Kanye Omari West is an American rapper, songwriter, and fashion designer. He was born on June 8, 1977 in Atlanta, Georgia. After West's parents divorced, him and his single mother moved to Chicago, Illinois. At the age of 10, West temporarily moved to Nanjing, China, because his mother was teaching at Nanjing University. As a child, art such as poetry and drawing fascinated him. By the age of 13, West was already recording hip-hop songs. West received a scholarship for several universities as a teenager, but dropped out after recognizing that the universities he was attending was not meeting up with his expectations.
Kanye West went on to be a producer in the late 1990s, for musicians such as D-Dot and The Go-Getters. As time went on, he began working more well-known artists, like Nas and The Notorious B.I.G.
By the year of 2000, Kanye West got signed with Roc-A-Fella Records, since Jay-Z saw "pure talent" in him.
Kanye West is known for hits such as "Slow Jamz", "Gold Digger", and "Stronger".
Kanye West married Kim Kardashian in the year 2014 and the year before (2013) had their first child North West. In December 5th, 2015, they had their second child Saint West.
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