Kanye West Legally Files To Change Name “YE”

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American rapper & singer, Kanye West has legally filed to change his name “YE.” He filed legal docs in L.A.

According to the TMZ reports, he filed legal docs in L.A. and asking a court to give him a new moniker in the books, going from Kanye Omari West to simply, “Ye.”

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In the meantime, Kanye alluded to his plans for a name change in a 2018 tweet: “the being formally known as Kanye West. I am YE.” The rapper’s name change comes amid preparations for his third listening event for Donda, his much-delayed follow-up to Jesus Is King.

Also, Kanye West is rebuilding his Chicago Home in-stadium ahead of the ‘Donda’ listening party event. Earlier this week, West posted his own photo of his childhood home amongst a string of other cryptic pictures.

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Beyond the arena live streams, he’s teased new songs titled “Glory” and “No Child Left Behind” in ads for Beats By Dre.