Kanye West after years of announcing officially changed his name: 'From now on call me Ye'

In addition to being an abbreviation of his real name, Kanye also said that the name Ye has a very special religious meaning for him.

Kanye West after years of announcing officially changed his name: 'From now on call me Ye'

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Renowned rapper Kanye West has officially changed his name after years of announcing. Namely, the birth certificate no longer says "Kanye Omari West", but only "Ye", TMZ announced today and attached an official document.

That he will really change his name, this musician, fashion designer, but also a presidential candidate in the last American elections, announced on Twitter three years ago, after which he released a new album entitled 'Ye'.

Apart from being an abbreviation of his real name, Kanye also said that the name “Ye” has a very special religious meaning for him.

- I think 'ye' is the most commonly used word in the Bible where it means 'you' - you said West in 2018, talking about his new album in the show of the famous radio host Big Boy.

- So, I'm you, I'm me, that's us. The name came from Kanye, meaning one and only, to Ye; it is the embodiment of our good, our evil, our confusion, everything - concluded the then West, that is, the current Ye.

By: Olivia J. - Gossip Whispers