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Kanye West

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Kanye Omari West ( /ˈkɑːnjeɪ/; born June 8, 1977) is an American musician, film director and fashion designer. West first rose to fame as a producer for Roc-A-Fella Records, where he eventually achieved recognition for his work on Jay-Z's album The Blueprint, as well as hit singles for musical artists including Alicia Keys, Ludacris, and Janet Jackson. His style of production originally used pitched-up vocal samples from soul songs incorporated with his own drums and instruments. However, subsequent productions saw him broadening his musical palette and expressing influences encompassing '70s R&B, baroque pop, trip hop, arena rock, folk, alternative, electronica, synthpop, and classical music. West released his debut album The College Dropout in 2004, his second album Late Registration in 2005, his third album Graduation in 2007, his fourth album 808s & Heartbreak in 2008, and his fifth album My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy in 2010. West released a collaborative album, Watch the Throne with Jay-Z in 2011, which is the duo's first collaborative album. His five solo albums, all of which have gone platinum, have received numerous awards and critical acclaim.

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Kanye West -- Amber Was So Skanky Kim Made Me Take 30 Showers

Kanye West
Amber Was So Skanky Kim Made Me Take 30 Showers

Kanye West says he couldn't have sex with Kim Kardashian until he took 30 showers to rid himself of the stench of Amber Rose. Kanye taped a segment with "The Breakfast Club" Thursday and made it… READ MORE >

Kanye West -- Grouses Over 8th Grade Basketball Snub ... I Shoulda Made the Team

Kanye West
Grouses Over 8th Grade Basketball Snub 'I Shoulda Made the Team'

Talk about holding a grudge ... Kanye West is clearly still pissed at his 8th grade basketball coach --who didn't put Yeezy on the squad ... despite the fact West claims his try-out was… READ MORE >

- 74 days ago
Kanye West & Taylor Swift -- BFFs Do Dinner ... Before the Duet

Kanye West & Taylor Swift
BFFs Do Dinner ... Before the Duet

The Kanye West/Taylor Swift friendship is the real deal, folks -- and not just for music -- because they did dinner together at The Spotted Pig in NYC. Yeezy and T-Swizzle were careful not to… READ MORE >

- 76 days ago
JaVale McGee to Kanye -- MAKE BIGGER SHOES ... I Need a Size 18!!

NBA Star to Kanye:
MAKE BIGGER SHOES I Need a Size 18!!

NBA star JaVale McGee says size definitely matters when trying to cop some Yeezys ... telling TMZ Sports he can't style in the hottest shoe of 2015 ... because Kanye doesn't make a SIZE 18!!… READ MORE >

- 79 days ago
Kim Kardashian -- How Do I Shut this Kid Up?  North's Epic Fashion Show Meltdown

Kim Kardashian
How Do I Shut this Kid Up? North's Epic Fashion Show Meltdown

North West is NOT a fan of daddy's new shoes ... Kim Kardashian had her hands more than full when the kid went full-on Chernobyl Thursday night at a NY fashion show. The pics say it all ... Kim… READ MORE >

- 81 days ago
Kim Kardashian -- My Baby's Fab in Fur ... Suck It, Protesters

Kim Kardashian
My Baby's Fab in Tiny Fur ... Suck It, Protesters

Kim Kardashian and North West did some mommy-daughter time in NYC ... while decked out in fur coats -- yes, they make 'em that small.  Kim and North -- sans Kanye West -- turned quite a few… READ MORE >

- 82 days ago
Kanye West -- Hell Is Gonna Get Really Cold ... Thanks to Taylor Swift

Kanye West
Hell Is Gonna Get Really Cold Thanks to Taylor Swift

Kanye West's plan to record music with Taylor Swift could end up being a brilliant career move for both of them ... or a disastrous PR stunt. Or maybe both.  Kanye was on Ryan Seacrest's show… READ MORE >

- 83 days ago
Super Bowl Champ Brandon Browner -- RIPS Kanye West ... 'He's A Sucka'

Super Bowl Champ
RIPS Kanye West 'He's A Sucka'

Kanye West has a brand new enemy -- New England Patriots cornerback Brandon Browner ... who just called the rapper a "SUCKA" and said he woulda beat his ass if he were Beck.  Browner clearly… READ MORE >

- 84 days ago
Magic Johnson -- Don't Be a Crybaby, Kanye ... Friends Can't Always Win

Magic Johnson
Don't Be a Crybaby, Kanye ... Friends Can't Always Win

Memo to Kanye West from Magic Johnson: Quit whining at award shows -- it's NOT always about your friends taking home EVERY trophy! Magic was out in NYC today when we asked him about… READ MORE >

- 85 days ago
Kanye West -- When I Insinuated Beck Wasn't a Real Artist I Meant ... (VIDEO)

Kanye West
When I Insinuated Beck Wasn't a Real Artist I Meant ...

// Kanye West now says he was not suggesting Beck wasn't a "real artist" when he ranted an ultimatum that "real artists" might boycott the Grammys .. but it sure sounds like that's what he was… READ MORE >

- 85 days ago

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