Quick facts about US music mogul Kanye West

• According to his team, the musician has a gig lined up in Kenya on Dec 7 2024,

Kenyans are likely to spend the 7th of December in a concert with Kanye West if his schedule is anything to go by.

According to his team, the musician has a gig lined up in Kenya on December 7, 2024, with Lagos next in line.

His tour is quite heavy with the US taking a better part of his concerts.

Kenyans have welcomed the possibility that he will be in Africa, and are asking for more details.

Here are facts to know about him.

1. His full name is Kanye Omari West

2. His moniker is Ye

In 2018, the Yeezy founder announced on Twitter he would be changing his stage name to Ye

3. His other names fans have used include: Ye, Saint Pablo Yeezus Yeezy Kanye

4. He is 46 years old born June 8, 1977

5. He has been married twice.

Kanye West married American television personality and entrepreneur Kim Kardashian on May 24, 2014

His current spouse is Bianc Censori married in a private ceremony in Beverly Hills sometime in Jan 2023.

6. He is a father of four children: North West, Saint West, Chicago and Psalm West

7. Kanye West first gained recognition for his production work for Roc-A-Fella Records, especially on rapper JAY-Z's album "Blueprint" (2001). 

8. When West was 10 years old, he and his mother spent a year living in China while his mother taught English at Nanjing University.

9. He does not have a degree. Briefly attended the American Academy of Art before transferring to Chicago State University, where he majored in English; after a year, he dropped out to pursue a career in music.

10. Kanye West has a net worth of $400 million as of May 2023, according to Forbes.

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