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Kanye West is to end a once celebrated partnership with the retailer Gap, which had hoped the collaboration could breathe new life into its brand. Kanye accused the firm of failing to honour terms of the deal, including by failing to open standalone stores for his Yeezy fashion label. The agreement with Kanye, who goes […]

Fans think Taylor Swift’s new single, Look What You Made Me Do, is about Kanye West. The track is the first from the singer’s sixth studio album, Reputation, and comes after a week-long social media blackout where she removed all her previous posts. On it she declares that the old Taylor is “dead”. But people […]

JAY-Z says things “are cool” with Solange Knowles following that lift row at 2014’s Met Gala. As part of a Rap Radar podcast, he addresses the incident saying it was just a one-off. “We had one disagreement ever,” he says. “Before and after we’ve been cool.” The footage appears to show Solange trying to kick […]

Kanye West’s company is suing insurance firm Lloyd’s of London for $10m (£7.6m) over his cancelled tour. Very Good Touring claims Lloyd’s is hinting it’ll refuse to pay out because of a medical condition, caused by marijuana use, that led to dates being called off – something he denies. The company is also demanding interest […]

Jay Z is selling a stake in his Tidal music streaming business to the telecoms company, Sprint. Jay Z bought Tidal three years ago and his wife Beyoncé and other artists own equity in the company. Aiming to challenge larger rivals such as Spotify, Tidal offers artists on its platform more control over their music. […]

Beyoncé tops the nominations for this year’s NME Awards. She’s up for five prizes including best international female, album, video, music moment of the year and hero of the year. The 1975, Bastille, Christine And The Queens and Skepta all have four nominations while Wolf Alice, Kanye West and Adele have three each. The winners […]

Demi Lovato’s fans have been defending her after she was criticised for sharing a video of her mother joking about the Zika virus. The 23-year-old showed the clip of Diana Hart on her Snapchat, where she said “Everybody down in Rio gonna get the Zika virus”. Demi could be heard laughing in the background and […]

Rihanna will receive MTV’s lifetime achievement award at the Video Music Awards later this month. It’s MTV’s highest honour and is known as the Michael Jackson video vanguard award. Last year Kanye West won the trophy, with Beyoncé, Justin Timberlake and Britney Spears previously getting it. “[The award] reflects an artist’s impact not just on […]