has opened up about his mental state, admitting he has regularly contemplated suicide.
In an interview with , the rapper was asked how literal the lyrics “I think about killing myself” are in the opener recent album ‘Ye’.
West responded: “Oh yeah, I’ve thought about killing myself all the time. It’s always a option and expletive]. Like Louis C.K. said: I flip through the manual. I weigh all the options.
“I’m just having this epiphany now, ’cause I didn’t do it, but I did think it all the way through. But if I didn’t think it all the way through, then it’s actually maybe more a chance it happening.”
Kanye also revealed how his wife, Kim Kardashian West, called on motivational speaker Tony Robbins to intervene as she grew worried about her husband’s health.
“He could look at me and you know, I don’t know why he mentioned suicide, but he could tell that I was very low.”
Kanye added how Robbins instructed him to scream in an attempt to regain his lost confidence.
“I was so self-conscious about the nanny and the housekeeper that I didn’t want them to hear me screaming in the living room.”
The interview follows the release five Kanye-produced albums, including his own ‘Ye’, Pusha T’s ‘Daytona’, , ‘Kids See Ghosts’ with Kid Cudi and Teyana Taylor’s ‘KTSE’.
Ibiza’s has announced this week’s Music On Day Show at El Patio.
Paco Osuna (pictured), Marco Faraone, and Andre Butano have all been secured for the June 30 edition.
The Music On Day Show runs every Saturday from 2pm until midnight at the recently renovated Playa d’en Bossa spot, El Patio. This season, the venue’s been given a new stage, dancefloor and lighting, a Funktion-One soundsystem and a DJ booth designed by Music On’s Marco Carola himself.
Have a read our feature on the rein Marco Carola and his long-running Music On Amnesia residency .
Check out Paco Osuna’s set in The Lab LDN below.
Registration is now open for – set to take place in Hollywood, California on the weekend November 9 – 11.
Loop is a three-day event that is filled with “talks, performances and hands-on workshops aimed at sharing ideas on music, technology and creative practice.” Focusing primarily on “solutions for computer-based performance, creative collaboration, and how artists tell stories with sound and music” the goal the program is to bring musical minds together to unpack what it means to make music today and “what it can be tomorrow.”
The full list workshops, lecturers and performers will be announced soon. Those who are interested in participating in the summit are encouraged to register early since space is limited. You can register for Loop .
Check out the recap for the 2017 Ableton Loop Summit, which took place in the famed Berlin music space Funkhaus, below.
The Lab LDN is Mixmag and weekly live stream, powered by , where we showcase the finest DJs direct from our world famous fice party.
This Friday we’re graced with two behemoths as Creamfields takeover and bring Idris Elba in tow.
A dance institution for over two decades, there’s nowhere quite like Creamfields for a raucous weekend that showcases the breadth the electronic music spectrum. With over 300 artists playing across 30 stages, there’s plenty for fans house, techno, trance, drum ‘n’ bass and everything in between to get stuck into. The festival’s consistently high production value also provides visual spectacles that enhance the aural excellence. Head to for further details and purchase tickets from .
Idris Elba also brings considerable pedigree to the party. Before he was an acting icon, he cut his teeth in East London’s clubs in the 90s and has risen up the ranks to become to become a staple at the world’s finest clubs and festivals, playing at the likes Glastonbury, Creamfields, New York’s Output, LA’s Sound, and White Isle spots Hi, Pacha and Ibiza Rocks. This summer he’s back on the island taking charge a special 15-date residency at Lío, transforming the intimate into Studio 7 – a concept fusing the hedonistic spirit Studio 54 with the sounds his label 7 Wallace. Idris is also back at Creamfields this year performing in the MK Area10 arena alongside the likes MK, Armand van Helden, Groove Armada, Detlef, Eli & Fur and KC Lights.
The live stream starts at 5pm BST this Friday, June 29, you can tune in live over on our and re-watch on from 6pm BST.
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The Lab NYC is Mixmag and WAV’s weekly live stream and post-work unwind, powered by Void Acoustics, where we showcase the finest DJs direct from our Brooklyn fice. This Friday, we welcome Layton Giordani in to The Lab NYC!
It’s set to be a special start to the weekend this Friday as New York native Layton Giordani takes his hometown Lab. Exposed to the city’s bustling nightlife early on, this wunderkind dove straight into his DJing career after high school and has gone on to play legendary venues like Output, Space, Pacha and more. Keep an eye out for an upcoming and guaranteed huge, collaborative release with heavyweights Adam Beyer and Green Velvet, due out on Drumcode soon. Find his most recent rework Celeda’s classic tune ‘The Underground’ .
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Making its way out Airplane Records and Double J Music this week is the instant anthem “Boogie 2Nite.” This re-release the 2007 dance classic has been produced by its original co-producer, Italian artist Keller.
Still sounding immensely catchy with that iconic vocal hook and statement piano chords, “Boogie 2Nite” has been brought up to 2018 in sharp, clean style. Quickly racking up thousands online streams, you can jump on the hype now by hitting play below.
Turn it up and enjoy!