Kanye West Yeezus Tour

Kanye West is an American hip hop recording artist, songwriter, record producer, film director, entrepreneur and fashion designer from Chicago. Kanye West first gained prominence as a producer for Roc-A-Fella Records; he achieved recognition for his work on rapper Jay-Z’s The Blueprint (2001), as well as hit singles for musical artists including Alicia Keys, Ludacris, and Janet Jackson.

Kanye West influences include 1970s R&B, baroque pop, trip hop, arena rock, folk, alternative, electronica, synthpop, industrial, and classical music. Signed to Roc-A-Fella in 2002, Kayne West released his debut album The College Dropout, the album was promoted by singles including “Through the Wire” and “Jesus Walks”, both of which received critical acclaim. “All Falls Down” and “Slow Jamz” both charted within the top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100, with the latter charting at number one.

In 2004 to commercial and critical acclaim. The baroque-inspired Late Registration followed in 2005, featuring the international hits “Touch the Sky”, “Heard ‘Em Say” and “Gold Digger”, the latter topping the Billboard Hot 100 at number one. The Graduation which was released in 2007 featured international hits “Can’t Tell Me Nothing,” “Stronger” and “Good Life.” West switched rapping for singing on his dark 2008 effort 808’s & Heartbreak, and embraced maximalism on 2010’s My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy. Following several collaborations, West released his sixth album, Yeezus, in 2013 which featured the singles “New Slaves” and “Bound 2”.