One of the greatest musical talents of his generation. But all the talent in the world cannot buy common sense and class something which Kanye West seems to lack at times. He is a super successful rapper, singer, songwriter, fashion designer, producer and television personality. Despite being active since 1996 West did not become a household name until he helped produced the Jay Z album back in 2001 appropriately labeled The Blueprint.
He has also worked with, collaborated with, and produced songs and albums for some of the biggest names in the world including the timeless Alicia Keys, Janet Jackson and Ludacris. He has a very distinctive productions style normally consisting of a high-pitched vocal with a ton of impressions from soul songs incorporated with his own unique and world renowned beats.
After being in the game for over a decade West is actually one of the highest selling artists of all time, having sold over 25 million albums and having more than 110 million digital downloads. He is also one of the most decorated singers in history having a total of 21 Grammy Awards, and very other accomplishments. He has been included in the list of the Forbes most influential peoples list on three separate occasion in 2005, 2011, and 2015.
West went on and married larger than life television star Kim Kardashian, making them one of the most powerful couples in show business. Kim Kardashian is the highest paid reality star in the world, and she has amassed a fortune through different ventures including her mobile app game which has become one of the most successful smart phone applications in history. Together they has one child and in early 2015 the couple announced they were expecting their second child.
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