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Kanye West

  1. election meddling
    A Kanye Associate Showed Up in Georgia to Threaten a Poll WorkerThings can always get weirder.
  2. kanye 2020
    WELP: Guess How Many People Voted for ‘President Kanye’He appeared to concede his “campaign” — where else? — on Twitter.
  3. politics
    Kanye’s 2020 Run May Be the Future of Presidential PoliticsThe next Trump or Yeezus won’t even need a party — just celebrity, money, and an actual campaign.
  4. election 2020
    Kanye Releases Presidential Campaign Ad Telling Voters to ‘Write In Kanye West’Featuring one very compelling J.K. Simmons look-alike.
  5. vision 2020
    Greens Off Wisconsin Ballot, Kanye Hanging On By a ThreadThe top Wisconsin court ruled that the need to get mail ballots out before a hard deadline this week trumps minor-party appeals.
  6. vision 2020
    Wisconsin Ballot-Access Legal Battle Could Screw Up Voting by MailDon’t look now, but the chaos over Wisconsin’s April primary could be repeated in November as courts interfere with mail-ballot timetables.
  7. vision 2020
    Kanye West’s Nearly $7 Million Presidential Campaign Has Hit Some Legal SnagsThe rapper has been thrown off the ballot in another two swing states, while his overdue financial disclosures have revealed more GOP ties.
  8. vision 2020
    Kanye West’s Presidential Campaign Is Both Proceeding and UnravelingSeveral electors submitted by West’s campaign in Virginia were shocked and dismayed to learn they had signed up to be electors for the rapper.
  9. vision 2020
    Kanye West Trying to Get on Ballot in Two More Purple StatesThe rapper registered as a Republican in Wyoming after announcing his presidential campaign.
  10. vision 2020
    What the Hell Is Kanye West’s Campaign About?It is not serious, but it’s not a joke either. It has aspects of both a vanity project and a GOP sabotage operation, but not fully either.
  11. vision 2020
    Two People Linked to Kanye West’s Campaign Have Ties to GOPA 2020 RNC Trump delegate from Vermont and a longtime Republican operative have both been connected to the rapper’s presidential bid.
  12. vision 2020
    Kanye West Is Trying to Get on the Ballot in Wisconsin, a Crucial Swing StateHis unorthodox presidential campaign is also collecting signatures in Ohio, Arkansas, and West Virginia, but its earlier efforts face legal scrutiny.
  13. early and often
    Two Political Novices Ran Kanye’s Unsuccessful Ballot Effort in South CarolinaAccording to two sources, the key figures in the effort are a Christian music producer and West’s spiritual adviser.
  14. vision 2020
    How Kanye West Is Trying to Get on the Ballot in South CarolinaThe West team is collecting signatures both physically and digitally in order to make him an official 2020 presidential candidate in the state.
  15. vision 2020
    Kanye Has Been Working to Get on the 2020 BallotWest briefly hired a campaign professional last week to gather signatures in Florida and elsewhere. Now he’s registered in Oklahoma.
  16. vision 2020
    Kanye West Is Officially on the Ballot in OklahomaThe state confirmed that West’s representative filed just before the deadline for independent presidential candidates to get on the ballot.
  17. 2020 election
    Kanye West and the Media Are Once Again Playing a Dangerous GameThere needs to be a reckoning about the toxic relationship between Kanye West and the vox populi.
  18. politics?
    Kanye West Wants to Run the White House Like WakandaHe detailed a platform that’s anti-abortion, anti-vaccine, and based on the fictional country in Black Panther.
  19. racism
    Trump’s Efforts to Free A$AP Rocky Showcase His Malleability — and OpportunismPresident Trump’s ability to get people out of jail is used to further his racist agenda. A$AP Rocky is no exception.
  20. black conservatives
    Black Conservatives Could Attract Black Voters If They Treated Them Like AdultsA controversial radio ad in Arkansas showcases why Republicans fail to win black votes — even when they use black spokespersons.
  21. keeping up
    Kim Kardashian Admits Kanye’s Pro-Trump Stance Has Its BenefitsTrump is picking up her calls, for one.
  22. power
    Why Do Black Celebrities Cover for the Sins of Powerful White Politicians?Michelle Obama’s friendship with George W. Bush and Kanye West’s bond with Donald Trump are the latest in a trend.
  23. life in pixels
    Donald Trump, Kanye West, and the Reign of Human ClickbaitMedia outlets created “clickbait” to stand out in a crowded environment. What’s the psychological equivalent?
  24. kanye west
    Inside the Historic Trump-Kanye Oval Office SummitFor once, the president wasn’t the biggest bloviator in the room.
  25. password is a bad password
    Read This If You Want to Hack Into Kanye West’s iPhoneA video from West’s meeting with Trump revealed his poor OpSec habits.
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    Kanye West Is Finally Right About Something: Social Media Shouldn’t Have MetricsA rare moment of Twitter clarity from Kanye West.
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    What Is Stationhead, the Streaming App That Will Air Kanye’s New Album Tonight?It’s debuting at midnight tonight.
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    Kanye West’s Bizarre Bookmark Tweet: ExplainedOur best attempt to make sense of Kanye West’s latest tweet.
  29. DI Politics Chat: Kanye Goes MAGAFour New York staffers talk about Kanye West’s full-throated endorsement of the Donald Trump and alt-right turn.
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    Kanye West, Galaxy BrainLet’s unpack what Kanye West’s been doing on Twitter, rubbing elbows with the far right.
  31. yeezus 2020
    Where Does 2020 Presidential Candidate Kanye West Stand on the Issues?He’s concerned about prison reform and income inequality, but may be anti-book.
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    Kanye West Makes a Strangely Inspirational iPhone Lock ScreenLook at those perfectly positioned hands.
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    These Are the Apps Kanye Has on His iPhone: An InvestigationA close reading.
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    Kanye West Got Caught Torrenting From Pirate BayPSA: Don’t tweet out screenshots when you have illicit websites open in your tabs.
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    Kanye’s Album Launch: A Win for Tech?Maybe.
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    Kanye West and the Vulgar Cucumber TweetWhy teenagers love to tweet crude come-ons and insults to celebrities.
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    Celebrate Yourself and Your Cool Pants With Our Kanye Motivational Posters“Self-worth: Maybe I couldn’t be skinny and tall but I’ll settle for being the greatest artist of all time as a consolation.”
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    Wiz Khalifa Inundated by Wave of Pants Following Kanye Tweets👖👖👖👖👖👖
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    The Site for Kanye’s New Song Has an ASCII Easter EggASCII Kanye hides beneath.
  40. virtual currencies
    Will Kanye West Endorse a Virtual Currency If It Is Named After Him? The creators of CoinYe hope so.
  41. the most important people in the world
    Kimye Skipped Security at JFK, ObviouslyThey were eventually screened privately.
  42. neighborhood news
    Woman Finds Destroying Times Square Won’t Make Kanye West HersNor will her Kanye butt tattoo, apparently.
  43. party chat
    Q-Tip Suggests President Obama Is Mistaken About Kanye West“Maybe Kanye beat him in dice and he’s mad.”
  44. occupy wall street
    Kanye West Visits Occupy Wall Street Without Removing Gold Chains [Updated]With Russell Simmons!
  45. deciders
    George W. Bush Speaks With Matt Lauer [Updated]Partying like it’s 2003 is a strange experience.
  46. gossipmonger
    Lorenzo and Lance Are Just Friends With BenefitsJust another amenity that comes with living in an apartment building in Chelsea.
  47. gossipmonger
    Unsurprisingly, Lady Gaga Does a Mean Lap DanceWell, not MEAN, but you know …
  48. gossipmonger
    Bret Michaels Not Ashamed to Take the Pity VoteHe told his ‘Celebrity Apprentice’ competitor Holly Robinson Peete that his recent health problems very well might have put him over the top.
  49. gossipmonger
    Spencer Pratt Will ‘No Longer Deal With Fake People’Internally fake, we think he must mean. And more celebrity trivia, in our daily gossip roundup.
  50. gossipmonger
    Megan Fox Has Only Slept With Two MenHow is it that there are still elements of her sexual life that we don’t know about?
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