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The Making of ‘Yeezus’ with Kanye West’s Team

MusicComments ⋅ Jun 25, 2013
Kanye West’s Yeezus is far from conventional, and the talented team of musical masterminds behind its production are to thank for that. The lineup features artists from previous Kanye collaborations, such as Justin Vernon (Bon Iver) and Noah Go...

Samsung Launches Jay-Z’s ‘Magna Carta…Holy Grail’ App

MusicComments ⋅ Jun 25, 2013
Ahead of the album’s July 4 release, Samsung launched Jay-Z’s corresponding Magna Carta…Holy Grail app today. As previously reported, the first 1 million users who download the app – free of charge – will have the opport...

Kanye West Talks ‘Yeezus,’ ‘Watch The Throne,’ Christianity and More

MusicComments ⋅ Jun 24, 2013
The amount of gold to be drawn from Kanye West’s new interview with W Magazine bears a striking resemblance to the Watch the Throne album art itself. Coincidentally, the rapper candidly tackles his collaborative work with Jay-Z in the new inter...

Kanye West Wrote “I Am a God” as One Big F-U to “Unnamed Designer”

MusicComments ⋅ Jun 24, 2013
Kanye West’s latest musical voyage Yeezus has stirred up a lot of controversy over the last few weeks and today we hear it has spilled over to the fashion industry. In a recent interview with W Magazine, West mentions he wrote the track “I Am a God”...

Drake’s “Nothing Was The Same” Trailer

MusicComments ⋅ Jun 24, 2013
Last week Drake’s OVO imprint furthered its creative endeavors with the launch of a new website — ovosound.com. With that, the Canadian rapper released a few tracks in anticipation to his upcoming album Nothing Was The Same. While we awai...

Jay-Z Covers Billboard

MusicComments ⋅ Jun 21, 2013
Upon viewing the NBA Finals last night, a recently-debuted commercial advertising Jay-Z’s newest partnership with Samsung was hard to ignore. The move came as a surprise to many, though perhaps this kind of reaction is unwarranted. After all, t...

HYPETRAK Review: Kanye West – Yeezus

MusicComments ⋅ Jun 21, 2013
After an apprehended stretch of time, we finally get treated to Kanye West’s highly anticipated Yeezus release. While Kanye-related news outside of the realms of Yeezus has also made headlines — the birth of ‘Ye’s new baby gir...

Jay-Z’s ‘Magna Carta…Holy Grail’ – 4 More (Commercial)

MusicComments ⋅ Jun 21, 2013
After teasing the upcoming Magna Carta…Holy Grail album with a three-minute commercial at Game 5 of the NBA Finals, Jay-Z took to the courts again to show the second installment of his commercial series with Samsung. This time, the 30 second co...

Kanye West’s American Psycho-Inspired Short Film

MusicComments ⋅ Jun 18, 2013
Kanye West delivers another provocative, offbeat promotion to his latest effort, Yeezus. Over the weekend, the rapper premiered his American Psycho-inspired short via a projection on the walls of Milk Studio in Los Angeles. While this initial news be...

Jay-Z’s New Album Will Go To Samsung Users First For Free

MusicComments ⋅ Jun 17, 2013
More often than not, Beyonce’s recent promotions have largely been tied with her $50 million endorsement deal with Pepsi. Now, it seems like her spouse Jay-Z has also side with a mega-corp for his forthcoming release. Samsung has purchased 1 mi...

Rick Rubin Discusses Executive Producer Role in ‘Yeezus’

MusicComments ⋅ Jun 14, 2013
Following a behind-the-scenes look at Kanye West recording “I Am a God” for Yeezus as Rick Rubin looked on, the legendary production mastermind sat down with The Wall Street Journal to offer up his inside story on the album. In the result...

Robin Thicke, Pharrell, Jimmy Kimmel & Guillermo – Blurred Lines (Special Version)

MusicComments ⋅ Jun 14, 2013
Sure, it may not feature the four-and-a-half minutes of topless beauties seen in the NSFW explicit cut of the music video, but nearly as entertaining – albeit in a different way – is the so-called “Uncut” version of the “...

Another Leak to Kanye West’s Yeezus Tracklist

MusicComments ⋅ Jun 14, 2013
With the release of Kanye West’s sixth studio album Yeezus at its brim, we get treated to another tracklist leak to the anticipated release. With less than a week to go, 10 track names — this time with guest features included — has...

Watch Myspace’s New Spot

StyleComments ⋅ Jun 13, 2013
The once-prevalent social networking platform Myspace is back and wants to make sure everyone knows it. With the drop of the capital “S” in its name since its new management, Myspace launches with a full unedited commercial as part of its...

Kanye West Previews “I Am A God” with Rick Rubin

MusicComments ⋅ Jun 12, 2013
As Yeezus gets set for yet another impromptu listening party tonight – this time hitting DesignMiami/’s Basel outpost at 11 p.m. local time – ahead of next week’s highly-anticipated drop, a new video has made its way to Yeezy&...