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When Kanye West wears or promotes a shoe, all the hypebeasts start to wear said shoes.
Dan: Dude, why the fuck do people buy these $6000 sheep dick-skin shoes?
Pablo: Oh god, Kwong's neediness for shoes has increased because of *dramatic pause* THE KANYE EFFECT.
by Rust is a bad game July 10, 2015
The phenomenon that occurs when Kanye West intrudes upon a celebrity, causing the proceeding celebrity to reglorify the former.
2009 VMA's - Kanye West took the mic from Taylor Swift, and said “Taylor, I’m really happy for you. I’ll let you finish, but Beyonce had one of the best videos of all time! One of the best videos of all time!" and then left the stage. Beyonce then called Taylor Swift back up to the stage to let her have her moment. Taylor Swift was a victim of The Kanye Effect.
by CCalamity September 14, 2009
The random interruption of all things, due to the fact that Beyonce's video was just that good.
Finding no explanation for the random interruption of importing the database back up, the only available option is the kanye effect.
by Oscar T Grouch September 25, 2009
It's a player's worst nightmare. After being exposed to all kind of sluts for several years, one can't no longer tell the difference between a whore and a nice girl. Individuals suffering from the Kanye effect might end up tying the knot with a woman of low morals, a.k.a a slut.
Rapper Kanye West scored numerous sluts in the past and ended up marrying a whore (Kim Kardashian). This phenomenon is known as The Kanye Effect.
by Qthethruth November 19, 2014
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