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According to GQ , the rappers split with Nike allegedly was caused by its purported refusal to pay him royalties on his product sales. After keeping many who wanted to attend waiting a bit too long, as per the Washington Post , the man behind Yeezus unveiled a line of earth-toned athletic leisure clothes to coincide with the release of his Yeezy 750 Boost , which will be available for purchase Feb. 28. Among the stars in attendance were power couple Beyonce and Jay Z, Sean P. Diddy Combs, Kylie Jenner (as a model) , Rihanna, Anna Wintour, Wests wife Kim Kardashian, their baby North West and many others.
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13. PHOTOS: Nori's fabulous Hollywood life Vice's fashion section i-D interviewed the rapper backstage at his show after Nori's front row meltdown on Kim Kardashian's lap moments before the runway show started. The reality scion was photographed bawling and howling on her mother's lap while Vogue editor Anna Wintour -- seated to Kim's left -- appeared mildly miffed by North's behavior. PHOTOS: Kanye's most outrageous moments ever The other stars seated front row (minus Taylor Swift, who was a no-show!) looked at the tot sympathetically as she cried and flailed her arms. While the true reason for 19-month-old Nori's tirade is unknown, West made fun of the incident backstage with i-D. "Maybe she was just scared for her daddy," West, 37, remarked.
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After dissing Beck at the Grammy Awards and hosting his own fashion show during New York Fashion Week, Kanye West ended his week with a performance of Wolves, featuring Sia, on Saturday Night Live s 40th anniversary special. Sia & Kanye Wests SNL 40 Performance They Sing Wolves On Stage Before Kanye and Sia performed their new song, the rapperstarted his performance like wed expect lying on the floor and staring into the camera. (Kanye loves when all the attention is on him.) He opened his lengthy performance with an oldie, but a goodie Jesus Walks. Later, he got up and started singing one of his newest hits,Only One, a song about his beautiful daughter, North West. And just when we thought Kanyes performance was coming to a close (not that we were hoping it was), Sia and Chicago rapper Vic Mensa crawled into the space the rapper was inhabiting it was a cube that lit up like lightening. We have to admit we didnt know it was Sia who was joining Kanye at first because she covered her face with a gigantic wig. But once they started singingWolves, we realized it was her!
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"She was supposed to be here today," the Yeezus rapper remarked. "So I don't know what happened." It may have been that Swift, 25, was preoccupied with the release of her new music video "Style," which debuted Friday the 13th. PHOTOS: Grammys 2015 -- the biggest show moments The stars' well-documented contentious history was squashed this past Sunday at the 2015 Grammys. Swift and West were seen hugging it out after the rapper rushed the stage -- in what many people thought was a joke -- before Beck's acceptance speech for Album of the Year. West again touched on the topic with Talley on Thursday, after the editor asked him what it felt like to "go viral." PHOTOS: Kanye's most outrageous moments "I feel good," West remarked.
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"It's not a black or white thing at all. It's not always me standing up for a black artist," he said. West raised controversy after Hurricane Katrina in 2005 for charging that then president George W. Bush "doesn't care about black people." At the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards, West grabbed the microphone from winner Taylor Swift to say that Beyonce was better. West said that Swift -- who has enjoyed massive commercial success with her most recent album "1989" -- had supported his intervention at the Grammys and announced, with little detail, that the two planned to record together. - 'Grow up' - The Grammys, like any award show, are regularly faulted by those who disagree with the results.
Kanye West backpedals on Beck slam - Chambersburg Public Opinion
(AFP photo/Getty Images) "Beck is one of the nicest guys and one of the most respected musicians in the game," said West. "When I said that thing about respect artistry, I think it came off the wrong way and that was a miswording on my part. Obviously Beck is one of the most respected artists, and respects artistry." And why did West rush the stage Sunday? "The voices in my head told me to go up." That's probably the most sensible thing Kanye West has ever said. West also said he's planning on recording with Swift, though he didn't say when.