Kanye West artist page: interviews, features and/or performances archived at NPR Music
December 14, 2010 All Songs Considered listeners cast thousands of votes for the year's best music. See their Top 25.
November 16, 2009 The list of the decade's 50 most important recordings continues: Britney Spears to Amy Winehouse.
December 22, 2010 Amazon sold hundreds of albums for $3.99, pushing the question of music's value into the spotlight.
December 21, 2010 While the music industry struggled this year, a few artists used social media in innovative ways.
December 20, 2010 More music ignored traditional release dates, and fans and musicians alike reaped rewards.
December 1, 2010 My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy bests all comers with nearly half a million in sales.
November 23, 2010 Letting the mountain of coverage stand in for answers to the questions he'll never answer.
November 11, 2010 Comments from the rapper and the former president point at our biggest issues in dealing with race.
October 26, 2010 West's 35 minute video for Runaway tests the limits of his ability and his audience's patience.
August 26, 2010 How to interview a celebrity without speaking to them, or: a guide to the new journalistic order.
August 3, 2010 Lady Gaga leads all nominees for the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards with 13 nominations.
June 21, 2013 Ken Tucker says that West's blend of public life and music results in a striking, problematic album.
June 18, 2013 Hear a preview of some of the albums we're most excited about this summer.
November 2, 2011 Ten songs to help you get down whenever you're feeling down.
November 29, 2010 The legendary producer seemed to dis the legend-in-the-making. But a lot went unsaid.