Kanye West made a massive donation to ensure his Chicago arts institution, Donda's House, would remain open. West reportedly donated $133,000 of the proceeds from his Louis Vuitton Foundation concert series to the youth program, which lost state funding this year. West launched Donda's House in honor of his late mother, Dr. Donda West. It offers a 12-week program of creative writing, recording and wellness education to artists between 14-24 years-old in Chicago. [Huffington Post]

 

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Apparently, it's Yeezy season for the ladies.

Tameika Lawrence
Jun, 08, 2016

The Yeezy Season 2 footwear release is the collection that keeps giving.

The range of boots and sandals are available at select retailers worldwide and online, but Kanye West also launched a website YeezySupply.com sometime Monday to sell his first independent shoe designs.

Right now the site is a bare-bones ecommerce displaying nothing except the Yeezy Season 2 shoe offerings and artistic nudes from the Yeezy Season 2 line.

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Even though it looks like a last minute detail, fans flocked to the site and bought out the rapper's $600 lucite block heel sandals within hours.

The lucite look has been uber popular in the the past few years. Brands like Maison Martin Margiela and Dior among others have incorporated it into footwear, so we're not surprised it's the star child of Season 2.

Despite this response to YeezySupply.com and Monday's release, Mr. West has yet to speak on his latest fashion feat.

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