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Also Known As: Kanye Omari West Died:
Born: June 8, 1977 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Atlanta, Georgia, USA Profession:

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1996:
Produced local Chicago rapper Grav's debut album <i>Down to Earth </i>
2000:
Began producing for artists on Roc-a-Fella Records, founded by Jay-Z
2005:
Made a controversial on-air comment ("George Bush doesn't care about black people") during a September 2005 televised benefit for Hurricane Katrina victims
2006:
Angered religious groups by posing on the cover of <i>Rolling Stone</i> magazine in the image of Jesus Christ wearing a crown of thorns
2011:
Collaborated with Jay-Z on <i>Watch The Throne</i>
2008:
Made a cameo (as himself) in "The Love Guru"
2007:
Guest starred on HBO's "Entourage"
2005:
Made his first musical appearance on NBC's "Saturday Night Live"
2001:
Collaborated with Jay-Z to produce the latter's landmark album <i>The Blueprint</i>; album released on Sept. 11, 2001
2004:
Released debut album <i>The College Dropout</i> on Roc-A-Fella Records
2005:
Released sophomore album <i>Late Registration</i>
2007:
Completed his "college" trilogy with the release of his third hit album <i>Graduation</i>
2008:
Experimented with synthesized beats and vocals with the album <i>808s and Heartbreak</i>
2010:
Released fifth studio album <i>My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy</i>
2013:
Released noise-oriented experimental album <i>Yeezus</i>
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Known for such albums as "The College Dropout" and "Graduation"
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Popular songs include "Stronger" and "Power".
2016:
Released his eighth studio album, <i>The Life of Pablo</i>
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