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Kanye West premiered his much-discussed short film/art installation "Cruel Summer" at the Cannes Film Festival last night.

Latest Stories Diddy Hosts Kanye West for Dinner in New Yorkupdated: Wed Oct 12 2011 12:53:00

Kanye West, Khloé Kardashian-Odom and Lamar Odom were among the guests at a private dinner party presented by Diddy at The Darby in New York City Sunday. The group was there to toast the Culo by Mazzucco book and art exhibition launch, and enjoyed a special tasting menu before heading to the restaurant's basement lounge, Darby Downstairs, where they sipped Beau Joie champagne and danced into the early hours to tunes spun by DJ Kiss. - Carlos Greer

Celebrity fashion labels: The good, the bad and the uglyupdated: Mon Sep 26 2011 11:43:00

He might be responsible for reviving one of the worst moments in the history of sunglasses -- the "shutter shades" -- but rapper Kanye West is hoping that all will be forgiven as he debuts his own line at Paris Fashion Week later this month. Essence Music Festival in New Orleans: Kanye West, Usher and Jennifer Hudson Will Performupdated: Fri Jul 01 2011 14:29:00

The power acts will join New Edition, who will reunite for the event after 30 years Kanye West's Night of Clothes, Cocktails - and a Lauryn Hill Concertupdated: Fri Feb 18 2011 12:18:00

• He's been a frequent front row presence on the New York Fashion Week scene, and Kanye West kept the stylish partying going at the opening of Alexander Wang's new Soho boutique. The rapper scoped out the black and white décor and the wares, enjoyed Belvedere cocktails and caught up with fellow partygoers, including Zoe Kravitz and Karen Elson. The group also enjoyed a performance by Lauryn Hill, who played many of her hits with a full band.

Photographer sues Kanye West, party organizersupdated: Fri Jan 07 2011 17:57:00

A photographer has restored his lawsuit against rapper Kanye West and security guards who allegedly caused "serious and grievous personal injuries" during a New York City party in 2008, according to court records.

Rolling Stone's top five singles of 2010updated: Tue Dec 07 2010 17:54:00

5. Arcade Fire, "We Used to Wait"

Rolling Stone's top five albums of 2010updated: Tue Dec 07 2010 17:52:00

5. Jamey Johnson, "The Guitar Song" 1: What does Jamey Johnson keep under all of that hair? Songs. Nashville's gruffest and grittiest star turns out to be its most reliable traditionalist, a Music Row pro who can write a song for every emotional season. Johnson pulled out a whole slew of them -- 25, clocking in north of 105 minutes -- for his double-disc fourth album: acoustic confessions and rugged boogie blues, big weepers and grim reapers, cover tunes and novelty ditties, not to mention "California Riots" and "Playing the Part," a pair of fiercely funny, unrepentantly redneck swipes at the frou-frou blue states. Was Kanye West on a Date with Jessica Stam?updated: Fri Dec 03 2010 11:54:00

• Kanye West and model Jessica Stam may have been dining with another couple at Indochine in N.Y.C. - but it didn't seem to be a romantic double date. "They all seemed to be just friends," a source says of the foursome's "chill dinner." The musician was in a "great mood," the source adds about West, who began his evening by wrapping gifts at the Wrap to Rap event to benefit New Yorkers for Children. Kanye West Vs. Matt Lauer: The Feud Escalatesupdated: Sat Nov 13 2010 11:27:00

The rapper cancels a Today performance after "very brutal" interview Kim Kardashian and Kanye West: What's Up Between Them?updated: Fri Oct 22 2010 16:53:00

They pair have been spending time together, but a Kardashian source says they're "just friends" Kanye West Returns to The Cleveland Showupdated: Mon Sep 27 2010 14:30:00

The rapper gets animated in the season premiere of the hit Fox series

Taylor vs. Kanye, who won?updated: Wed Sep 15 2010 13:32:00

Who came out on top with their VMA performance, Taylor Swift or Kanye West? HLN's Showbiz Tonight panel weighs in.

Has Kanye West been forgiven?updated: Mon Sep 13 2010 21:06:00

The redemption train keeps rolling right along for Kanye West.

Taylor Swift forgives Kanye West with a songupdated: Mon Sep 13 2010 18:23:00

An unscripted, shocking moment during last year's MTV Video Music awards dominated Sunday night's show, with Kanye West and Taylor Swift putting their feelings to music.

What went down at the VMAsupdated: Mon Sep 13 2010 18:23:00

A look at some of the highlights from the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards Kanye vs. Taylor: Who Had the Last Word at the VMAs?updated: Mon Sep 13 2010 10:55:00

The singers address their feud with performances of two unreleased songs Kanye West Salutes 'Douchebags' at Video Music Awardsupdated: Mon Sep 13 2010 10:29:00

The rapper closes out the show with a brand new song, "Runaway," as ballet dancers perform Taylor Swift Fires Back at Kanye in New Song at VMAsupdated: Mon Sep 13 2010 10:08:00

The singer delivers an empowering, unnamed anthem at Sunday's awards show Taylor Swift - and Kanye West - Will Perform on VMAsupdated: Sun Sep 12 2010 22:09:00

But not together! The stars are expected to return to the MTV stage separately on Sunday The Scandals, the Outfits, the Rivalries - Get Up to Speed on the VMAsupdated: Sun Sep 12 2010 14:48:00

Will Taylor & Kanye make nice? Will Lady Gaga make awards history? Can Snooki get any more orange? Inside Beyoncé's Celeb-Studded Birthday Dance Partyupdated: Fri Sep 10 2010 12:09:00

• Beyoncé celebrated her 29th birthday with a dance party at The Darby in N.Y.C. alongside famous pals like Diddy, an expectant Alicia Keys and Kanye West. Hubby Jay-Z organized the private bash, while DJ Cassidy spun tunes, including Stevie Wonder's version of "Happy Birthday," which was played shortly before cake was served. There was also a jazz band, and a source says the party was "perfect" and "very intimate."

Kanye West and how Twitter's changed how we communicateupdated: Mon Sep 06 2010 11:47:00

If you needed any more proof that Twitter has transformed how we absorb information and communicate, look no further than Kanye West. Taylor Swift and Kanye West to Reunite on VMAs?updated: Fri Aug 20 2010 15:08:00

The happy pair will be brought together, if host Chelsea Handler has her way Kanye West Joins Twitter, Doesn't Use Caps Lock or Spell Checkupdated: Wed Jul 28 2010 18:09:00

The outspoken rapper joins the microblogging site

Donda West law won't boost patient safety, docs sayupdated: Fri Jan 29 2010 08:52:00

A new California law named for rapper Kanye West's late mother requiring a physical exam and medical history before cosmetic surgeries isn't likely to lead to better patient safety, some cosmetic surgeons said.

'Use Somebody' gets Grammy loveupdated: Tue Jan 19 2010 13:01:00

Kings of Leon's Nathan Followill talks about the group's four Grammy nominations. Kanye West Predicts He'll Only Get Betterupdated: Mon Jan 04 2010 22:11:00

In a blog post, the rapper shows he's emerged from the Taylor Swift debacle with self-confidence intact Caught in the Act: Kanye & Amber's Sci-Fi Movie Dateupdated: Sat Dec 26 2009 10:49:00

• Kanye West stepped out for a low-key movie date with girlfriend Amber Rose at The Grove in West Hollywood. Their flick of choice? The box-office topping Avatar - though no word if they saw it in 3-D or not. Also catching Avatar at The Grove: Diddy, who took his son Christian, 11, to the movie. Kanye West Named the King of Failupdated: Thu Dec 10 2009 15:48:00

A blog crowns the rapper with low impulse control the year's biggest loser Taylor Swift, Beyoncé Lead Grammy Nominationsupdated: Thu Dec 03 2009 10:29:00

Is the stage set for another showdown with Kanye West? But look out for Lady Gaga and the Black Eyed Peas PEOPLE Predicts Tonight's Grammy Nominationsupdated: Thu Dec 03 2009 08:30:00

Music critic Chuck Arnold looks back at the year's releases - and picks the likely honorees VIDEO: Taylor Swift Ribs Kanye West in SNL Promoupdated: Thu Nov 05 2009 08:08:00

See the singer's reaction at hearing that West wants Beyoncé to host the show instead Kanye West Sought Anger Management in Paparazzi Caseupdated: Fri Oct 23 2009 22:08:00

The singer gets sentenced to community service for a scuffle with photographers last year

Kanye West gets community service in paparazzi scuffleupdated: Fri Oct 23 2009 16:41:00

Rapper Kanye West and his business manager must complete 50 hours of community service in exchange for the dismissal of charges stemming from a Los Angeles airport scuffle with paparazzi last year. Prepare to Go Gaga for Lady Gaga's New Tourupdated: Thu Oct 22 2009 11:35:00

The Monster Ball will be bigger and crazier than anything before, she says BUZZ: Kanye West Is Not Deadupdated: Thu Oct 22 2009 07:07:00

His girlfriend Amber Rose clears up rumors the rapper perished in a car accident Beyoncé Breaks Her Silence on Kanye's VMA Outburstupdated: Wed Oct 07 2009 16:09:00

The singer says West "was standing up for art"

Commentary: Joe, Kanye, Serena -- aren't they special?updated: Wed Oct 07 2009 06:12:00

Thanks to Joe, Kanye, Serena, and other misfits, a lot of people are talking about how society is undergoing a rash of rudeness.

Kanye West's 'Fame Kills' tour meets swift deathupdated: Thu Oct 01 2009 21:17:00

Kanye West may be able to take time off to think about his life after all now that his concert tour has been canceled.

Where have our manners gone?updated: Mon Sep 21 2009 11:13:00

From Rep. Joe Wilson's outburst to Serena's tennis rant and Kanye stealing the show, its been a week of bad etiquette. Taylor Swift's Post-VMA Surprise: Flowers from Janet Jacksonupdated: Fri Sep 18 2009 23:50:00

Swift thanks everyone (Kelly Clarkson, especially!) for their support

So much for 'time off': Kanye West hitting roadupdated: Fri Sep 18 2009 18:27:00

Kanye West's plan "to take some time off" in the aftermath of his MTV awards show embarrassment may be cut short as the rapper readies for a three-month tour with Lady Gaga.

Jimmy Carter weighs in on Kanye West's VMA stuntupdated: Thu Sep 17 2009 02:04:00

Former President Jimmy Carter took a swipe at rapper Kanye West's behavior at Sunday's MTV Video Music Awards, saying it was "completely uncalled for" and his punishment was to appear on the new Jay Leno show."

Kanye: Please forgive meupdated: Thu Sep 17 2009 02:04:00

Showbiz Tonight's AJ Hammer talks with his panel about Kanye West asking for forgiveness for his actions at the VMA's. Kanye West Finally Apologizes to Taylor Swiftupdated: Wed Sep 16 2009 08:07:00

"He was very sincere," Swift says of her telephone conversation with the rapper

Kanye West calls Swift with 'sincere apology'updated: Tue Sep 15 2009 21:12:00

Kanye West called Taylor Swift with a "very sincere" apology Tuesday for interrupting her acceptance speech at Sunday's MTV Video Music Awards, Swift said.

Kanye West tells Leno 'my hurt caused someone else's hurt'updated: Tue Sep 15 2009 10:51:00

Kanye West appeared to blame the pain of his mother's death two years ago for his "rude" behavior at Sunday's MTV Video Music Awards. Kanye West: I'm Just Ashamedupdated: Tue Sep 15 2009 09:07:00

The musician helps launch Jay Leno's new primetime show by expressing remorse over his treatment of Taylor Swift Kanye's Backstage Clash with Taylor Swift's Momupdated: Tue Sep 15 2009 08:47:00

After the songstress's mother "tore into him," West kept insisting Beyoncé should have won, a source tells PEOPLE Kanye West Apologizes - Again - with More Feelingupdated: Tue Sep 15 2009 06:46:00

"That was Taylor's moment and I had no right in any way to take it from her," he says on his blog. "I am truly sorry"

Anger over West's disruption at MTV awardsupdated: Mon Sep 14 2009 21:19:00

The reaction to Kanye West's hijacking of the microphone from Taylor Swift during her acceptance speech at the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards came quickly and unequivocally. Kelly Clarkson to Kanye West: You're a Sad Human Beingupdated: Mon Sep 14 2009 19:08:00

"What happened to you as a child?" the singer asks in a caustic, profanity-laced assault after the rapper's VMA outburst Russell Brand Comes to Kanye's Defenseupdated: Mon Sep 14 2009 19:08:00

"We all make mistakes in life," says the VMAs host, who calls West "a nice bloke"

Another Kanye controversyupdated: Mon Sep 14 2009 17:04:00

HLN's A.J. Hammer has the details on the MTV VMAs and a controversial disruption from rapper Kanye West. POLL: Would You Pay to Keep Kanye Quiet?updated: Mon Sep 14 2009 15:34:00

Is it worth a dollar to get him to button his lip until the end of the year? Beyoncé Shares VMA Moment with Taylor Swiftupdated: Mon Sep 14 2009 12:16:00

After winning video of the year, Knowles invites the best female video winner on stage Kanye West Apologizes to Taylor Swiftupdated: Mon Sep 14 2009 11:56:00

"I'm in the wrong for going on stage and taking away from her moment," the rapper says after interrupting her at the VMAs

MTV awards: West disrupts Swift's speech; tribute to MJupdated: Mon Sep 14 2009 11:48:00

Even by the standards of the anything-goes MTV Video Music Awards, Kanye West's hijacking of country-pop sweetheart Taylor Swift's speech at the Sunday night ceremony was particularly brutal. Taylor Swift Wins Best Female Video - Upsetting Kanye Westupdated: Mon Sep 14 2009 09:08:00

The rapper gets booed after he interrupts her acceptance speech to praise Beyoncé FIRST LOOK: Beyoncé's New DVD Cover Revealed!updated: Wed May 20 2009 15:33:00

The singer will issue a video collection and remix CD on June 16 Kanye West Pleads Not Guilty in Paparazzi Scuffleupdated: Tue May 19 2009 12:32:00

The rapper was arrested Sept. 11 after allegedly damaging a photographer's equipment at an L.A. airport Kanye West Charged with Three Misdemeanors in Paparazzi Scuffleupdated: Wed Mar 18 2009 22:18:00

Video showed West damaging a photographer's equipment at L.A. airport

Kanye West, manager charged in airport scuffleupdated: Wed Mar 18 2009 16:26:00

Rapper Kanye West and his business manager face vandalism, battery and grand theft charges in connection with a scuffle with photographers at Los Angeles International Airport last September. It's a Rap: Kanye West Performs on Family Guy Spin-offupdated: Tue Mar 17 2009 12:38:00

West gets animated alongside Oscar nominee Taraji P. Henson in an episode of The Cleveland Show SNEAK PEEK: Inside the Grammy Week Partiesupdated: Thu Feb 05 2009 12:37:00

PEOPLE has all the details of the celebrity-filled soirees before, during and after Sunday's awards telecast Kanye West: 'I Want Less Fans'updated: Sun Jan 11 2009 23:01:00

The outspoken rapper explains he seeks a lower-key career with more freedom to do other things – like pose naked

Rapper Common: Obama will change hip-hop's attitudeupdated: Tue Dec 09 2008 13:59:00

The rapper Common wants to take hip-hop in a new direction, he says, and he has an unsuspecting ally -- President-elect Barack Obama.

Rapper: A Common path to 'Universal Mind Control'updated: Tue Dec 09 2008 11:04:00

Common's "Universal Mind Control" is set to hit store shelves Tuesday, but the rapper has a lot more than an eighth album release on his horizon. Kanye West Denies Assaulting Photographerupdated: Mon Nov 17 2008 12:47:00

"Right now the paps are above the law," complains the rapper after his second paparazzi-related arrest Kanye West Arrested, But Not Charged, in U.K.updated: Fri Nov 14 2008 13:52:00

The rapper allegedly had a run-in with a photographer outside a nightclub Kanye West: I'm Looking for the 'Right Girl'updated: Wed Nov 12 2008 18:53:00

The rapper also opens up about the loss of his mom saying, "I'm super devastated" Naked Models Help Kanye West Launch New Albumupdated: Thu Oct 16 2008 14:03:00

His 808s & Heartbreak listening party is a sexy art show for such pals as Jay-Z Kanye Tells Ellen, 'You've Got Great Style'updated: Tue Oct 07 2008 13:08:00

West says the talk show host is a fashion role model – "especially for guys!" Kanye West Won't Face Felony Charges in Airport Arrestupdated: Sun Sep 28 2008 10:56:00

Prosecutors may still pursue a misdemeanor for the rapper in the tussle with the paparazzi Kanye West: 'I'm Cool with the Paparazzi'updated: Fri Sep 12 2008 17:47:00

The rapper blogs super briefly about his recent arrest at LAX Kanye West Arrested for Vandalism at L.A. Airportupdated: Thu Sep 11 2008 20:49:00

The rapper was released on $20,000 bail after he allegedly damaged a paparazzo's camera

Kanye West arrested after skirmish at airportupdated: Thu Sep 11 2008 19:13:00

Police arrested rapper-producer Kanye West on Thursday morning at Los Angeles International Airport on felony vandalism charges after an altercation with two paparazzi, airport police said.

Kanye West charged after fightupdated: Thu Sep 11 2008 19:13:00

A cameraman filmed a struggle between a photographer and Kanye West at the Los Angeles airport. Rapper Kanye West Arrested at LAXupdated: Thu Sep 11 2008 13:00:00

Police say they have arrested Kanye West at Los Angeles International Airport on suspicion of vandalism after an altercation with a photographer Kanye's Graduation Bear Steals the Show in New Videoupdated: Tue Aug 26 2008 12:01:00

Takashi Murakami illustrations brighten the long-awaited clip for "Good Morning" Madonna Kicks Off World Tour in Knee-High Bootsupdated: Mon Aug 25 2008 11:25:00

The Material Mom opens her flashy Sticky & Sweet outing in Wales Kanye Spoofs Himself - But Blasts Criticsupdated: Wed Jul 09 2008 14:16:00

The singer pokes fun at his stardom, and denies he's in anger management training Kanye West Issues an Angry Apologyupdated: Thu Jun 26 2008 11:38:00

The rapper blames festival officials and Pearl Jam for his two-hour-late performance Kanye West, Chris Brown Snag BET Awardsupdated: Wed Jun 25 2008 16:27:00

West emerges as the show's It Boy, plus Lil Wayne, Alicia Keys and Halle Berry are honored Kanye's Late Show Angers Fansupdated: Mon Jun 16 2008 13:26:00

Festival-goers toss glow sticks as West keeps them waiting until 4:25 a.m. Kanye West Stops Show - to Find Prankstersupdated: Fri Jun 13 2008 13:49:00

When an object went flying at the stage, the star went looking for who did it Diddy: Kanye West Concert Changed My Lifeupdated: Mon May 19 2008 09:07:00

"I fell in love with hip-hop again" thanks to West's show Kanye West's Fiancée 'Sad' Over Breakupupdated: Tue Apr 22 2008 19:57:00

The rapper and designer Alexis Phifer end their engagement – but remain friends Couples Flock to Kanye's Concertupdated: Tue Apr 22 2008 10:53:00

He may be single, but West's L.A. show was still the date spot Monday night Kanye West: Mother's Death Changed My Outlook on Lifeupdated: Sat Apr 12 2008 01:24:00

"I don't do anything I don't love anymore," the grieving rapper blogs Kanye West Takes Flight with New Travel Ventureupdated: Wed Apr 02 2008 16:47:00

The hip-hop star unveils an Web site to help his fans travel in style Kanye West Plans to Salute Mom at Grammysupdated: Fri Feb 08 2008 14:42:00

Three months after his mother's sudden death, Kanye West is planning an emotional tribute performance at the Grammy Awards. Doctor Speaks Up in Donda West Deathupdated: Fri Jan 11 2008 16:12:00

After the Los Angeles coroner concluded Thursday that Kanye West's mother, Donda West, died of "multiple post-operative factors" after liposuction and breast-reduction surgery, effectively clearing her plastic surgeon in the matter, the doctor has issued a statement. Donda West Died of Heart Disease after Surgeryupdated: Fri Jan 11 2008 11:23:00

Donda West, the mother of rapper Kanye West, died of heart disease while suffering "multiple post-operative factors" after plastic surgery, the L.A. coroner said Thursday. Kanye West Admits: Beyoncé Beat Meupdated: Thu Jan 03 2008 21:23:00

How did Kanye West bring in the new Year Year? Not with fireworks or champagne. West welcomed 2008 while getting whooped by Beyoncé Knowles at Connect Four.

West, Winehouse top Grammy nominationsupdated: Thu Dec 06 2007 18:27:00

Kanye West earned eight nominations Thursday, including album of the year and rap album of the year for his "Graduation," leading the competition for the 50th annual Grammy Awards. Kanye West's Tribute Tour Rolls onupdated: Sun Nov 25 2007 10:43:00

Kanye West paid a Thanksgiving Day tribute to his late mother Thursday as he continued his European Tour.

Donda West's plastic surgeon walks off 'Larry King Live'updated: Wed Nov 21 2007 11:41:00

The plastic surgeon who operated on hip-hop star Kanye West's mother the day before she died abruptly walked off the set of CNN's "Larry King Live" Tuesday, saying he was honoring a request from her family. Kanye West: My Mom Was My First Fanupdated: Tue Nov 20 2007 18:24:00

Kanye West gave his fans some touching insight into why he has continued touring in the wake of his mom's death last week – and his speech to the crowd at his concert in Brussels has now hit YouTube. In the clip (via gossip site Concrete Loop), West lashes out at those who criticized his decision to continue performing and adds:

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