Kanye west biography: and net worth

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Kanye west
Kanye west biography

Introduction

Kanye West has made many accomplishments in his career and is a well-known hip-hop artist.

Early life

Kanye West was born on October 11, 1977, in Atlanta, Georgia. He grew up with his mother Donda (also known as Dr. Donda West) and sister Kimberly. His father Ray West left the family when Kanye was three years old, which influenced Kanye's music from an early age: he started writing poetry at age six or seven because "I didn't want my mom to think I didn't know how."

Kanye attended high school at Toccoa Falls High School before dropping out in ninth grade due to his interest in hip-hop and R&B music; he later went on to attend Chicago State University where he studied philosophy but never graduated (he did however get his bachelor's degree). In 1996 following his debut album College Dropout which reached number one on Billboard charts across America including running number ten there

Hip hop career beginnings

Kanye West was born in 1977 in Chicago, Illinois. His mother, Donda West, is a professor, and his father Ray J, who goes by Rhyme Thickens (a name he created himself) is a photographer.

Kanye grew up in an artistic household that encouraged him to pursue music as a career path. He began making beats at age 10—the same year he formed his first rap group with friends called the Camp Lo Gangsters (later shortened to "The Lovelights").

Roc-A-Fella Records

  • Roc-A-Fella Records was founded by Jay-Z and Damon Dash in 1992.

  • The label was one of the first labels to be distributed by Def Jam Recordings, which is now owned by Universal Music Group.

808s and Heartbreaks

808s and Heartbreaks was a concept album that was released on November 24, 2008. It was Kanye's fourth studio album and it came out the same day as Lil Wayne's Tha Carter III.

Kanye west

Kanye West has made many accomplishments in his career.

Kanye West has made many accomplishments in his career. He has released 5 studio albums, won 21 Grammy Awards, sold over 100 million albums worldwide, and won the MTV VMA for Best Hip Hop Video.

He also won the BET Award for Best Male Hip Hop Artist and an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Duo or Group.

Conclusion

Kanye West has made many accomplishments in his career. He has released 5 studio albums, won 21 Grammy Awards, sold over 100 million albums worldwide, and won the MTV VMA for Best Hip Hop Video.

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