Kanye West: Rapper changes his name to Ye
the being formally known as Kanye West
I am YE
— ye (@kanyewest) 29 September 2018
Rapper Kanye West is changing his name – to Ye.
Announcing the change on Twitter on Saturday, he wrote: “The being formally [sic] known as Kanye West. I am YE.” see above
Kanye West, 41 has been nicknamed Ye for some time and used the moniker as the title for his eighth album, which was released during June.
The change came ahead of his appearance on Saturday Night Live, where it was expected for him to launch his new album Yandhi.
He is one of a number of famous rappers to change their name.
Sean Combs has been variously known as Puff Daddy, P. Diddy or Diddy,