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Music News Why Yeezus Was Slightly Overrated (By Some)

Why Yeezus Was Slightly Overrated (By Some)

Whenever an artist as bombastic as Kanye West (please refer to him as Yeezus) releases an updated piece of artwork in their medium, it usually spawns an impromptu Internet delirium by/for aficionados itching to get a taste of the pie. Multiply this by a hundred when, as is usually the case in hip-hop, factors like unanticipated leaks just shy of intended release dates and carefully planned marketing tactics mend together to fire up the tension and anticipation for said artwork.

Music News #TBT Video: From “No New Friends” To “Hypnotize”

#TBT Video: From “No New Friends” To “Hypnotize”

DJ Khaled released the visuals for his newest made for radio cut “No New Friends,” a follow-up remix of Drake’s “Started From The Bottom” (they really just tweaked two layers of the beat and made Drake re-sing the “no new friends” part of SFTB to inject the reiteration with his R&B “I didn’t do it” voice popular among the 14 to 24 white female demographic) which is set to form part of Khaled’s forthcoming album Suffering From Success. The video for NNF had no need of big booties, champagne, gold chains, weird silk shirts, and helicopters/cars. In other words, it followed all the basic tenants of making a mainstream rap video in America.