Who Is This Character, Kanye West?

Kanye West Bio

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Kanye West was born June 8, 1977.He is an American record producer, rapper and a singer from Chicago, Illinois .Kanye first rose to glory as a producer for Roc-A-Fella Records. He, in the long run, achieved recognition for his work on Jay-Z's album "The Blueprint," and hit singles for musical artists including Janet Jackson, Ludacris, and Alicia Keys. His mode of production initially utilized pitched-up vocal samples from soul songs incorporated with his drums and instruments. On the other hand, subsequent productions saw him broadening his musical palette and expressing influences, encompassing '70s R&B, baroque pop, trip jump, arena rock, and society, classical music, electronic, synth-pop, and alternative.

West's debut album, 'The College Dropout,' was released in the month of February 2004 and it produced four singles.

Kanye's second album, 2005's "Late Registration," debuted at number 1 on the US Billboard 200 Albums chart and the United States. Rap Albums Chart. "Late Registration" produced the number 1 single "Gold Digger," featuring Jamie Foxx, and the award-winning singles "Diamonds from Sierra Leone,” with rapper Jay-Z and. "Touch the Sky," with rapper Lupe Fiasco

.West's third album, 2007's "Graduation," held the U.S. number 1 spot for over a month

Kanye's fourth album went in another direction, with West, for the most part, singing instead of doing the rap. The album, "808s and Heartbreak," was a third consecutive number 1 for Kanye. It spawned two Top 3 singles, "Love Lockdown" and "Heartless," which beat the U.S. airplay charts for three consecutive weeks.

In 2010, Kanye released the fifth album, "My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy,". The album debuted at number 1 on the U.S. Billboard 200 Albums chart, his fourth consecutive release to do as such. It achieved respectable worldwide charting and produced three singles that accomplished chart win, including “Monster," and U.S. Billboard Hot 100 hits "Power," “Runaway”. The greater part of the Lights." The album has been certified platinum by the RIAA.

In August 2008, West revealed arrangements to start 10 Fatburger restaurants in the Chicago; the first was set to open in Orland Park September 2008. The second one followed in January 2009 while a third location is yet to be announced.KW food LCC,also his company, bought the rights to the chain in Chicago. Ultimately, in 2009, just two locations opened.

On March 30, 2015, it was declared that West is a co-owner, with different other music artists, in the music streaming service Tidal. The service specializes in lossless sound and top notch music videos. Beyoncé's husband, Jay-Z possessed the mother company of Tidal, Aspiro, in the first three months of 2015.Sixteen artist stakeholders (such as Rihanna, Madonna, Chris Martin, Nicki Minaj and the sky is the limit onward)including Beyonce and co-own Tidal, with the majority owning a 3% equity stake.

Kanye West Relationship History

West started an on-once more, off-again relationship with designer Alexis Phifer in 2002 and they got to be engaged in August 2006. The pair finished their 18-month engagement in 2008. West subsequently dated model Amber Rose from 2008 until the late spring of 2010. West started dating reality star and long-term friend Kim Kardashian in April 2012. West and Kardashian got to be engaged in October 2013 and married on May 24, 2014, at Fort di Belvedere in Florence, Italy. They got one child, "Nori" West their daughter, conceived in June 2013. In April 2015, West and Kardashian traveled to Israel’s capital Jerusalem to have Nori baptized at St. James Cathedral in the Armenian Apostolic Church. The following month, it was announced that West and Kardashian were expecting their second child. Kardashian confirmed via Instagram,June 21, 2015 that the couple is expecting a kid in December 2015.

The couple has apparently splashed out almost $11 million for this Mediterranean-style mansion located in a guard gated community close Bel Air. The 9,000 square foot home had five bedrooms, seven bathrooms and was initially implicit 2010.

In August 2015, Kanye announced his candidacy for President of the United States in the 2020 election, amid the MTV Music Award ceremony.

Kanye West & Donald Trump

More recently, he was invited to the White House (https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/11/us/politics/kanye-trump-white-house-monologue.html) by Donald Trump, as he is an ardent Trump supporter who frequently wears MAGA hats.  Who would have guessed?