On 06.08.1977 Kanye Omari West in Atlanta (Georgia, USA) was born. He is a rapper and producer.
He released his debut single “Through The Wire” after he had recovered from a serious car accident, the text he had already completed. The debut album from Kanye West titled “The College Dropout” was released a year later, in 2004.
In 2005 he won three Grammy Awards, ten nominations, for Best Rap Album, Best Rap Song and the Songwriter Award in the category of R & B. The same year also won an MTV Video Kanye West Award for the video for “Jesus Walks”.
A year later, he caused a stir at the MTV Europe Music Awards. After the winner was announced Kanye West jumped on stage and defamed the winner in which he described the competition as a farce if he did not win.
End of 2008, then appeared the album “808s & Heartbreak”. The first single was “Love Lockdown”, Kanye West after the song had already been at the MTV Video Music Awards performing 2008th
Would you know his track record is not to be unaware of its impacts on the hip-hop world, one could misinterpret his words. But kanyewest high demands on its work and the pressure he is constantly creating itself, the 28-year-old have exactly there, where he now resides:
The Olympians of Hip-Hop Artists. With his debut album “The College Dropout” kanyewest to international fame last year (over four million albums sold worldwide). At the same time he made the transition from respected producers prodigy – who creates the background for artists such as Alicia Keys, Jay-Z, Ludacris, Talib Kweli and many more the hits – a mega star who conquered the top of the charts. At the Grammy Awards held kanyewest debut record with 10 nominations and was finally the awards for Best Rap Album, Best Rap Song and Best R & B Song “rewarded. No wonder then that the pressure for the new album is great – guess the fans and critics but it already: With “Late Registration” ( 28/08/2005) kanyewest will exceed all expectations …