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. 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. He went on to explore a variety of different musical styles on subsequent albums that included the baroque-inflected Late Registration (2005), the arena-inspired Graduation (2007), and the polarizing 808s & Heartbreak (2008). In 2010, he released his critically acclaimed fifth album My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy, and the following year he collaborated with Jay Z on the joint LP Watch the Throne (2011). West released his sixth album, Yeezus, to further critical praise in 2013. West's 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 and public scrutiny for his conduct at award shows, on social media, and in other public settings. His more publicized comments include his unscripted denunciation of President George W. Bush during a live 2005 television broadcast for Hurricane Katrina relief and his interruption of country music 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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Good Life (feat. T‐Pain)
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Good Life (feat. T‐Pain)
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Real Friends
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Real Friends
Dilated Peoples
This Way (feat. Kanye West)
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This Way (feat. Kanye West)
Big Sean
Blessings (feat. Drake & Kanye West)
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Blessings (feat. Drake & Kanye West)
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Famous (feat. Rihanna & Swizz Beatz)
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Famous (feat. Rihanna & Swizz Beatz)
Estelle
American Boy (feat. Kanye West)
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American Boy (feat. Kanye West)
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Can't Tell Me Nothing (Glastonbury 2015)
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Can't Tell Me Nothing (Glastonbury 2015)
Twista
Overnight Celebrity (feat. Kanye West)
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Overnight Celebrity (feat. Kanye West)
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The New Workout Plan
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The New Workout Plan
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All Of The Lights (feat. Rihanna)
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All Of The Lights (feat. Rihanna)
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All Falls Down (feat. Syleena Johnson)
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All Falls Down (feat. Syleena Johnson)
JAY Z
Run This Town (feat. Rihanna & Kanye West)
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Run This Town (feat. Rihanna & Kanye West)
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Real Friends (feat. Ty Dolla $ign)
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Real Friends (feat. Ty Dolla $ign)
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Father Stretch My Hands Pt. 1 (feat. Kid Cudi & Kelly Price)
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Father Stretch My Hands Pt. 1 (feat. Kid Cudi & Kelly Price)
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Father stretch my hands pt.2 (feat. Desiigner)
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Father stretch my hands pt.2 (feat. Desiigner)
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Father Stretch My Hands Pt. 1 (feat. Kid Cudi)
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Father Stretch My Hands Pt. 1 (feat. Kid Cudi)
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Power (feat. Dwele)
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Power (feat. Dwele)
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Clique (feat. Big Sean & JAY Z)
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Clique (feat. Big Sean & JAY Z)
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Past BBC Events

2015 Glastonbury
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2015-06-26T07:08:24
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2015
2015 Glastonbury

2015 Glastonbury

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Worthy Farm, Pilton

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