May 18, 2024
Kanye West

Kanye West

Kanye Omari West also known by Kanye West is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, as well as a fashion designer from Chicago, Illinois. He was born in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, on June 8, 1977. At 3, he went to Chicago with his mother after his parents’ separation.

His father is a former black panther named Ray West, and his mother was an English professor. In August 2021, Kanye applied to change his name from Kanya West to “Ye,” which does not have any first or last name due to personal reasons, and the application was granted in October. From then, he has carried his name “Ye,” which means “you.”

He entitled himself as one of the world’s best-selling musicians, with 160 million records sold. During his golden career, he achieved an enormous number of awards; he won 24 Grammy awards, the most he received for the hip hop artist category.

last but not least, other accolades include Billboard artist achievement awards. West’s first six solo music albums are The College Dropout, Late Registration, Graduation, 808s & Heartbreak, My beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy, and Yeezus.

He is the most controversial topic on social media for his outspoken behavior. Kanye West came into many headlines of social sites due to praising Adolf Hitler as well.

Ye had an estimated net worth of $2 billion in 2022, but lost $1.5 billion when Adidas terminated their partnership. He didn’t make it to the 2023 billionaires list, but he still has a large net worth – about $400 million, Forbes says – comprised of cash, real estate and the value of his music.

Kanye West challenged Adidas to drop him, saying, “Adidas can’t drop me”. After he put his word, it goes against the Adidas reputation and does not tolerate any other hate speech. Finally, on October 25, adidas broke their silence and ended the relationship with Kanya West, who is known by “Ye” now.

From then on, Kanye was no longer a billionaire. He lost many more partnerships and sponsorships as well as fans’ backlash because of his antisemitic comments in various events.

In the year 2021, Kanya West, known as “Ye”, bought the beachfront house named Malibu for a price of $57.25 million. He began to gut renovation with well-known architect Tadao Ando. The 4,000-square-foot home needed windows, doors, plumbing, electrical, HVAC, and interior finishes.

During the renovation process, West faced a lawsuit by a contractor who served as a live-in caretaker of Malibu Mansion. Who claimed that they had to work 16 hours long and in poor living conditions and also terminated from work.

But in the court, West refuted these claims. After two years later , west expected loss in price for the Malibu Mansion was $4 million. When Jason Oppenheim was being asked by the press why West wanted to sell this property at such a low price, he didn’t want to reveal the matter.

While Kanye West might be getting divorced and his sponsorship run away, west is still living a golden life as far as his garage is full of car collections. Like other singers, his very first one was a Lexus. His was the mid-range fourth-generation 3.0 V6 ES model.

His second one is Maybach 57, which tells a special story. In 2004, west applied his creativity to Maybach, for making memorable for his and Jay-Z’s music album named “Otis”. The following year, this car was sold at auction as a piece of contemporary art, not as a car category to benefit Save the Children, for only $60,000.

Other special pieces in his collection are Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren, Bugatti Veyron 16.4 FBG Par Hermes, Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren, Dartz Prombron Red Diamond Edition, Aston Martin DBS V12, Lamborghini Aventador, Porsche 911 (991) Carrera 4S, Lamborghini Urus, and last but not the least Sherp in 2019.

Kanye West’s love life is also as iconic as his hip-hop music. He has come on the controversial topics on social media for his girlfriend list. His love life began in his high school days. The name of his first and foremost girlfriend is Sumeke Rainey.

Their love story came out to the public eye during his album “The College Dropout”. In one of his songs, he said that he promised her father he would marry her, but their relationship ended. The rapper made buzz with the news of dating Philadelphia-born model and TV personality Amber Rose. They dated each other from 2008 to 2010.

In West’s life, Kim Kardashian was the most famous and infamous leading woman. In 2013 a Hot 97 interview, Kanye told Angie Martinez that he felt he was destined to get Kim and their love stories like Romeo and Juliet.

They got married in Italy in 2014 and gave birth to four children; in 2021, they called off their long relationship. After Kim Kardashian, he has not stopped making headlines on social media for women. Presently, West is with Bianca Censori, who is an architectural designer from Australia. On January 13, 2023, the couple got hitched secretly.

Kanye West, 46 years of life journey, is a rollercoaster rider in every sector of life, from career to girlfriend.

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