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American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, and fashion designer from Illinois

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Kanye West: American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, and fashion designer from Illinois
Kanye Omari West is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, composer, entrepreneur and fashion designer. Spanning an eclectic range of influences, including hip hop, soul, baroque pop, electro, indie rock, synth-pop, industrial and gospel, West is one of the most acclaimed musicians of his generation. Outside of his music career, West has also had success in the fashion industry.

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Kanye West says he is running for US president [Video]

Kanye West says he is running for US president

Chart-topping rap star Kanye West has revealed via social media he is running for US president.

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Rapper Kanye West to run for US Presidential Election [Video]

Rapper Kanye West to run for US Presidential Election

Rapper Kanye West announced that he's running for US Presidential election. The 43-year-old musician announced the news on his official Twitter handle. His tweet came four months before the US..

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Kanye West announces presidential bid [Video]

Kanye West announces presidential bid

American rapper Kanye West announced on Saturday that he would run for president in 2020 - and he appears to have the backing of Elon Musk. Emer McCarthy reports.

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Kanye West to ‘run for US president’ [Video]

Kanye West to ‘run for US president’

Kanye West has said he is running to become president of the United States.The rap superstar made the announcement on Twitter on US Independence Day, July 4.

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Ty Dolla Sign 'blessed' to have Kanye work his magic on Ego Death [Video]

Ty Dolla Sign 'blessed' to have Kanye work his magic on Ego Death

Ty Dolla $ign has admitted he was "bless" to have Kanye West work his "greatness" on his new song 'Ego Death'.

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Kanye West drops video for new song 'Wash Us in the Blood' [Video]

Kanye West drops video for new song 'Wash Us in the Blood'

West released the new song mand video on Tuesday. The video was created by artist Arthur Jafa. Jafa has worked with notable artists in the past such as Spike Lee.

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Kanye West congratulates wife Kim Kardashian on 'officially becoming a billionaire' [Video]

Kanye West congratulates wife Kim Kardashian on 'officially becoming a billionaire'

Kanye West congratulated his wife Kim Kardashian on becoming a billionaire on Twitter on Monday after her deal with beauty brand Coty was made public.

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Kanye West teases new Wash Us in the Blood song and video [Video]

Kanye West teases new Wash Us in the Blood song and video

Rapper Kanye West will release a video for his new song 'Wash Us in the Blood' on Tuesday (30.06.20) at 10am EDT (3pm BST).

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Kanye West Partners With The Gap [Video]

Kanye West Partners With The Gap

Kanye West's Yeezy brand is partnering with Gap to create a new clothing line. Business Insider says the line will be called Yeezy Gap. The new collection is for men, women, and children. It will be..

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Gap and Kanye West team up for new clothing line [Video]

Gap and Kanye West team up for new clothing line

Gap and rapper Kanye West announced a 10-year partnership to create a line of clothing under West's Yeezy brand to show up at the Gap starting next year. Conway G. Gittens has the details.

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Kanye West signs 10-year deal with Gap [Video]

Kanye West signs 10-year deal with Gap

Rapper Kanye West has signed a 10-year deal with American retailer Gap to create Yeezy Gap, a new apparel line for men, women and children.

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Kanye West Partners With Gap To Create New Yeezy Clothing Line [Video]

Kanye West Partners With Gap To Create New Yeezy Clothing Line

According to Business Insider, as a teenager, Kanye West worked at a Gap store in Chicago. Now, as a billionaire rapper and entrepreneur, he's teaming up with the iconic, yet struggling brand to create..

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George Floyd's daughter thanks Kanye West for college fund generosity [Video]

George Floyd's daughter thanks Kanye West for college fund generosity

Gianna Floyd, the six-year-old daughter of George Floyd, has thanked Kanye West for paying for her college education.

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Gianna Floyd thanks Kanye West for setting up college fund [Video]

Gianna Floyd thanks Kanye West for setting up college fund

Gianna Floyd - the six-year-old daughter of murdered African American man George Floyd - has taken to Instagram to thank Kanye West for setting up a fund to cover her college education.

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Kanye West Has Filed For A Yeezy Cosmetic Trademark [Video]

Kanye West Has Filed For A Yeezy Cosmetic Trademark

Kanye West has applied for a trademark on Yeezy-branded cosmetics. Companies often file trademarks to protect intellectual property without actually selling products. The move has sparked speculation..

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Kanye West reportedly gearing up to launch Yeezy cosmetics line [Video]

Kanye West reportedly gearing up to launch Yeezy cosmetics line

Kanye West is reportedly set to expand his Yeezy empire to include skincare and cosmetics.

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Of 615 American Billionaires, Only 6 Of Them Are Black [Video]

Of 615 American Billionaires, Only 6 Of Them Are Black

According to Business Insider, there are 615 billionaires in America. But Forbes' Billionaires List shows that only 6 of them are Black. The lack of diversity spotlights the huge wealth gap between..

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Kanye West tweets he's running for president in 2020, Elon Musk offers 'full support'

Kanye West tweeted on Independence Day that he's running for president in 2020. "We must now realize the promise of America," he wrote.
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Is Kim Kardashian West a billionaire? Kanye congratulates his wife after beauty brand sale

Kim Kardashian West sold a stake in KKW Beauty to Coty for $200 million in a deal that values the reality star's three-year-old business at $1 billion
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Kanye West, John Boyega and more celebrities attend the George Floyd protests

See which stars are participating in the nationwide protests sparked by the death of George Floyd.
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George Floyd live updates: Minneapolis seeks to 'dismantle' police department; Kanye West disrupts Chicago rally

Thousands commemorate George Floyd nationwide in protest and memorials. Three other officers have bail set. Latest on Floyd's death.
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Easter Sunday streaming guide: Kanye West with Joel Osteen, Andrea Bocelli, and more

Celebrate Easter from quarantine with these livestreamed events, including Andrea Bocelli's Milan concert and Joel Osteen's star-studded service.
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Taylor Swift puts spotlight on charity during resurfacing of Kanye West feud

Remember Taylor Swift and Kanye West's 2016 feud over a lyric he said she approved of? Swift has posted after a new clip ignited the controversy anew.
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Stars showing support for 2020 presidential candidates, from Kirsten Dunst to Kanye West

Celebrities are endorsing candidates in the 2020 presidential race. Kirsten Dunst, Ariana Grande, Kanye West, John Legend and more stars speak up.
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Phoenix, Zellweger, among Oscar winners at Vanity Fair

Joaquin Phoenix, Renee Zellweger, Scarlett Johansson, Kanye and Kim Kardashian West and Timothee Chalamet attend the star-studded Vanity Fair party in Los Angeles. (Feb. 10)  
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On This Day: 10 February 2004

Kanye West released his debut album, "The College Dropout." (Feb. 10)  
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'Jesus is Born,' the Christmas album Kanye West promised, is actually here

It's a Christmas miracle – "Jesus is Born," the album Kanye West promised two months ago is here.
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'Everyone was there': Inside Sean 'Diddy' Combs' star-studded 50th birthday party

A month after rap mogul Sean "Diddy" Combs turned 50, he officially celebrated with a star-studded birthday bash attended by Beyonce and Kanye West.
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Kanye West's 'Nebuchadnezzar' opera: A loud, late show for only the most loyal fans

Kanye West presented "Nebuchadnezzar," a biblical, gospel show he's calling his first opera. How was the hour-long event that started two hours late?
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ShowBiz Minute: Prince Andrew, 'The Banker,' West

Prince Andrew urged to speak to US prosecutors on Epstein; Apple cancels premiere of "The Banker" over "concerns"; Kanye West denied permit for amphitheater on Wyoming ranch. (Nov. 21)  
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Kanye West announces 'Jesus Is King Part II' with Dr. Dre, teases opera at Hollywood Bowl

Kanye West took to Twitter Monday to announce a "Jesus Is King" sequel with Dr. Dre. The day before, the rapper teased an upcoming opera in LA.
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Kanye West appears at Joel Osteen's Lakewood Church service

Kanye West made an appearance during Pastor Joel Osteen's service at Lakewood Church in Houston on Sunday. The mercurial rapper talked about his spiritual awakening and later performed at the church...
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Kanye West says he's the "greatest artist that God has ever created"

"Jesus has won the victory," he told the crowd. "I told you about my arrogance and cockiness already. "Now the greatest artist that God has ever created is now working for him."
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ShowBiz Minute: West, Trump, US Box Office

Kanye West talks about serving God during visit with Osteen; Jon Voight, Alison Krauss honored with national medals; "Ford v Ferrari" speeds to No. 1 in the U.S.; "Charlie's Angels" fizzles (Nov...
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Rapper Kanye West: 'The only superstar is Jesus'

Rapper Kanye West told parishioners at Joel Osteen's Houston megachurch on Sunday that his recent spiritual awakening has made him realize he's no longer in the service of fame and money but "in..
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Kanye West performs for hundreds of inmates at Houston prisons

The rapper-turned-gospel singer performed his new album during two surprise concerts for prison inmates Friday
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Kanye wants to change his name to "Christian Genius Billionaire"

West talked about a 2024 presidential run, running the "Apple of apparel" from Wyoming, and helping low income families
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Kanye West plans to move Yeezy manufacturing to the Americas

West also restated plans to run for president in 2024
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Here's the latest for Thursday November 7th: Trump to pay $2 million settlement on charity case; Pence puts Trump on the New Hampshire ballot; Doctors Without Boarders hospital damaged in Yemen attack;..
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Kanye wants to run for president in 2024, may change his name

Kanye wants to run for president in 2024, may change his name  
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Gospel star Erica Campbell believes Kanye's faith is 'sincere'

Erica Campbell, gospel star and one-half of the duo Mary Mary, believes Kanye West is sincere about his gospel album 'Jesus is King.' She also says he may be encouraging younger gospel artists to be..
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Kanye West's long-awaited 'Jesus Is King' debuts at No. 1, tying Eminem's record

Kanye West's "Jesus Is King" debuted at No. 1. It's his ninth album in a row to open atop the Billboard 200, putting him in a tie with Eminem.
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Donald Trump Jr. praises Kanye West's 'Jesus is King' as peak of 'fearless creativity'

Kanye West appears to have made a fan out of Donald Trump, Jr., who praised "Jesus is King" and said West "is cracking the culture code."
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Kanye West jokes about Kim Kardashian's ex Kris Humphries, says he got a $68M tax refund

James Corden and Kanye West took to the skies for "Airpool Karaoke," and he joked about Kris Humphries and said he got $68M back from his taxes.
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'Dancing With the Stars' pro Val Chmerkovskiy epically responds to Kanye's diss lyric

"Dancing With the Stars" pro dancer Valentin Chmerkovskiy got quite the surprise when listening to Kanye West's new album, "Jesus Is King."
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Kanye West finally drops "Jesus is King" album

The album comes one day after an interview with Beats 1 revealed West asked people working on the album not to have premarital sex
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Kanye West drops 'Jesus Is King' film trailer; fans are not believers in release date

Kanye West's highly delayed album "Jesus is King" is nowhere to be found, but he has another project in store for fans: "Jesus is King," the film.
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Kanye West to release "Jesus is King" documentary

Kanye West is bringing his Sunday service to the masses in an upcoming documentary, "Jesus is King," to be released in October. CBSN Los Angeles reports.
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Kanye West reportedly says he'll only do gospel music from now on

His yet-to-be-released album contains no curse words
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Fans voice disappointment after Kanye West misses another 'Jesus is King' album release date

Kanye West originally announced "Jesus is King" would drop Friday. Then he rescheduled for Sunday. The album still isn't here, and fans aren't happy.
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Kanye West plays new album 'Jesus Is King' for fans in Detroit; will drop Sunday

The rapper's Detroit adventure with Kim Kardashian continued Friday as fans at the Fox got the first listen to his upcoming album "Jesus Is King."
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Is Kanye West's 'Jesus is King' still coming Friday? Kim Kardashian says yes, fans aren't sure

Earlier this month, Kanye West shared that his long-delayed ninth studio album would be titled "Jesus is King" and released Sept. 27.
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Taylor Swift sympathizes with Drake as she slams Kanye West in Rolling Stone interview

Taylor Swift dug into one of the most fraught relationships of her career – not with one of her celebrity exes, but with Kanye West.
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Taylor Swift opens VMAs with a sparkly live debut of 'Lover'

Taylor Swift returned to the MTV Video Music Awards Monday, nearly 10 years to the day since Kanye West's controversial stage-crashing onstage moment.
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Taylor Swift's 'Lover': The juiciest lyrical references, from Kanye West to Leonardo DiCaprio

Read on for the most pointed and biting lines on Taylor Swift’s new album, 'Lover'.
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Tiny Nevada town near secretive Area 51 braces for alien hunters

Connie West, co-owner of an alien-themed motel in the tiny U.S. desert outpost of Rachel, Nevada, believes they are coming no matter what. Not aliens, but alien hunters.
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Taylor Swift on what it's like to have 'millions of people hate you' in Vogue interview

In Vogue's September issue, Taylor Swift reflects on the social media campaign to “cancel” her after she and Kim Kardashian feuded over Kanye West.
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Kanye West’s comeback: From $53 million in debt to making over $150 million in a year

He's come a long way from begging for investments from Mark Zuckerberg on Twitter.
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See who tops Forbes' list of highest-paid entertainers

Usually when you see Taylor Swift, Kanye West and the Kardashian-Jenner clan mentioned together, it's about a feud
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Taylor Swift slams Scooter Braun after he acquires her music

Swift also called out Kim Kardashian West, Kanye West and Justin Bieber
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Cassius' Philippe Zdar, Grammy-winning music producer, dies in accidental fall at 52

Zdar also owned the influential Motorbass music studio in Paris, which hosted artists including Kanye West, Pharrell Williams and Phoenix.
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Kim Kardashian West reveals newborn son's name

She tweeted a message from Kanye West that said "We are blessed beyond measure. We have everything we need"
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