Fans were promised a ‘sexy’ appearance by Kim Kardashian in Kanye West’s new music video. But even those intimately acquainted with the work of the provocative rapper couldn’t have been prepared for the crudely titillating ride that is Bound 2. West, 36, smashes through all boundaries of taste and decency with the four minute film that depicts him writhing with the mother-of-his-child, 33, on his motorbike against a desert backdrop before the pair simulate sex.
After teasing her new music video earlier this week, Rihanna debuted the full visuals to “What Now” on Friday morning. The clip shows the 25-year-old singer in a spooky place, writhing in a sparse room shot in a fashion similar to many horror movies. “What Now” is the sixth single off of Rihanna’s 2012 album, “Unapologetic.” The track follows hits including “Diamonds” and “Stay.” Take a look at the haunting visuals to “What Now”
The rap mogul made his first statement about the controversy in a posting on his website. He has come under fire for remaining silent as news surfaced this week that two young black people said they were profiled by Barneys after they purchased expensive items from their Manhattan store.
In light of his stadium-sized engagement to Kim Kardashian, Kanye West’s decision to have a man dressed as Jesus co-star on his Yeezus tour seems kind of tame by comparison. But the emergence of the surprise co-star at Saturday night’s opening show definitely turned heads. “White Jesus, is that you?” ‘Ye asked the actor, who took the stage just before the rapper broke into his 2004 single “Jesus Walks.” Fans were likely asking the same question. While chatting with San Francisco’s Wild 94.9′s The JV Show after popping the question to Kardashian, Kanye explained why he put a holy cameo into his set.
Friday brought a whole new meaning of T.G.I.F. As of Friday, the ex-Fugee member is now an ex-con with an ‘Ex-Factor’. The Federal Correctional Facility of Danbury, Connecticut has released Ms.Hill after a three month bid on tax evasion. So that none of you are not ‘miseducated’, tax evasion is failure to report taxable income
Eight summers ago, Jay-Z described his impossible journey from no-name to brand name in eight sly words: “I’m not a businessman/I’m a business, man.” A triumphant little zinger, no doubt. But what about the rest of us? When an artist self-identifies as a corporate entity, are we still Jay-Z fans? Or are we Jay-Z customers?