Kanye West

Kanye West was born in Atlanta on June 8, 1977. Following his parents’ divorce when he was three, he moved with his mother to Chicago, where she worked as an academic before eventually becoming his manager.

West’s lifelong interest in the arts led him to the hip-hop community and, after dropping out of college, he began working behind-the-scenes as a producer for a number of stars, including Jay Z, who would go on to become his biggest collaborator and one of his closest friends. West had his own musical breakout with his 2004 album, “The College Dropout,” which received 10 Grammy nominations. He released his second album, “Late Registration,” the very next year, featuring the monster hit “Gold Digger.” In 2007 and 2008 came two more records, “Graduation” and “808s & Heartbreak.” In 2010 there was “My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy, and 2011 brought a joint album with Jay Z called “Watch The Throne.”

As his music career took off, West also explored his interest in design, and started his own fashion label. He also made a name for himself as one of the industry’s most outspoken stars, with infamous moments including his “George Bush doesn’t care about black people” comment during the 2005 Hurricane Katrina relief telethon, and crashing Taylor Swift’s VMAs acceptance in 2009. On-stage rants have almost become a staple of West’s concert tours, and his aggressive personality has led to conflicts with the paparazzi, as well as some legal trouble. He has also experienced tragedy, with the 2007 death of his mom following surgery complications.

After relationships with Alexis Phifer, to whom he was engaged, and Amber Rose, he began dating longtime friend Kim Kardashian in 2012. They welcomed a daughter, North, in 2013, a few months before he proposed. The couple, known in the media as “Kimye,” went on to wed in 2014. And just after New Year’s Eve, West released a surprise song, featuring Paul McCartney, called “Only One,” in which he pays tribute to both his mother and daughter.

Kanye West: “Bill Cosby Innocent!”

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Kanye West Bill Cosby Innocent

Kanye West says Bill Cosby is “innocent.” The rapper doesn’t care how many women have come forward, what’s been sworn under testimony, “BILL COSBY INNOCENT,” he tweeted on Tuesday. He gave no indication as to how he came to that conclusion.

Kylie Jenner Puma Deal Will NEVER Happen, Says Kanye West

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Kanye West Puma Kylie Jenner

Kanye West says Kylie Jenner will “never” make a deal with Puma to be the face or spokesperson for the sneaker brand. In a series of tweets West, who has a major deal for his Yeezy sneakers with Adidas, tweeted on Tuesday,”1000% there will never be a Kylie Puma anything.”

Kim Kardashian Did NOT Meet With Divorce Lawyer, Despite Report

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Kim Kardashian Divorce Lawyer Kanye West


Kim Kardashian did NOT meet with a divorce attorney because her marriage to Kanye West is supposedly “on the rocks,” despite a phony webloid report. Gossip Cop can exclusively bust this claim.

Kanye West Put Kim Kardashian On “Lockdown” During Amber Rose Feud?

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Kanye West Lockdown Kim Kardashian Amber Rose

Kanye West did NOT put Kim Kardashian on “lockdown” during his feud with Amber Rose. Gossip Cop can debunk the absurd report, which comes from an outlet that has a bad habit of writing outlandish and untrue stories about the couple.

North West Did NOT Cry Over Kim Kardashian And Kanye West “Marriage Trouble,” Despite Report

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North West Crying Kim Kardashian Kanye West Marriage Trouble

North West did NOT cry because of supposed “marriage trouble” between her parents Kim Kardashian and Kanye West, despite a ridiculous report. Gossip Cop can bust the story, which exploits the little girl with a photo gallery of paparazzi photos taken as she cried during an outing in Los Angeles earlier this week.

Kanye West Gives First Interview About Amber Rose, Wiz Khalifa Controversy: “It’s Great To Have Closure” (AUDIO)

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Kanye West Interview Wiz Khalifa Amber Rose


Kanye West gave his first interview on Thursday following the controversy surrounding his epic feud last week with Wiz Khalifa and Amber Rose, which has since been settled. The rapper revealed new details surrounding the incident, and explained why he may have overreacted. Listen to the audio here!

Kim Kardashian Did NOT Kick Kanye West Out Of House Following Amber Rose Feud, Despite Report

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Kim Kardashian Kanye West Amber Rose Feud


Kim Kardashian did NOT kick Kanye West out of their house following his feud with Amber Rose, despite a new tabloid report. Gossip Cop can exclusively debunk this rumor.

Kim Kardashian And Kanye West Graffiti Their Own Home

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Kim Kardashian Graffiti Kanye West Tag Home

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West graffitied their own home this week, even though they’ve spent millions trying to make it perfect. Find out what happened here!

Kanye West Hates Kim Kardashian’s “Freaky” Plastic Surgery Face?

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Kanye West Kim Kardashian Plastic Surgery


Kanye West does NOT hate Kim Kardashian’s supposedly “freaky face” as a result of too much plastic surgery, despite a ridiculous tabloid report. Gossip Cop can exclusively bust this story.

Kim Kardashian Did NOT Call Truce With Amber Rose So Kanye West Can Run For President, Despite Report

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Kim Kardashian Amber Rose Truce Kanye West President


Kim Kardashian did not broker a truce between Kayne West and Amber Rose because she thinks it will help him become president in 2020, despite an absurd and entirely fabricated report. Gossip Cop can exclusively correct the story.

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