Kanye West, KhloÃ© 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
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.
The power acts will join New Edition, who will reunite for the event after 30 years
â¢ 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 dÃ©cor 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.
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.
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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.
â¢ 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.
The rapper cancels a Today performance after "very brutal" interview
They pair have been spending time together, but a Kardashian source says they're "just friends"
The rapper gets animated in the season premiere of the hit Fox series
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The redemption train keeps rolling right along for Kanye West.
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.
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The singers address their feud with performances of two unreleased songs
The rapper closes out the show with a brand new song, "Runaway," as ballet dancers perform
The singer delivers an empowering, unnamed anthem at Sunday's awards show
But not together! The stars are expected to return to the MTV stage separately on Sunday
Will Taylor & Kanye make nice? Will Lady Gaga make awards history? Can Snooki get any more orange?
â¢ BeyoncÃ© 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."
If you needed any more proof that Twitter has transformed how we absorb information and communicate, look no further than Kanye West.
The happy pair will be brought together, if host Chelsea Handler has her way
The outspoken rapper joins the microblogging site
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.
Kings of Leon's Nathan Followill talks about the group's four Grammy nominations.
In a blog post, the rapper shows he's emerged from the Taylor Swift debacle with self-confidence intact
â¢ 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.
A blog crowns the rapper with low impulse control the year's biggest loser
Is the stage set for another showdown with Kanye West? But look out for Lady Gaga and the Black Eyed Peas
Music critic Chuck Arnold looks back at the year's releases - and picks the likely honorees
See the singer's reaction at hearing that West wants BeyoncÃ© to host the show instead
The singer gets sentenced to community service for a scuffle with photographers last year
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.
The Monster Ball will be bigger and crazier than anything before, she says
His girlfriend Amber Rose clears up rumors the rapper perished in a car accident
The singer says West "was standing up for art"
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 may be able to take time off to think about his life after all now that his concert tour has been canceled.
From Rep. Joe Wilson's outburst to Serena's tennis rant and Kanye stealing the show, its been a week of bad etiquette.
Swift thanks everyone (Kelly Clarkson, especially!) for their support
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.
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."
Showbiz Tonight's AJ Hammer talks with his panel about Kanye West asking for forgiveness for his actions at the VMA's.
"He was very sincere," Swift says of her telephone conversation with the rapper
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 appeared to blame the pain of his mother's death two years ago for his "rude" behavior at Sunday's MTV Video Music Awards.
The musician helps launch Jay Leno's new primetime show by expressing remorse over his treatment of Taylor Swift
After the songstress's mother "tore into him," West kept insisting BeyoncÃ© should have won, a source tells PEOPLE
"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"
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.
"What happened to you as a child?" the singer asks in a caustic, profanity-laced assault after the rapper's VMA outburst
"We all make mistakes in life," says the VMAs host, who calls West "a nice bloke"
HLN's A.J. Hammer has the details on the MTV VMAs and a controversial disruption from rapper Kanye West.
Is it worth a dollar to get him to button his lip until the end of the year?
After winning video of the year, Knowles invites the best female video winner on stage
"I'm in the wrong for going on stage and taking away from her moment," the rapper says after interrupting her at the VMAs
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.
The rapper gets booed after he interrupts her acceptance speech to praise BeyoncÃ©
The singer will issue a video collection and remix CD on June 16
The rapper was arrested Sept. 11 after allegedly damaging a photographer's equipment at an L.A. airport
Video showed West damaging a photographer's equipment at L.A. airport
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.
West gets animated alongside Oscar nominee Taraji P. Henson in an episode of The Cleveland Show
PEOPLE has all the details of the celebrity-filled soirees before, during and after Sunday's awards telecast
The outspoken rapper explains he seeks a lower-key career with more freedom to do other things – like pose naked
The rapper Common wants to take hip-hop in a new direction, he says, and he has an unsuspecting ally -- President-elect Barack Obama.
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.
"Right now the paps are above the law," complains the rapper after his second paparazzi-related arrest
The rapper allegedly had a run-in with a photographer outside a nightclub
The rapper also opens up about the loss of his mom saying, "I'm super devastated"
His 808s & Heartbreak listening party is a sexy art show for such pals as Jay-Z
West says the talk show host is a fashion role model – "especially for guys!"
Prosecutors may still pursue a misdemeanor for the rapper in the tussle with the paparazzi
The rapper blogs super briefly about his recent arrest at LAX
The rapper was released on $20,000 bail after he allegedly damaged a paparazzo's camera
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.
A TMZ.com cameraman filmed a struggle between a photographer and Kanye West at the Los Angeles airport.
Police say they have arrested Kanye West at Los Angeles International Airport on suspicion of vandalism after an altercation with a photographer
Takashi Murakami illustrations brighten the long-awaited clip for "Good Morning"
The Material Mom opens her flashy Sticky & Sweet outing in Wales
The singer pokes fun at his stardom, and denies he's in anger management training
The rapper blames festival officials and Pearl Jam for his two-hour-late performance
West emerges as the show's It Boy, plus Lil Wayne, Alicia Keys and Halle Berry are honored
Festival-goers toss glow sticks as West keeps them waiting until 4:25 a.m.
When an object went flying at the stage, the star went looking for who did it
"I fell in love with hip-hop again" thanks to West's show
The rapper and designer Alexis Phifer end their engagement – but remain friends
He may be single, but West's L.A. show was still the date spot Monday night
"I don't do anything I don't love anymore," the grieving rapper blogs
The hip-hop star unveils an Web site to help his fans travel in style
Three months after his mother's sudden death, Kanye West is planning an emotional tribute performance at the Grammy Awards.
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, 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.
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.
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 paid a Thanksgiving Day tribute to his late mother Thursday as he continued his European Tour.
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 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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