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Kanye West

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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Kim Kardashian & Kanye West Wedding -- Fabulous Nose Pickers Welcome

Kimye Wedding
Fabulous Nose Pickers Welcome

Only one guest at Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's wedding truly touched the couple -- with a booger finger -- and still got the nod.We were shocked to see this pic of ex-Vogue honcho Andre Leon… READ MORE >

Kardashian Wedding Menu -- For the 'Most Remarkable People of Our Time'

Kardashian Wedding Menu
For 'Most Remarkable People Of Our Time'

Kanye West paid tribute to his new family by calling them "the most remarkable people of our time."  He's clearly delusional, but we'll give them this ... the Kardashian's know how to plan a… READ MORE >

- 90 days ago
Rob Kardashian -- Bails on Kimye Wedding After Major Family Clash

Rob Kardashian
Bails on Kimye Wedding After Major Family Clash

Rob Kardashian left Florence, Italy BEFORE his sister Kim got married to Kanye West ... and we're told it's because some major family drama went down. Rob booked a flight from Florence to… READ MORE >

- 91 days ago
Kim Kardashian & Kanye West Wedding -- TMZ Crashes Nuptials

Kim & Kanye
TMZ WEDDING CRASH

Fasten your seat belts bitches -- TMZ is taking you inside Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's blowout European wedding extravaganza this weekend ... so keep refreshing this post for the latest… READ MORE >

- 92 days ago
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West -- We're Officially Married

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West
We're Officially Married

It is officially too late to speak now ...  'cause Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are finally husband and wife. Mr. and Mrs. Kanye West tied the knot Saturday at Fort di Belvedere in… READ MORE >

- 91 days ago
Kim and Kanye -- We Partied in Paris .. Now Let's Get Hitched

Kim and Kanye
We Partied in Paris Now Let's Get Hitched

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West have shipped their guests from Paris to Florence for their Saturday night Wedding.After Friday night's over-the-top wedding dinner at the Palace of Versailles outside… READ MORE >

- 91 days ago
Kimye Wedding -- Famous Friends Flock to Florence

Kimye Wedding
Famous Friends Flock to Florence

Florence is starting to look a lot like Calabasas ... 'cause all of Kimye's famous friends have touched down in Italy for the wedding that's taking WAY TOO LONG to finally start. Kim Kardashian… READ MORE >

- 91 days ago
Kim Kardashian & Kanye West Wedding Dinner -- No Jay Z & Beyonce ... But the Caviar Was to Die For

Kimye Wedding Dinner
No Jay Z & Beyonce But the Caviar Was to Die For!!!

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's big wedding dinner at Versailles had two big holes in it -- Beyonce and Jay Z -- but we're told everything else went off without a hitch ... including fancy French… READ MORE >

- 91 days ago
Kim Kardashian & Kanye West -- Double Wedding Mystery

Kim & Kanye
Double Wedding Mystery

This is some "Da Vinci Code" level trickery -- Kim Kardashian and Kanye West have set up TWO separate wedding venues (one at Versailles and one in Florence) and all signs are pointing to TWO… READ MORE >

- 92 days ago
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West -- Bougiest Pre-Wedding Fete Ever ... Thanks, Valentino!

Kim & Kanye
Bougiest Pre-Wedding Fete Ever Thanks, Valentino!

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West prepped for their wedding by lunching in the French countryside ... AT VALENTINO'S FREAKIN' PALACE! Say what you want ... that's pretty baller. The… READ MORE >

- 92 days ago

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