A running list of all of Kayne’s craziness and resulting troubles (Updated as needed–and I’ve needed to do it a lot.)

Kanye West has no one but himself to blame for his current predicaments thanks to his crazy and scary and unhinged comments and actions. He keeps doubling down on his antisemitic views but he may have passed the point of no return. Here are the latest developments and ravings. (A timeline can be found here.)

  1. Adidas has ended its partnership with him in a move called “Defcon Ye.” They’re probably going to sell his shoes but without the Yeezy branding.
  2. Footlocker won’t carry his stuff anymore.
  3. TJ Maxx and Marshalls have pulled his merch.
  4. Even with all this, Yeezy shoe sales have exploded.
  5. His wax figure has been removed from Madame Tussauds.
  6. He’s been dropped by his agent.
  7. Universal Music has come out against him. Pressure is building for the label to sever ties.
  8. Meanwhile, fellow artists on Universal (Elton John, Lady Gaga, Taylor Swift, even the friggin’ Beatles) want him dropped.
  9. UPDATE: And it has. No more Yeezy and Universal.
  10. Def Jam has apparently severed ties with Ye’s G.O.O.D. Music.
  11. No more publishing company, either.
  12. No more Ye music for Peloton workouts.
  13. Vogue wants nothing to do with him.
  14. Footlocker is out.
  15. Apple Music has removed the Kanye West Essentials playlist in protest.
  16. It’s since come out that he wanted to call his 2018 album Ye Hitler. Seriously?
  17. Harry Styles seems to have turned against Kanye.
  18. Nick Cave: Not a fan.
  19. Balenciaga has dropped him.
  20. The Gap has pulled all its remaining products and shut down YeezyGap.com.
  21. Kanye’s Jewish divorce lawyers have dropped him.
  22. His Donda Sports is crumbling.
  23. He’s lost his billionaire status.
  24. A documentary on Ye has been shelved because of recent events.
  25. So much for that mural of him in Chicago. It’s been painted over.
  26. Ye got into a voicemail battle with actor Michael Rapaport that was very intense.
  27. He’s giving crazy interviews like this.
  28. Johnny Depp’s lawyer won’t work with him–and that’s saying something.
  29. He’s even gone too far for Donald Trump, who is distancing himself.
  30. Ye says that Quentin Tarantino stole the plot for Django Unchained from him.
  31. He wants to build his own city called the “Yecosystem.”
  32. This school run by Ye sounds sketchy. And while it was shuttered, it’s open again. Whoops! No, it’s closed.
  33. He’s suing a small burger joint in Melbourne, Australia, just because they’re fans.
  34. Streams of Kanye’s music and radio airplay of his songs have plummeted...
  35. …yet Spotify is keeping his music.
  36. But just in case you want to block Ye from your Spotify stream, someone has come up with this.
  37. Kim Kardashian tweeted this.
  38. Meanwhile, he’s got these crazy racist fans...
  39. …and why isn’t the music industry saying more?
  40. Ye showed up unannounced at Sketchers HQ and was escorted from the building.
  41. Even his kids are being dragged into everything when it comes to Halloween costumes.
  42. Etc.
  43. Bottom line? His music and business careers are in shambles
  44. Meanwhile, Kanye seems not to give a damn. He’s back on Instagram. And he’s calling all this “love speech.”
  45. One of the first things Elon Musk did after taking over Twitter was to reinstate Kanye.

And here’s a parting shot. Jeezus…

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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