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Kanye West

Guilford students respond to swirl of controversy around Kanye West

Maddy Andrews, Staff Writer November 11, 2022

In mid-September and early to mid-October, the infamous rapper Ye, formerly known as Kanye West, found himself in a mire of back-to-back controversies. First, he made a surprise appearance at Paris Fashion...

Ye in the TD Garden from the Saint Pablo Tour. One of the many apotheoses of old Kanye. Via Wikimedia Commons

Kanye West and contrarian instincts

Miles Kirkpatrick, Opinion Editor October 21, 2022

Whenever I read new news about the downward spiral of Kanye West, I think back to the barbershop guy. This is not because they hold similar beliefs—the barber was just advocating for getting outside...

Kanye West, shown in this 2013 photo, was banned from performing at the 64th Grammy Awards ceremony.

Grammy organizers bar Kanye West from performing at awards ceremony

Rodrigo Gudino DeGrote, Staff Writer April 3, 2022

On March 19, Variety magazine reported that rapper Kanye West, who is considered one of the most influential rappers of all time, has been banned from performing at the 64th Annual Grammy Awards on April...

Born-Again rapper drops new album, ‘Jesus is King’

Phillip Williams, Guest Writer December 2, 2019

On Oct. 25, 2019, Kanye West delivered to the world his ninth studio album entitled “Jesus is King.” This album has been met with a myriad of mixed reviews. In lamest terms some people say it's...

Ayesha Tahirkheli Headshot

Swift shares political views

Ayesha Tarhirkheli, Staff Writer November 2, 2018

The midterm elections are approaching. Millions of people are registering to vote while others are encouraging people to vote in one of the biggest elections in modern times. From celebrity endorsements...

“SYRE” gives new music, but nothing notable

“SYRE” gives new music, but nothing notable

DaeQuan Fitzgerald, Managing Editor December 1, 2017

Jaden Smith gave us Jaden Smith. Quite literally, considering his debut album, “SYRE,” is one of his middle names. The album met expectations, yet failed to exceed any. Within several songs are...

UK producer SBTRKT and his collaborator Sampha perform at the 2012 Bonnaroo Music Festival which was held from June 7 to June 10, 2012 in
Manchester, Tennessee // Photo courtesy of Jon Elbaz

Sampha Debuts First Full Album, “Process”

Mae Wood, Staff Writer March 10, 2017

You have been cordially invited by Sampha to embark upon a journey of meditative growth and self-discovery through his euphonious vocals, piano, striking lyrics and the marriage of electronic, soul and...

“Yeezus” steps up as Guilford’s next Prez

DaeQuan Fitzgerald, Head of PR for Kanye West April 1, 2016

Disclaimer: This story is a part of our April Fool’s edition, The Goofordian. This story was created by Guilfordian staff and is not based in fact. It all happened so fast. Earlier this week, a...

Goofordian: Kanye West tweet or ‘Overheard at Guilford’ Facebook post?

Robert Pacheco, Team Captain March 29, 2014

Disclaimer: This story is a part of our April Fool’s edition, The Goofordian. This story was created by Guilfordian staff and is not based in fact. CAN YOU GUESS ‘EM ALL? 1.“I hate when people...

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