Biography

Kanye Omari West is an American rapper, singer, and record producer. West first rose to fame as a producer for Roc-A-Fella Records, where he eventually achieved recognition for his work on Jay-Z's album The Blueprint, as well as hit singles for musical artists including Alicia Keys, Ludacris, and Janet Jackson. His style of production originally used pitched-up vocal samples from soul songs incorporated with his own drums and instruments. However, subsequent productions saw him broadening his musical palette and expressing influences encompassing '70s R&B, baroque pop, trip hop, arena rock, folk, alternative, electronica, synth-pop, and classical music.

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Kanye Omari West is an American rapper, singer, and record producer. West first rose to fame as a producer for Roc-A-Fella Records, where he eventually achieved recognition for his work on Jay-Z's album The Blueprint, as well as hit singles for musical artists including Alicia Keys, Ludacris, and Janet Jackson. His style of production originally used pitched-up vocal samples from soul songs incorporated with his own drums and instruments. However, subsequent productions saw him broadening his musical palette and expressing influences encompassing '70s R&B, baroque pop, trip hop, arena rock, folk, alternative, electronica, synth-pop, and classical music.

Personal Info

Gender -

Known Credits 52

Birthday 1977-06-08

Place of Birth Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Official Site http://www.kanyewest.com

Also Known As

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2017 Cherry Bomb: The Documentary
2016 Zoolander 2
2015 Kanye West: 808s & Heartbreak at The Hollywood Bowl as Kanye West
2015 iHeartRadio Music Festival
2015 Kanye West- Live at Glastonbury 2015 as Himself
2015 Daft Punk Unchained as Himself
2015 Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special as Himself
2015 Fresh Dressed as Himself
2014 YEEZUS as Himself
2013 Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues as MTV Host
2013 David Blaine: Real or Magic as Himself
2013 Jay-Z: Made in America as Himself
2013 Our Vinyl Weighs a Ton: This Is Stones Throw Records as Himself
2012 Bad 25 as Himself
2012 Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap as Himself
2012 Cruel Summer as Ibrahim
2011 The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2011 as Himself
2011 Kanye West at Coachella as Himself
2011 The Black Mamba as The Boss
2010 Beyonce: I Am...World Tour as himself
2010 Runaway as Griffin
2009 The Cleveland Show(2 episodes)
2009 Alan Carr: Chatty Man(1 episode)
2009 DJ Cinema Presents: Masterpiece Theater Blend Dvd
2008 The Love Guru as Kanye West
2008 We Were Once a Fairytale as Kanye West
2007 Mixtape, Inc.
2006 Beat Kings as Himself
2006 Kanye West: Late Orchestration as Kanye West
2005 John Legend: Live at the House of Blues as Himself
2005 Live 8 as Himself
2005 Dave Chappelle's Block Party as Kanye West
2005 Wild 'n Out(2 episodes)
2005 MTVU Stand In(1 episode)
2005 The Sunday Night Project(1 episode)
2004 Fade to Black as Himself
2004 Entourage(1 episode)
2003 The Ellen DeGeneres Show(5 episodes)
2003 Anderson Cooper 360°(1 episode)
2003 Punk'd(1 episode) as Himself
2003 Jimmy Kimmel Live!(1 episode)
1999 The Early Show(1 episode)
1998 CD:UK(1 episode)
1984 MTV Video Music Awards(1 episode)
1980 Nightline(1 episode)
1975 Saturday Night Live(2 episodes)
1959 The Grammys(1 episode)
1900 Bling: A Planet Rock as Himself

Production

2014 Top FiveCo-Producer
1900 We Were Once a Fairytale(0 episodes)Executive Producer
1900 Alligator Boots(0 episodes)Producer

Directing

2012 Cruel SummerDirector
2010 RunawayDirector

Writing

2012 Cruel SummerWriter
2004 Janet Jackson: From Janet. To Damita Jo: The VideosMusical

Sound

2010 RunawayMusic

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