Kanye West

1977 - Today

Kanye West

Kanye Omari West (; born June 8, 1977) is an American rapper, record producer, and fashion designer. Throughout his career, West has been responsible for cultural movements and musical progressions within mainstream hip-hop and popular music at large. Born in Atlanta and raised in Chicago, he was first known as a producer for Roc-A-Fella Records in the early 2000s, producing singles for several mainstream artists. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kanye West has received more than 33,591,862 page views. His biography is available in 79 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 363rd most popular singer.

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  • 34M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 54.81

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 79

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.94

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.69

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Kanye West ranks 364 out of 3,001Before him are Carlo Bergonzi, Tarja Turunen, Cecilia Bartoli, Warda Al-Jazairia, Dr. John, and Joey Tempest. After him are Marc Bolan, Janet Jackson, Youssou N'Dour, Evert Taube, Karen Carpenter, and Howlin' Wolf.

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Among people born in 1977, Kanye West ranks 18Before him are Michael Fassbender, John Cena, Liv Tyler, Deco, Sarah Wayne Callies, and Tarja Turunen. After him are Chris Martin, Brittany Murphy, Hidetoshi Nakata, Jessica Chastain, Mark van Bommel, and Natalia Oreiro.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Kanye West ranks 2,088 out of 12,171Before him are Ray Harryhausen (1920), William Petersen (1953), Archibald Gracie IV (1858), Andrew Wyeth (1917), Michelle Phillips (1944), and Richard R. Schrock (1945). After him are Harlan Coben (1962), Peter Agre (1949), Irvin Kershner (1923), Thomas A. Hendricks (1819), Don Cheadle (1964), and Kevin A. Lynch (1918).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Kanye West ranks 110Before him are Cass Elliot (1941), Mariah Carey (1969), Carl Perkins (1932), Kim Carnes (1945), Eazy-E (1964), and Dr. John (1941). After him are Janet Jackson (1966), Karen Carpenter (1950), Howlin' Wolf (1910), Chubby Checker (1941), Barry Manilow (1943), and Bill Withers (1938).