Kanye West
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1977-06-08
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Kanye West Biography (Wikipedia)

Kanye Omari West (born June 8, 1977) is an American rapper, songwriter, record producer, fashion designer, and entrepreneur. Born in Atlanta and raised in Chicago, West first became known as a producer for Roc-A-Fella Records in the early 2000s, producing hit singles for artists such as Jay Z and Alicia Keys. Intent on pursuing a solo career as a rapper, West released his debut album The College Dropout in 2004 to widespread critical and commercial success, and founded the record label GOOD Music. He went on to pursue a variety of different styles on subsequent albums Late Registration (2005), Graduation (2007), and 808s & Heartbreak (2008). In 2010, he released his fifth album My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy to rave reviews from critics, and the following year he collaborated with Jay Z on the joint LP Watch the Throne (2011). West released his abrasive sixth album, Yeezus, to further critical praise in 2013. His seventh album, The Life of Pablo, was released in 2016.

West's outspoken views and life outside of music have received significant mainstream attention. He has been a frequent source of controversy for his conduct at award shows, on social media, and in other public settings. His more scrutinized comments include his off-script denunciation of President George W. Bush during a live 2005 television broadcast for Hurricane Katrina relief and his interruption of singer Taylor Swift at the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards. West's efforts as a fashion designer include collaborations with Nike, Louis Vuitton, and A.P.C. on both clothing and footwear, and have most prominently resulted in the YEEZY collaboration with Adidas beginning in 2013. He is the founder and head of the creative content company DONDA. His 2014 marriage to television personality Kim Kardashian has also been subject to widespread media coverage.

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Kanye West Performances & Interviews


Kanye West Tracks

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Katy Perry
E.T. (feat. Kanye West)
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E.T. (feat. Kanye West)
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All Of The Lights (feat. Rihanna)
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All Of The Lights (feat. Rihanna)
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Famous (feat. Rihanna & Swizz Beatz)
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Famous (feat. Rihanna & Swizz Beatz)
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Fade (feat. Post Malone & Ty Dolla $ign)
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Fade (feat. Post Malone & Ty Dolla $ign)
Kanye West
Fade (feat. Post Malone & Ty Dolla $ign)
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Fade (feat. Post Malone & Ty Dolla $ign)
Kanye West
Real Friends
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Real Friends
Kanye West
Touch The Sky (feat. Lupe Fiasco)
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Touch The Sky (feat. Lupe Fiasco)
Chance the Rapper
All We Got (feat. Kanye West)
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All We Got (feat. Kanye West)
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Through The Wire (Semtex Edit)
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Through The Wire (Semtex Edit)
Tyga
Feel Me (feat. Kanye West)
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Feel Me (feat. Kanye West)
JAY Z
Swagga Like Us (feat. Kanye West & Lil Wayne)
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Swagga Like Us (feat. Kanye West & Lil Wayne)
Twista
Overnight Celebrity (feat. Kanye West)
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Overnight Celebrity (feat. Kanye West)
Brandy
Talk About Our Love (feat. Kanye West)
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Talk About Our Love (feat. Kanye West)
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All Falls Down (feat. Syleena Johnson)
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All Falls Down (feat. Syleena Johnson)
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Love Lockdown (High School Crush remix)
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Love Lockdown (High School Crush remix)
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Jesus Walks
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Jesus Walks
JAY Z
Murder To Excellence
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Murder To Excellence
Kanye West
All Day (feat. Theophilus London, Allan Kingdom & Paul McCartney)
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All Day (feat. Theophilus London, Allan Kingdom & Paul McCartney)
JAY Z
Paris
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Paris
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Glastonbury: 2015
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Worthy Farm, Pilton
2015-06-26T01:41:54
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Glastonbury: 2015

Glastonbury: 2015

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