Kanye West
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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. He is one of the most popular rappers in the world, and one of the world's best-selling music artists. West's contributions to music and fashion, along with his publicized personal life made him a global figure in popular culture.

Born in Atlanta and raised in Chicago, West first became known as a producer for Roc-A-Fella Records in the early 2000s, producing and co-producing hit singles for 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 pursue a variety of styles on subsequent albums Late Registration (2005), Graduation (2007), and the polarizing 808s & Heartbreak (2008). In 2010, he released his fifth album My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy to rave reviews from critics, and followed with the collaborative album Watch the Throne (2011) with Jay-Z. West released his abrasive sixth album Yeezus to further critical praise in 2013, and his seventh album The Life of Pablo in 2016, noted for its fragmented musical style. West's eighth studio album, the introspective ye, was released in 2018, followed by his collaborative effort with Kid Cudi eponymously titled Kids See Ghosts.

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Yikes
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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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Real Friends
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Real Friends
Nas
Cops Shot The Kid (feat. Kanye West)
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Cops Shot The Kid (feat. Kanye West)
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Ghost Town
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Ghost Town
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Stronger
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Stronger
Keri Hilson
Knock You Down
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Knock You Down
Travis Scott
Watch
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Watch
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Famous (feat. Rihanna & Swizz Beatz)
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Famous (feat. Rihanna & Swizz Beatz)
Dilated Peoples
This Way (feat. Kanye West)
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This Way (feat. Kanye West)
Nas
Everything (feat. The‐Dream)
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Everything (feat. The‐Dream)
Estelle
American Boy (feat. Kanye West)
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American Boy (feat. Kanye West)
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Slow Jamz (feat. Twista & Jamie Foxx)
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Slow Jamz (feat. Twista & Jamie Foxx)
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Wouldn't Leave (feat. PARTYNEXTDOOR & Jeremih)
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Wouldn't Leave (feat. PARTYNEXTDOOR & Jeremih)
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Glastonbury: 2015
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Worthy Farm, Pilton
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Glastonbury: 2015

Glastonbury: 2015

Worthy Farm, Pilton

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