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 .

2002

Signed to Roc-A-Fella Records
August , 2002

2004

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

2005

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

2007

Released his third album, Graduation
September , 2007

2008

Released fourth album, 808s & Heartbreak
November , 2008

2009

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

2010

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

2011

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

2012

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

2013

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

2014

Married Kim Kardashian in Florence, Italy
May , 2014

2015

Released the Yeezy 750 Boost
February , 2015

2016

Released seventh album, The Life of Pablo
February , 2016
Take a First Look at the adidas YEEZY BOOST 350 V2 "Flax" & "Sulphur"
Footwear

Take a First Look at the adidas YEEZY BOOST 350 V2 "Flax" & "Sulphur"

Earthy takes on the popular model.

Paul Rodriguez and Nike SB Capture the Championship Belt In This Week's Best Footwear Drops
Footwear 

Paul Rodriguez and Nike SB Capture the Championship Belt In This Week's Best Footwear Drops

Alongside a new adidas YEEZY BOOST 350 V2, the return of a beloved Air Jordan 4 and fresh styles for LeBron James and Paul George.

Take an On-Foot Look at the adidas YEEZY BOOST 350 V2 "Cinder" & "Marsh"
Footwear

Take an On-Foot Look at the adidas YEEZY BOOST 350 V2 "Cinder" & "Marsh"

Rumored to be releasing sometime this Spring.

Kanye West Touches on Past Struggles During Sunday Service Choir Performance at AWAKEN 2020
Music

Kanye West Touches on Past Struggles During Sunday Service Choir Performance at AWAKEN 2020

“Devil, you’re not going to beat me today.”

Kanye West & EMI Settle Publishing Lawsuit for a Second Time
Music

Kanye West & EMI Settle Publishing Lawsuit for a Second Time

The grueling legal battle comes to an end — again.

Take a Full Look at the adidas YEEZY BOOST 350 V2 "Cinder" & "Marsh"
Footwear

Take a Full Look at the adidas YEEZY BOOST 350 V2 "Cinder" & "Marsh"

Both feature bright yellow heel pods.

The adidas YEEZY BOOST 350 V2 Is Rumored to Release in "Flax" & "Linen"
Footwear

The adidas YEEZY BOOST 350 V2 Is Rumored to Release in "Flax" & "Linen"

More takes on the popular model set for 2020.

Smokepurpp Reveals Why His Kanye West Collab Was Scrapped
Music

Smokepurpp Reveals Why His Kanye West Collab Was Scrapped

The track was meant to appear on ‘Deadstar 2.’

The YEEZY BOOST 350 V2 Surfaces in a "Cinder" Colorway
Footwear

The YEEZY BOOST 350 V2 Surfaces in a "Cinder" Colorway

Expected to drop early this year.

Take a Closer Look at the adidas YEEZY 700 V3 "Alvah"
Footwear

Take a Closer Look at the adidas YEEZY 700 V3 "Alvah"

Sleek and stealthy.

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