Kanye West - Sondz

Overview

Kanye Omari West (born June 8, 1977, and legally named Ye since October 2021) is an American rapper, 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 popular artists. Intent on pursuing a solo career as a rapper, West released his debut album, The College Dropout (2004), to 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 albums, including Late Registration (2005), Graduation (2007), and 808s & Heartbreak (2008). Drawing inspiration from maximalism and minimalism respectively, his fifth album My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy (2010) and sixth album Yeezus (2013) were also released to critical and commercial succ...

Facts

Also known asKanye Omari West
Born8/6/1977 (Age: 44), in Atlanta
AreaChicago
Years active19
StatusActive
GenderMale
Married toKim Kardashian (2014-2021)
Involved withAmber Rose (2008-2010)
Parent(s)Dr. Donda West
Role(s)Art DirectionProducer (executive)ProducerWriter
Label(s)Roc‐A‐Fella RecordsDef Jam Recordings[no label]G.O.O.D. MusicAtlanticCapitol RecordsUniversal MusicInterscope RecordsIDJKanye LP7
Label managementG.O.O.D. Music (label founder)G.O.O.D. Music (producer position)Konman Productions (producer position)

Discography

YearTitle
Donda2021Donda
Jesus Is King2019Jesus Is King
ye2018ye
The Life of Pablo2016The Life of Pablo
Yeezus2013Yeezus
Watch the Throne2011Watch the Throne
My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy2010My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy
G.O.O.D. Morning, G.O.O.D. Night: Dusk2009G.O.O.D. Morning, G.O.O.D. Night: Dusk
808s & Heartbreak2008808s & Heartbreak
Graduation2007Graduation

Collaborators

NameRole(s)
Mike Dean
Mike DeanProducer (task)MixProducer (co)KeyboardRecordingInstrument arranger (cello)Producer (additional)ProducerBassGuitar
Andrew Dawson
Andrew DawsonRecordingRecording (additional)MixProducer (additional)Producer (co)EngineerProgramming
Anthony Kilhoffer
Anthony KilhofferRecordingMixProducer (additional)AdditionalProgramming (additional)Programming (drums (drum set))Recording (additional)EngineerProducer
Noah Goldstein
Noah GoldsteinProducer (task)EngineerRecordingAdditionalKeyboardMixProducer (additional)ProgrammingRecording (assistant)Producer (co)
JAY‐Z
JAY‐ZCreditGuestVocalPerformer (guest)Additional
Jeff Bhasker
Jeff BhaskerKeyboardPianoProducer (co)ProducerProducer (additional)CelloBackground vocals
Josh Berg
Josh BergRecording
Christian Mochizuki
Christian MochizukiMix (assistant)Recording (assistant)Engineer (assistant)Recording
Manny Marroquin
Manny MarroquinMix
IRKO
IRKOMix