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
Church and Streetwear: A Match Made in Heaven? (UPDATE)
Footwear 

Church and Streetwear: A Match Made in Heaven? (UPDATE)

Former members of Mosaic have replied, commenting on the church and its actions.

Ronny J Reveals Details on Kanye West’s ‘YANDHI’ Album
Music

Ronny J Reveals Details on Kanye West’s ‘YANDHI’ Album

Along with what it’s like working with Ye and much more.

A Better Look at the adidas YEEZY "Quantum" Basketball Sneaker
Footwear

A Better Look at the adidas YEEZY "Quantum" Basketball Sneaker

YZY BSKTBL expected to land this summer.

Leaked Images Give a Closer Look at the Enigmatic adidas YEEZY BOOST 451
Footwear

Leaked Images Give a Closer Look at the Enigmatic adidas YEEZY BOOST 451

Possibly releasing in three colorways.

The adidas YEEZY BOOST 700 V2 Could Be Arriving in a "Blue Water" Colorway
Footwear

The adidas YEEZY BOOST 700 V2 Could Be Arriving in a "Blue Water" Colorway

Equipped with a vibrant outsole.

Kanye West's New Single "Brothers" Previewed in BET's 'Tales' Trailer
Music

Kanye West's New Single "Brothers" Previewed in BET's 'Tales' Trailer

The original track also inspired an episode.

JAY-Z, Dr. Dre, Diddy, Kanye West and Drake Are Named Richest Rappers in 2019
Music

JAY-Z, Dr. Dre, Diddy, Kanye West and Drake Are Named Richest Rappers in 2019

Who will be the next hip-hop billionaire?

New YEEZY BOOST 350 V2 "Lundmark" Appears in Reflective and Non-Reflective Iterations
Footwear

New YEEZY BOOST 350 V2 "Lundmark" Appears in Reflective and Non-Reflective Iterations

Two special iterations of the signature silhouette.

CyHi the Prynce & Kanye West Are Working on Multiple Albums
Music

CyHi the Prynce & Kanye West Are Working on Multiple Albums

Due later this year.

Kim Kardashian Shares Intimate Photo of Son Psalm Ye Kardashian-West (UPDATE)
Entertainment

Kim Kardashian Shares Intimate Photo of Son Psalm Ye Kardashian-West (UPDATE)

Close-up with the couple’s fourth child.
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