Kanye West
Musician, Designer
Owen Kolasinski

Fashion , Music , Design

As the world awaits the drop of Kanye West’s rumored 'Turbo Grafx 16,' the prolific artist remains steadfast in amassing influence among music and fashion culture. In 2017, West made waves when he terminated his deal with TIDAL and when 'The Life of Pablo' became the first streaming-only album to go platinum. West also made advancements in the realms of footwear and fashion. The designer’s collaboration with adidas resulted in the Calabasas collection, as well as launching the YEEZY BOOST 350 V2 in a multitude of colorways. Within his own line, YEEZY Season 5 debuted the all-new Wave Runner 700, which subsequently sold out and ignited the chunky sneaker trend that dominated the year. Meanwhile, West and wife Kim Kardashian West launched official childrenswear line Kids Supply and a YEEZY jewelry line. Even with the abrupt cancellation of his ‘Saint Pablo’ tour and hiatus from Twitter and Instagram, West continued to hold enormous sway in pop culture and streetwear.
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