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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...

St Vincent DeJamz

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...

The yin and yang of Chicagos 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,...

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The unfairness in criticizing Kanye West

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...

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