10 Interesting Kanye West Facts

Saturday, May 17th 2014. | People

If you want to know the detail information about the Grammy winner rapper, look at Kanye West facts. Kanye West is on the spotlight after her engagement with Kim K.  Even though there are many speculations about their wedding, he looks cool with all those issues. Let’ read the post about Kanye West below:

Kanye West Facts 1: date of birth

Kanye West was born on 8th June, 1977 in Atlanta. His full name is Kanye Omari West. At the age of three years old, his parents divorced and forced him to move to Chicago.

Kanye West Facts 2: parents

His mother was Donda. She worked as an English professor at Clark Atlanta University. His father was Ray West. Around 1960s and 1970s, he became a black panther.

Kanye West and Fiance

Kanye West and Fiance

Kanye West Facts 3: education

Before he was involved in music, he went to Chicago State University/Columbia College in Chicago. But he gave up the education to pursue his music career.  In 2004, he released his debut album with the title The College Dropout.

Kanye West Facts 4: manager

In his early career, Kanye West’s manager was his mother, Donda. His mother decided to give up teaching in the university to become the manager of his son.

Kanye West and Kim K

Kanye West and Kim K

Kanye West Facts 5: random jobs

After he dropped out from university, he tried different kinds of jobs. He often sold insurance for Montgomery Ward credit card holders. He also became a telemarketer.

Kanye West Facts 6: Fiona Apple

Kanye West admires Fiona Apple a lot. He likes her music too.

Kanye West Facts

Kanye West Facts

Kanye West Facts 7: Grammy Awards

The 47th Annual Grammy award was the amusing time for Kanye West. He earned three awards for Best R&B Song, Best Rap Song for “Jesus Walks”, and Best Rap Album.

Kanye West Facts 8: “Diamonds from Sierra Leone”

“Diamonds from Sierra Leone” is one of his big hits.  This music video talks about the abuse and struggle of the people in the mining process.  The money that he got from the video was used to increase the awareness of the people about the miners. Read another successful Afro American singer in Jay Z facts.

Kanye West Style

Kanye West Style

Kanye West Facts 9: “Kanye Travel Ventures”

It seems that Kanye West was a great deal businessman. He established “Kanye Travel Ventures” in 2008. It is an online travel company.

Kanye West Facts 10: personal life

His personal life is very interesting. he was engaged to Alexis Phifer before he fell in love with Amber Rose.

Kanye West

Kanye West

Now he is in a relationship with Kim K. Both have a daughter named North West. Do you have any suggestion on facts about Kanye West?

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