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Kanye West Posts “Unauthorized” Rolling Stone Cover, Takes Issue With Billboard For Calling It “Fake”


(AllHipHop News) Another week, another controversy involving Kanye West. Ye posted a picture – apparently shot by Tyler, The Creator – on Twitter of what appeared to be the cover of Rolling Stone featuring the Grammy winning Hip Hop artist. However, the magazine sent out its own tweet to clarify the photo was not the actual cover of Rolling Stone.

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Kanye - Unathorized RS Cover

Billboard then ran a story stating the cover on Kanye’s Twitter timeline was “fake.” Kanye returned to the social media platform to address Billboard, telling the publication “never refer to anything that me and Tyler do as fake out of respect for musicians.”

As of press time, Billboard has not changed the headline for its story about Kanye’s alleged RS cover. In addition, Tyler posted a tweet that seems to confirm he believed the cover was real as well.

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Check out the tweets in the gallery below.