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The Gospel according to Kanye

The Gospel according to Kanye

John Cotter, Staff Writer

September 16, 2019

There is typically only one main reason a venue would sell out in Chicago in mere minutes: a big celebrity is in town. Last Sunday, rapper Kanye West was in the city for his Sunday Service concert. The event was on short notice, but with West’s fame, people showed up and tickets sold out within ho...

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Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

October 15, 2018

Alex Bialek | The DePaulia What a week it has been in music--not really because of any music, but rather the actions of the music makers. Kanye West went to the White House for practically no reason and Post Malone ( finally) got rid of his frizzy cornrows. Taylor Swi inspired a bunch of young Tennes...

The yin and yang of Chicago’s rap royalty

The yin and yang of Chicago's rap royalty

Jack Breslin & Adam Webb, Contributing Writers

October 15, 2018

Kanye West (now to be known as “Ye”) once told the world after Hurricane Katrina on national television that Republican president George W. Bush didn’t care about black people. Fast forward 13 years, he’s hanging out with president Donald Trump in the oval office, showing him what kind of hydrogen...

The unfairness in criticizing Kanye West

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Lindsay Goldstein

May 15, 2015

Last Monday, Kanye West received an honorary doctorate from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. He smiled, joked and laughed as he delivered a speech to over 900 graduates and their families and posed for pictures with the faculty. Many are criticizing the school for choosing to honor such a polarizing pop ...

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