Kanye West was spotted entering the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Thursday night (June 4), heading in to see game one of the Lakers game against the Orlando Magic. Before entering the venue, the rapper posed for a photo with a young fan wearing a Kobe Bryant jersey. The Lakers went on to win 100-75. Watch Hollywood.tv footage below.
Kanye West is out with the video to his new single ‘Amazing’, featuring Young Jeezy, off the Chicago rapper’s fourth studio album ‘808s & Heartbreak’, out now on GOOD Music. Watch the Hype Williams directed video below.
Rap acts on television this week include:
Kanye West, who performs with Keri Hilson on ‘The Late Show with David Letterman’ (CBS) on Monday.
Black Eyed Peas, who perform on ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’ (Syndicated) on Tuesday and ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ (ABC) on Wednesday.
Flo Rida, who perform on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ (ABC) on Thursday.
Kanye West checked in with fans on his official web site blog after he was parodied on Wednesday night’s ‘South Park’, being the world’s only person who likes fish sticks to take the gay fish joke seriously. Watch the episode at southparkstudios.com. The rapper writes:
South Park murdered me last night and it’s pretty funny. It hurts my feelings but what can you expect from South Park! I actually have been working on my ego though. Having the crazy ego is played out at this point in my life and career. I use to use it to build up my esteem when nobody believed in me. Now that people do believe and support my music and products the best response is thank you instead of “I told you so!!!” It’s cool to talk sh** when you’re rapping but not in real life. When you meet Little Wayne in person he’s the nicest guy for example. I just wanna be a doper person which starts with me not always telling people how dope I think I am. I need to just get past myself. Drop the bravado and just make dope product. Everything is not that serious. As long as people think I act like a bitch this type of sh** will happen to me. I got a long road ahead of me to make people believe I’m not actually a huge douche but I’m up for the challenge. I’m sure the writers at South Park are really nice people in real life. Thanks for taking the time to draw my crew. That was pretty funny also!! I’m sure there’s grammatical errors in this that’s how you know it’s me!
N.A.S.A. are out with the video to their new single ‘Gifted’, featuring Kanye West, Santigold and Lykke Li, off the indie hip hop duo’s debut album ‘The Spirit of Apollo’, out now on Anti- Records. Watch the Three Legged Legs directed video below.
GLC is out with the video to his new single ‘Big Screen’, featuring Kanye West, off the Chicago, Illinois rapper’s debut studio album ‘Love, Life & Loyalty’, out soon on G.O.O.D. Music. Watch it via MTV.com below.
88-Keys is out with the video to his new single ‘Stay Up (Viagra)’, featuring Kanye West, the first release from the Harlem, New York rapper’s debut solo album ‘The Death Of Adam’, out now on Decon. Watch the Jason Goldwatch directed video below.
Kanye West is out with the video to his new single ‘Welcome To Heartbreak’, off the Chicago, Illinois rapper’s fourth studio album ‘808s & Heartbreak’, out now on Roc-A-Fella Records. Watch the Nabil Elderkin directed video below.
When he wasn’t posing with fans, Kanye West talked with Binside TV about working with designer Marc Jacobs to design his new shoe line, distributed by Tubemogul. Watch the clip via MySpace below.
Consequence has some video from the studio with Kanye West, Kid Cudi and 88-Keys, all working on Consequence’s second studio album ‘You Win Some, You Lose Some’ and the hottest remix of 2009 so far, which Cons promises people will be able to hear soon. In the video clip, there was news that the G.O.O.D. team would be hitting Austin, Texas. After Cons talked about going to SXSW, Kanye kinda mumbled that he wasn’t supposed to be telling people that he’d be taking part in the annual music festival. “Man you gotta hear this album, it’s gonna be something crazy man,” Cons says in the video. Watch it via YouTube below.