• Rihanna's Savage x Fenty Show, Through the Eyes of Her Creative Director

    1 month ago - By WWD

    Willo Perron, the creative director and designer who works with Kanye West, Jay-Z, Drake and Rihanna, got his start in the graphic design game on the smallest possible scale - 8.5 by 11 inches. As a young man growing up in Montreal, Perron made flyers for club nights, punk and rave shows. He says some of the best designers with whom he's worked - Brian Roettinger, responsible in part for Jay-Z's “4:44” album art; Peter Saville, who did all of Joy Division's most famed imagery - began their careers designing covers for 7-inch singles or cassette tapes.
    “At that time, it was the only real...
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  • 'Forbes' Names Kanye West, JAY-Z & More as the Highest-Paid Hip-Hop Acts of 2019

    'Forbes' Names Kanye West, JAY-Z & More as the Highest-Paid Hip-Hop Acts of 2019

    1 month ago - By Hypebeast

    Forbes has shared its annual list of the highest-paid hip-hop acts for 2019. Topping this year's list for the first time in his career is Kanye West with a pretax income of $150 million USD, hugely thanks to YEEZY's expected $1.5 billion USD sales grab. He jumps from last year's No. 10 spot to outrank JAY-Z , 2018's top earner, who steps down to No. 2 with $81 million USD. Coming at No. 3 is Drake , moving up one spot with $75 million USD. He's followed by Diddy who falls from last year's No. 2 to No. 4 with $70 million USD, succeeded by Travis Scott at No. 5 whose $58 million USD kicks...
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