Kanye West (full name Kanye Omari West) was born on June 8, 1977 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. He is a very talented and famous American singer and songwriter.
Biography and Career :
Ray West and Donda West are his parents' names and they divorced in 1980. He had attended The American Academy of Art and the Chicago State University / Columbia College, Chicago but renounced in order to have a music career. Besides being a singer he also sings the piano and percussion.
He is a successful rapper and is associated with artists like Jay-Z
, John Legend
, Talib Kweli, Consequence
, T-Pain, Lupe Fiasco or J. Dilla. All his albums had a great success and were sold very well. He has a contract with Roc A Fella Records.
During the years his talent was rewarded with 5 BET Awards, 2 BET Hip Hop Awards, one BRIT Award, 6 Grammy Awards, one MTV Europe Music Award, one MTV Video Music Awards and 2 Vibe Awards.
He has a record label called GOOD Music. His fans can't wait to see him on tours and they encourage and support him very much. He is now a wealthy person and thanks to his talent and hard work has an exceptional career. We are sure he will continue doing a great job in the music world.
- Height: 173 cm
- His nicknames are Ye, The Louis Vuitton Don or Konman.
- In 2005 he received ten Grammy Awards nominations.
- Franz Ferdinand
is his favorite band.
- "In music and society people tell you to pick a side. Are you mainstream or underground? Do you rhyme about nice cars, or about riding the train? Are you ignorant or do you know something about history? But I'm a person who can do all these different things. It's like everybody is taking that fork in the road. They don't see the rainbow in the middle. And I'm about to ride that. I'm the prism. And my music comes out in colors."
- "I have flashbacks of what happened every day. And anytime I hear about any accident my heart sinks in and I just thank God that I'm still here. That steering wheel could have been two inches further out, and that would have been it. You find out how short life is and how blessed you are to be here."
- 2004 The College Dropout
- 2005 Late Registration
- 2007 Graduation.
- Untitled Kanye West Project (2007)
- Untitled Kanye West HBO Project (2007) (TV)
- State Property 2 (2005).
Kanye West's Dates :
Alexis Eggleston (2002 - now)
Brooke Crittenton (2005 - 2006)
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