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Kanye West

voc, *1977 US, Atlanta
Singer / Songwriter / Producer of Hip-Hop/Rap
A.k.a. Kanye Omari West

Kanye Omari West (born June 8, 1977) is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, director, entrepreneur, and fashion designer. He first gained prominence as a producer for Roc-A-Fella Records; he achieved recognition for his work on rapper Jay-Z's The Blueprint (2001), as well as hit singles for musical artists including Alicia Keys, Ludacris, and Janet Jackson. His style of production originally used high-pitched vocal samples from soul songs incorporated with his own drums and instruments. He later broadened his influences to include 1970s R&B, baroque pop, trip hop, arena rock, house, folk, alternative, electronica, synthpop, industrial, and classical music. West released his debut album The College Dropout in 2004 to commercial and critical acclaim and followed up with number of successful albums. He is one of the world's best-selling artists of all time, having sold more than 21 million albums and 66 million digital downloads. He has won a total of 21 Grammy Awards, making him one of the most awarded artists of all-time.

        
Genres
  • Hip-Hop/Rap
  • Electronic
  • Pop
  • R&B/Soul
Popular Tracks   
True Love on True Love by Kanye West & XXXTENTACION
Bound 2 on Yeezus by Kanye West
Ni**as In Paris on Watch The Throne by JAY-Z & Kanye West
Heartless on 808s & Heartbreak by Kanye West
Flashing Lights on Graduation by Kanye West
Hot Shit (feat. Ye & Lil Durk) on Hot Shit by Cardi B, Kanye West & Lil Durk
Father Stretch My Hands Pt. 1 on The Life Of Pablo by Kanye West
Stronger on Graduation by Kanye West
Praise God on Donda by Kanye West
All Falls Down on The College Dropout by Kanye West

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Band Members
Discography


Title Artist Year Type
Ye vs. The People (Starring TI As The People)Kanye West2018Single
YeKanye West2018Album
I Love ItKanye West & Lil Pump2018Single
XTCYKanye West2018Single
WatchTravis Scott Feat. Lil Uzi Vert & Kanye West2018Single
Lift YourselfKanye West2018Single
Feel MeTyga Feat. Kanye West2017Single
THat PartSchoolboy Q feat. Kanye West2016Single
FamousKanye West Feat. Rihanna2016Single
30 HoursKanye West2016Single
Saint PabloKanye West Feat. Sampha2016Single
The Life Of PabloKanye West2016Album
Real FriendsKanye West Feat. Ty$2016Single
No More Parties In LAKanye West Feat. Kendrick Lamar2016Single
The MenuKanye West2016Album
BallinJuicy J Featuring Kanye West2016Single
Battle 4 Tha ThroneJay-Z vs Kanye West2016Album
FadeKanye West2016Single
ChampionsKanye West, Gucci Mane, Big Sean, 2 Chainz, Travis Scott, Yo Gotti, Quavo & Desiigner2016Single
One Man Can Change The WorldBig Sean Feat. Kanye West & John Legend2015Single
FourFiveSecondsRihanna And Kanye West And Paul McCartney2015Single
Blessings [Extended Version]Big Sean Feat. Drake & Kanye West2015Single
Rest In PeasKanye West2015Compil.
All DayKanye West2015Single
Only OneKanye West2014Single
Can't StopTheophilus London Feat., Kanye West2014Album
LegacyKanye West2013Album
YeezusKanye West2013Album
Thank YouBusta Rhymes Feat. Q-Tip, Kanye West & Lil Wayne2013Single
Good TimesKanye West2013Album
Black Skinhead / BewareKanye West / Big Sean Ft. Lil Wayne2013Album
Black SkinheadKanye West2013Single
Bound 2Kanye West2013Album
WTT2Kanye West & Jay-Z2013Album
The Go GettersKanye West2013Album
Blood On The LeavesKanye West2013Album
New God FlowKanye West & Pusha T2012Single
Cruel SummerKanye West2012Album
MercyKanye West, Big Sean, Pusha T & 2 Chainz2012Single
Road To The ThroneDJ Lennox Presents Jay-Z + Kanye West2012Album
ColdKanye West & DJ Khaled2012Single
Birthday Song2 Chainz Feat. Kanye West2012Single
I Wish You WouldDJ Khaled Feat. Kanye West & Rick Ross2012Single
CliqueKanye West, Jay-Z & Big Sean2012Single
ArroganceKanye West2012Album
The Throne 2Jay-Z & Kanye West2012Album
Praise Jahovia / EasyKanye West & Mr. Vegas & Konshens / Commodores2012Single
All Of The LightsKanye West2011Single
Watch The ThroneJay-Z & Kanye West2011Album
E.T.Katy Perry ft. Kanye West2011Single
Otis / Niggas In ParisJay-Z & Kanye West2011Single
Eyes ClosedKanye West2011Album
Good FridayKanye West2011Compil.
Niggas In ParisJay-Z & Kanye West2011Single
Why I Love YouJay-Z & Kanye West2011Single
OtisJay-Z & Kanye West Feat. Otis Redding2011Single
Marvin & ChardonnayBig Sean Feat. Kanye West & Roscoe Dash2011Single
Gotta Have ItJay-Z & Kanye West2011Album
AmenPusha T Feat. Kanye West & Young Jeezy2011Single
H•A•MKanye West & Jay-Z2011Single
Niggas In Paris / OtisJay-Z & Kanye West2011Album
Hot-N-Fun / Power / DynamiteN*E*R*D / Kanye West / Taio Cruz2010Album
See Me Now / Monster / Power RemixKanye West2010Album
VH1 StorytellersKanye West2010Compil.
Erase MeKid Cudi Feat. Kanye West2010Single
Looking For TroubleKanye West2010Single
Devil In A New DressKanye West2010Single
Don't Look DownKanye West2010Single
VH1 StorytellersKanye West2010Compil.
Good FridayKanye West2010Single
Whatever U WantConsequence, Kanye West, John Legend2010Single
Christian Dior Denim FlowKanye West2010Single
Christmas In HarlemKanye West2010Single
MonsterKanye West Feat. Jay-Z, Rick Ross, Bon Iver, Nicki Minaj2010Single
Chain HeavyKanye West2010Single
The JoyKanye West2010Single
POWERKanye West2010Album
Forever / HoneyDrake Featuring Kanye West & Lil Wayne / Erykah Badu2010Single
Hurricane30 Seconds To Mars Feat. Kanye West2010Album
My Beautiful Dark Twisted FantasyKanye West2010Album
RunawayKanye West2010Single
PowerKanye West2010Single
Lord Lord LordKanye West2010Single
Runaway Love (Remix)Kanye West2010Single
So AppalledKanye West2010Single
Take One For The TeamKanye West2010Single
Glow In The DarkKanye West2009Album
ForeverDrake Ft. Kanye West, Lil Wayne And Eminem2009Single
See You In My NightmaresKanye West featuring Lil Wayne2009Album
Paranoid (New Mix)Kanye West2009Single
Digital Girl (Remix)Jamie Foxx Featuring Drake, Kanye West + The-Dream2009Single
Tracks Of My Tears / Love Lockdown RemixesSmokey Robinson / Kanye West2009Single
Make Her SayKid Cudi Featuring Kanye West & Common2009Album
GiftedN.A.S.A. Feat Kanye West, Santogold, Lykke Li2009Single
Knock You DownKeri Hilson Featuring Kanye West & Ne-Yo2009Single
G.O.O.D. Morning, G.O.O.D. Night (Dusk)Kanye West & Malik Yusef2009Compil.
MP3 CollectionKanye West2009Album
Mr. WestKanye West2009Album
Run This TownJay-Z, Rihanna & Kanye West2009Single
The Acapella AlbumKanye West2009Album
Auto-ToonsRon Browz / T-Pain / Lil Wayne / Kanye West2009Compil.
G.O.O.D. Morning, G.O.O.D. Night (Dawn)Kanye West & Malik Yusef2009Album
Welcome To HeartbreakKanye West Ft. Kid Cudi2009Album
Walkin' On The MoonThe-Dream Featuring Kanye West2009Single
Love LockdownKanye West2008Single
HeartlessKanye West2008Single
Put OnYoung Jeezy Feat. Kanye West2008Single
Live FreestylesKanye West2008Compil.
The Glow In The Dark MixtapeLupe Fiasco, Rihanna, Kanye West And N*E*R*D2008Compil.
AmazingKanye West Feat. Young Jeezy2008Single
What It IsSophia Fresh Ft. Kanye West2008Album
Lollipop (Remix)Lil Wayne Feat. Kanye West2008Single
808s & HeartbreakKanye West2008Album
Swagga Like UsJay-Z & T.I. Feat. Kanye West & Lil Wayne2008Single
The WinnerDJ Jack Beatz Presents Kanye West2008Album
Sky High (A We Got The Remix Special Edition)DJ Benzi, Kanye West, Plain Pat2008Album
American Boy / LollipopEstelle Feat. Kanye West / Lil Wayne2008Single
New CollectionKanye West2008Compil.
Addicted To RetailKanye West2008Album
Better Than I've Ever Been / ClassicKanye West / Nas / KRS-One / Rakim2007Album
Louie Matinee RemixesKanye West / Sérgio Mendes2007Album
6 Track SamplerKanye West2007Album
GraduationKanye West2007Album
I Still Love H.E.R.Teriyaki Boyz Feat. Kanye West2007Single
Flashing Lights / The Crack HouseKanye West / Fat Joe2007Album
Can't Tell Me NothingKanye West2007Single
Freshmen Adjustment 3Kanye West2007Compil.
Classic / Fan Mail / Go / Lost One FreestyleKanye West / Babu / Aasim / Redman2007Album
StrongerKanye West2007Single
Stronger / They Like MeKanye West Feat. Daft Punk / Shop Boyz2007Album
Winter Collection EPKanye West2007Album
Good LifeKanye West feat. T-Pain2007Single
グラデュエーションKanye West2007Album
We Can Make It BetterKanye West2007Album
HomecomingKanye West featuring Chris Martin2007Single
Flashing LightsKanye West feat. Dwele2007Single
Smashtime Radio Vol. 1Clinton Sparks Starring Kanye West2006Album
Welcome To Kanye's Soul Mix ShowKanye West & A-Trak2006Compil.
ImpossibleKanye West Feat. Keyshia Cole, Twista & BJ The Chicago Kid2006Album
ImpossibleKanye West Feat. Twista & Keyshia Cole2006Album
Heard 'Em SayKanye West Featuring Adam Levine2006Single
Freshmen Adjustment 2Kanye West2006Compil.
Born And Raised / Grammy FamilyDJ Khaled Feat, Trick Daddy Feat, Pitbull Feat, Rick Ross Feat, Kanye West Feat, Consequence Feat, John Legend2006Single
Touch The SkyKanye West Feat. Lupe Fiasco2006Album
Late OrchestrationKanye West2006Album
Brand New (Remix) / Many Men (Remix)Rhymefest & Kanye West / 50 Cent2006Album
Summer Collection EPKanye West2006Album
Wouldn't Get FarThe Game Featuring Kanye West2006Album
Number OnePharrell Williams Feat Kanye West2006Album
Drive Slow The MixtapeKanye West Presents GLC And A-Trak2006Album
Chicago's FinestKanye West2006Compil.
GhettoSmitty Feat. Scarface, Kanye West & John Legend2005Album
The College Dropout Video AnthologyKanye West2005Album
Diamonds From Sierra Leone / IntroductionKanye West / SunN.Y.2005Album
Ultimate-DJ-Tunes Extended Club Mixes Vol.1Kanye West / Freeway / Jay-Z Feat. Kardinal Offishall / Ruben Studdard2005Album
So Soulful / Whole LifeKanye West2005Album
50 To A Pound / 1 / Electricity / Diamonds From Sierra LeoneThe Paddingtons, Joy Zipper, Elton John, Kanye West2005Album
Maximum Kanye West (The Unauthorised Biography Of Kanye West)Kanye West2005Album
Heard 'Em Say / Touch The SkyKanye West2005Album
Late RegistrationKanye West2005Album
Addiction (The Official House Remix)Kanye West2005Album
extRaCredit, The High School Graduate Vol. IIDJ Risky Bizness, Kanye West2005Album
Diamonds / Don´t Keep Me WaitingKanye West / Young Gunz Feat. 1122005Album
Jesus Walks (Remix) / The Whole City Behind UsKanye West2005Album
Gold Digger - EPKanye West Featuring Jamie Foxx2005Album
Diamonds From Sierra LeoneKanye West2005Single
ExtravaganzaJamie Foxx Feat. Kanye West2005Single
Second Semester (Kanye Essentials 2)Mick Boogie & Kanye West2005Album
Soul Survivor Remix / XtravaganzaAkon, Vybz Kartel, Sizzla & Shabba Ranks / Jamie Foxx Feat. Kanye West2005Single
25 Greatest HitsKanye West2005Compil.
Original / Gold DiggerQ-Tip / Kanye West2005Album
Brand NewRhymefest Featuring Kanye West2005Album
Jesus WalksKanye West2004Single
The New Workout PlanKanye West2004Single
All Falls DownKanye West2004Single
Get 'Em High (Remix)Kanye West2004Single
Live In AmsterdamKanye West2004Album
Freshmen AdjustmentKanye West2004Compil.
College Dropout InstrumentalsKanye West2004Album
Talk About Our LoveBrandy Featuring Kanye West2004Album
This WayDilated Peoples Featuring Kanye West2004Single
The College Dropout (Exclusive DJ Album Sampler)Kanye West2004Album
We Don't Care (Live Version)Kanye West2004Single
Rare Commodity Drop Out BeatsKanye West2004Album
The College Dropout (Album Sampler)Kanye West2004Album
Uh Huh / Through The WireMethod Man / Kanye West2004Album
The High School GraduateKanye West2004Album
Through The Wire / No Better LoveKanye West / Young Gunz2004Single
The College DropoutKanye West2004Album
I'm Good...Kanye West2003Album
Slow JamzTwista Feat. Kanye West & Jamie Foxx2003Single
Through The WireKanye West2003Single
World Record HoldersKanye West Presents Go Getters1999Compil.
Favorite Joints Vol. 41Common, The Game, Swizz Beatz, Kanye West, DJ Clue, P. DiddyAlbum
Original RegistrationKanye WestCompil.
Unregistered EPKanye WestAlbum
Grown ManYoung Gunz Feat. Kanye WestAlbum
Good Night Feat Mos Def, Good Life Feat T-pain,Stronger,I WonderKanye WestAlbum
We Major / Drive SlowKanye WestAlbum
Get Well Soon...Kanye WestAlbum
Feel It / The Way You Do / Make It Up With LoveErick Sermon / Kanye West / ATLCompil.
Grammy FamilyConsequence Feat. DJ Khaled, Kanye West And John LegendAlbum
Kanye West MP3Kanye WestCompil.
ChampionsDamon Dash Featuring Kanye West, Young Chris, Beanie Sigel, Cam'ron, TwistaAlbum
School Spirit / SpaceshipKanye WestAlbum
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