What do you think of Kanye’s banned cover? For your voice to be heard, in most states you must register before you can vote. Want to see it? We made it easy for you to exercise your right to vote. West tweeted painting featuring himself with a nude, winged creature over the weekend. ©2020 Verizon Media. Visit the state elections site. The network has released the first trailer for "Supervillain," a three-episode docuseries …, Big Sean knows the way to Jhené Aiko's heart. “I wanna sell albums but not at the expense of my true creativity.”, Kanye is putting the finishing touches on the long-awaited project. he tweeted with the image below. Visit your state election office website to find out if you can vote by mail. West was strongly urged to use alternate art, the source conceded, but added that West "was told if he wanted to do it, the label would stand behind him. While retailers may oppose the cover, Kanye is putting his artistic integrity first. After dropping the title track and video on Friday, the singer has …, Kanye West came face to face with Joe Rogan on a highly-anticipated episode of "The Joe Rogan Experience." The rapper is showing off his impressive body transformation on Instagram, just …, Ty Dolla $ign remains one of hip-hop and R&B's most consistent hitmakers. The brand was born …, Bryson Tiller and Kehlani couple up in the video for "Always Forever." Each state has its own rules for mail-in absentee voting. It's so funny that people forget that... Everything has been so commercialized now. Lining up piano sample replays,” he wrote. They don't want me chilling on the couch with my phoenix!" "So Nirvana can have a naked human being on they cover but I can't have a PAINTING of a monster with no arms and a polka dot tail and wings," West raged in one tweet, referring to the iconic image of a naked baby boy swimming after a dollar bill on the cover of the grunge legend's 1991 major label debut, Nevermind. Kanye West is all about pushing the envelope, whether that means singing an entire album in AutoTune, creating a 35-minute art movie to promote his new album or giving that disc a controversial piece of cover art that is sure to turn heads. West revealed the provocative image on the cover of his upcoming album, My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy, over the weekend on his Twitter and immediately claimed that it had been banned. MTV AND ALL RELATED TITLES AND LOGOS ARE TRADEMARKS OF VIACOM INTERNATIONAL INC, Kanye West Reveals 'Banned' Cover Art For, Kanye West is all about pushing the envelope. Visit your state election office website to find out whether they offer early voting. I wish yall could see how hard I'm smiling right now!!! But was the cover art really banned? Tell us in the comments. Part of HuffPost Entertainment. Sometimes circumstances make it hard or impossible for you to vote on Election Day. The Massachusetts rapper showcases his Evolution on …, It's over for Summer Walker and London On Da Track. “Banned in the USA!!! “Adding the voice samples from the VMA performance to the album version of ‘Runaway’ also the whole song is 8 minutes long.”. After keeping her baby out of the spotlight, Iggy has …, The countdown is on to Ariana Grande's new album. I'm feeling so blessed on this day," he wrote. The singers play on-screen lovers as they show off …, Seven months after dropping ADHD, Joyner Lucas returns with his second project of 2020. So Nirvana can have a naked human being on they cover but I can't have a PAINTING of a monster with no arms and a polka dot tail and wings. West never revealed who allegedly banned his album art (or how it was censored in the wee hours of a Monday morning), but railed against the action, saying it was a double standard. A few hours later, Kanye announced, "Yoooo they banned my album cover!!!!! Three years since his last album, the prolific singer-songwriter …, The saga continues. Ima tweet it in a few ..." adding a short while later, "Banned in the USA!!! The artwork for rapper Kanye West's new album, My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy, has been banned! You don't need an excuse to vote early. Kanye West has posted some controversial cover art for his new album, 'My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy.' Kanye West’s My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy (MBDTF) was released on November 22 a decade ago. Discover all of this album's music connections, watch videos, listen to music, discuss and download. The R&B singer has once again called it quits with her …, Busta Rhymes is looking a lot slimmer these days. All rights reserved. The Detroit rapper revealed the most romantic thing he's done for his …, Following the Black Girls Rock! “In all honesty … I really don’t be thinking about Wal-Mart when I make my music or album covers #Kanyeshrug!” he said. ©Copyright 2020 Rap-Up.com. ", Your vote is your voice! It's so funny that people forget that... Everything has been so commercialized now. My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy by Kanye West on WhoSampled. All rights reserved. Kanye West takes the wraps off the cover for his fifth album My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy, in stores November 22.“Banned in the USA!!! West revealed the provocative image on the cover of his upcoming album, My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy, over the weekend on his Twitter and immediately claimed that it had been banned. It's so funny that people forget that ... Everything has been so commercialized now," he complained. During the three-hour …, Are Iggy Azalea and Playboi Carti calling it quits? When you listen to every song closely, one theme is present in all of them. I wish yall could see how hard I'm smiling right now!!!" "Finishing my 5th studio album in 6 years! ©2020 Viacom International Inc. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. A boycott from the chains, which have caused artists from Nirvana to John Mellencamp to either change album art and song titles or face a ban in the past, could have a major impact on sales for 'Ye's latest. Always aware of upholding his high artistic standard, Yeezy explained that he "really [doesn't think] about Wal-Mart when I make my music or album covers," launching the new hashtag "#kanyeshrug" as proof. Following videos for "Until I Bleed Out" and "In Your Eyes," The Weeknd debuts the latest chapter in …, 50 Cent is changing his tune. That is, according to Kanye, who Tweeted the cover earlier this evening. According to the Los Angeles Times, an unnamed source familiar with West's discussions with his label, Island Def Jam, said the rapper was "strongly urged" to use a different cover image but was told that "if he wanted to do it, the label would stand behind him.". Tap here to turn on desktop notifications to get the news sent straight to you. "Banned in the USA!!! I really don't be thinking about Wal-Mart when I make my music or album covers #Kanyeshrug! Just before raging about the alleged cover controversy, West noted on Sunday night that he was putting the final touches on the album, which is due out on November 22. Fans will have to wait until next year for Drake's album. On …, Travis Scott is bringing his talents to PlayStation. Sign up for membership to become a founding member and help shape HuffPost's next chapter, Register to vote and apply for an absentee ballot today. They tried to play me fam! he tweeted with the image below. Following his successful partnership with McDonald's, the "Franchise" rapper has joined the Sony …, JAY-Z is getting into the cannabis business. Today is National Voter Registration Day! Just days after publicly endorsing Donald Trump, the rap mogul is distancing himself from the …, Iggy Azalea and Playboi Carti's son is making his official debut. But your state may let you vote during a designated early voting period. They don’t want me chilling on the couch with my phoenix!” tweeted Yeezy before posting the controversial artwork illustrated by artist George Condo. The "Fancy" rapper has suggested that the couple is no longer together …, 6ix9ine takes the spotlight in Showtime's "Supervillain" documentary series. The hip-hop mogul has announced his first cannabis line, Monogram. They don't want me chilling on the couch with my phoenix!" “Last day to wrap the album… I’m feeling so blessed on this day… finishing my 5th studio album in 6 years! The source seemed to indicate that the debate over the artwork was not one that was cut-and-dry. For the Nov 3 election: States are making it easier for citizens to vote absentee by mail this year due to the coronavirus. I wanna sell albums but not at the expense of my true creativity. They tried to play me fam! Awards, Ciara hit up the town for the 10th anniversary celebration of TAO New York …, You may have seen them walk down the aisle in the video for "Love All Over Me," now Monica and …. Kanye West takes the wraps off the cover for his fifth album My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy, in stores November 22. Adding the voice samples from the VMA performance to the album version of 'Runaway' also [so] the whole song is 8 minutes long.". My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy album cover / iStock.com Kanye West: 'My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy' To some people, fashion designer and rapper Kanye West might be more known for his explosive Twitter rants than his music, but regardless, the hip-hop star knows how to produce a No. The reported concern is whether such mass-market retailers as Best Buy and Wal-Mart — which still account for up to 10 percent of all CD sales — would carry the album as it is now. The colorful illustration by contemporary American painter/sculptor George Condo — who also provided the image for West's "Power" single — depicts a nude, demonically grimacing West reclining on a blue couch and gripping a green bottle while a naked winged woman with a polka-dotted tail straddles him. "Banned in the USA!!! In honor of his 34th birthday on Saturday, October's Very …, Chris Brown has fans patiently waiting for new music, but in the meantime, he's holding them over with a snippet. What do you think of the artwork for Kanye's album? It is your right and your responsibility. The album is a story of fame and what has been sacrificed to live that life. Album Cover: Kanye West – ‘My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy’. Let us know below! According to the LA Times it was not, but Kanye may have decided not to use it so that stores like Wal-Mart would display his album: A source familiar with West's discussions with Universal Music Group's Island Def Jam on the cover art agreed to speak solely on the condition of anonymity, proclaiming that he did "not want to lose my job over this." Polling hours on Election Day: Varies by state/locality. 1 album. Kanye West has posted some controversial cover art for his new album, 'My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy.'. Rap-Up® is a registered trademark. They don't want me chilling on the couch with my phoenix!"