Kanye West’s Instagram Comeback: Silent Endorsement Fuels Controversy Over Yeezy’s New Design Chief
Kanye West recently made a return to Instagram after a hiatus, using his first post to subtly express support for Gosha Rubchinskiy, the controversial new Head of Design at Yeezy.
The Mysterious Instagram Story: A Symbolic Gesture?
In the late hours of December 24, Ye shared a cryptic black and white photo on his Instagram Stories. The image, featuring a young model in a t-shirt depicting the cover of ‘Vultures,’ Ye’s upcoming collaboration with Ty Dolla $ign, appears to be a screenshot of a post by Gosha Rubchinskiy.
Gosha Rubchinskiy’s Controversial Appointment at Yeezy
Gosha Rubchinskiy’s recent appointment as the Head of Design at Yeezy stirred controversy, especially due to his involvement in designing the merchandise and cover art for ‘Vultures.’ The cover has faced criticism for alleged links to Nazism, raising concerns about the use of artwork associated with Hitler.
Rubchinskiy’s Troubled History: From Fashion to Allegations
Gosha Rubchinskiy, once acclaimed in the fashion world, has a history of controversy. Accused in 2018 of soliciting inappropriate photos from a 16-year-old, Rubchinskiy denied the allegations, stating that the messages had been manipulated. His statement suggested the incident was a misunderstanding related to a street casting for his brand.
Kanye’s Shift to Album Promotion Amidst Controversy
Despite the controversies surrounding Rubchinskiy, Kanye West has been actively promoting his upcoming album, ‘Vultures.’ The artist has engaged in multiple listening events, known as “Vultures Raves,” although the album’s release date has faced two postponements, with the latest scheduled for January 12.
Reconciliation with Kid Cudi and Project Collaborations
Kanye’s recent reconciliation with Kid Cudi at a listening party in Las Vegas suggests positive developments. Kid Cudi is rumored to be featured on a track called “Gun to My Head,” marking their first collaboration since the joint album ‘Kids See Ghosts’ in 2018.
Release Date Adjustments and Album Updates
The article also reveals that ‘Vultures’ was initially slated for release on December 15 but has been delayed twice, with the latest confirmation setting the release date for January 12. Coincidentally, Kid Cudi’s ‘Insano’ is also scheduled for release on the same day.
Recent Hip-Hop News Highlights
The web page wraps up with highlights of recent hip-hop news, including Offset’s new face piercing, 50 Cent and Fat Joe spending Christmas together, and Mariah Carey breaking her own Spotify streaming record.
In conclusion, Kanye West’s return to Instagram not only marks his reentry into social media but also reignites controversy surrounding the appointment of Gosha Rubchinskiy as Yeezy’s Head of Design amidst the ongoing promotion of ‘Vultures.’
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