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.

Paris Hilton Never Claimed She Made Kim Kardashian “Famous,” Despite Reports

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Paris Hilton did NOT “like” a fan-made Instagram meme that says she made Kim Kardashian “famous,” despite inaccurate reports. Gossip Cop can debunk this rumor.

Kim Kardashian Finalized Divorce Agreement From Kanye West NOT True

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Kim Kardashian has not finalized a “divorce agreement” from Kanye West, despite a totally fabricated report. Gossip Cop can exclusively correct the claim.

Kim Kardashian Did NOT Convince Kanye West To Use Caitlyn Over Kris Jenner In ‘Famous’ Video, Despite Report

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Kim Kardashian did not convince Kanye West to use Caitlyn Jenner over Kris Jenner  in his “Famous” video, despite a new made-up report. Gossip Cop can exclusively correct this.

Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders Never Considered For Kanye West ‘Famous’ Video, Despite Report

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Kanye West never considered including Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders among the nude celebrity wax figures in his “Famous” music video, despite a made-up webloid report. Gossip Cop can exclusively bust this claim.

Lena Dunham: Kanye West ‘Famous’ Music Video Is “Sickening”

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Lena Dunham slammed Kanye West’s “Famous” music video as “sickening” and “disturbing” in a Facebook post on Monday, noting that the depiction of her friend Taylor Swift as a nude wax figure particularly “hurt to look at.”

Kanye West On “Famous” Video: “Can Somebody Sue Me Already?”

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Kanye West is begging to be sued. Just over 12 hours after the rapper released his instantly-controversial “Famous” music video, he’s bracing himself for a lawsuit.

Taylor Swift Naked In Kanye West “Famous” Video: Fans Slam Rapper

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Taylor Swift Naked Kanye West Video

Taylor Swift fans are slamming Kanye West for depicting the singer naked in his new “Famous” music video. Check out the reactions here.

Chris Brown On Nude Kanye West “Famous” Video: “Why I Gotta Have Plumber’s Butt Crack?” (PHOTO)

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Chris Brown Nude Kanye West Video Reaction

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Chris Brown mostly approves of Kanye West’s “Famous” music video, which depicts him and other stars in the nude. See how he reacted here!

Kanye West “Famous” Music Video Live Stream: Watch Visual Premiere Online

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Kanye West Famous Music Video

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Kanye West is premiering his music video for “Famous” on Friday, and Gossip Cop has a live stream!

Kim Kardashian, Kanye West “Hiding” Saint West Because He’s “Very Brown” NOT True

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Kim Kardashian Hiding Saint West

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West have not been “hiding” Saint West because he’s “very brown,” despite a ridiculous report. Gossip Cop can debunk this gross stupidity.

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