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The End of an Era: "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" Just Ended. But Will We Be Free?

The Kar-Jenners have built their empire at the expense of the marginalized groups they steal from

Keeping Up With the Kardashians Finale

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It's the end of an era, and oh how times have changed.

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What’s Going on with Kanye West’s Yeezy LLC?

What's next for the Yeezy empire?

Kanye West wearing the new Yeezy x Gap Round Jacket

Update June 8 2021:

The first piece from Kanye West's Yeezy x Gap collaboration has just been released.

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"The Life of Pablo" Was the Beginning of the End of Kanye West

The Life of Pablo was a turning point for Kanye West in music, fashion, and life

Kanye premiering the album at his Yeezy NYFW show in Madison Square Garden

Kanye's music has always reflected his inner thoughts.

When Kanye released his seventh studio album, The Life of Pablo, on February 14th in 2016, we should have known things were about to take a turn for the worse.

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13 of the Most Controversial Music Videos Ever

From Kanye West to Madonna, these gory and graphic clips got people talking — for better or for worse.

Music videos are a perfect opportunity to expand the story of a song.

The best music videos can showcase killer choreography, Halloween-ready attire, or movie levels of cinematic gold; others can spark controversies, no matter how well-intended. Whether centered around copious bloodshed or near-pornographic nudity (sorry, Mom and Dad), there's one thing all controversial music videos have in common: They get people talking.

Here are 13 music videos released over the past 30-plus years that have sparked disputes. Watch at your own risk.

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Why Did Waka Flocka Flame Just Get an Award From Donald Trump?

The rapper thanked the former president...who wasn't really involved in the award.

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Over the weekend, Atlanta-based hip-hop artist Waka Flocka Flame received a lifetime achievement award for his charitable work from former President Donald J. Trump.

But while it's true that the Flockaveli rapper has done a lot to earn praise for his charitable efforts, the suggestion that Donald Trump was personally involved in granting him the award is misleading.

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Kanye West is officially the richest Black man in the United States.

According to multiple media outlets, the 43-year-old rapper-producer is worth an estimated $6.6 billion, with over half coming from his clothing and sneaker line Yeezy. West's billionaire status became public back in April of 2020.

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