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  • Full name: Kanye Omari West
  • Born: 8 June 1977 (age 42 years), Atlanta, Georgia, United States
  • Profession: American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur and fashion designer
  • Net worth: Estimated to be 1.3 billion USD
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Nothing in life is promised except death.

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This dark diction has become America’s addiction.

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I hate the way they portray us in the media. If you see a black family it says they’re looting, if you see a white family it says they’re looking for food.

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George Bush doesn’t care about black people.

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My music isn’t just music — it’s medicine.

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I still think I am the greatest.

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Keep your nose out the sky, keep your heart to god, and keep your face to the raising sun.

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If you have the opportunity to play this game of life you need to appreciate every moment. a lot of people don’t appreciate the moment until it’s passed.

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I feel like I’m too busy writing history to read it.” – Kanye West6. “I don’t even listen to rap. My apartment is too nice to listen to rap in.

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I refuse to accept other people’s ideas of happiness for me. As if there’s a ‘one size fits all’ standard for happiness.

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We all self-conscious. I’m just the first to admit it.

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My message isn’t perfectly defined. I have, as a human being, fallen to peer pressure.

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If I was just a fan of music, I would think that I was the number one artist in the world.

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You don’t have to be scared of me, because I am loyal. Why are people so scared of creative ideas and so scared of truth? All I want to do is do good.

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Know your worth! People always act like they’re doing more for you than you’re doing for them.

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I really appreciate the moments that I was able to win rap album of the year or whatever.

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Creative output, you know, is just pain. I’m going to be cliche for a minute and say that great art comes from pain.

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I’m pretty calculating. I take stuff that I know appeals to people’s bad sides and match it up with stuff that appeals to their good sides.

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Love your haters, they’re your biggest fans.

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The prettiest people do the ugliest things.

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I don’t care about what people think, because people don’t think.

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I could let these dream killers kill my self-esteem, or use my arrogance as a steam to power my dreams.

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If you have the opportunity to play this game of life, you need to appreciate every moment. A lot of people don’t appreciate the moment until it’s passed.

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You weren’t perfect, but you made life worth it.

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People never change. They just become better at hiding who they really are.

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I will go down as the voice of this generation, of this decade, I will be the loudest voice.

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People always say that you can’t please everybody. I think that’s a cop-out. Why not attempt it? ‘Cause think of all the people you will please if you try.

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Sometimes people write novels and they just be so wordy and so self-absorbed.

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Why, if someone is good in one field can they not be accepted or given the slightest opportunity to express and be creative in other fields?

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For me, giving up is harder than trying.

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I would hear stories about Steve Jobs and feel like he was at 100 percent exactly what he wanted to do, but I’m sure even a Steve Jobs has compromised. Even a Rick Owens has compromised. You know, even a Kanye West has compromised. Sometimes you don’t even know when you’re being compromised till after the fact, and that’s what you regret.

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Thirty-three-years-old, still creating art. It’s rage, it’s creativity, it’s pain, it’s hurt, but it’s the opportunity to still have my voice get out there through music.

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I didn’t want to play it boring and safe. I also didn’t want to innovate too much. Second albums, man, they’re even scarier than first ones.

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I’ll say things that are serious and put them in a joke form so people can enjoy them. We laugh to keep from crying.

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I was never really good at anything except for the ability to learn.

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I think I do myself a disservice by comparing myself to Steve Jobs and Walt Disney and human beings that we’ve seen before. It should be more like Willy Wonka… and welcome to my chocolate factory.

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Would you believe in what you believe in if you were the only one who believed it?

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But for me to have the opportunity to stand in front of a bunch of executives and present myself, I had to hustle in my own way. I can’t tell you how frustrating it was that they didn’t get that. No joke – I’d leave meetings crying all the time.

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Michael Jordan changed so much in basketball, he took his power to make a difference. It’s so much going on in music right now and somebody has to make a difference.

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Nothing in life is promised except death.

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If you see a black family, it’s looting, but if it’s a white family they are looking for food.

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My greatest pain in life is that I will never be able to see myself perform live.

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They say you can rap about anything except for Jesus, that means guns, sex, lies, video tapes, but if I talk about God my record won’t get played Huh?

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