[NEW] Kanye West – Only One (Feat. Paul McCartney)

Kanye West
Only One

What better way to end your 2014/kick off your 2015 than with some new Kanye West? Although we still have very little information about the much anticipated follow-up to Yeezus, we may finally have some clues as to what the new project may sound like. Set against a bare bones backdrop, “Only One” is very different from anything we’ve heard from the Chitown native to date, yet still very much Yeezy to its core. It’s a deeply personal cut, as ‘Ye croons to himself through his mother’s perspective, making for an uplifting, yet ultimately calming record as he proclaims on the chorus “Hello, my only one. Remember who you are. No, you’re not perfect, but you’re not your mistakes.” We’re getting a better idea of how fatherhood has changed Kanye, and we’re certainly curious to see how that influences his music going forward.

Grab a copy of the Paul McCartney-assisted single on iTunes, and look for Yeezy’s upcoming lullaby album to drop sometime in 2015.

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Watch Performances From Last Night’s 56th Annual Grammy Awards

Let’s face it: the Grammy’s blow. They’re a total misrepresentation of the actual trends happening in music, and are usually at least two to three steps behind the curve. The Recording Academy is out of touch with the culture, and while the awards still have some meaning to them, the show lacks the same significance it had in previous generations. With that mini rant out of the way, I would like to congratulate all of last night’s winners, and don’t want to take anything away from the artists themselves or any of their accomplishments. What we are here to do today is highlight one of the positive aspects of the show: the performances. From 33 couples getting married during Macklemore & Ryan Lewis‘ rendition of “Same Love,” Kendrick Lamar‘s frenetic display during an insane mashup of “M.A.A.D. City” and “Radioactive” with Imagine Dragons, Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr re-uniting as one half of The Beatles, and finally to Jay-Z and Beyoncé giving us a glimpse into their chemistry together on stage, this year’s awards had plenty to offer in terms of entertainment value. Check out some of the best ones below, and let us know your thoughts on which one was your favorite.

Daft Punk, Pharrell, Nile Rodgers & Stevie Wonder

Watch the rest of the performances after the jump

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