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6 Crazy facts about Rapper Kanye West

If you think you know everything about the controversial star – Kanye West, you better think again. It seems Mr West has a few skeletons hiding in his closet. To find out some crazy facts about Kanye West, continue reading the article below…

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1. Kanye Got an Early Start: 

Kanye West began writing poetry at the very young age of five and started rapping when he was just in third grade. By the time he was 13 years old, he had recorded his first rap song, a fresh take on the famous Dr. Suess poem, “Green Eggs and Ham.”

2. Kanye’s Dad Was a Black Panther:

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His Father – Ray West was a black panther in the 60’s and 70’s before he became one of the first black photojournalists at the Atlanta-Journal Constitution. According to Kanye, His father was a paparazzo himself. He also was a medical illustrator, a Black Panther, a Christian marriage counselor” With such a strong father in life – it makes sense that Kanye West has passionate views and always wants to share them with the world.

3. Kanye West is a College Dropout:

Kanye bagged himself a one-year scholarship at Chicago’s American Academy of Art, then he moved to Chicago State for an English degree. He eventually quit school and pursued his music career. Kanye does not hide the fact that he is a college dropout, saying that he embraced who he was rather than trying to be something that he is not.

4. He Had a Number of Odd Jobs Before Making it Big:

After Kanye dropped out of college to pursue his music career, he worked various jobs including telemarketing and insurance sales. “I was way better than most of the people there,” he once told Playboy. “I could sit around and draw pictures, basically do other [things] while I was reading the teleprompter.” It is true to say that he is a king of talents…

5. Kanye Has ever Lived in China

Born in Atlanta, Kanye later lived on his own with his mom in Chicago, after his parents divorced due to “financial issues” when he was just three. His mom – Donda passed away in 2007, who was an English University Professor and they moved to China for a year whilst she was a visiting professor there. At that time, Kanye was 10 and apparently quickly picked up the language, although he has since forgotten most of it.

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Born in Atlanta, Kanye later lived on his own with his mom in Chicago, after his parents divorced due to “financial issues” when he was just three. His mom – Donda passed away in 2007, who was an English University Professor and they moved to China for a year whilst she was a visiting professor there. At that time, Kanye was 10 and apparently quickly picked up the language, although he has since forgotten most of it.

6. Kanye is Proud of His Meaningful Tattoos:

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Kanye is known for having many tattoos on his body, however, he is really proud of these tattoos’ special meanings. For example, the Roman numerals on his right wrist represent Kanye’s daughter’s date of birth, and another on his left one represents his mother, Donda West’s birth date. Besides, tattoos on the singer’s left forearm contain the names of some of the songs he has recorded and produced. There’s one more tattoo of a woman holding a child on West’s right forearm representing Kanye’s mother holding him as a child. West loved her very much and got this ink to show his love for his mother.

So, these are 6 interesting facts about well-known rapper Kanye West that help you know more about him. What are a few of your favorite interesting pieces of information ? 

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