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Kanye West's 5 biggest surprises at Nassau Coliseum

Kanye West performs on his Yeezus tour, which

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        Kanye West is always full of surprises.

        However, for the final North American show of his “Yeezus” tour, he was practically a different person from earlier in the tour and from his outrageous controversial public persona.

        Could it be that ‘Ye, a new father...

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Intro 2.17.14: Videos from Kanye West, Rhye, APB and more

This Jan. 17, 2014 file photo shows singer

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Kanye West will wrap up the North American leg of his “Yeezus” tour at Nassau Coliseum Sunday.

Intro brings you the week’s hottest videos and shows every Monday. To catch up on all the Intros and watch classic Long Island music scene videos, check out Newsday Music’s YouTube channel at http://www.youtube.com/newsdaymusic.

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KANYE WEST, “Bound 2.” At Nassau Coliseum...

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Kanye West set for Nassau Coliseum

Kanye West performs at a Paris during his

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Kanye West plans to wrap up his “Yeezus” North American tour with a show at Nassau Coliseum on Feb. 23.

The “Yeezus” extravaganza – which includes a mountain, some sort of stalking yeti and indoor snow – offers a crafty framework to provide context for one of the best albums of 2013. Tickets go on sale Friday through Ticketmaster. American Express cardholders can buy pre-sale tickets starting...

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Grammy nominations: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis should roll

Macklemore & Lewis perform at Rumsey Playfield in

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There are so many Grammy-ready stories in music right now that Friday night’s nominations announcement is one of the most unpredictable in years.

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis seem set to rake in the nominations. The hip-hop newcomers have changed the lyrical tone of commercial rap with their hits “Same Love” and “Thrift Shop.” They seem to be a lock for landing nominations in all four top categories,...

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Kanye West, Weezer, Neil Finn and more videos in this week's Intro

Kanye West arrives for the screening of "Cruel

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Praise Yeezus! Kanye West’s tour is back on track and pulling into Barclays Center Tuesday and Wednesday and Madison Square Garden Saturday and Sunday.

Intro brings you the week’s hottest videos and shows every Monday. To catch up on all the Intros and watch classic Long Island music scene videos, check out Newsday Music’s YouTube channel at http://www.youtube.com/newsdaymusic.

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Praise 'Yeezus': Kanye West inflames again

Kanye West closed out the third day of

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Kanye West has always been a tightly wound bundle of contradictions.

He has long dismissed the importance of awards shows and then complained that he deserves more awards. He has fiercely defended his privacy and then forged a relationship with Kim Kardashian, perhaps the least private person in the world. They announced their baby’s gender — it’s a girl! — on Kardashian’s reality show.

However,...

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Governors Ball day 3 recap, starring Kanye

Kanye West closed out the third day of

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Kanye West's set on Sunday, the last night of Governors Ball, began with black-and-white video footage of three lunging, feral dogs, obscured almost entirely by shadow. That turned out to be a good indication of what was to follow: a performance that was all snarl and sinew, ruthlessly lean, defiantly abrasive and relentlessly dark. West's performance came just nine days before the release of his...

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Intro 6.3.13: Videos from Kanye West, Paul McCartney, The National and more

Kanye West made waves with his album "Yeezus."

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Kanye West may reveal more of his mysterious “Yeezus” album when he headlines Governor’s Ball at Randall’s Island Sunday.

Intro brings you the week’s hottest videos and shows every Monday. To catch up on all the Intros and watch classic Long Island music scene videos, check out Newsday Music’s YouTube channel at http://www.youtube.com/newsdaymusic.

THE LIST

KANYE WEST, “New...

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'Yeezus': Kanye West's controversial new songs

Kanye West made waves with his album "Yeezus."

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Um, Yeezus.

Kanye West unveiled a new rebellious, political side with the two new songs from his upcoming “Yeezus” album on “Saturday Night Live” that have already guaranteed that ‘Ye will have controversy on his hands when it arrives on June 18.

He actually debuted the video for “New Slaves” Friday night when it was shown on the sides of buildings around the world – from the Prada store...

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