- American rapper, Kanye West has officially changed his name to Ye
- He filed a petition requesting for the name change in August which was granted by a California court judge
Ekohotblog reports that American rapper, Kanye West has officially dumped his first, middle and last name to be legally called “Ye” henceforth.
A Los Angeles Superior Court judge, Michelle Williams approved the rapper’s request for name change on Monday after he filed a petition in August to officially go by his famous nickname.
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The billionaire businessman cited personal reasons for the name change.
Although now officially, Ye has been the artiste’s nickname for a while so it doesn’t come as a surprise to many fans. He infact titled his eight album as “YE” in 2018 and has confirmed during different interviews why he prefers the name.
During a radio interview after the release of the Ye album, Kanye said, “I believe ‘ye’ is the most commonly used word in the Bible, and in the Bible it means you. So it’s I’m you, I’m us, it’s us. It went from being Kanye, which means the only one, to just Ye being a reflection of our good, our bad, our confused, our everything.”
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