He has been a frequent source of controversy for his conduct at award shows, on social media, and in other public settings.His more scrutinized comments include his off-script denunciation of President George W.born June 8, 1977) is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, fashion designer, and entrepreneur.Born in Atlanta and raised in Chicago, West briefly attended art school before becoming known as a producer for Roc-A-Fella Records in the early 2000s, producing hit singles for artists such as Jay-Z and Alicia Keys.
The ninth track from World Party, the last Goodie Mob album to feature the rap group's four founding members prior to their break-up, was co-produced by West with his manager Deric "D-Dot" Angelettie.
This action greatly displeased his mother, who was also a professor at the university.
She later commented, "It was drummed into my head that college is the ticket to a good life... For Kanye to make an album called College Dropout it was more about having the guts to embrace who you are, rather than following the path society has carved out for you." Kanye West began his early production career in the mid-1990s, making beats primarily for burgeoning local artists, eventually developing a style that involved speeding up vocal samples from classic soul records.
In 2010, he released his fifth album My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy to rave reviews from critics, and the following year he released the collaborative album Watch the Throne with Jay-Z.
West released his abrasive sixth album, Yeezus, to further critical praise in 2013.