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15 Fun & Bizarre Facts About Kanye West

15 FUN & BIZARRE FACTS ABOUT KANYE WEST The name Kanye means "the only one" in Swahili. Kanye lived in China for a year with his mother when he was 10 years old. 3 After dropping out of college, Kanye worked as a telemarketer, selling insurance to Montgomery Ward credit card holders. "I was way better than most of the people there," he told Playboy. "I could sit around and draw pictures, basically do other [things] while I was reading the teleprompter." 4 Kanye was in a near fatal car accident while he was driving home from a studio session on October 23, 2002 that caused him to have a metal plate put in his chin. While he was still being treated in the hospital, he asked for an electronic drum machine in order to compose his demo. 91 He dubbed his debut single "Through the Wire" because he was recording it he had to sing with a wire brace around his jaw - the result of the October 2002 accident. play LUNTO BILLY JOEL Stone 2007 WAYNE "The College Dropout" was mentioned as Album of the Year by nearly every major national publication, including The New York Times, Time Magazine, Blender, Rolling Stone, GQ, Spin and XXL. 8. After the success of "The College Dropout", Kanye West bought himself an 18th-century aquarium with about 30 koi fish in it. In the middle of the tank is a cherub-shaped gold fountain resting on a marble base. 9. He utilized his music video of "Diamonds From Sierra Leone" to emphasize the suffering caused by conflict diamonds and the abuse of human rights that happens in the mining process. 10 Kanye West is the only black rapper that is not afraid to admit that he loves God. 11 He was named International GG Man of the Year at the 10th annual GQ Awards held September 4, 2007 at Covent Garden's Royal Opera House in London. 12 Kanye signed a deal to sponsor a race car in the Formula BMW World Finals that were held in November 2006 in Valencia, Spain. I'm Ye 13 He is usually called Ye, The Louis Vuitton 14 Kanye làunched an online travel company, "Kanye Travel Ventures" (KTV), through his official Website in March 2008. Don, or Konman. Information provided by: 15 Kanye West told Sources: | | | Entertainment Weekly that he likes finalizing a song's post-production "more than sex." feesonal LOANS Alidnsidalidan

15 Fun & Bizarre Facts About Kanye West

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Kanye West has had an interesting journey, starting with dropping out of college, then helping the careers of other famous artists (under Jay-Z’s label), and finally launching his own super-successf...


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