Kanye Omari West who turned 40 years on 8th June 2017 was born in 1977 he is a rapper, songwriter, record producer, fashion designer, and entrepreneur.
Harmattangh presents to you some fun facts you probably didn’t know about this American rapper who turned 40 yesterday.
Kanye West’s late mother Donda, a professor of English retired from teaching to become her son’s manager for the early part of his career.

She was the person who got Kanye his big break.
West was the most nominated artist at the 47th Annual Grammy Awards with 10 nods, and he took home three trophies – Best Rap Album, Best Rap Song for Jesus Walks and Best R&B Song for producing Alicia Keys’ You Don’t Know My Name. West has won a total of 21 Grammy Awards, making him one of the most awarded artists of all-time.

Kanye launched an online travel company called ‘Kanye Travel Ventures’ (KTV) through his official website in 2008.
West has been an outspoken and controversial celebrity throughout his career. From posing as Jesus for the cover of Rolling Stone to accusing former President George Bush of not “caring about black people”

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West have one picture-perfect family. The couple tied the knot in a lavish ceremony in May 2014 and welcomed their daughter North West back in June 2013, and a little over two years later, Kim gave birth to their son Saint West.


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