Kanye West

Kanye West

Real Name:
Kanye Omari West
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Kanye Omari West (born June 8, 1977) is an American rapper, 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.
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Kanye West Discography

Albums

none Kanye West Get Well Soon...(CD, Mixtape, Promo) Roc-A-Fella Records none US 2002 Sell This Version
Kanye West I'm Good... Roc-A-Fella Records US 2003 Sell This Version
Kanye West The College Dropout (Album) Roc-A-Fella Records, Hustle., Handprint Entertainment US 2004 Sell This Version
Kanye West The College Dropout Video Anthology Roc-A-Fella Records US 2005 Sell This Version
Kanye West Late Registration (Album) Roc-A-Fella Records Japan 2005 Sell This Version
kanYeWest* Graduation (Album) Roc-A-Fella Records Ukraine 2007 Sell This Version
Kanye West 808s & Heartbreak (Album) Roc-A-Fella Records South Africa 2008 Sell This Version
Kanye West & Malik Yusef Kanye West & Malik Yusef - G.O.O.D. Morning, G.O.O.D. Night (Dawn) (Album) Module, Getting Out Our Dreams US 2009 Sell This Version
Kanye West My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy (Album) Roc-A-Fella Records Indonesia 2010 Sell This Version
Kanye West VH1 Storytellers (Comp) Roc-A-Fella Records Europe 2010 Sell This Version
JAY Z* & Kanye West JAY Z* & Kanye West - Watch The Throne (Album) Roc-A-Fella Records US 2011 Sell This Version
Kanye West Presents GOOD Music Kanye West Presents GOOD Music - Cruel Summer (Album) Def Jam Recordings, G.O.O.D. MUSIC US 2012 Sell This Version
Kanye West Yeezus (Album) Def Jam Recordings Canada 2013 Sell This Version
Kanye West The Life Of Pablo (Album) G.O.O.D. MUSIC, Def Jam Recordings 2016

Singles & EPs

Kanye West Through The Wire (Single) Roc-A-Fella Records US 2003 Sell This Version
Kanye West All Falls Down (Single, Maxi) Roc-A-Fella Records Europe 2004 Sell This Version
Dilated Peoples Featuring Kanye West Dilated Peoples Featuring Kanye West - This Way (Single) Capitol Records Europe 2004 Sell This Version
Kanye West Jesus Walks (Single, Maxi) Roc-A-Fella Records UK 2004 Sell This Version
Brandy (2) Feat. Kanye West Brandy (2) Feat. Kanye West - Talk About Our Love (Maxi, Single) Atlantic Europe 2004 Sell This Version
WMCSTY 40334 Cassius Henry Featuring Freeway & Kanye West Cassius Henry Featuring Freeway & Kanye West - The One(12", Promo, 3/4) Universal WMCSTY 40334 UK 2004 Sell This Version
none Rell Feat. Kanye West & Consequence (2) Rell Feat. Kanye West & Consequence (2) - Real Love(CDr, Single, Promo) Roc-A-Fella Records none US 2004 Sell This Version
Kanye West The New Workout Plan (Single) Roc-A-Fella Records US 2004 Sell This Version
none Twista Feat. Kanye West & Jamie Foxx Twista Feat. Kanye West & Jamie Foxx - Slow Jamz(CD, Single, Promo) Atlantic none UK 2004 Sell This Version
Usher Featuring Shyne, Kanye West & Twista Usher Featuring Shyne, Kanye West & Twista - Confessions Part II (Remix) LaFace Records US 2004 Sell This Version
DPRO 7087 6 18385 2 7 Slum Village Featuring Kanye West & John Legend Slum Village Featuring Kanye West & John Legend - Selfish(CD, Single, Promo) Capitol Records DPRO 7087 6 18385 2 7 US 2004 Sell This Version

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Unterhimmel

Unterhimmel

March 30, 2017
The fanboyism here is ridiculous to the max. The best comment still is the (now) oldest one by "Mr.Creative", who states that "Kanye West has proven himself that not even fate can stop him". I mean, seriously? This and most of the other comments remind me rather of praising a guru than an actual musician or pop star. As a side note, every other "big" adjective used here to describe West's higher being has already been used around 2010 for Lady Gaga. So how believable is that?
TomatoareBurnin

TomatoareBurnin

October 20, 2016
All of his albums are perfect. He is a timeless musician.
ischivezon

ischivezon

November 14, 2015
his haters want to think of him as a pop artist, but if pop were more like him then i think the world would be a much better place. he is one of the few dudes in the mainstream who manages to be insanely experimental and bring influences from a large range of places and still be making head nodding bangers that manage to hit the charts. an okay rapper, good lyricist, great producer and manages to bring that all together to make some of the most game changing albums in pop-rap.
tsarvs

tsarvs

September 2, 2015
edited about 1 year ago
Say all you want about Kanye's ego, but he is a great artist. Look at how far he's come! He's been able to transform himself from a pop act to experimental hip hop. Remember "Stronger"? Yeah, I do too. But if you were to listen to Yeezus in 2004, you wouldn't believe your ears. This metamorphosis is something that a lot of legendary artists did sometime in their career: the Beatles, Beach Boys, David Bowie, Marvin Gaye, etc. Is he "the best?" I don't know about that, but he's a damn good artist, and it's a shame that people rate his performance based on how he acts off the stage.
REENO

REENO

August 11, 2015
An absolute TRAVESTY as both an artist and a human being. He is completely pathetic on any (and every) level. Such a shame that so much money and time goes into promoting this waste of oxygen.
hinterkaifeck97

hinterkaifeck97

May 11, 2015
edited about 1 year ago
Oh wow, and here I thought the members of discogs were above whining about award shows. Kanye's a really talented producer and listenable rapper, whom no matter how much people wish wasn't true, happens to be one of the biggest creative forces of the 21st century. Think I'm over selling it? Well to bad, I think he's awesome and could care less about his media portrayal.

EDIT: When I say most creative, I mean popularity wise. He's been able to do all sorts of stuff and still be "Mainstream". Just look at Yeezus, industrial rap was not the style of rap I thought I'd here on the radio, pretty impressive
Jarren

Jarren

March 17, 2015
This man would be wise to learn what "respect" truly means before bandying the word about in such a frivolous manner.
JonteJH

JonteJH

June 30, 2014
Quite possibly the best artist out there today.
Irreversible90

Irreversible90

June 23, 2014
Quite possibly the worst artist (if you even want to call him that) out there today. Talentless waste of space. He also has a terrible voice and his so called rapping is just plain horrendous.

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