards any group of people. It is an art piece and it shall be taken as such.”
OK, you’ve been warned. If you’re not the faint-hearted kind, check the video now:
Kanye West’s interruption of Taylor’s Swift acceptance speech is one of the viral pieces of content right now. MTV has managed to keep it off YouTube, but a relevant search produces enough remixes and video reactions to keep you watching for hours on end. One of the finest:
This is not the first time Kanye’s big mouth blazes off. The remark of him that caused the biggest controversy was the one about President Bush in the aftermath of Katrina:
That video alone has had over 6 million views ever since it was posted online. Note the expression of co-host Mike Myers at the end! Continue reading →