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.

Ellen DeGeneres And Oprah Worried Kanye West, Kim Kardashian Recorded Phone Calls?

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Are Ellen DeGeneres, Oprah and other celebrities worried Kanye West and Kim Kardashian have secretly recorded their private phone calls? Find out the truth here!

Kanye West, Calvin Harris Music Collaboration Claim NOT True

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Kanye West Calvin Harris Music Collaboration

Kanye West and Calvin Harris are NOT collaborating on new music together, despite an inaccurate report. Gossip Cop can correct this claim.

Kim Kardashian, Kanye West Did NOT Party With Calvin Harris To Diss Taylor Swift, Despite Report

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Kim Kardashian and Kanye West did NOT attend the same party as Calvin Harris simply to diss Taylor Swift, despite a ridiculous webloid report. Gossip Cop can exclusively correct this claim.

Kim And Khloe Kardashian Not Talking?

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Are Kim and Khloe Kardashian not talking? A report claims the sisters are “no longer” on speaking terms due to Kanye West’s “antics.” Gossip Cop can exclusively set the record straight.

Amber Rose NOT Taking Taylor Swift’s Side In Kanye West Feud, Despite Report

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Amber Rose has NOT taken Taylor Swift’s side in her feud with Kanye West, despite a webloid report. Gossip Cop can bust this claim.

Taylor Swift Feud With Kim Kardashian, Kanye West NOT “Publicity Stunt”

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Taylor Swift‘s feud with Kim Kardashian and Kanye West is NOT a “publicity stunt,” despite speculation. Gossip Cop can reveal what’s going on.

Kanye West NOT Using Taylor Swift Phone Call On Song, Despite Report

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Kanye West Using Taylor Swift Phone Call Song

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Kanye West is NOT using his now-infamous phone call with Taylor Swift on a new song, despite a report. Gossip Cop can exclusively debunk the story.

Kim Kardashian, Taylor Swift Feud NOT ‘Last Straw’ For Kanye West Marriage, Despite Report

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Kim Kardashian and Kanye West’s “feud” with Taylor Swift  is not the “last straw” or dealing a “fatal blow” to the couple’s marriage, despite an entirely fabricated reportGossip Cop can exclusively correct this latest manufactured story that falsely claims West and Kardashian’s marriage is “crumbling” because of the “Bad Blood” singer.

#IStandWithTaylor: Taylor Swift Fans Tweet Support Amid Kim Kardashian, Kanye West Feud

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Taylor Swift fans are using the hashtag “#IStandWithTaylor” to express support for the singer amid her feud with Kim Kardashian and Kanye West. See the tweets here.

Kim Kardashian NOT Sending Taylor Swift Yeezy Sneakers, Despite Report

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Kim Kardashian is NOT sending Taylor Swift a pair of Kanye West’s Yeezy sneakers, despite a shamelessly manufactured webloid report. Gossip Cop can exclusively correct this claim.

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