Ye (/jeɪ/ YAY; born Kanye Omari West, June 8, 1977), commonly known by his former name Kanye West (/ˈkɑːnjeɪ/ KAHN-yay), 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 artists and developing the "chipmunk soul" sampling style. 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.
Consequence and Kanye WestBy maxsico
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