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Kanye Omari West (born June 8, 1977 in Atlanta, Georgia) is a Grammy award winning rapper, producer, author, designer and singer. He began making beats and rapping in the early 90s in Chicago, IL, United States when he formed the rap group Go Getters with Chicago natives GLC and Really Doe. He later gained nationwide popularity in New York when he began producing tracks for artists such as Jay-Z, Twista, Mase, Talib Kweli and Alicia Keys. Read more about Kanye West on Last.fm.

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... slammed Kanye West's fashion sense. Now, he's revealed he is not a fan of "Yeezus." "He's obviously a talent within our culture and is one of the driving forces of it, but some of that shit is weird to me," 50 Cent told MTV, referring to West's ...

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Back in November, Seth Rogen and James Franco decided to spoof the video for Kanye West's “Bound 2,” which featured the rapper and his fiancée, Kim Kardashian, humping on a motorcycle. Apparently, Kanye loved it so much that he asked the duo to ...

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Did James Franco Reveal Kanye West and Kim Kardashian's Wedding Venue?
Kanye West is not going to be very happy with James Franco. While on "The View" today, the 36-year-old actor told the panel that he got a call from the rapper two weeks ago regarding the spoof he and Seth Rogen did of "Bound 2." "He loved it, not only ...