Kanye West
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1977-06-08
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Kanye West

Kanye West Biography (Wikipedia)

Kanye Omari West (born June 8, 1977) is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur, and fashion designer. His musical career has been marked by dramatic changes in styles, incorporating an eclectic range of influences including soul, baroque pop, electro, indie rock, synth-pop, industrial, and gospel. Over the course of his career, West has been responsible for cultural movements and progressions within mainstream hip hop and popular music at large.

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 recording artists such as Jay-Z, Ludacris 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 experiment with a variety of musical genres on subsequent acclaimed studio albums, including Late Registration (2005), Graduation (2007), and the polarizing but influential 808s & Heartbreak (2008). He released his fifth album My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy in 2010 to further rave reviews, and has since succeeded it with Yeezus (2013), The Life of Pablo (2016) and Ye (2018), as well as full-length collaborations Watch the Throne (2011) and Kids See Ghosts (2018) with Jay-Z and Kid Cudi respectively.

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Kanye West Performances & Interviews


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Good Life (feat. T‐Pain)
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Good Life (feat. T‐Pain)
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All Of The Lights (feat. Rihanna)
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All Of The Lights (feat. Rihanna)
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Touch The Sky (feat. Lupe Fiasco)
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Touch The Sky (feat. Lupe Fiasco)
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I Love It vs. Jika
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I Love It vs. Jika
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Stronger
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Stronger
Big Sean
Blessings (feat. Drake & Kanye West)
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Blessings (feat. Drake & Kanye West)
Keri Hilson
Knock You Down (feat. Kanye West & Ne-Yo)
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Knock You Down (feat. Kanye West & Ne-Yo)
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Fade (GotSome Remix)
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Fade (GotSome Remix)
Estelle
American Boy (feat. Kanye West)
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American Boy (feat. Kanye West)
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All Of The Lights (feat. Rihanna & Kid Cudi)
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All Of The Lights (feat. Rihanna & Kid Cudi)
JAY-Z
No Church In The Wild (feat. Frank Ocean)
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No Church In The Wild (feat. Frank Ocean)
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Famous (feat. Rihanna & Swizz Beatz)
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Famous (feat. Rihanna & Swizz Beatz)
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I Love It
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I Love It
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Mercy (feat. Big Sean, 2 Chainz & Pusha T)
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Mercy (feat. Big Sean, 2 Chainz & Pusha T)
Busta Rhymes
Thank You (feat. Q‐Tip, Kanye West & Lil Wayne)
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Thank You (feat. Q‐Tip, Kanye West & Lil Wayne)
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All Falls Down (feat. Syleena Johnson)
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All Falls Down (feat. Syleena Johnson)
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Heard 'Em Say (feat. Adam Levine)
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Heard 'Em Say (feat. Adam Levine)
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Real Friends
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Real Friends
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Slow Jamz (feat. Twista & Jamie Foxx)
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Slow Jamz (feat. Twista & Jamie Foxx)
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Jesus Walks
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Jesus Walks
JAY-Z
Paris
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Paris
Keri Hilson
Knock You Down
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Knock You Down
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Facts
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Facts
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Christian Dior Denim Flow (feat. Kid Cudi, Pusha T, Lloyd Banks, John Legend & Ryan Leslie)
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Christian Dior Denim Flow (feat. Kid Cudi, Pusha T, Lloyd Banks, John Legend & Ryan Leslie)
JAY-Z
Primetime
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Primetime
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Can't Tell Me Nothing
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Can't Tell Me Nothing
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Gotta Have It
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Gotta Have It
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Send It Up
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Send It Up
Nas
The Cops Shot The Kid (feat. Kanye West)
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The Cops Shot The Kid (feat. Kanye West)
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Workout Plan
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Workout Plan
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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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Fade
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Fade
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Last Call
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Last Call
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On Sight
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On Sight
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I Love Kanye
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I Love Kanye
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Lift Yourself
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Lift Yourself
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Past BBC Events

Glastonbury: 2015
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Worthy Farm, Pilton
2015-06-27T11:50:13
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2015
Glastonbury: 2015

Glastonbury: 2015

Worthy Farm, Pilton

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