South Korean trend model Gentle Monster has enlisted the assistance of Kanye West, Malik Yusef, Pharrell Williams, and Vic Mensa to assist launch their "Collection 13" advertising and marketing push. The entire course of entails Kanye West producing an authentic composition for the model's new advert marketing campaign, written partly by Malik Yusef, who as you may recall was not too long ago accused of forging Yeezy's signature with a view to seal a fraudulent contract.
Pharrell Williams is spared the burden of compositional duties - as a substitute, he and Vic Mensa present inspirational vocals for the video credited merely as "13 MUSIC." Mensa additionally doubles as an actor for the music video, in a short scene the place his character wrestles with a prosthetic arm. Not to say, actor Michael Okay. Williams additionally pops up for a one-second cameo the place he finicks with one these bead mazes you discover within the physician's workplace as a toddler.
As since going to press a couple of days in the past, Gentle Monster has vowed to publish extra conceptual video/songs as such, albeit with an entire completely different roster of artists. Gentle Monster's "13" assortment, typically specializing in excessive trend eyewear and sun shades, might be considered on their web site here. Before you do, reckon with the four-headed monster that's Kanye-Vic-Pharrell and Malik - what do you make of their collaborative efforts?
James Corden Channels Kanye West With Kenny G Serenade
Kenny G is the person of the hour!
For Valentine’s Day, Kanye West referred to as on famed saxophonist Kenny G to serenade his spouse Kim Kardashian with countless vases of roses round her. The movies Kim shared to Instagram made the second look actually magical and James Corden channeled the lovable transfer for his viewers of The Late Late Show with James Corden.
Kenny G confirmed up within the rooms of the visitor on the present, similar to Ray Romano who was shocked to see the setup. “Now, right here’s the factor Ray,” James stated, as seen within the clip beneath. “We’ve been planning this for ages! We didn’t know that Kanye was going to steal our thunder this morning and simply do that, however we thought this could be a beautiful Valentine for you.”
“It’s great,” Romano stated of the proposal. “but it surely’s simply me and him. It’s simply us. Kenny, cease!”
Other visitors like D’Arcy Carden and Lukas Graham had been additionally fortunate sufficient to have Kenny G kick off their night time in one of the simplest ways. Kanye West has but to reply to gesture copying transfer, and actually, he in all probability will not in any respect.
Watch the clip beneath to see the total serenade.
Kid Cudi Gets His Hum On In Melodic New Snippet
Kid Cudi is sitting on some warmth.
Not way back, a number of followers puzzled whether or not Kid Cudi had drifted gracefully right into a pseudo-retirement. However, the narrative was shaken upon the arrival of Kids See Ghosts, his joint collaboration with Kanye West. While temporary, the challenge remained an affirmation of his skills, and a reminder that the Man On The Moon trendsetter remains to be placing in work. Since then, amidst an look at Camp Flog Gnaw, Cudi has been biding his time, awaiting his subsequent transfer. As it occurs, it could seem stated transfer is nearer than initially believed.
A couple of days again, Cudi took to Twitter to preview some new vibes. Opting to go caption-free, he let the music communicate for itself. Bold, although barely irritating in its vagueness. Is it meant for a brand new album, or merely a loosie? Either manner, followers have come to expertise a pavlon response to the sound of Cudi's signature hum. Though temporary, it actually seems like a promising, melodic pattern. Keep an eye fixed out for extra updates on Cudi's subsequent transfer, which is able to possible come up every time he sees match.
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Drake & Kanye West Mysteriously Sign Off On "Say What’s Real" Sample Clearance
Water below the bridge, or cash over bullsh*t?
Thursday night, Drake followers have been gifted with the re-release of his 2009 mixtape So Far Gone, nevertheless it virtually by no means got here to be. If you will recall, the massive holdup over its add to streaming platforms involved a dispute with Kanye West which germinated right into a squabble over pattern rights. The music in query, the Kanye-produced "Say You Will" is closely sampled on Drake's "Say What's Real."
With Kanye West holding all of the playing cards over permission rights, the pattern disputed seemed to be an deadlock contemplating the disintegration of the 2 rapper's relationship, each private . As you may keep in mind, Drake accused Kanye West of offering the dear intel that Pusha-T would use in his scathing diss file "The Story of Adidon" - earlier than their squabble snowballed into extramarital stuff.