The Life Of Kanye

Kanye debuting TLOP (The Life Of Pablo) at Madison Square Garden

Here is a brief timeline of Kanye Omari West's life:

  • Born June 8, 1977 in Atlanta, Georgia to Ray and Donda West.
  • In 1987 at age 10 Kanye moved with his mother to Nanjing China where she was teaching at Nanjing University.
  • In 1996 Kanye gets his first production credits on the album Down To Earth by Grav
  • In 2000 Kanye began to produce music for Roc-A-Fella Records
  • In 2002 Kanye signs with Roc-A-Fella as a rapper. Later in this same year he would be in a car accident that would leave his jaw wired shut. At this time he would record his debut single "Through The Wire".
  • Februrary 10, 2004 College Dropout is released
  • August 30, 2005 Late Registration is released
  • September 11, 2007 Graduation is released
  • November 10, 2007 Kanye's mother, Donda West, passes away due to complications from cosmetic surgery
  • November 24, 2008 808s & Heartbreak is released
  • November 22, 2010My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy is released.
  • November 22, 2010 Watch The Throne with Jay Z is released
  • May 24, 2013 Kanye marries girlfriend Kim Kardashian
  • June 15, 2013 Kanye and Kim have their first child, daughter North "Nori" West.
  • June 18, 2013 Yeezus is released
  • December 5, 2015 Kim and Kanye have their second child, son Saint West
  • Februrary 14, 2016 The Life Of Pablo is released

For more on Kanye check out his website here