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 both several praises from fans and critics as well.
Kanye was brought up in Chicago and started his hip hop career back there. During the 90’s, 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 artiste such as Alicia Keys, Janet Jackson, Jay – Z, Ludacris and several others.
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 different genre 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 large number of talented musician 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
- 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.
- Kanye West doesn’t have any atom of likeness for George Walker Bush as the former President never cared about black people
- Kanye West is the only child his parents has
- In 2003, Kanye West started a foundation for African American and Latino children so they could pursue music and education
- 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
- He is also the founder of GOOD Music record label
Kanye West Age and Nationality
- Kanye Omari West
- Yeezy, The Louis Vuitton Don
Date of birth
- 1977 June 8TH
Place of Birth
- Atlanta, Georgia (United States)
- United State of America
How Tall is Kanye West – Kanye West Height, Weight, Age and Full Body Measurement
Body Build Type
- 173 cm
- 75 kg
- 12 (US)
- Dark Brown
- Polaris High School
- American Academy of Art
- Ray West (Father)
- Donda C. West (Mother)
- Actor, singer-song writer, fashion designer, rapper and director
- Hidden Hills, California, USA