Catch up on the month’s best songs, albums, and moments with new music by Vampire Weekend, Kanye West, Mariah Carey, Laura Mvula, and more.
From Rihanna going #seapunk to the most intense Kanye performance ever, this was a banner year for music on Saturday Night Live.
Coming never to a theater near you.
Don’t stress, fellow awkward people, even Yeezy gets down and derpy.
Whether you’re distraught, angry, or feeling sorta numb, these are the records that are there for you when you need it most. Some will cheer you up, and others will just let you wallow.
He also performed a song that might be called “You’re So Awesome.”
Plus a super-advanced robotic bartending system, 6 miserably failed TV shows featuring puppets, and a haunting look at the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy.
Captain America himself was back on set and BY GOLLY THOSE BICEPS.
For all you Kanye Wests out there, I feel you.
The world wants you, nay, needs you to get together.
Don’t laugh, it looked like it REALLY hurt. …I said don’t laugh!
In a list of 88 best-dressed Met Gala guests, Kim was noticeably cropped out of Kanye’s photo.
A studded leather Givenchy skirt, at that. And, as if he knew the world would be snarking on her floral gown, he gave Kim Kardashian a special shout-out mid-show.
Ray J says that his newest song is not about Kim Kardashian. It is. It definitely, definitely is.
His name is Nathan Schwartz, he’s from Miami, and he goes by the username @natedoggschwartz.
Wonder how Kanye feels about this.
Love him or hate him, ‘Ye was a really cute kid.
There’s still some time to make your masterpiece. Just ask Kanye West, M.I.A., and LCD Soundsystem.
Oh, yeah, just take a left at Nas’ “You Wouldn’t Understand” and go straight until you get to Jay-Z’s “Where I’m From” and then take a right at Redman’s “Rated R.”
Reality is for people who can’t handle anime.
You can thank artist Davey Gravy for these hip hop and cross-stitching mashups you never knew you needed.
A quick guide to this very silly feud.
Jay-Z is Obi-Wan Kenobi, Drake is Luke Skywalker, and Kanye West is Han Solo. Sorry, but it’s totally true.
They’re like a miniature hypnotic music videos. Click play and zone out forever.
Her students were thrilled: “We just thought that she can’t be cooler.”