Hype Williams

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2013

    Kanye West Compares Himself to "Picasso," Hangs with White Jesus in Miami

    Yeezus Tour Kanye West with Kendrick Lamar American Airlines Arena, Miami Friday, November 29, 2013 Better Than: Church, and all that Catholic guilt. It's been five years since Kanye West's last solo headlining tour, but in those five years he's come from simple hip-hop prophet to full-on god. Las ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2012

    BET Hip-Hop Awards 2012 Nominations: Rick Ross Gets Trampled by Kanye West

    And the nominees are ... Kanye West, a handful of other MCs, and seven websites. During 106 and Park last night, actor-comedian Mike Epps announced that he'd be reprising his role as host of BET's annual Hip-Hop Awards, airing October 9, and revealed some of this year's nominees. Yeezy was nomin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 14, 2012

    DJ Khaled, Kanye, Rozay, and Kim K's Video Clusterf#$%: An Extremely Detailed Breakdown

    See also "DJ Khaled's 'I'm On One': Five Reasons Why It Was 2011's Most Miami-Tastic Music Video." DJ Khaled keeps making hits and filling them out with his bestest friends. In fact, he's turning 'em out so fast that we just got a two-for-one special. Maybe Khaled saved some cash by hiring Hype Wi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 24, 2012

    Nicki Minaj's Top Seven NSFW Moments

    In the summer of 2010, Nicki Minaj told Interview Magazine that, from the beginning, she was thinking like a role model. "I made a conscious decision to try to tone down the sexiness," she said. "I want people -- especially young girls -- to know that in life, nothing is going to be based on sex ap ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2012

    YMCMB Movie: Five Rules for Joining Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj, and Birdman's Rich Gang

    The Young Money Cash Money Billionaires run every kind of racket. They got the rap game on lock. They got those drank endorsements. They even got that fashion shit. And now they're making movies. In a recent interview with XXL, Birdman confessed there's a blockbuster in the works starring the whol ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2012

    Top Ten Seizure-Inducing Music Videos

    Music videos are the ultimate promotional tool. Sometimes they tell a story. Sometimes they bring the concert into our homes. And sometimes they just slam us in the face with superfast editing and more erratic, bright lights than is medically advisable. Everyone knows the best vids come with a sur ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 2, 2011

    Five Band Name Trends That Totally Suck

    In our day, you had to walk 15 goddamn miles in the snow to name your band. ​We'd say kids these don't know how to name their bands properly, but kids (and, really, we mean grown men, sometimes zillionaires) have been coming up with crappy band names for quite some time now. And it's only going t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2010

    Video: M.I.A. "XXXO"

    No gingers were harmed in the making of M.I.A. "XXXO" video.​If the "Born Free" video and the subsequent PR nightmare leading up to the release of /\/\/\Y/\ hurt M.I.A.'s chances at mainstream popularity, the newly released video for "XXXO" might help fix that.The track itself is sort of a sleeper ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2008

    Kanye West Releases "Heartless" Video

    So rapper Kanye West has teamed up with the once celebrated Hype Williams to create an animated video for his upcoming single, "Heartless." What they put together isn't bad (it's sort of got that Waking Life feel to it) and I can't complain about their choice to go with an animated look rather than ... More >>

  • Music

    August 25, 2005

    Missy's Recipe for Fun

    Missy Elliott is both the strangest and brightest star in MTV's galaxy

  • Music

    April 19, 2001

    Miami vs. Orlando Electronic Dubya

    DJ Sandee sounds off New Times asks DJs what they would say to President George W. Bush if they were to see him face to face

  • Music

    June 3, 1999