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Kanye West

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Kanye Omari West (; born June 8, 1977) is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, businessman, and fashion designer. He has been influential in the 21st-century development of mainstream hip hop, popular music, and popular culture in general.Born in Atlanta and raised in Chicago, West gained notoriety as a producer for Roc-A-Fella Records in the early 2000s, producing singles for several mainstream artists. Intent on pursuing a solo career as a rapper, West released his debut album The College Dropout in 2004 to critical and commercial success, and founded the record label GOOD Music. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kanye West has received more than 38,323,045 page views. His biography is available in 82 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 79 in 2019). Kanye West is the 277th most popular singer (up from 365th in 2019), the 1,810th most popular biography from United States (up from 2,088th in 2019) and the 89th most popular American Singer.

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  • 38M

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  • 82

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.01

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.82

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among SINGERS

Among singers, Kanye West ranks 277 out of 3,541Before him are Hank Williams, F. R. David, Kirsten Flagstad, Bülent Ersoy, Tereza Kesovija, and DJ Khaled. After him are Christina Aguilera, Rod Evans, Selena Gomez, Corry Brokken, Anastacia, and Beyoncé.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1977, Kanye West ranks 15Before him are John Cena, Psy, Raúl, Sarah Wayne Callies, David Trezeguet, and Michael Fassbender. After him are Liv Tyler, Deco, Tarja Turunen, Hidetoshi Nakata, Jessica Chastain, and Brittany Murphy.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Kanye West ranks 1,810 out of 15,968Before him are Billy Crystal (1948), Martha Stewart (1941), Kelly Lynch (1959), Nicholas Sparks (1965), DJ Khaled (1975), and Jim Garrison (1921). After him are Christina Aguilera (1980), Philip José Farmer (1918), Leonard Bloomfield (1887), Allan Kaprow (1927), Andy Kaufman (1949), and Robert Benton (1932).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Kanye West ranks 89Before him are Connie Francis (1938), Anthony Kiedis (1962), Eartha Kitt (1927), Cass Elliot (1941), Hank Williams (1923), and DJ Khaled (1975). After him are Christina Aguilera (1980), Selena Gomez (1992), Anastacia (1968), Beyoncé (1981), Selena (1971), and Cab Calloway (1907).

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