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Kanye West seeking Silicon Valley investment for DONDA

It's hardly a shock to hear that Kanye West has ambitions beyond music.
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Kanye West’s ‘Yeezus’ album leaks despite label’s best efforts

There really is a Twitter account called 'Did Yeezus Leak Yet?', devoted to the single question of… Well, you can probably guess the question.
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Whodat.biz. Not really a new website from Kanye West.

There was a flurry of excitement yesterday at the launch of WhoDat, which described itself as "The Facebook of websites" and purported to be launched by Kanye West's Donda startup.
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Kanye West launching DONDA to ‘pick up where Steve Jobs left off’

Kanye West as tech startup entrepreneur? It's happening. West posted a stream of tweets this week outlining plans for a new venture called DONDA, which he said will "pick up where Steve Jobs left off".
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How Roc Nation prevented leaks of the new Jay-Z and Kanye West album

Jay-Z and Kanye West's new Watch The Throne album has been selling like billio in the last week, bolstered by the fact that it didn't leak before its release. But how? Billboard has an article outlining some of the high-security...
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Kanye West and Jay-Z expected to set new one-week US iTunes sales record

Kanye West and Jay-Z's new Watch The Throne album is set to smash through the exising one-week iTunes US sales record this week, according to Billboard.
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Report claims Lady Gaga and Kanye West are investing in Turntable.fm

When we reported yesterday that social music startup Turntable.fm is raising $7.5 million of funding, the identity of the main investor was known - Union Square Ventures - but there were allusions to 'music industry figures'....
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Kanye West threatens legal action over leaked Mama’s Boy track

Kanye West is not a happy man right now (again). This time, the reason is the appearance of his new track Mama's Boy on various blogs, following a leak. In a statement, West made it clear that the track was not finished -...
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Californian man faces jail for pre-release leak of Kanye West album

Richard Montejano is facing a possible five-year jail sentence after pleading guilty to conspiracy to commit willful copyright infringement. Montejano was accused of leading warez group OSC...
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MTV benefits from Kanye West VMAs outburst

By now, you've probably had your fill of Kanye West leaping on-stage at the MTV VMA awards last weekend to interrupt Taylor Swift's acceptance speech.
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Big Chill gets Lucky with Twitter-powered karaoke choices

Lucky Voice - the company dedicated to making karaoke cool with the UK's trendiest Tokyo-esque singalong booths - made use of blogging and Twitter to arrange a mass singsong at last weekend's Big Chill festival at Eastnor...
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Kanye West streams SXSW set via Kyte

The latest example of an artist using video platform Kyte is Kanye West