Top Hip-Hop Headlines Of The Week – 11/25 – 11/29
It was a big week for Kanye West. While Thanksgiving came and went without nary a hitch, there was a lot of news in the world of Yeezus this week. On Monday evening, Kanye announced that he would be leaving Nike to partner up with the shoe giant's rival company, Adidas. Meanwhile, the fallout of Kanye's decision indirectly lead to a very heated argument between 'Ye and long-time friend Sway Calloway on Sway In The Morning the very next day. Did we mention that actors James Franco and Seth Rogen took the time to parody Kanye West's already famous "Bound 2" video? As we said... it was a big week.
These are the top hip-hop headlines of the week!
While on the set of their new movie, The Interview, James Franco and Seth Rogen created a shot-for-shot parody of Kanye's "Bound 2" video in all of its naked glory. "Bound 3" is as faithful as a recreation that features Seth Rogen playing Kim Kardashian can get.
Citing delays on the Air Yeezy II's and Nike's refusal to sign a substantial deal with him, Kanye West announced that he was leaving Nike and was signing a deal with Adidas to produce a new line of shoes.
During an interview on Sway In The Morning on Shade 45, Kanye West got into a heated argument and flipped out on radio host Sway Calloway after Sway asked him a simple question regarding his troubles with the fashion world. After a tense few moments, the longtime friends were able to come to an understanding and the situation was defused.
Jerryl Grant - A.K.A. longtime Wu-Tang affiliate Killa Sin - was arrested last week after he allegedly shot a man in a confrontation near the Sangita Shala night club in Staten Island at around 4 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 16.
After rumors swirled last week that Eminem was officially back together with ex-wife Kim Mathers, Dennis Dennehy, a rep for the rapper, shot down the rumors that Kim and Em had reconciled.