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American rapper, record producer, and fashion designer from Illinois

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Kanye West: American rapper, record producer, and fashion designer from Illinois
Kanye Omari West is an American rapper, record producer, and fashion designer. Throughout his career, West has been responsible for cultural movements and musical progressions within mainstream hip-hop and popular music at large. Born in Atlanta and raised in Chicago, he was first known as a producer for Roc-A-Fella Records in the early 2000s, producing singles for several mainstream artists. Intent on pursuing a solo career as a rapper, West released his debut album The College Dropout in 2004 to critical and commercial success, and founded the record label GOOD Music.

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Kanye West dances and raps with locals during Haiti trip [Video]

Kanye West dances and raps with locals during Haiti trip

Kanye West is on a solo trip to Haiti, where he participated in local celebrations.

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Kanye West gets serious about his plans to overhaul the music industry [Video]

Kanye West gets serious about his plans to overhaul the music industry

Kanye West has outlined his plan to turn the music industry upside down and help artists win back their master recordings.

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Kanye West wants to help Taylor Swift buy her masters back [Video]

Kanye West wants to help Taylor Swift buy her masters back

Swift has been embroiled in a very public feud with her former record label boss, Scott Borchetta.

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Kanye West releases manifesto for music industry fair play [Video]

Kanye West releases manifesto for music industry fair play

The rapper is attempting to buy back his masters as part of a plan to shut down his restrictive contract.

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Kanye West blocked from Twitter after Grammy pee storm [Video]

Kanye West blocked from Twitter after Grammy pee storm

Kanye West has been temporarily blocked from Twitter after sharing a video of himself urinating on one of his Grammy awards.

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Kanye West rants Michael Jackson, Bill Cosby and R. Kelly were taken down by 'white media' [Video]

Kanye West rants Michael Jackson, Bill Cosby and R. Kelly were taken down by 'white media'

Kanye West defended Michael Jackson, Bill Cosby, and R. Kelly in a Twitter tirade that complained Black celebrities receive unfair treatment from "white media".

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Kanye West posts video of himself peeing on his Grammy [Video]

Kanye West posts video of himself peeing on his Grammy

In the midst of his Twitter firestorm, the rapper tweeted a video of himself peeing on one of his 21 Grammy Awards.

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Jim Carey Set to Play Joe Biden on 'SNL,' Kanye West Urinates on Grammy Trophy & More News | THR News [Video]

Jim Carey Set to Play Joe Biden on 'SNL,' Kanye West Urinates on Grammy Trophy & More News | THR News

Jim Carey is set to play Joe Biden on 'Saturday Night Live,' Kanye West caused quite a stir on Twitter while calling out the music industry, even sharing a video of a Grammy being urinated on and Fox..

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Kanye West calls himself 'the new Moses' in Twitter rant slamming record labels [Video]

Kanye West calls himself 'the new Moses' in Twitter rant slamming record labels

Kanye West called himself "the new Moses" as he went on a Twitter rant on Monday night telling fans he won't release any new music until he's released from his record label contract.

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Kanye West loses bid to land ballot spot in Ohio [Video]

Kanye West loses bid to land ballot spot in Ohio

Kanye West's election dreams have taken another big hit - he has lost his bid to run in Ohio.

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Kanye West spends almost $6 million on controversial presidential campaign [Video]

Kanye West spends almost $6 million on controversial presidential campaign

Kanye West has reportedly spent up large on his unconventional presidential campaign.

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Kanye West tops list of highest paid celebrity men [Video]

Kanye West tops list of highest paid celebrity men

Kanye West has been named Forbes magazine's top-earning male celebrity after banking $180 million dollars over the past year.

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Kanye West Still Pushing Ahead With Presidential Bid [Video]

Kanye West Still Pushing Ahead With Presidential Bid

Kanye West still insists he's running for President. West is on the ballot in Minnesota and Tennessee. He just missed the filing deadline in Wisconsin. In Missouri, his petition lacked more than 3,400..

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Kanye West sues Ohio Election Chief over Presidential Ballot removal [Video]

Kanye West sues Ohio Election Chief over Presidential Ballot removal

Kanye West is taking drastic steps to be placed on Ohio’s presidential ballot this November.

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Kanye West fails to get on presidential ballot in Wyoming [Video]

Kanye West fails to get on presidential ballot in Wyoming

Kanye West has failed to get on the ballot for the U.S. presidential election in his adopted home state of Wyoming.

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Kanye West accused of mocking Islam with new sneakers [Video]

Kanye West accused of mocking Islam with new sneakers

Kanye West has upset the Muslim community after naming his new Yeezy Boost sneakers after the faith's archangels of music and death.

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Nick Cave shuts down Kanye West collaboration rumours [Video]

Nick Cave shuts down Kanye West collaboration rumours

Rocker Nick Cave has silenced rumours suggesting a secret collaboration with Kanye West is the reason for the controversial rapper's album delay.

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Kanye Spent Over $3 Million to Gather Signatures in 15 States

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Kanye West Posts New Guidelines for His Vision of Record Deals

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Stars and Scars -- You Be the Judge

Kanye West raised eyebrows again by talking about slavery, but this time comparing the music industry and the NBA to our blemished past ... and Cardi B's keepin' her divorce from Offset civil. So we..
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AJ McLean says Kanye West Peeing on Grammy is Disrespectful

AJ McLean would never bust a Kanye West and pee on a Grammy ... not because he doesn't have one to pee on, but because it's just downright wrong. We got the Backstreet Boys member leaving 'DWTS'..
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Kanye West Wants to Get Taylor Swift's Masters Back from Scooter Braun

Kanye West is back from his Twitter timeout with an outrageous claim -- he's offering to get back Taylor Swift's master recordings from Scooter Braun!!! Yeezy just offered his services to his longtime..
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Justin Bieber Joy Riding Yellow Vespa in Los Angeles

Justin Bieber is no Hells Angel, but he's tooling around the City of Angels on a hot new ride ... a bright yellow Vespa and Kanye West's latest kicks!!! The singer took to the streets Thursday on his..
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Kanye West Insists on Black Ownership of Music Masters in New Rant

Kanye West isn't easing up off his push for Black ownership in enterprise, or his gripes about not getting a chance to own the masters to his songs. Ye was going off again early Wednesday about..
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Kanye West Compares Music Biz and NBA to Slavery, Taylor Swift Roped In

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Kanye West Loses Wisconsin Ballot Fight by 14 Seconds

Kanye West just got schooled on what a 5:00 PM deadline means in Wisconsin -- in one judge's view ... which, for now, is keeping Ye off the ballot there, and it's all over 14 seconds. A circuit court..
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Kanye West Denied Meeting by Bernie Sanders, Down to Chat with Biden

Kanye West is trying to meet with his political rivals ... Ye says he was denied a meeting with Bernie Sanders, and wants the opportunity to chat with Joe Biden. Yeezy recently sat down with Nick..
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Kanye West, Joel Osteen Host Sunday Service, Walk on Water

Kanye West held what could be his most ambitious Sunday Service yet, when the whole gang walked on water during the event. As for notable guests ... Kim Kardashian showed up. Hard to read the tea..
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Kanye Spent Nearly $6M on Presidential Campaign and There are Trump Ties

Kanye West's campaign has spent millions trying to get his name on ballots from a bunch of states -- and most of the loot has gone to companies specializing in just that ... but which also have..
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Kanye West Files Paperwork To Appear On KY, MS Ballots For President

Kanye West's bid to appear on the ballot for president in Kentucky and Mississippi is in the works ... but he's not reached the finish line just yet. The Kentucky Secretary of State's Office says Kanye..
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Kanye West Says He Spent $50 Million on Sunday Service in 2019

Kanye West spared no expense putting on his Sunday Service ... he claims it cost a whopping $50 MILLION to pull it off!!! Ye recently sat down with Nick Cannon for a segment on Nick's podcast,..
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Kanye Denies Being in Cahoots with GOP, Says He's Richer Than Trump

Kanye West says claims the President or the GOP are paying him to run a spoiler campaign are laughable, because he's already wealthier than Donald Trump! Ye recently sat down with Nick Cannon to do a..
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Kanye West Interested in Buying Wyoming Horse Ranch

Kanye West's looking to expand his empire in the Cowboy State ... so his family's horsies have more room to roam. Sources with direct knowledge tell TMZ ... the rapper and presidential candidate has..
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Kim Kardashian Shows Off Snake-Print Bikini in Malibu

Kim Kardashian's definitely thirsty ... she straight-up sipped tea through a new smoking hot photo shoot. Good work if you can get it! Kim's quest to remind everyone -- ahem, Kanye West -- she's still..
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Kanye West Sues to Get on Presidential Ballot in Ohio After Signatures Rejected

Kanye West is going after the top election official in Ohio for allegedly going out of his way to keep Ye off the presidential ballot ... according to a new lawsuit. Kanye's suing the state's..
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Kanye West Going All Out To Get On Arizona Ballot, Willing to Spend $500k

Kanye West is pulling out all the stops to get on the ballot in a crucial swing state that he sorta needs to have half a chance at this thing ... and it's home to the Grand Canyon! Sources tell TMZ .....
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Kanye West Sued by Company for Allegedly Stealing Its Tech, Bailing on $10 Mil Investment

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Kanye West Booted Off Crucial Wisconsin Presidential Ballot

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Kim Kardashian Joins Kanye in Wyoming For Sunday Service

Kim Kardashian showed up for Kanye West's Sunday Service over the weekend, and it could -- COULD -- be a sign that maybe their make-or-break vacation worked. Kim and the kids made the trek to Wyoming..
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Kanye West Congratulates Kamala Harris Despite Running Against Her

Kanye West gave a belated shout-out to Kamala Harris, but he's not gonna vote for her. Ye just tweeted, "I know my mom and Kamala Harris would have been friends ... congratulations on being the..
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Kanye West Throws Shade at Taylor Swift with Snake Photo

Kanye West just tweeted something that seemed to cast shade in Taylor Swift's direction. Kanye, who's ensconced at his Wyoming ranch, tweeted a pic of a rattlesnake with the caption, "Not gonna use a..
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Kim & Kanye's Glamping Getaway, Check Out The Digs

Kanye West and Kim Kardashian's make-or-break vacay is over, and though it's unclear if it saved their marriage ... one thing we know ... rich-people glamping looks awesome. Sources familiar with the..
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Kanye's Presidential Ballot Push in Montana Utilized Private Jet

Kanye West's team of petitioners working hard to get him on the presidential ballot in Montana got rewarded for their efforts ... with a trip on a private jet. Sources with direct knowledge tell TMZ..
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Jared Kushner Doesn't Deny Election Talk During Kanye West Meeting

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Kanye West Makes Nice with Kris Jenner, Says He Misses Jay-Z

Kanye West is reminiscing about the good 'ol days -- when he was tight with Jay-Z and Kris Jenner -- and, for now, he's making moves to make nice. Ye started putting his feelings out there late Monday..
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Kanye West Accuses Democrats of Spying on Campaign in Wisconsin

Kanye West is firing back at the Wisconsin Democratic Party, and now officially beefing with it ... accusing the Dems of spying on his presidential campaign. Kanye's responding to a complaint in the..
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Rudy Giuliani Says Kanye's Still Secret Trump Supporter, Fuels Spoiler Campaign Theory

Rudy Giuliani believes Kanye West secretly wants Donald Trump reelected, and the former NYC Mayor seems to be saying Ye could spoil Joe Biden's chances. We got the President's personal attorney Sunday..
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Kim Kardashian, Kanye West Arrive in Miami, Next Stop Colorado Glamping

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Kanye West Seeks Donations, Takes Stands on 2020 Presidential Issues

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Kanye West and North Do Dance-Off as Laughing Kim Kardashian Shoots Video

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Nick Cannon Says Kanye West Has His Vote for President

Nick Cannon says America needs another Black man in the White House ... that's why he's team Kanye 2020. Nick was at LAX Friday when the photog asked him what he thought of Ye's run. Answer: "I love..
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Kanye West Booted Off Illinois Ballot Due to 1,900 Invalid Signatures

Kanye West's Presidential run just got a death blow, at least in Illinois, where election officials say more than half his submitted signatures are invalid ... and that means he's off the ballot. TMZ..
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Kanye West Insists 'Goal is to Win' Presidency, Not Just Spoil Biden's Chance

Kanye West insists he's out to become America's 46th President, not just play spoiler for Joe Biden in the upcoming election -- that is, if you buy into his vision boards and ALL CAPS tweets. The..
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Wisconsin Official Blasts Republican for Working with Kanye to Steal Votes from Biden

A Milwaukee Councilman is slamming Republicans for what he believes is a trick to lure black voters in Wisconsin to cast their ballots for Kanye West and steal votes from Joe Biden ... but he predicts..
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Kim Kardashian and Kanye West Put Politics Out of Bounds During Vacation

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Kanye West Wants Exclusive Rights to Call Dome Shelters '2020Vision'

Kanye West's egalitarian community is being resurrected -- or so it seems, 'cause the guy wants to lock up the rights on a name for it ... which is in line with his Presidential campaign. Ye's company,..
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Trump Denies Helping Kanye Get On Presidential Ballot, Praises Kim Kardashian

Donald Trump says he's not pulling strings to help Kanye West get on state ballots for the presidential election ... but he's got lots of good things to say about Ye and Kim Kardashian. Trump denied..
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Kim Kardashian and Kanye West 'Trying' to Save Relationship

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are trying to navigate an extremely rough patch in their relationship, and hope a family trip will help to set things straight ... before it's beyond repair. Sources close..
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