Kanye West, born on June 8, 1977 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, is an American male rapper, music producer, businessman, and fashion designer.
In 2000, he debuted as a music producer for Roc-a-Fella Records. In 2003, the first solo single “Through the Wire” was released. In 2004, he released his first studio album “The College Dropout”. In 2005, he was selected as one of the “Top 100 People” by Time Magazine; in the same year, he released his second studio album “Late Registration”. In 2007, the release of their third studio album, Graduation, marked the end of the “Dropout Bears” trilogy. In 2008, released the fourth studio album “808’s & Heartbreak”, the album made extensive use of Auto-Tune. In 2010, the fifth studio album “My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy” was officially released, and the album was given full marks by many music critics. In 2011, the album “Watch the Throne” with JAY-Z was released. In 2013, the sixth studio album “Yeezus” was released.
In 2015, he was selected as one of the “Top 100 People” by Time Magazine again. In 2016, the seventh studio album “The Life of Pablo” was released. In 2018, the eighth studio album “Ye” was officially released; in the same year, the album “Kids See Ghost” was jointly released with Kid Cardi. In 2019, the ninth studio album “Jesus Is King” was released. In 2021, the tenth solo studio album “Donda” will be released. In 2022, the album “Donda 2” will be released.
In addition to his acting career, he is also involved in business, design and other fields. In 2004, founded the music company GOOD Music. In 2009, launched the Air Yeezy series of sports shoes. In 2015, it invested in Tidal, a music streaming service company. In 2020, he ran for president of the United States and lost the election, looking forward to the 2024 election.