Kanye West

Kanye West

Rapper, Songwriter, Producer, Fashion Designer
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Date of Birth June 08, 1977
Industries Music, Fashion, Design, Streetwear
Headquarter Chicago, IL, United States
Kanye (Omari) West is an award winning American rapper, songwriter, record producer, fashion designer, and entrepreneur. Kanye West is recognised to be one of the most renowned musical figures and fashion icons in the world. West became a producer for Roc-A-Fella Records, producing hit singles with Jay-Z and Alicia Keys. He also ventured into fashion collaborations with the likes of Nike, Louis Vuitton, and A.P.C, as well as adidas which resulted in YEEZY .

2010

Released fifth album, My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy
November , 2010
Introduced G.O.O.D. Fridays
August , 2010

2011

Released collaborative album with Jay Z, Watch the Throne
August , 2011

2014

Married Kim Kardashian in Florence, Italy
May , 2014

2015

Released the Yeezy 750 Boost
February , 2015

2012

Cruel Summer is released by G.O.O.D. Music
September , 2012
The Nike Air Yeezy II is released
June , 2012

2013

Kim Kardashian gives birth to Kanye's daughter, North West.
June , 2013
Confirms deal with Adidas
December , 2013
Released sixth album, Yeezus
June , 2013

2016

Released seventh album, The Life of Pablo
February , 2016

2009

The first Nike Air Yeezy collection is released
April , 2009
Designed his own Louis Vuitton Shoe
January , 2009

2008

Released fourth album, 808s & Heartbreak
November , 2008

2007

Released his third album, Graduation
September , 2007

2005

Released sophomore album, Late Registration
August , 2005
Won first Grammy for Best Rap Album
February , 2005

2004

Released debut album, The College Dropout
February , 2004
Founded G.O.O.D. Music in conjunction with Sony BMG

2002

Signed to Roc-A-Fella Records
August , 2002
Heji Shin’s Blown-Up Portraits of Kanye West Spark Controversy on Social Media
Arts

Heji Shin’s Blown-Up Portraits of Kanye West Spark Controversy on Social Media

“I knew people would hate this exhibition,” said the photographer.

UPDATE: Kim Kardashian Confirms Fourth Child Will Be a Boy
Music

UPDATE: Kim Kardashian Confirms Fourth Child Will Be a Boy

Joining North, Saint and Chicago in the West family.

Yasiin Bey Blends His Bars with Kanye West's Beats for "Bey Ye" Set
Music

Yasiin Bey Blends His Bars with Kanye West's Beats for "Bey Ye" Set

A unique, very special spin on his usual live act.

UPDATE: TIDAL Responds to Norway's Investigation on Company's Streaming Data
Music

UPDATE: TIDAL Responds to Norway's Investigation on Company's Streaming Data

Allegedly “faking” streams for Beyoncé’s ‘Lemonade’ and Kanye West’s ‘The Life of Pablo.’

Kanye West Is Donating $10 Million USD to Unfinished James Turrell Work
Arts

Kanye West Is Donating $10 Million USD to Unfinished James Turrell Work

Kanye wants the ‘Roden Crater Project’ to be “experienced and enjoyed for eternity.”

Kanye West Presents Gospel Choir Renditions of His Biggest Hits
Music

Kanye West Presents Gospel Choir Renditions of His Biggest Hits

As part of his promised ‘Sunday Service.’

Kanye Canceled His Coachella Performance Because the Festival Wouldn't Build Him a Giant Dome
Music

Kanye Canceled His Coachella Performance Because the Festival Wouldn't Build Him a Giant Dome

Allowing Ariana Grande to take over as a main headliner.

adidas YEEZY BOOST 350 V2 May See a "Clay" Colorway Kick off 2019
Footwear

adidas YEEZY BOOST 350 V2 May See a "Clay" Colorway Kick off 2019

Can YEEZY regain its hype in the new year?

Nas Tackles Police Brutality for "Cops Shot the Kid" Video
Music

Nas Tackles Police Brutality for "Cops Shot the Kid" Video

The Queens legend is also joined by Slick Rick.

Kanye West May Be Working on New Album With Lil Wayne, Migos, Timbaland
Music

Kanye West May Be Working on New Album With Lil Wayne, Migos, Timbaland

He’s reportedly in Miami recording new music.
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