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Kanye Omari West (/ˈkɑːnjeɪ/; born June 8, 1977) is an American rapper, songwriter, record producer, director, entrepreneur, and fashion designer. West first gained prominence as a producer for Roc-A-Fella Records; he achieved recognition for his work on rapper Jay-Z's The Blueprint (2001), as well as hit singles for musical artists including Alicia Keys, Ludacris, and Janet Jackson. His style of production originally used high-pitched vocal samples from soul songs incorporated with his own drums and instruments. He later broadened his influences to include 1970s R&B, baroque pop, trip hop, arena rock, house, folk, alternative, electronica, synthpop, industrial, and classical music.
West was raised in a middle-class household in Chicago, Illinois, and began rapping in the third grade, becoming involved in the city's hip hop scene. West attended art school for one semester before dropping out to pursue music entirely in the late 1990s. Although his real desire was to become a rapper, record executives did not take West seriously, viewing him as a producer first and foremost. After being signed to Roc-A-Fella in 2002, West released his debut album The College Dropout in 2004 to commercial and critical acclaim. The baroque-inspired Late Registration followed in 2005, and Graduation in 2007. West switched rapping for singing on his emotive 2008 effort 808's & Heartbreak, and embraced maximalism on 2010's My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy. Following several collaborations, West released his sixth album, Yeezus, in 2013.
West is one of the world's best-selling artists of all time, having sold more than 21 million albums and 66 million digital downloads. He has won a total of 21 Grammy Awards, making him one of the most awarded artists of all-time and the most Grammy-awarded artist of his age. Time has named West one of the 100 most influential people in the world. He has also been included in a number of Forbes annual lists. Three of his albums rank on Rolling Stone's 2012 "the 500 Greatest Albums of All Time" list.
West's background and style, from his debut album, deviated from the then-dominant "gangsta" persona in hip hop, and he would later alter the genre stylistically as rappers adopted his alternative aesthetic. An outspoken and controversial celebrity, West has often been the source of incidents at award shows. His interest in fashion has also attracted media attention and differentiates West from other artists. West runs his own record label GOOD Music and has directed several short films.

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Diamonds (remix) lyrics
2012

Diamonds (remix) Single

Clique lyrics
2012

Clique Single

2012

Birthday Song Single

New God Flow lyrics
2012

New God Flow Single

2011

Marvin & Chardonnay Single

Otis lyrics
2011

Otis Single

All of the Lights lyrics
2011

All of the Lights Single

H•A•M lyrics
2011

H•A•M Single

Christmas in Harlem lyrics
2010

Christmas in Harlem Single

Chain Heavy lyrics
2010

Chain Heavy Single

Looking for Trouble lyrics
2010

Looking for Trouble Single

The Joy lyrics
2010

The Joy Single

Don't Look Down lyrics
2010

Don't Look Down Single

Take One for the Team lyrics
2010

Take One for the Team Single

Runaway lyrics
2010

Runaway Single

So Appalled lyrics
2010

So Appalled Single

Lord Lord Lord lyrics
2010

Lord Lord Lord Single

Good Friday lyrics
2010

Good Friday Single

Devil in a New Dress lyrics
2010

Devil in a New Dress Single

Runaway Love (remix) lyrics
2010

Runaway Love (remix) Single

Monster lyrics
2010

Monster Single

Power (remix) lyrics
2010

Power (remix) Single

2010

E.T. (Kozilek remix) Single

2010

E.T. (Remixes) Single

See Me Now lyrics
2010

See Me Now Single

Power lyrics
2010

Power Single

2009

Run This Town Single

Air Yeezy lyrics
2009

Air Yeezy

2007

Pro Nails Single

2007

Stronger: Remixes Single

Alter Ego lyrics
2007

Alter Ego

Good Life lyrics
2007

Good Life Single

Time lyrics
2007

Time

Impossible lyrics
2006

Impossible Single

2006

Wake Up Mr. West Single

Heard 'em Say lyrics
2005

Heard 'em Say Single

Gold Digger lyrics
2005

Gold Digger Single

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