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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.

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