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
Kanye West Takes His Sunday Service Show to adidas North American HQ
Music

Kanye West Takes His Sunday Service Show to adidas North American HQ

Yeezy heads to Portland for a special performance.

The YEEZY BOOST 700 "Inertia" Collides With This Week's Footwear Drops
Footwear  

The YEEZY BOOST 700 "Inertia" Collides With This Week's Footwear Drops

Along with models from Prada, John Geiger, Versace and more.

The Forthcoming adidas YEEZY BOOST 350 V2s Will Release Regionally
Footwear

The Forthcoming adidas YEEZY BOOST 350 V2s Will Release Regionally

Check out which colorway is dropping near you.

The adidas YEEZY BOOST 700 V2 "Geode" Gets an On-Foot Look & Release Date
Footwear

The adidas YEEZY BOOST 700 V2 "Geode" Gets an On-Foot Look & Release Date

Mark your calendars.

Kanye West Interviews Shayne Oliver About Hood by Air Relaunch
Fashion

Kanye West Interviews Shayne Oliver About Hood by Air Relaunch

HBA is back.

UPDATE: Lil Pump Makes an Appearance at Harvard, But Won't Give a Commencement Speech
Music  

UPDATE: Lil Pump Makes an Appearance at Harvard, But Won't Give a Commencement Speech

Listen to his speech and other rappers who have spoken at universities.

Takashi Murakami Unveils New Works for LA-Based "GYATEI²" Exhibition
Arts

Takashi Murakami Unveils New Works for LA-Based "GYATEI²" Exhibition

Including his sociopolitically-motivated ‘Kanye Cosplay Painting.’

Don't Miss Out on the adidas YEEZY BOOST 700 "Salt" at StockX
Footwear  

Don't Miss Out on the adidas YEEZY BOOST 700 "Salt" at StockX

Presented by StockX
Featuring a 3M accent.

Lil Pump Drops Long Awaited Album 'Harverd Dropout'
Music

Lil Pump Drops Long Awaited Album 'Harverd Dropout'

“I really did drop out of Harverd to save the rap game.”

Lil Pump Reveals A-List Features for 'Harverd Dropout'
Music

Lil Pump Reveals A-List Features for 'Harverd Dropout'

Dropping February 22.
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