After insisting rather strongly that his new album, Life of Pablo, would never be available outside of Tidal, it appears that Kanye West has finally backed down. Just in case you haven’t already torrented the hell out of the album already, Life of Pablo is now also available streaming on Spotify, Apple Music and…
Kanye has tried repeatedly and often to make artist-friendly streaming service Tidal happen. The premise is that Tidal is a “fair” way to stream music, an artist-friendly experience that gives back money to the creators. Which is great, but it appears Kanye can’t be bothered to pay $200 for music software.
The Life of Pablo has been downloaded over 500,000 times since its release on February 14, according to TorrentFreak.
Right now, Apple reigns as the premium brand for mobile products; its monopoly on status symbol status is way too secure. Look upon at how excited people got about the Apple Watch when Android Wear does almost exactly the same damn thing. Spectators fawned over the new gold Macbook even though it's a $1,300 laptop…
Noted Kanye West enthusiast Kanye West is many things. Today, that thing is grieving game developer. Because in Kanye West's upcoming (official) video game debut, Kanye West wants you to help Kanye's mom get to Kanye heaven.
If you're a Kanye fan, you probably know the song Homecoming, a 2007 track that included a cameo by Coldplay's Chris Martin. That song is fine and everything, but the original it borrows from—called Home—is the real gem.
The reality of any concert today is that your vision is probably going to be blocked by hundreds (or thousands) of assholes holding up cameras and phones to capture an event they're already attending IRL. Fine. But with an iPad?
Kanye West loves Twitter! But he doesn't want you Tweeting when you're hanging out in his Hawaii studio. Or viewing negative blogs. Or taking photographs, playing acoustic guitar, or wearing hipster hats, for that matter.
The 'tubes are buzzing this AM with Kanye's two-hour Twitterized heart-dump. Pure and honest (?), it was also hard to follow. So I edited it. Lightly. Because even Kanye West needs an editor, and dude, we media aren't so bad.