Kanye West

Kanye West adds more tracks to The Life of Pablo at last minute; continues to release new music with “30 Hours”

February 12, 2016

Yesterday morning, many Australians in Adelaide, Melbourne, and Sydney woke up early to stream an unprecedented worldwide listening party-cum-fashion show by Chicago emcee Kanye West, debuting his new album, The Life of Pablo in full (or so we thought). So far, the album has been very well received if publications across the globe are anything […]

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These Australian stores will be restocking the Yeezy Boost 350 (Pirate Black) this month

February 10, 2016

Haven’t got your hands on a pair of low-top Yeezy Boost 350 in “pirate black” yet? Luckily you won’t have to go far to get another chance this month as Adidas have confirmed that their popular collaboration with Chicago rapper Kanye West will be restocked at various Australian stores on Friday 19th February. The date […]

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More sessions added for Kanye West’s album premiere event in Sydney and Melbourne cinemas

February 2, 2016

Whether it’s Swish or Waves, Chicago emcee-producer Kanye West will most definitely be released his highly anticipated new album on February 11th in the states (February 12th down here in Australia). Not one to do things by half-measures, the ambitious artist will be using Madison Square Garden as a platform to debut his album in […]

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Kanye West releases full version of Kendrick Lamar and Madlib collaboration “No More Parties in L.A”

January 18, 2016

Okay, so maybe Kanye West’s “GOOD Fridays” series isn’t exactly back on track. Many thought the Chicago rapper-producer would be releasing a new song every Friday in the lead-up to the highly anticipated Swish, much like he did in the weeks before My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy was released in 2010. While we were wrong […]

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Erykah Badu releases remix of Kanye West’s “Real Friends”

January 13, 2016

Kanye West’s collaboration with Ty Dolla $ign, “Real Friends”, was shared online last week as part of the rapper-producer’s revitalised “GOOD Fridays” series, presenting us a with a dusty, soulful track leaning towards the earlier days of ‘Ye’s career. Just days later and supreme soul queen Erykah Badu has added her own spin to the […]

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Kanye West releases new track “Real Friends” and previews a Kendrick Lamar collaboration

January 9, 2016

It’s looking like the rumours of Kanye West bringing back his “GOOD Fridays” series are true, meaning that the superstar rapper-producer will be putting out new material every week in the lead up to his forthcoming album SWISH, which is scheduled for a release on February 11th, 2016. This week, that new material comes in […]

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Chet Faker, Courtney Barnett, and Meg Mac join Kanye West, The Strokes, and Beck on the massive line up for Governors Ball 2016

January 8, 2016

Aussie acts continue to climb row by row on American festival lineup posters, with a great example being the massive new program for this year’s Governors Ball, which takes place in June on Randall’s Island Park in New York City. Headlined by the likes of Chicago rapper-producer Kanye West, indie rock gods The Strokes and […]

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Kanye West starts 2016 with new track “Facts”

January 1, 2016

Kanye West started 2015 with a new song, the melodic “Only One” with Sir Paul McCartney, and it seems like it’s kicked off a new trend for the superstar rapper-producer. To kick 2016 off for his fans, West has released “Facts”, a welcome trap infused track that wouldn’t sound out of place on Future and […]

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The top 20 Hip-Hop Christmas songs of all time

December 24, 2015

Christmas themed rap songs have been a part of hip hop culture since the early 80’s, and from The Treacherous Three and Kurtis Blow to Kanye West and Run the Jewels, there are actually some really good ones out there. To soundtrack your Christmas family get together we’ve gone through and counted down what we […]

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The 50 Best Hip-Hop and R&B Tracks of 2015: Part one – 50 to 26

December 22, 2015

It’s that time of the year again; we’ve already rounded up the full AU crew’s Top 40 Songs of 2015, but here’s something a bit different. The AU’s Chris Singh looks at the best hip-hop and R&B tracks of 2015 after countless hours (probably days; who knows) of picking apart the year’s best releases and […]

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Travi$ Scott and Kanye West celebrate halloween with “Piss On Your Grave” video

November 1, 2015

Travi$ Scott’s Rodeo has been out for a few months now, giving him time to tour it around the states and build his very solid fan base. To celebrate Halloween, he has decided to release visuals for the album’s stand-out track, “Piss On Your Grave” featuring and produced by none other than Kanye West. The […]

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the AU interview: Elliott Hammond of The Delta Riggs talks Rock and Roll, Drugs, Foo Fighters and Kanye West

April 3, 2015

As part of our On The Rocks feature yesterday, the AU review’s, Alex Houle, recently caught up with Elliott Hammond, the opinionated singer of The Delta Riggs, to chat about their recent Foo Fighters tour, their latest album, Dipz Zebazios, and the current state of Rock and Roll. In this no holds barred interview, we […]

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Our 13 Favourite Records of 2013 so far… Part Two: 6 – 1

July 18, 2013

Way back when in January, we peered into our crystal balls and sought to predict the top albums of 2013 with the help of our excellent contributors. Whilst some of the albums are yet to be released, it’s now exactly half way through the year and time to check out how well our predictions went […]

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Album Review: Kanye West – My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy (2010 LP)

November 29, 2010

You might think you’ve peeped the scene – you haven’t The real one’s far too mean The watered down one The one you know Was made up centuries ago It made it sound all whack and corny Yes, it’s awful, blasted, boring Twisted fiction Sick addiction Well gather round children Zip it, listen. The words […]

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