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Kanye West

1977 - Today

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Ye ( YAY; born Kanye Omari West KAHN-yay; June 8, 1977) is an American rapper, songwriter, record producer and fashion designer. He is widely regarded as one of the most influential hip hop artists and producers.Born in Atlanta and raised in Chicago, West initially gained recognition as a producer for Roc-A-Fella Records in the early 2000s, producing singles for several artists and developing the "chipmunk soul" sampling style. Intent on pursuing a solo career as a rapper, he released his debut studio album, The College Dropout (2004), to critical and commercial success. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kanye West has received more than 53,592,898 page views. His biography is available in 82 different languages on Wikipedia. Kanye West is the 363rd most popular singer (down from 277th in 2019), the 2,259th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,809th in 2019) and the 114th most popular American Singer.

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  • 54M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 56.34

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 82

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.61

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 6.61

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among SINGERS

Among singers, Kanye West ranks 363 out of 3,528Before him are Anastacia, Alizée, Chris Brown, Denny Doherty, Manuel García, and Joe Lynn Turner. After him are Laura Pausini, Sabah, Giuditta Pasta, Šaban Šaulić, Selena Gomez, and Thalía.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1977, Kanye West ranks 21Before him are David Trezeguet, Jessica Chastain, Deco, Tarja Turunen, Chris Martin, and Hidetoshi Nakata. After him are Chad Hurley, Sarah Wayne Callies, Natalia Oreiro, Brittany Murphy, Antonio Di Natale, and Mark van Bommel.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Kanye West ranks 2,259 out of 18,182Before him are Fred Haise (1933), William A. Wellman (1896), Pat Hingle (1924), Joe Lynn Turner (1951), George Wallace (1919), and Jessica Biel (1982). After him are Maxwell D. Taylor (1901), Gia Carangi (1960), Duane Allman (1946), Daniel McFadden (1937), Bill Tilden (1893), and Josh Duhamel (1972).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Kanye West ranks 114Before him are Marc Anthony (1968), Neil Sedaka (1939), Ricky Nelson (1940), Anastacia (1968), Chris Brown (1989), and Joe Lynn Turner (1951). After him are Selena Gomez (1992), LP (1981), Selena (1971), Katy Perry (1984), Harry Nilsson (1941), and Karen Carpenter (1950).

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