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Kanye Omari West was given birth to in the year 1977 June 8TH. Kanye has been involved with rapping, record producing, fashion designing and many other businesses. Kanye, as mostly called by fans is considered among the most successful musicians of his generation. His unique personality has brought him several praises from fans and critics as well.

Kanye was brought up in Chicago and started his hip hop career back there. During the ’90s, he left art school to continue his musical career and was first established as a producer for Roc-A-Fella Records. His utilization of high-pitched vocal samples from soul songs saw him produced songs for several artists such as Alicia Keys, Janet Jackson, Jay – Z, Ludacris and several others.

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Kanye started his solo career with a rap album “The College Dropout” in the year 2004. He has since then moved on his rapping career into the different genres in music and by the year 2013, he recorded his sixth album titled “Yeezus”. Kanye musical status has gone from strength to strength and he has featured a large number of talented musicians in the industry.

The artiste is regarded as among the best sellers of all time (21 million albums sold and 100 million digital downloads.) His musical prowess has been credited with 21 Grammy Awards, making him the first to acquire such at his age. Kanye is successfully married to fellow celebrity Kim Kardashian and has two children already with the star. However, there are some raw facts about Kanye West that most people do not know. Here are those facts;

Facts About Kanye West

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  1. There is a metal plate in the chin of Kanye West due to a car accident he had as he was on his way home driving back from the studio and fell asleep which resulted into him crashing into another car.
  2. Kanye West doesn’t have any atom of likeness for George Walker Bush as the former President never cared about black people
  3. Kanye West is the only child his parents has
  4. In 2003, Kanye West started a foundation for African American and Latino children so they could pursue music and education
  5. His first album “college dropout” sold over four hundred thousand copies just in his first week alone but all of his five albums as of 2012 have all grossed more money and also went on to be declared platinum
  6. He is also the founder of a GOOD Music record label

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 Kanye West Age and Nationality

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Birth Name

  • Kanye Omari West


  • Yeezy, The Louis Vuitton Don

Date of birth

  • 1977 June 8TH


  • Gemini

Place of Birth

  • Atlanta, Georgia (United States)


  • United State of America

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How Tall is Kanye West – Kanye West Height, Weight, Age and Full Body Measurement

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Body Build Type

  • Athlete

Height Measurement

  • 173 cm

Weight Measurement

  • 75 kg

Shoe Measurement

  • 12 (US)

Hair color

  • Black

Eye Tint

  • Dark Brown


  • Straight

Educational Background

  • Polaris High School
  • American Academy of Art


  • Ray West (Father)
  • Donda C. West (Mother)


  • Black


  • Christian


  • Actor, singer-song writer, fashion designer, rapper and director


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  • Hidden Hills, California, USA

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