Ye ( YAY; born Kanye Omari West KAHN-yay; June 8, 1977) is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, and fashion designer.
Born in Atlanta and raised in Chicago, West gained recognition as a producer for Roc-A-Fella Records in the early 2000s, producing singles for several artists and developing the "chipmunk soul" sampling style. Intent on pursuing a solo career as a rapper, he released his debut studio album, The College Dropout (2004), to critical and commercial success. He founded the record label GOOD Music later that year. West explored diverse musical elements like orchestras, synthesizers, and autotune on the albums Late Registration (2005), Graduation (2007)...
|Also known as||Kanye Omari West|
|Born||8 June 1977 (Age: 45), in Atlanta|
Kim Kardashian (2014-2021)
Amber Rose (2008-2010)
|Parent(s)||Dr. Donda West|
|Role(s)||Producer (executive)ProducerArt Direction|
|Label(s)||Roc‐A‐Fella RecordsDef Jam Recordings[no label]AtlanticG.O.O.D. MusicCapitol RecordsInterscope RecordsUniversal MusicIDJKanye LP7|
|Label management||G.O.O.D. Music (label founder)Ye World Music (personal publisher)G.O.O.D. Music (producer position)Konman Productions (producer position)Roc the World (producer position)|