Kanye West is an Atlanta-born American rapper. He is well known for his songs such as Gold Digger (2005), Stronger (2007) and Famous (2016). Besides, West is largely involved in songwriting and fashion designing.

Early Life and Education

Born in Atlanta on June 8, 1977, KanyKanye West is an Atlanta-born American rapper. He is well known for his songs such as Gold Digger (2005), Stronger (2007) and Famous (2016). Besides, West is largely involved in song writing and fashion designing.

Early Life and Education

Born in Atlanta on June 8, 1977, Kanye West was just three years old when his parents got divorced. As a result, West and his mother moved to Chicago. Raised by a professor mother, Kanye West had a freedom to choose his own career path.

Graduating from high school, West joined American Academy of Art on a scholarship. Soon, he dropped out and joined Chicago State University for an undergraduate degree in English. However, the educational path was a big obstacle on his way to the hall of fame in the music world.

Personal Life

Kanye West is currently married to Kim Kardashian. The couple commenced dating in 2012, got engaged in 2013 and tied the marital knot in 2014. The couple has two children: North and Saint West.

Prior to marrying Kim Kardashian, Kanye West was in relationships with a few other big names. From 2002 to 2008, he was dating Alexis Phifer. Likewise, West dated Amber Rose from 2008 to 2010.

Career

Dropping out of the college, Kanye West entered the music world with his debut album The College Dropout in 2004. Born with a gift in music, West received public appraisals and a critic aggregate score of 87 out of 100. This indeed became a great start for the emerging musician. Following the success of The College Dropout, West released another album Late Registration in 2005. The new album also did fine among the critics with an aggregate score of 85.

Two years after releasing his first two albums, Kanye West started working on the release process of the third one called Graduation. Subsequently, in 2008, he released 808s & Heartbreak. To follow up, in 2010 and 2011, West brought out My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy and Watch the Throne respectively. Two of his recent releases are Yeezus (2013) and The Life of Pablo (2016). Famous, one of the singles from The Life of Pablo, sparked a lot of controversy in the media.

Kanye West’s musical career also include his lucrative musical tours. In 2005, he had his first Touch The Sky Tour. Since then, West has done around five tours so far: Glow in the Dark Tour (2008), Watch the Throne Tour (2011–12), The Yeezus Tour (2013–14) and Saint Pablo Tour (2016).

Besides the music line, Kanye West is active in other fields as well. As of 2011, he started his own fashion label named DW Kanye West. Likewise, in 2013, Adidas released West’s clothing line titled Yeezy. Though expensive, Yeezy clothes have gained a large number of fans. Similarly, Kanye West has some other investments in music creation and production companies. In 2012, he founded DONDA and in 2015, he partnered with Tidal. Believe it or not, Kanye is one of the richest artists in the field of rap music. He is estimated to be worth around $30 million

Donald Trump and Kanye West

After the election of Donald Trump to President’s office, Kanye West visited him in Trump Tower and reportedly discussed various issues concerning the youths of Chicago. Although Kanye did not vote in the 2016 election, he said he would have voted for Trump if he did. However, he seems to have been disappointed by Trump’s recent policies.

In 2015, West showed his intention to run for President in 2020. As Trump won the White House, West said that he might run in 2024.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u9x92nwGf_M

e West was just three years old when his parents got divorced. As a result, West and his mother moved to Chicago. Raised by a professor mother, Kanye West had a freedom to choose his own career path.

Graduating from high school, West joined American Academy of Art on a scholarship. Soon, he dropped out and joined Chicago State University for an undergraduate degree in English. However, the educational path was a big obstacle on his way to the hall of fame in the music world.

Personal Life

Kanye West is currently married to Kim Kardashian. The couple commenced dating in 2012, got engaged in 2013 and tied the marital knot in 2014. The couple has two children: North and Saint West.

Kim Kardashain is the wife of Kanye West.
Kim Kardashain is the wife of Kanye West.

Prior to marrying Kim Kardashian, Kanye West was in relationships with a few other big names. From 2002 to 2008, he was dating Alexis Phifer. Likewise, West dated Amber Rose from 2008 to 2010.

Career

Dropping out of the college, Kanye West entered the music world with his debut album The College Dropout in 2004. Born with a gift in music, West received public appraisals and a critic aggregate score of 87 out of 100. This indeed became a great start for the emerging musician. Following the success of The College Dropout, West released another album Late Registration in 2005. The new album also did fine among the critics with an aggregate score of 85.

Two years after releasing his first two albums, Kanye West started working on the release process of the third one called Graduation. Subsequently, in 2008, he released 808s & Heartbreak. To follow up, in 2010 and 2011, West brought out My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy and Watch the Throne respectively. Two of his recent releases are Yeezus (2013) and The Life of Pablo (2016). Famous, one of the singles from The Life of Pablo, sparked a lot of controversy in the media.

Kanye West’s musical career also include his lucrative musical tours. In 2005, he had his first Touch The Sky Tour. Since then, West has done around five tours so far: Glow in the Dark Tour (2008), Watch the Throne Tour (2011–12), The Yeezus Tour (2013–14) and Saint Pablo Tour (2016).

Besides the music line, Kanye West is active in other fields as well. As of 2011, he started his own fashion label named DW Kanye West. Likewise, in 2013, Adidas released West’s clothing line titled Yeezy. Though expensive, Yeezy clothes have gained a large number of fans. Similarly, Kanye West has some other investments in music creation and production companies. In 2012, he founded DONDA and in 2015, he partnered with Tidal. Believe it or not, Kanye is one of the richest artists in the field of rap music. He is estimated to be worth around $30 million

Donald Trump and Kanye West

After the election of Donald Trump to President’s office, Kanye West visited him in Trump Tower and reportedly discussed various issues concerning the youths of Chicago. Although Kanye did not vote in the 2016 election, he said he would have voted for Trump if he did. However, he seems to have been disappointed by Trump’s recent policies.

In 2015, West showed his intention to run for President in 2020. As Trump won the White House, West said that he might run in 2024.

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