Dive into the features you want to see

Abortion alcohol alcohol free america Art artist spotlight awards beer Belfast best best looking Best New Music beyond the pale booze Brexit British Cannabis cbd Cheese chocolate Christmas climate change closure Coffee collaboration College Green Comedy cooking counter culture counterculture Cover Story Covid Culture DC Films Derelict Ireland Direct Provision Drink drug Drugs Dublin Dublin City Council Dublin International Film Festival easter Entertainment Environment equality Fashion feature feminism Festival Film First Listen Food gaeilge Gaming General News gift gifts Gigs Graphic Design guinness harm reduction Harry Styles healthcare Heaters Heatwave heist Hennessy Homelessness Housing HSE ice cream Identity instagram Interview introduction to ireland Irish Irish coffee Irish News irishmade justice Justice League Kanye West launch Leonardo DiCaprio LGBTQ+ List Lists Literature Living Hell Lockdown Index Made by District Made in Ireland magdalene laundries meme Mental Health menu merch metoo Michelin mural Music narolane new menu New Music News nightclub nom non-binary nphet One of everything Opener Openers opening openings Opinion Pairing pancakes Photography Pints Podcasts Politics pop up pop ups potatoes Premiere presents Pride queer Ray Fisher reservations Restaurants restrictions rugby Science Shebeen Shite Talk shitetalk signature dish Skateboarding small batch Social Media soup Space Subset sustainability tacos Taxis Technology Television The Big Grill theatre Thumbstopper tiktok To Be Irish Top 10 Tracks Top Ten Tracks Traffic Trans rights Transport Travellers trends TV Ukraine Ultimate Food Guide vegan Visual Art vodka Weed where to eat whiskey wine Women's rights Workman's youtube
Music / August 25, 2021

Kanye West Files to Change His Name to Ye

Kanye West photo via Gilbert Carrasquillo/GC Images
Music / August 25, 2021

Kanye West Files to Change His Name to Ye

Words: Dylan Murphy

More footnotes in the DONDA folklore.

According to a report in TMZ, Kanye West has filed to legally change his name to ‘Ye’. formally filed to change his name to Ye.

If the move is successful the artist born Kanye Omari West will be known simply by his nickname of ‘Ye’.

Tweet from 2018 hinting at the name change.

The name change comes ahead of his third listening party in Chicago for the yet unreleased DONDA.

According to reports, Kanye is also in the midst of recreating his childhood home for the listening event in Soldier Field.

Whilst waiting for the new album we ranked the 50 Greatest Kanye West Songs of All Time.

Elsewhere on District: How surrendering to the supernatural inspired Villagers’ new album.