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Kanye West

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Kanye West's Signature Style

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Kanye West's Signature Style

Kanye West is seen here in typical Kanye garb: bold fashion, an attention-getting pattern, bling around his neck and shades covering his eyes.
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Kanye West and his Mom

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Kanye West and his Mom

Growing up, Kanye West could always been found next to his mother, Dr. Donda West, who emphasized education.
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Kanye West Early On

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Kanye West Early On

Early in Kanye West's musical career, he produced songs for a number of artists including Foxy Brown, Jermaine Dupri and Goodie Mob.
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Kanye West at Roc-A-Fella

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Kanye West at Roc-A-Fella

Kanye West began producing for Roc-A-Fella Records in 2000 and is now the only artist remaining on the record label formerly owned by Jay-Z.
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Kanye West and Jay-Z

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Kanye West and Jay-Z

Kanye West's big break came in 2001 when he was the lead producer for Jay-Z's legendary album "The Blueprint."
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Kanye West's "Gold Digger."

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Kanye West's "Gold Digger."

The year 2005 saw Kanye West release his "Late Registration" album, which featured the hit song "Gold Digger."
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Kanye Loses His Mom in 2007

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Kanye Loses His Mom in 2007

In November of 2007, Kanye West's mom died from complications following plastic surgery.
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Kanye Splits with Alexis Phifer

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Kanye Splits with Alexis Phifer

Early in 2008, Kanye West and Alexis Phifer ended their engagement after deciding to separate.
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Kanye West's "808s & Heartbreak"

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Kanye West's "808s & Heartbreak"

In an emotional time in Kanye West's life following the death of his mother and the breakup with his fiancee, the hip hop star released a pop album entitled "808s & Heartbreak."
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Kanye West Arrested

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Kanye West Arrested

Twice in 2008, Kanye West was arrested for incidents that involved run-ins with paparazzi.
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Kanye West & Amber Rose

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Kanye West & Amber Rose

Kanye West and Amber Rose had a highly-publicized two-year romance that began in 2008.
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Kanye West Gives Back

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Kanye West Gives Back

Kanye West runs the Kanye West Foundation in his hometown of Chicago, which aims to help minorities stay in school.
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Kanye West & Taylor Swift in 2008

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Kanye West & Taylor Swift in 2008

During the 2008 VMAs, Kanye West ambushed Taylor Swift to protest the country music star's victory over Beyonce in the Best Female Video category.
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Kanye West in GQ

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Kanye West in GQ

In 2009, GQ selected Kanye West as one of the Top 10 Most Stylish Men in America.
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Kanye West at the 2009 VMAs

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Kanye West at the 2009 VMAs

A year after the controversial Taylor Swift incident, Kanye West was all smiles in his return to the VMA stage.
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Kanye West's Clothing Line

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Kanye West's Clothing Line

Kanye West is known for his music but he has also left his mark in the fashion world with a clothing line (Past Tell) and series of Nikes (Air Yeezys).
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Kanye West on Tour in 2011

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Kanye West on Tour in 2011

Kanye West has spent much of 2011 touring around the world -- from Austin to Australia and from Portugal to Poland.
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Kanye West's New Album "Watch the Throne"

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Kanye West's New Album "Watch the Throne"

On August 8th, 2011, Kanye West released the album "Watch the Throne," a collabo with Jay-Z that debuted at No. 1.
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