A few musicians mold their music genres with their own styles and Kanye West is one of them. The rapper, with a tremendous vocabulary and deep thoughts on life, managed to prove skeptics wrong every time he took up a new project or a challenge. Of course, the rapper is also all too aware of his achievements.
The entertainer is hailed even by celebrities for his creativity, and often leaves people wondering how he does it all. While he usually keeps to himself, the entertainer once opened up about his work, motivation, and ideas during an interview, especially about how no one believed he could transition into a designer as a musician.
What drives Kanye West into crossing new hurdles?
Kanye West is considered to be one of the most creative artists in today’s time. That is also how Jimmy Kimmel introduced him during the singer’s guest appearance on his talk show in 2018. Right off the bat, they began discussing his music and design work. The host teased the topic of Yeezy by stating how many compliments he received after wearing them. Ye accepted the compliment and explained how both his music and the shoes are equally important to him. “When you go on creative journeys, it is exciting for people to appreciate that, especially if people didn’t think it was possible,” he said.
Diving into the past, he revealed about beginning his journey as a visual artist, followed by a producer with artists like Jay-Z. While some around him didn’t think he could do much, he not only became a successful rapper but also followed it by forming the biggest collaboration as a designer with Adidas.
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The ‘Gold Digger’ singer is currently laying low while enjoying his new married life with his wife Biana Censori. But with a career spanning decades, he has achieved success in most of what he did.
A look into the different horizons of the rapper
He is the title holder for being the hip-hopper with the most Grammy Awards, with 22 wins. In order to mark a permanent place in the musical industry, he started his own GOOD Music company back in 2004. The singer would also host the Sunday Church choir as he connected with his religion.
Years later, Yeezy collaboration with Adidas began in 2013 and made annual sales of about $1-2 billion. The entertainer also launched his Donda Academy in 2022, having its own curriculum for kids. Although it is not known what his next move could be, after last year’s controversies surrounding his statements.
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