Topic: Kanye West

How Doug Ellin Turned Entourage Into the New Paragon of Product Placement

A seamless collaboration of brands and bros

For filmmaker Doug Ellin, who is as passionate about cars as he is movies, it was love at first sight. A few years ago, Ellin—creator of HBO's brilliant Hollywood send-up Entourage…

Janelle Monáe Is Building a Music Empire That Will Spark 'a Revolution in Your Head'

Her Wondaland label spotlights and empowers emerging artists

Janelle Monáe wants the world to know that Wondaland Records, the singer-songwriter-producer's new venture with Sony Music Entertainment's Epic Records, is not merely a record label—it's a movement. Wondaland is "a…

This Week's Must-Haves: a Bluetooth Bath Toy and Kanye West Kicks

Plus, a golden video game controller

This week in our roundup of must-have items handpicked by the Adweek staff, we're highlighting a gold-plated video game controller, a smartphone case that prints photos, and a jump rope…

Check Out the Winners of the Magazine Hot List

Bazaar is best of 2014, plus our picks for editor and publisher of the year

The Hottest Magazine Covers of 2014 (So Far)

From Kimye to Ferguson, our picks from this year's Hot List

It wasn't an easy task narrowing down this year's wealth of remarkable magazine covers down to just a handful of finalists for this year's Hot List. But after some careful…

Kanye West Charms Cannes With His Moral Take on Brands and Culture

Plus, what he thinks about Apple's deal with Beats

CANNES, France—Kanye West was roundly ridiculed last year when he likened himself to Steve Jobs in a New York Times interview. But the rapper is very much like the late…

Gym Ad Kindly Reminds Kanye That He Married a Shallow Short-Timer

As if working out's going to fix that

An easy target, to be sure, but here's a clever bit of celebrity newsjacking from a New York chain of gyms.  New York Sports Clubs ran the ad above in today's…

Vogue Sued Over Video of Kimye Cover Shoot

Singer claims song in behind-the-scenes vid contains unauthorized samples

As if Vogue’s Kim Kardashian and Kanye West cover hasn’t already attracted enough attention, the Condé Nast fashion bible is now being sued over a behind-the-scenes video of the cover shoot…

Which Music Artists Transcend the Gender and Age Divides

Who ranks high no matter the demo

Generationally speaking, there's often a vast divide in musical taste—as most parents of teenagers can attest. When it comes down to men versus women, some names easily top both Top…

Anna Wintour Defends 'Kimye' Vogue Cover

Social media backlash, lampoonery dogs mag

Anna Wintour today defended her decision to put Kanye West and Kim Kardashian on the latest Vogue cover, following backlash from readers and reports West had begged for the honor for…