Kanye West

Rapper/Producer Chicago-born Kanye West, one of today’s most original and controversial artists first rose to prominence as a producer for Jay-Z at Roc-A-Fella Records, and later as an MC. His Post–Hurricane Katrina remarks about President George Bush and subsequent awards-show stunts, however, have made him notorious as well. Love him or hate him, he continues to push hip hop’s boundaries with his music, lyrics and visual creativity. West, fresh off the success of the Watch the Throne album wth Jay-Z, has made his move into fashion, showing his women's wear line at Paris Fashion Week and screening his second film short at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival. Ye’s media-frenzied romance with Kim Kardashian—and their daughter North West—has propelled him even further into the spotlight. He continues to stir up controversy as an artist, polemically titling his eighth studio LP Yeezus (scheduled for release in summer 2013). On May 24, 2014, the rapper married Kim Kardashian. The couple had their daughter North West on June 15, 2013.

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Kanye West Has Something to Say About Bill Cosby

His Twitter fingers were working overtime today.

You Can Win A Pair of Yeezys by Guessing Kanye West's Album Title

Tickets to his Season 3 show are also up for grabs.

Music News: BET Breaks: Kanye West Is Ready for MSG

The rapper-designer sold out the arena in 10 minutes! (2/8/2016)

BET News: If James Baldwin Met Kanye West

A convo between James Baldwin and Kanye West. (2/8/2016)

Did Kanye West Change His Forthcoming Album Title Again?

Now we don’t even know what it’s called.

Music News: BET Breaks: Kanye West Receives Divine Help for New Project

The rapper-designer says that his mother helped his art. (2/5/2016)
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