50 Things You Didn't Know About Kanye West [Click Inside]


Complex writes:

Yeezy done taught you well. Or did he?

You'd think: After everything he's rapped about, said in the public, said in private (that's made its way to the public), spoken during shows, or screamed during shows, there's not much we all wouldn't know about one of the most popular and sought-after artists in the world, Kanye West.

But if you go deep within interviews with 'Ye, with other artists, in profiles, and small moments that got buried in blunt headlines, there's a hell of a lot to know about Kanye that you don't already. Did you know he programmed a video in seventh grade, that people used to call him "Deep House," or why he respects Bush? If not, pay attention.

Without further ado, here are 50 Things You Didn't Know About Kanye West:

-He made his first beat in seventh grade.
-He had an early nickname of "Deep House" because of his baggy pants and backpacks.
-After dropping out of school, he worked as a telemarketer to pay his mom the $200 a month in rent she demanded.
-He sold his first beat to local Chicago rapper Gravity for $8,800.
-He'd "leave meetings crying all the time" before he got signed.
-Micheal Jackson called him to ask about the jacket he wore in the "Stronger" video.
-He says that Drake was the first artist who actually scared and put pressure on him.
-Mos Def came to his house after the Taylor Swift incident at the VMAs and encouraged him to move out of America.


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Previously:
-50 Things You Didn't Know About Nas
-50 Things You Didn't Know About Jay-Z
-40 Things You Didn't Know About Lil Wayne
-50 Things You Didn't Know About 50 Cent
-50 Things You Didn't Know About Eminem






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Comment by ANdrew Don on February 28, 2013 at 11:07am
ill give the only thing you need to know..... he's a follower...always be a leader.... like pac
Comment by Gavin on February 28, 2013 at 10:22am
f*** kanye !!!
Comment by forefront on February 27, 2013 at 9:03am
Encouraged him to move out of America, wdh? LOL
Comment by manny on February 27, 2013 at 2:59am
Where is when South Park finally said he was gay. Gayfish
Comment by Timur on February 27, 2013 at 1:01am
gayfish. he kiss hoe in the mouth. makes pop s***.
Comment by Marvin Bernard on February 26, 2013 at 10:14pm
Still waiting for this site to do this feature for Tony Yayo. 50 thing you don't know about Yayo and GPG5!! Make it happen!
Comment by Chef loco on February 26, 2013 at 10:03pm
I personally don't want to know anything about him, I was just wondering if anyone else seen the pic above and noticed that it looks like J-z got six fingers?
Comment by KEIZER SOZE on February 26, 2013 at 9:01pm
KIM K was probably INSEMINATED @ a HOSPITAL with YEEZYS MAN GOO Because I IMAGINE KANYE .. ONLY BUST a NUT while JERKING OFF Looking @ himself in a MIRROR ... PAUSE ... (lol)
Comment by DJ Slowpoke on February 26, 2013 at 8:11pm
IF being a b!tch n!gga is on that list then we already know that
Comment by cam on February 26, 2013 at 7:16pm
he is gay and jay z is also gay



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