Kanye West has had many names since he became an artist, but now he would like to be officially known as Ye.
According to court records dated August 11th, the E! News, the rapper moved to change his name from Kanye Omari West to just “Ye”. He stated in the file that he wanted to make the change for “personal reasons”.
Kim KardashianThe estranged husband’s estranged husband first gave himself the nickname in 2018, before appearing on Saturday Night Live. He tweeted, “The being officially known as Kanye West … I’m YE.”
At the time, he said in an interview that the nickname had a deeper spiritual meaning. “I think ‘ye’ is the most common word in the Bible, and in the Bible it means ‘you’. So I am you, I am we, it’s us It went from Kanye, which means the only one, to just Ye – just a reflection of our good, our bad, our confusion, everything. The album is more of a reflection of who we are. “