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10 Memorable Kanye West Moments From The Last 10 Years










EST, February 13, 2014 THURSDAY EARLY AFTERNOON UPDATE: As of now, Friday night's Kanye West show at Baltimore Arena is still happening as scheduled, according to the arena's website . We will update this story with any new details. --------------- For the past decade, it seems no one can resist labeling Kanye West. The hip-hop forefather Russell Simmons, along with countless critics, have said he is a genius, while President Barack Obama has called him a jackass on more than one occasion, surely causing many detractors to nod in agreement. In the last year, The New York Times called him a visionary, and TV host Jimmy Kimmel reminded the rapper on national TV, a lot of people think you're a jerk , as if he was unaware the Internet existed. West would agree most with Simmons, but even then he would be unsatisfied. <br>Source: http://www.baltimoresun.com/entertainment/music/midnight-sun-blog/bal-kanye-west-remains-at-musics-forefront-20140211,0,1154169.story







But it sounds like his return to the spotlight has not gone as planned. According to a new Radar Online report published on Feb. 12, Kanye West is supposedly dropping in popularity as his concert venues are not selling out. In fact, there appears to be plenty of tickets available for one of his upcoming shows. He has a concert scheduled at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey, and it appears that the concert promoters have decided to drop the tickets fro $65 to $35 in hopes of getting more people to the concert. The tickets have been on sale for this concert for quite some time, but there are hundreds of tickets available. <br>Source: http://www.examiner.com/article/kanye-west-s-concert-tickets-are-not-as-popular-anymore







#TheCollegeDropout #ChangedHipHop (sic). Meanwhile, an emotional Kanye, 36, who welcomed baby daughter North with Kim last summer, posted a series of tweets talking about what the record meant to him. He said: 'Ten years ago today we finally released what had been my life's work up to that point: The College Dropout. Proud of her man: Supportive Kim Kardashian thrilled Kanye with this special cake featuring the artwork from his debut LP The College Dropout, 10 years after it was released 'I say "finally" because it was a long road, a constant struggle, and a true Kim Kardashian tape watch labor of love to not only convince my peers and the public that I could be an artist, but to actually get that art out for the world to hear. 'I am extremely grateful to each and every person along that road who helped, lent an ear, lent their voice, gave of their heart to that project, and to all the projects that followed, and are to come. 'I am honored and humbled by my fans, for the unwavering support and love over the past ten years. <br>Source: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-2558250/Kanye-West-looks-apologetic-arrives-premiere-without-Kim-Kardashian.html












Kanye West Then & Now On The 10th Anniversary Of 'The College Dropout'



I cant even get endorsements now the ones that might have been open to me when I was just a cute kid in a Polo. - Graduationvs.Curtis (2007) It was billed as the record sales battle of the century. On one side was the Polo shirt wearing, Louis Vuitton bag carrying Kanye West. On the other side was the former drug dealing, uber gangsta persona of 50 Cent. For weeks the build up to the same-day release of Kanyes Graduation and 50s Curtis consumed Hip Hop media. In the end, Yes third album outsold 50s third albumin their opening week 957,000 to 691,000. <br>Source: http://allhiphop.com/2014/02/10/10-memorable-kanye-west-moments-from-the-last-10-years/







In fact, on the latest episode of the series, Kris almost blew a fuse after speaking with the contractor and learning that it would be another good while until the mansion can be lived in. Part of the reason for the delay could be Kim and Kanyes eccentric idea of making said mirror replica, insiders close to the couple reveal for Radar Online . Kim and Kanye just loved the Hall of Mirrors when they visited Versailles. They both took a lot of pictures and decided they wanted a similar look in their new house. Their contractors have been put through their paces with constant redesign and new ideas, says a spy. Its actually Kanye who keeps changing his mind on the design and decor of the house, but they both agree on one thing the mirrors! <br>Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/Kim-Kardashian-Kanye-West-Will-Have-Versailles-Wall-of-Mirrors-Replica-in-Bel-Air-Mansion-426595.shtml





Kim Kardashian, Kanye West Will Have Versailles’ Wall of Mirrors Replica in Bel Air Mansion



That album debuted at the top of the rap charts and No. 2 on the Billboard 200, helping propel West into a star. The rapper, 36, took to Twitter to reflect on the album and how it changed his life and career. He started out as a record producer for artists like Jay Z. Ten years ago today we finally released what had been my lifes work up to that point: The College Dropout, he wrote. <br>Source: http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/entertainment/2014/02/kanye-west-reflects-on-debut-album-the-college-dropout-10-years-later/





Kanye West Reflects on Debut Album ‘The College Dropout’ 10 Years Later



It's about awesomeness." On outer space: "I've been workin' this graveshift and I ain't made shit / I wish I could buy me a spaceship and fly past the sky." "Well, Ive got my astronaut family. You know, becoming famous is like being catapulted into spacesometimes without a space suit. Weve seen so many people combust, suffocate, get lost in all these different things. But to have an anchor of other astronauts and to make a little space family... I wanted a family. On drugs: "And I don't, usually smoke / But pass the dro." "My ego is my drug. <br>Source: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/02/10/kanye-west-college-dropout_n_4757582.html



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