Kanye West
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1977-06-08
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Kanye Omari West (born June 8, 1977) is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, director, painter, entrepreneur, and fashion designer. West first gained prominence as a producer for Roc-A-Fella Records; he achieved recognition for his work on rapper Jay-Z's ...

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Biography

Kanye Omari West (born June 8, 1977) is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, director, painter, entrepreneur, and fashion designer. West first gained prominence as a producer for Roc-A-Fella Records; he achieved recognition for his work on rapper Jay-Z's The Blueprint (2001), as well as hit singles for musical artists including Alicia Keys, Ludacris, and Janet Jackson. His style of production originally used high-pitched vocal samples from soul songs incorporated with his own drums and instruments. He later broadened his influences to include 1970s R&B, baroque pop, trip hop, arena rock, house, folk, alternative, electronica, synthpop, industrial, and classical music.

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BBC - Newsbeat - Kanye West changes new album title from So Help Me God to Swish
Kanye West reveals he's now calling his new album Swish instead of So Help Me God.
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2015-05-04T09:30:01Z
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BBC - Newsbeat - Kanye and Kim to sue over leaked engagement video
Kanye West and Kim Kardashian are suing a former YouTube executive over a video of their engagement.
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2015-04-23T08:30:16Z
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BBC - Newsbeat - Kanye and Kim to sue over leaked engagement video
23 April 2015
BBC - Newsbeat - TL;DR Kanye West in Paper magazine - shortened for your convenience
The editors at Paper allow Kanye to go on for more than 2,500 words - here's the cheat sheet for his essay.
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2015-04-21T12:51:26Z
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BBC - Newsbeat - TL;DR Kanye West in Paper magazine - shortened for your convenience
21 April 2015
BBC - Newsbeat - Time 100: 2015's most influential people
Time magazine announce the TIME 100 list of the most influential people in 2015.
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2015-04-16T02:29:44Z
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BBC - Newsbeat - Time 100: 2015's most influential people
16 April 2015
BBC News - Kanye West mobbed after jumping in lake during gig
Rapper Kanye West is mobbed by fans after jumping into a lake during a gig in Armenia.
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2015-04-13T06:35:49Z
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BBC News - Kanye West mobbed after jumping in lake during gig
13 April 2015
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