10 Things You Need To Know About Kanye West (Ye)

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#1- Kanye West was born on 8 June, 1977, in Georgia, U.S. His real name is Kanye Omari West.

#2- He started writing poetry at the age of 5 & also started rapping when he was in 3rd grade.

#3- In 2018, he changed his name from "Kanye West" to "Ye" (a shortened version of his real name).

#4- He is also known by his other nicknames like Yeezus, Saint Pablo, Yeezy, & Louis Vuitton Don.

#5- Kanye West started his career in the 2000s as a producer for Roc-A-Fella Records.

#6- West released his first studio album, "The College Dropout," on 10 February, 2004.

#7- So far in his career, Kanye West has released 10 studio albums, 2 live albums, 5 mixtapes, & 1 compilation album.

#8- Ye is also one of the world's best-selling music artists; his records have sold more than 160 million globally.

#9- West has won 3 American Music Awards, 10 BET Awards & 24 Grammy Awards (the joint-most of any rapper). 

#10- Ye is one of the richest rapper in music industry, his current net worth is around $500 million.

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