Kanye West

Kanye dons Confederate flag on tour clothing, spurs reaction
Hayden Prescott Corwin ’15 THE ROUNDUP Kanye West is notorious for being a controversial rap figure head. His “Yeezus” tour has seen the creation of new West clothing that makes some people upset. One of the designs includes the Confederate flag. The National Action Network is one group that is boycotting West due to his use of the Confederate flag. The National Action Network is an organization founded by Rev.…
‘Cruel Summer’ lacks consistency, underwhelms

By Charles Louis Dominguez ’14
THE ROUNDUP

G.O.O.D. Music – “Cruel Summer”
6 out of 10
Every once in a while an album is released amidst an almost unbelievable amount of hype.

Chances are that Kanye West released that album.

The Music Sounds Better: ‘Watch the Throne’ lacks grandeur

By Jackson Santy ’13
THE ROUNDUP
Jay-Z & Kanye West – “Watch the Throne”
6.5
The album debuted at number one spot on the US Billboard Charts, selling 436 thousand copies in its first week, plus the fact that at least another ten thousand downloaded it illegally.
The interesting aspect of the album was that Jay-Z and West made an effort to make sure that the album was not “leaked” to the public prior to its midnight release.