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Kanye West

  • He is in the song American Boy by Estelle.
  • He is featured in the remix to Lil' Wayne's song Lollipop.
  • He has a strong dislike for President George Bush.
  • His mother used to be his manager.
  • His song Stronger, features a sample from the music duo Daft Punk.
  • His parents divorced when he was three.
  • His mother is a former English professor at Chicago State University.
  • He has produced songs for many different artists like Alicia Keys, DMX, Jay-Z, Commom, Mos Def, and other artists.
  • In 2005, he was nominated for 10 Grammies. He ended up going home with three.
  • At the 2008 Grammies, he performed a song he made called Hey Mama. It was a special message to his mother about her death. In the song he mentioned seeing her in his dreams.
  • He moved to Chicago when he was 3.
  • He is signed to Roc A Fella Records.
  • His favorite band is Scottish group Franz Ferdinland.
  • He is an only child.
  • At the 10th Annual GQ Men of the Year Awards, Kanye was awarded "International Man" of the year 2007.
  • His mascot is a teddy bear, which has appeared on the cover of three of his albums.
  • Kanye's mother, Donda West, died November 10, 2007 in Los Angeles. Donda West raised her son as a single mother in the Chicago neighborhood of South Shore after divorcing his father Ray, a former Black Panther, when Kanye was 3. No other details about the circumstances of her death were available at this time.
  • When Kanye was ten years old, he spent a year in Nanjing, China, where his mother held a position of visiting professor.
  • Kanye's name means "the only one" in Swahili.
  • Kanye West is parodied in the 2007 film Epic Movie.
  • His second album, Late Registration, sold over 904,000 copies in its first week alone.
  • Kanye produced Jay Z's "Izzo (H.O.V.A)" and also apeared in the song's video.
  • Kanye has two CD's he has released: College Dropout and Late Registration.
  • He is 5'8" tall.
  • Kanye is in the December 2005 issue of GQ.
  • Has his own record label called G.O.O.D. (Getting Out Our Dreams), which Common is signed to and many more artists.

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All Of The Lights (feat. Rihanna)
HAM (feat. Jay Z)
Power (feat. Dwele)
Runaway (feat. Pusha T)


Clique (feat. Jay-Z and Big Sean)
Flashing Lights (feat. Dwele)
Gold Digger (feat. Jamie Fox)
Good Life (feat. T-Pain)
Mercy (feat. Big Sean, Pusha T and 2 Chainz)

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