Kanye West is an American rapper, fashion designer, songwriter, and record producer originally from Atlanta, Georgia. West’s early successes include producing singles for high-profile artists like Jay-Z and Alicia Keys at Roc-A-Fella Records. Soon after, Kanye West released his critically acclaimed debut album, The College Dropout (2004). Since then, West become one of the most influential entertainers in the world. Also significant are his efforts in fashion. Most notably, the Kanye West Clothing line, Adidas Yeezy. His personal life with wife Kim Kardashian West and children North West and Saint West also garners plenty of media attention.