The School of the Art Institute of Chicago has revoked an honorary doctorate awarded to Kanye West, as the fallout from the rapper’s offensive remarks about Black and Jewish people continues.
The sneaker giant became the latest company to cut ties with Chicago native Ye, who was suspended from Twitter and Instagram this month over antisemitic posts that the social networks said violated their policies.
The Chicago rapper performed beneath a replica of his South Shore home to thousands Thursday night at Soldier Field.
To qualify for the ballot, the Illinois native had to submit at least 2,500 signatures. However, an official review of Kanye West’s petitions determined he only had 1,200 valid signatures.
Superstar Kanye West fell short of qualifying for the Illinois ballot as an independent presidential candidate by 1,300 signatures, according to the official review on Friday of the nominating petitions submitted by the Illinois native.
The Illinois State Board of Elections is scheduled to finalize the Nov. 3 ballot on Aug. 21. Will superstar Kanye West be on the ballot in his home state as an independent candidate for president?
Pastor T. L. Barrett wrote and recorded soul-infused gospel music in the 1970s with his youth choir. Forty years later, his music is reaching new generations — via some star-studded names.
Hip-hop megastar Kanye West told his Twitter followers that he was "distancing" himself from politics even as he sent a big check to boost a Democratic mayoral hopeful in his hometown of Chicago.
Fresh off his bizarre Oval Office visit with President Donald Trump, hip-hop megastar Kanye West drew a crowd when he joined a Democratic mayoral hopeful and Chance the Rapper in a sidewalk appearance on Chicago's South Side.
The Grammy Award-winning rapper talked about his hometown of Chicago and much more in a meeting with President Donald Trump. “PBS NewsHour” White House correspondent Yamiche Alcindor has details on that and more.
The number of single-parent households has tripled since 1960. Grammy and Academy award-winning hip-hop artist Che "Rhymefest" Smith, a native of Chicago's South Side, embraces this subject in a new documentary titled "In My Father's House," which chronicles his reconciliation with the father who abandoned him as a child. Rhymefest joins us tonight to discuss his new film.
Arts Program Teaches Young People to Find Their Voice
A vibrant 17-year-old with a beaming smile, Mekel Johnson walked into the room prepared for an interview that could grant him the opportunity to end his summer with a memorable trip.