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Kanye West

Name:
Kanye West
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Birth Name: 
Kanye Omari West
Birth Date: 
June 8, 1977
Birth Place: 
Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.A.
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Musician
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Married to Kim Kardashian
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Kanye West is an American born rap star that originaly found his fame rapping to the beat in inner city USA. After making a break through in the music industry Kanye has gone on to create several top awards. Kanye is currently engaged to Kim Kardashian.

He may be best-known as Tom Haverford from “Parks and Recreation,” but Aziz Ansari also has some mad music video skills!

In fact, the standup comedian’s parody video for Kanye West's “Famous” has now become the official clip- not too shabby considering it was a pretty low-budget, self-shot project.

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When he dropped his latest album The Life of Pablo earlier this year, Kanye West claimed that Tidal would be the only place fans could get it, and now he’s in trouble for allegedly flip-flopping.

Music fan Justin Baker-Rhett filed a proposed $84 million class-action lawsuit in US District Court on Monday (April 18) stating that West and Tidal charged users $9.99 per month to get Pablo before making it available for free on Apple Music and Spotify.

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Kanye West revisited his beef with Taylor Swift in an onstage rant at a concert in Manila, The Phillippines on Saturday (April 9).

Famous, a track on his latest album The Life of Pablo references his connection to the pop star in its lyrics as it features the line, "I feel like me and Taylor might still have sex / I made that b**ch famous," a reference to the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards when the rapper interrupted Taylor's speech as she was about to receive the Best Female Video of the Year award.

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It’s a beautiful day for Drake fans, as he just released two new songs and they’re both part of his forthcoming Views From the 6 album.

The first track is called “Drake- Pop Style Feat The Throne” and, of course, The Throne is referring to Kanye West and Jay Z. Furthermore, “Drake- One Dance Feat. Wizkid & Kyla” is also available on iTunes.

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Three years ago they picked up an $11 million estate in Bel Air and began doing extensive renovations, and finally Kim Kardashian and Kanye West have taken up residence.

On Tuesday (March 29) the “Keeping Up with the Kardashians” star and the “Black Skinhead” rapper moved out of Kim’s mom Kris Jenner’s Calabasas pad and started living in their own spot, though they’ve already listed it for sale with an asking price of $20 million.

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He’s a master of self-promotion, and Kanye West just let the world know that his New York City pop-up shop raked in some serious cash earlier this week.

The “Love Lockdown” rapper tweeted, “but there is no other brand that could sell 1 million dollars of clothing in 2 days from 1 location!!!” referring to the apparel that was inspired by his latest album The Life of Pablo.

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Never one to hold her tongue, Kris Jenner showed up at “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” for a fascinating interview that will air on Tuesday (March 1).

In a preview clip, the “Keeping Up with the Kardashians” mastermind finds herself in a precarious situation when Ellen proposes, “Let’s talk about Kanye just briefly.” Kris replies, “I don’t think you can ever talk about Kanye briefly.”

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Still filling the Twitterverse with his random musings, Kanye West took aim at the Grammy Awards in his latest Twitter rant.

On Wednesday night (February 24) the “Black Skinhead” rapper, who has won 21 Grammy trophies, claimed that the Grammys have always given the shaft to black artists. “I know so many cool artists whose hearts have been broken by the [Grammys’] politics including mine. We need to fix this. I feel the Grammy awarding system is way off and completely out of touch.”

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There’s something strange going on with Kanye West as of late, given his increased penchant for verbal tirades on Twitter and in person.

On Tuesday night (February 23) the “Jesus Walks” rapper took to his social networking platform to take aim at music producer Bob Ezrin’s kids after Ezrin accused him of “not advancing the music industry.”

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Adding some much-needed cuteness to Monday morning (February 22), Kim Kardashian posted the premiere snapshot of her handsome son Saint West via her website.

The “Disaster Movie” dame decided to unveil the image, more than two months after Saint was born, in honor of a very special occasion.

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