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...
|Also known as||Kanye Omari West|
|Born||8/6/1977 (Age: 44), in Atlanta|
|Married to||Kim Kardashian (2014-2021)|
|Involved with||Amber 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 management||G.O.O.D. Music (label founder)G.O.O.D. Music (producer position)Konman Productions (producer position)|