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Kanye West

Kanye West
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Birth Name: 
Kanye Omari West
Birth Date: 
June 8, 1977
Birth Place: 
Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.A.
Relationship Status: 
Married to Kim Kardashian

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.

His latest single "Bound 2" made headlines with its overly-revealing music video, but now Kanye West is being smacked with the lawsuit over his allegedly unlicensed sample in the single.

According to the New York Daily News, member of the 1960’s group Ponderosa Twins Plus One Ricky Spicer filed the lawsuit on Monday (December 23) and claimed his lyrics have been used without permission by the “Love Lockdown” hitmaker.

9:00 am

Love was certainly in the air in 2013 as a plethora of our favorite celebrities made it official by accepting marriage proposals from their partners.

Everyone from Kim Kardashian and Kanye West to Olivia Wilde and Jason Sudeikis decided it was time to take their relationships to the next level with a trip down the aisle.

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Ever one to support her man, Kim Kardashian went with fiance Kanye West to the movies on Friday (December 20) to watch his cameo appearance in "Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues."

The "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" ladies, Kris Jenner and Kourtney Kardashian also showed up at Grand Palace Stadium 6 at Commons in Calabasas, CA., along with Scott Disick and Kendall Jenner.

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Finally releasing a few details about her daughter's wedding-of-the-decade, Kris Jenner said in an interview with People that Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's wedding will be BIG.

"We have a pretty big family," she said. "I don't think it will be two people in a chapel, if you know what I mean!"

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Calling out one of the biggest names in pop music, Arsenio Hall responded to Kanye West, who recently used Hall as an example of a black entertainer who supposedly got shut down for taking his message too far.

Kanye went on a radio interview, saying, "What happens if y’all don’t don’t buy [my] albums? People are gonna say, ‘Oh, he’s like Arsenio Hall, and he was turning up too much, and now you fired. But when you’ve got money, can’t nobody fire you."

4:53 pm

Right now, Will Ferrell and Kanye West are both grabbing headlines left and right and it’s always interesting to hear what big stars have to say about one another.

We got that chance when the "SNL" alum stopped by The Jonathan Ross Show and dished about the Yeezus rapper’s cameo in “Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues.”

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His off-the-cuff remarks seem to frequently land him in hot water and now one Ohio police chief is calling out Kanye West for comparing the dangers of being a rapper to being a police officer or going to war.

After hearing the "New Slaves" rapper being interviewed on "Saturday Night Online," Brimfield Police Chief David Oliver became incensed, taking to the department's Facebook page to post an open letter to Yeezy.

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Trey Parker and Matt Stone have always loved poking fun at Kanye West with their hit show “South Park,” and last night (December 11) it was more of the same.

During the Season 17 finale, the “Black Skinhead” rapper took to an animated forum to fire back at the notion that his fiancé/babymama Kim Kardashian is a Hobbit.

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He’s never one to settle, and Kanye West can’t believe that the Recording Academy only nominated his latest album Yeezus for two awards.

During his gig in Phoenix, Arizona last night (December 10), the “Black Skinhead” rapper unloaded his beef with the Grammy guys for all to hear.

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He takes himself and his art quite seriously, so when Kanye West encountered a rowdy fan at his gig on Sunday night (December 8), he didn’t have much patience.

The “Love Lockdown” hitmaker took the stage at San Antonio wearing his usual mask getup, and a woman in the crowd seemed intent on getting him to take it off.

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