101 Facts About Kanye West

1. Kanye West broke down at a concert in Paris, a week after the passing of his mother, Dr Donda West, as he tried to sing the verses of "Hey Mama", a song he had written earlier on in his career in dedication to her.

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2. Kanye West expressed interest in starting an architecture firm in May 2013, saying ""I want to do product, I am a product person, not just clothing but water bottle design, architecture.

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3. Kanye West broke down at a concert in Paris, a week after the passing of his mother, Dr Donda West, as he tried to sing the verses of "Hey Mama", a song he had written earlier on in his career in dedication to her.

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4. Kanye West expressed interest in starting an architecture firm in May 2013, saying ""I want to do product, I am a product person, not just clothing but water bottle design, architecture.

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5. Kanye West broke down at a concert in Paris, a week after the passing of his mother, Dr Donda West, as he tried to sing the verses of "Hey Mama", a song he had written earlier on in his career in dedication to her.

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6. Kanye West expressed interest in starting an architecture firm in May 2013, saying ""I want to do product, I am a product person, not just clothing but water bottle design, architecture.

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7. Kanye West broke down at a concert in Paris, a week after the passing of his mother, Dr Donda West, as he tried to sing the verses of "Hey Mama", a song he had written earlier on in his career in dedication to her.

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8. Kanye West expressed interest in starting an architecture firm in May 2013, saying ""I want to do product, I am a product person, not just clothing but water bottle design, architecture.

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9. Kanye West broke down at a concert in Paris, a week after the passing of his mother, Dr Donda West, as he tried to sing the verses of "Hey Mama", a song he had written earlier on in his career in dedication to her.

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10. Kanye West expressed interest in starting an architecture firm in May 2013, saying ""I want to do product, I am a product person, not just clothing but water bottle design, architecture.

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11. Kanye West broke down at a concert in Paris, a week after the passing of his mother, Dr Donda West, as he tried to sing the verses of "Hey Mama", a song he had written earlier on in his career in dedication to her.

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12. Kanye West expressed interest in starting an architecture firm in May 2013, saying ""I want to do product, I am a product person, not just clothing but water bottle design, architecture.

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13. Kanye West broke down at a concert in Paris, a week after the passing of his mother, Dr Donda West, as he tried to sing the verses of "Hey Mama", a song he had written earlier on in his career in dedication to her.

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14. Kanye West expressed interest in starting an architecture firm in May 2013, saying ""I want to do product, I am a product person, not just clothing but water bottle design, architecture.

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15. Kanye West broke down at a concert in Paris, a week after the passing of his mother, Dr Donda West, as he tried to sing the verses of "Hey Mama", a song he had written earlier on in his career in dedication to her.

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16. Kanye West is no stranger to controversy, but The Life of Pablo has had a particularly contentious history.

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17. Kanye West was getting his best sleep on Sunday as wife Kim Kardashian shared a sneaky snap of him having a nap.

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18. Kanye West expressed interest in starting an architecture firm in May 2013, saying ""I want to do product, I am a product person, not just clothing but water bottle design, architecture.

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19. Kanye West broke down at a concert in Paris, a week after the passing of his mother, Dr Donda West, as he tried to sing the verses of "Hey Mama", a song he had written earlier on in his career in dedication to her.

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20. Kanye West expressed interest in starting an architecture firm in May 2013, saying ""I want to do product, I am a product person, not just clothing but water bottle design, architecture.

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21. Kanye West broke down at a concert in Paris, a week after the passing of his mother, Dr Donda West, as he tried to sing the verses of "Hey Mama", a song he had written earlier on in his career in dedication to her.

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22. Kanye West expressed interest in starting an architecture firm in May 2013, saying ""I want to do product, I am a product person, not just clothing but water bottle design, architecture.

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23. Kanye West broke down at a concert in Paris, a week after the passing of his mother, Dr Donda West, as he tried to sing the verses of "Hey Mama", a song he had written earlier on in his career in dedication to her.

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24. Kanye West expressed interest in starting an architecture firm in May 2013, saying ""I want to do product, I am a product person, not just clothing but water bottle design, architecture.

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25. Kanye West broke down at a concert in Paris, a week after the passing of his mother, Dr Donda West, as he tried to sing the verses of "Hey Mama", a song he had written earlier on in his career in dedication to her.

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26. Pete Davidson and Kanye West have mended ties—or so it seems.

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27. Kanye West expressed interest in starting an architecture firm in May 2013, saying ""I want to do product, I am a product person, not just clothing but water bottle design, architecture.

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28. Kanye West broke down at a concert in Paris, a week after the passing of his mother, Dr Donda West, as he tried to sing the verses of "Hey Mama", a song he had written earlier on in his career in dedication to her.

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29. Pete Davidson and Kanye West have mended ties—or so it seems.

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30. Kanye West expressed interest in starting an architecture firm in May 2013, saying ""I want to do product, I am a product person, not just clothing but water bottle design, architecture.

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31. Kanye West broke down at a concert in Paris, a week after the passing of his mother, Dr Donda West, as he tried to sing the verses of "Hey Mama", a song he had written earlier on in his career in dedication to her.

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32. Pete Davidson and Kanye West have mended ties—or so it seems.

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33. Kanye West expressed interest in starting an architecture firm in May 2013, saying ""I want to do product, I am a product person, not just clothing but water bottle design, architecture.

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34. Kanye West broke down at a concert in Paris, a week after the passing of his mother, Dr Donda West, as he tried to sing the verses of "Hey Mama", a song he had written earlier on in his career in dedication to her.

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35. Pete Davidson and Kanye West have mended ties—or so it seems.

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36. Kanye West expressed interest in starting an architecture firm in May 2013, saying ""I want to do product, I am a product person, not just clothing but water bottle design, architecture.

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37. Kanye West broke down at a concert in Paris, a week after the passing of his mother, Dr Donda West, as he tried to sing the verses of "Hey Mama", a song he had written earlier on in his career in dedication to her.

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38. Pete Davidson and Kanye West have mended ties—or so it seems.

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39. Kanye West expressed interest in starting an architecture firm in May 2013, saying ""I want to do product, I am a product person, not just clothing but water bottle design, architecture.

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40. Kanye West broke down at a concert in Paris, a week after the passing of his mother, Dr Donda West, as he tried to sing the verses of "Hey Mama", a song he had written earlier on in his career in dedication to her.

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41. Kanye West expressed interest in starting an architecture firm in May 2013, saying ""I want to do product, I am a product person, not just clothing but water bottle design, architecture.

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42. Kanye West broke down at a concert in Paris, a week after the passing of his mother, Dr Donda West, as he tried to sing the verses of "Hey Mama", a song he had written earlier on in his career in dedication to her.

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43. Pete Davidson and Kanye West have mended ties—or so it seems.

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44. Kanye West expressed interest in starting an architecture firm in May 2013, saying ""I want to do product, I am a product person, not just clothing but water bottle design, architecture.

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45. Kanye West broke down at a concert in Paris, a week after the passing of his mother, Dr Donda West, as he tried to sing the verses of "Hey Mama", a song he had written earlier on in his career in dedication to her.

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46. Pete Davidson and Kanye West have mended ties—or so it seems.

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47. Kanye West expressed interest in starting an architecture firm in May 2013, saying ""I want to do product, I am a product person, not just clothing but water bottle design, architecture.

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48. Kanye West broke down at a concert in Paris, a week after the passing of his mother, Dr Donda West, as he tried to sing the verses of "Hey Mama", a song he had written earlier on in his career in dedication to her.

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49. Pete Davidson and Kanye West have mended ties—or so it seems.

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50. Kanye West expressed interest in starting an architecture firm in May 2013, saying ""I want to do product, I am a product person, not just clothing but water bottle design, architecture.

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51. Kanye West broke down at a concert in Paris, a week after the passing of his mother, Dr Donda West, as he tried to sing the verses of "Hey Mama", a song he had written earlier on in his career in dedication to her.

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52. Pete Davidson and Kanye West have mended ties—or so it seems.

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53. Kanye West expressed interest in starting an architecture firm in May 2013, saying ""I want to do product, I am a product person, not just clothing but water bottle design, architecture.

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54. Kanye West broke down at a concert in Paris, a week after the passing of his mother, Dr Donda West, as he tried to sing the verses of "Hey Mama", a song he had written earlier on in his career in dedication to her.

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55. Pete Davidson and Kanye West have mended ties—or so it seems.

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56. Kanye West expressed interest in starting an architecture firm in May 2013, saying ""I want to do product, I am a product person, not just clothing but water bottle design, architecture.

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57. Kanye West broke down at a concert in Paris, a week after the passing of his mother, Dr Donda West, as he tried to sing the verses of "Hey Mama", a song he had written earlier on in his career in dedication to her.

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58. Kanye West expressed interest in starting an architecture firm in May 2013, saying ""I want to do product, I am a product person, not just clothing but water bottle design, architecture.

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59. Kanye West broke down at a concert in Paris, a week after the passing of his mother, Dr Donda West, as he tried to sing the verses of "Hey Mama", a song he had written earlier on in his career in dedication to her.

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60. Kanye West declared in his video that he attempted to buy back his publishing rights from Sony-ATV for "'$8 million [or] $9 million' and when I went to buy it, they told me 'No '".

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61. Kanye West expressed interest in starting an architecture firm in May 2013, saying ""I want to do product, I am a product person, not just clothing but water bottle design, architecture.

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62. Kanye West broke down at a concert in Paris, a week after the passing of his mother, Dr Donda West, as he tried to sing the verses of "Hey Mama", a song he had written earlier on in his career in dedication to her.

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63. Kanye West declared in his video that he attempted to buy back his publishing rights from Sony-ATV for "'$8 million [or] $9 million' and when I went to buy it, they told me 'No '".

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64. Kanye West expressed interest in starting an architecture firm in May 2013, saying ""I want to do product, I am a product person, not just clothing but water bottle design, architecture.

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65. Kanye West broke down at a concert in Paris, a week after the passing of his mother, Dr Donda West, as he tried to sing the verses of "Hey Mama", a song he had written earlier on in his career in dedication to her.

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66. Kanye West declared in his video that he attempted to buy back his publishing rights from Sony-ATV for "'$8 million [or] $9 million' and when I went to buy it, they told me 'No '".

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67. Kanye West expressed interest in starting an architecture firm in May 2013, saying ""I want to do product, I am a product person, not just clothing but water bottle design, architecture.

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68. Kanye West broke down at a concert in Paris, a week after the passing of his mother, Dr Donda West, as he tried to sing the verses of "Hey Mama", a song he had written earlier on in his career in dedication to her.

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69. Kanye West declared in his video that he attempted to buy back his publishing rights from Sony-ATV for "'$8 million [or] $9 million' and when I went to buy it, they told me 'No '".

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70. Kanye West expressed interest in starting an architecture firm in May 2013, saying ""I want to do product, I am a product person, not just clothing but water bottle design, architecture.

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71. Kanye West settled down in 2012 with Kim Kardashian, who gave birth to their first child, daughter North, in June 2013.

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72. In 2009, Kanye West recorded a song titled "Hurricane" with the group-which features actor Jared Leto on the lead vocals-but the song was only ever released as a bonus cut due to label issues.

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73. Kanye West opened up a burger chain in Chicago called Fatburger in 2008.

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74. Kanye West was engaged to designer Alexis Phifer for 18 months before he began a relationship Amber Rose.

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75. Kanye West broke down at a concert in Paris, a week after the passing of his mother, Dr Donda West, as he tried to sing the verses of "Hey Mama", a song he had written earlier on in his career in dedication to her.

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76. Kanye West was named International Man of the Year by GQ in 2007 at a ceremony at Covent Garden's Opera House in London.

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77. Kanye West was in a near fatal car accident while he was driving home from the studio in October 2002.

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78. At the start of his music career, Kanye West apparently kept his business dealings all in the family.

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79. Kanye West lived in China for more than a year with his mother when he was in fifth grade.

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80. Kanye West is a Grammy-winning rapper who is currently engaged to Kim Kardashian and he is well known for his outrageous statements and for his broad musical palette.

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81. Kanye West has many tattoos, but two of them are extra special.

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82. Kanye West is a prolific writer when it comes to lyrics and Twitter, but a book is uncharted territory for the star.

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83. Kanye West has collaborated with an incredible array of award-winning recording artists.

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84. In 2006, Kanye West proposed to his then-girlfriend, designer Alexis Phifer, over a romantic dinner while on vacation in Capri, Italy.

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85. Kanye West is 41 years old and his birthday is on June 8th 1977.

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86. Kanye West offered him a job on the spot working for his design brand.

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87. Kanye West was raised by his mother, Donda West, a professor.

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88. Kanye West became a muse for photographer Heji Shin's solo show.

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89. Kanye West being a musical genius, he can make an album and then scrap it.

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90. Kanye West originally intended to release his next album, Yandhi, late last year.

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91. Kanye West declared in his video that he attempted to buy back his publishing rights from Sony-ATV for "'$8 million [or] $9 million' and when I went to buy it, they told me 'No '".

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92. In 2017, Kanye West became the first recording artist to have an album go Platinum and Gold in the United States and the United Kingdom respectively from streaming alone with The Life of Pablo.

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93. In 2015, Kanye West became only the second rapper after LL Cool J to be presented the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award for his lifetime contributions to MTV culture through performing arts.

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94. Kanye West is one of five artists to receive three consecutive Grammy nominations for Album of the Year along with Frank Sinatra, The Beatles, Barbra Streisand and Lady Gaga.

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95. Kanye West would be the first person to tell you he belongs on this list.

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96. In September 2010, Kanye West wrote a series of apologetic tweets addressed to Swift including "Beyonce didn't need that.

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97. Kanye West was criticized by various celebrities for the outburst, and by President Barack Obama, who called West a "jackass".

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98. Kanye West was removed from the remainder of the show for his actions.

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99. Kanye West appeared on several radio stations saying that when he made the song "Stronger" that it was his dream to open the VMAs with it.

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100. Kanye West responded to the controversy on Twitter stating, "Of course I know that slaves did not get shackled and put on a boat by free will.

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101. In September 2013, Kanye West was widely rebuked by human rights groups for performing in Kazakhstan, which has one of the poorest human rights records in the world, at the wedding of authoritarian President Nursultan Nazarbayev's grandson.

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