Kanye West changes his name ahead of new album release

Posted on Sep 30 2018 - 2:16pm by admin

It is reported that the rapper has the fluKanye West revealed that he has changed his name [Photo by James Devaney/GC Images]

Kim Kardashian West’s husband Kanye West revealed that he has changed his name, in an announcement on his Twitter account. 

The rapper wrote to his 28.5million followers: “The being formally known as Kanye West. I am YE.”

The 41 year old has used Ye as a nickname for some time and it is also the name of his eight album, which was released in June. 

Kanye West has changed his nameKanye West revealed that he is now called ‘Ye’[Kanye West/ Twitter]

His wife Kim Kardashian took him after symptoms got "worse and worse"Kanye and wife Kim Kardashian have three children[Photo by Bertrand Rindoff Petroff/Getty Images]

Kanye’s announcement comes as he is about to release his new album, Yandhi. 

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He is also set to appear on Saturday Night Live after Ariana Grande pulled out following the tragic death of her ex-boyfriend, Mac Miller. 

Kanye has three children with wife Kim, North, five, Saint, two, and baby daughter Chicago. 

Kanye West Saint West North WestKanye West posed alongside daughter North and son Saint on Harpers Baazar[Mario Sorrenti / Harpers Baazar ]

Kim recently took to social media to shut down rumours of a fling with Drake.

The Keeping Up With The Kardashians star, 37, recently found herself at the centre of a bizarre fan theory suggesting that she had been involved with the God’s Plan hitmaker – however she made sure to quickly shut it down. 

Replying to an Instagram account which shared an article detailing the theory, Kim simply wrote: “Never happened. End of story”. 

NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 26: Drake attends the 2017 NBA Awards live on TNT on June 26, 2017 in New York, New York. 27111_003 (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for TNT)Kim recently took to social media to shut down rumours of a fling with Drake

Rumours started swirling after Drake released the song In My Feelings, in which he asks mystery woman ‘Kiki’ if she loves him, which prompted fans to dissect the lyrics to Scorpion in more detail. 

Dedicated Kardashians fans know that Kiki is not only the name of one of Kim’s KKW lipstick shades, but also her family nickname. 

“Drake’s been telling us for months now he slept with Kim K, we just haven’t been listening,” one fan wrote after listening to the song, in a post which soon went viral. 

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