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Happy Birthday, Kanye West!

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Happy Birthday, Kanye West!

Happy Birthday, Kanye West!

Happy Birthday, Kanye West!.

Kanye Omari West was born on June 8, 1977, and turns 43 years old today.

He was born in Atlanta and raised in Chicago, Illinois.

Yeezy was a producer for Roc-A-Fella Records before releasing his debut album, 'The College Dropout,' in 2004.

West also founded the record label, GOOD Music.

He released a collaborative album with Jay-Z, 'Watch the Throne,' in 2011.

The album debuted at No.

1 on the 'Billboard' 200.

The fashion designer has also collaborated with Nike, Louis Vuitton, Adidas and more.

West married Kim Kardashian in 2014, and the two share four children.

He founded the creative content company, DONDA, named after his mom.

The rapper is one of the top Grammy winners in history, with 21 awards.

Happy Birthday, Kanye West!


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Remembering , Chris Cornell. Christopher John Cornell  was born on July 20, 1964. He was born in Seattle, Washington. The rockstar was best known for being the lead vocalist for Soundgarden and Audioslave. He also founded the supergroup Temple of the Dog. Cornell released his debut solo album, 'Euphoria Morning,' in 1999. Cornell was one of the main forces behind the grunge movement of the 1990s. . Cornell died by suicide on May 18, 2017, at the age of 52. The Grammy-winning artist sold millions of records worldwide. and is considered to be one of the greatest lead singers in rock music. Happy Birthday, Chris Cornell!

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Nike Joins Other , Major Western Brands, , Quits Russia Over War With Ukraine. Nike has announced that the global sportswear brand will completely pull its business from Russia. . 'The Independent' reports that the news comes three months after Nike halted its business with Russia due to the invasion of Ukraine. According to Nike, the company will scale down its operations in Russia over the "coming months.". Nike, Inc has made the decision to leave the Russian marketplace. Our priority is to ensure we are fully supporting our employees while we responsibly scale down our operations over the coming months, Nike statement, via 'The Independent'. While making the announcement, Nike also stressed that the company gets less than 1% of its revenue from Ukraine and Russia combined. According to 'The Independent,' Nike operates about 100 stores in Russia. In May, the company announced that it would not renew a contract with its largest Russian retail franchisee which operated 37 Nike stores. . The announcement comes on the heels of other major Western brands' decisions to pull out of Russia. Google, Starbucks, Coca-Cola and McDonald's have all made similar announcements since Russia's war with Ukraine began. Google, Starbucks, Coca-Cola and McDonald's have all made similar announcements since Russia's war with Ukraine began. 'The Independent' reports that the companies' exits may also have to do with new laws set to be passed in Moscow that would allow the government to seize assets and impose penalties. 'The Independent' reports that the companies' exits may also have to do with new laws set to be passed in Moscow that would allow the government to seize assets and impose penalties. Meanwhile, governments worldwide have unleashed damaging economic sanctions on Russia, including on President Vladimir Putin

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