Kanye West Biography

Kanye Omari West (born June 8, 1977 in Atlanta, Georgia) is a Grammy award winning rapper, producer, author, designer and singer. He began making beats and rapping in the early 90s in Chicago, IL, United States when he formed the rap group GO GETTERS with Chicago natives GLC and Really Doe. He later gained nationwide popularity in New York when he began producing tracks for artists such as Jay-Z, Twista, Mase, Talib Kweli and Alicia Keys.

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Kanye West - Mercy (New track)
6 Apr 2012 08:43:35 UTC
Soon after the exciting track "Theraflu", (today) Kanye West dropped the first single, titled "Mercy" off the GOOD Music compilation “GOOD Music: The Album. "Mercy" features Kanye West, Big Sean, Pu read more
New track: Kanye West - Theraflu ft. Dj Khaled
5 Apr 2012 09:01:53 UTC
Kanye West is planning to release GOOD Music: The Album. GOOD (Getting Out Our Dreams) is record label company founded by Kanye in '04. The first single from this album is coming on April, 6 (tomorrow read more
And the Winners of the 54th Annual Grammy Awards Are...
13 Feb 2012 12:19:58 UTC
Besides, Adele being total Grammy winner, here’s some other artists who received awards: The most nominated person, Kanye West walked away as a winner of three Grammy awards. He received trophies read more

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Through the Wire (live in Paridiso 2004) Lyrics
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Throw Some D's (interlude) Lyrics
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Touch the Sky (album version) Lyrics
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Twitter Stream of Consciousness - The College Dropout Lyrics
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Two Words (Slow Moves) Lyrics
U Know Lyrics
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Visionary Stream of Consciousness (Michael Jordan) Lyrics
Visionary Stream of Consciousness at Adult Swim Upfront Lyrics
Visionary Stream of Consciousness at Paparazzo [Sept. 27, 2013] Lyrics
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Wack Niggaz Lyrics
We Can't Tell Lyrics
We Don't Care (reprise) Lyrics
We Major (The Kickdrums remix) Lyrics
Welcome to Heartbreak (unreleased version) Lyrics
What You Do to Me Lyrics
Where U Should Be Lyrics
White Dress (Alternate Version) Lyrics
Whole City Behind Us Lyrics
Wild n' Out (Freestyle) Lyrics
Wireless Festival Visionary Stream of Consciousness Lyrics
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Workout Plan (Chaise Marcel remix) Lyrics
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Short Information
Kanye West
Birth Name
Kanye Omari West
Birth Date
8 June 1977
Birth Place
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Hip hop music|Hip hop
Vocals, keyboards, Sampler (musical instrument)|sampler, percussion, synthesizer
Producer, Rapping|rapper, musician, singer
Years Active
GOOD Music, Roc-A-Fella Records|Roc-A-Fella, Def Jam Recordings|Def Jam
Associated Acts
Go Getters, Child Rebel Soldier, Jay-Z, The Throne, Common (entertainer)|Common, John Legend, Kid Cudi, Rihanna, Jeff Bhasker, Pusha T, Mos Def, Mr Hudson, Talib Kweli, Big Sean, A-Trak, Pharrell, Lupe Fiasco, RZA