Back in 2017 it was discovered that Nicki Minaj mentioned herself on wax significantly more than her contemporaries. To recap, 11.5% of Nicki Minaj’s discography prior to QUEEN contains self-references by Nicki.. In this analysis, Nicki was far ahead of the competition, even handily beating out noted egos like Kanye West and Jay-Z, who came in 7th and 9th … [Read more...] about Nicki Minaj, Cardi B, Drake or Kanye West: Who Was the Most Self-Obsessed Lyricist in 2018?
From the hook on Pusha T's "Come Back Baby" to the quasi-unreleased Kurt Cobain demos on "Cudi Montage", the five-chapter Wyoming series produced by Kanye West contains some of the most iconic samples of the year. We break them down one-by-one to gain a glimpse behind the creative process of one of the most talented producers of a generation: Kanye West. Welcome to Conor … [Read more...] about Wyoming: Breaking Down Kanye West’s 42 Samples One-by-One
The wait is finally over. Kanye West’s 8th solo album ye has arrived with critical acclaim and a wave of controversy, as we’ve come to expect from Kanye. But despite the familiar reception, ye feels quintessentially different than any other Kanye West project we’ve heard so far. The shorter format certainly contributes to the unusual experience painted within the album, but … [Read more...] about Kanye West’s “ye” Makes a Statistically Unprecedented Statement On Mental Health