A popular African-American Rap/Soul/R&B/Hip-Hop musician whose radical, largely short-sighted and unfounded racial/political views are the object of much controversy.

In attempt(s) to 'cover' for his lack of musical originality, Kanye West will often invite other more talented musicians/artists to perform and/or record on his records.

It is also believed by some that Kanye West is purposely controversial and overly head-strong to the point of being unfounded in his political/racial views, largely because his lack of outstanding creativity in the area of music has left much to be desired in generating publicity toward his art.

All consensus aside, Kanye West remains well-known in pop-culture, possibly due to his increasingly outspoken 'chip-on-his-shoulder' form of communicating social ideas which has generated a notable amount of media exposure.

It remains to be seen exactly what mark Kanye West will have left on society when he will eventually reach the close of his career, as it is believed by many that Kanye West appears to be at a loss as to whether he desires to be a musical artist or a didactic revolutionary.

His music can usually be found beside other artists who have established a much richer reputation of actual talent whom he has invited to become co-artists on his projects.

"Kanye West is so fly!"

"After Kanye West's heated words about George W. Bush's apparent hatred of ethnic peoples on the Hurricane Katrina special, Co-Host Mike Meyers was left at a loss at how to react to the awkwardness and sheer impropriety evoked by West."
by jackbenimble1 April 16, 2009
A gay fish.
leila: i luv fish sticks so much!
chelsea: what a kanye west.
by Thuggy b April 14, 2009
Verb- to Kanye West: To effectively end one's professional career by one's own actions in a specific and unforgettable fashion (e.g., Coming up on stage and interrupting another performer's awards show acceptance speech).

Remarkably, said actions may rally masses of less-educated individuals in support of the Kanye-er, thus insuring the offender another opportunity to embarass him/herself on national TV.
"Whatever happened to <insert celebrity name here>?"

"Don't you remember when he punched that old lady at the supermarket?"

"Oh yeah he really pulled a Kanye West."


"Oh yeah, he really Kanye'd that one."
by HA357 September 14, 2009
an idiotic, ignorant, amazingly egotistical low class black man, who by some miracle has made millions of dollars through music even though if he was white and shared the same pro-white beliefs that he has as a black musician he would be denounced as a racist and would be a penniless pauper.

Special Note: His ego is so big it has been documented that great pains have been made to fit it all on stage during his concerts.
Kanye West: George Bush doesnt care about black people.
Sensible Person: Most Black people dont care about other black people, in fact most black people procreate out of wedlock and dont care to be around for the aftermath as in being a father.
Kanye West: Uhh,...Man Im Kanye West aint you know that.

Sensible Person: (Speechless) Yes, yes you are, my congratulations on that.

Kanye West: Sorry Taylor but Beyonce's video was the best ever.

Taylor Swift: Im only 19 and you ruined my moment in the spotlight.
(2 Sensible people watching on TV)
Person 1: Its amazing his ego was that big.
Person 2: Not really, remember the "black people" comment?
Person 1: Oh yeh right. His ego just gets bigger I guess.
Person 2: Whats really amazing is if a white musician did that to a black musician they would be run out of the business. His CD sales will probably go up.
by Skidmark McGee October 01, 2009
An African American Rapper/Artist who ha -


God damn it, he interrupted me again.
Guy #1: Hey, why does Kanye West never have jury duty?
Guy #2: Because the judge can never give out the verdict without him interrupting.
Guy #1: Too bad he wasn't there for OJ's trial.

Kanye West: George W Bush does not care about black people!

George W Bush: Kanye West does not care, about other people's acceptance speeches!
by ST804 September 16, 2009
The guy thinks T-Pain is the most important thing in the music industry. He goes so far as to say it's "retarded" that more people don't think so. Enough said.
Watch the short documentary video on the "Good Life" video. It's on youtube. Kanye West's ego is amazing.
by Fat Pawl December 04, 2007
A general douchebag. He does have occasionally good lyrics and occasionally good beats, but most of the time, his shit is the same as everyone except that it tries to have "soul." The main reason that I dislike Kanye West is because he had his main single, "Jesus Walks" written and produced by someone else.
sez chiseven:
The best part though, is how they attempt to use Kanye's poor lyrics as a way to put me in my place with the "mayonaise colored cars/I push MIRACLE whips" line. Look, that line is stupid. Miracle Whip is a salad-dressing. Look on the label. This little play on words is not really that clever. Who the fuck would pen a line about how awesome it is to drive semen-colored cars besides Kanye West? If your idea is that Kanye West is killing me with homo-erotic rhymes than he can win that battle kid, because I could care less about Kanye struggling to come to terms with his latent homosexuality within the homophobic hip-hop community
by djxplicit April 25, 2005
Kanye West: Used to describe someone who steals the spotlight given to someone else and ruins the party or night, etc.
Jill was having her baby shower and she was so happy, until Bill pulled a Kanye West and told everyone his wife was pregnant too.

Tim was so happy he won employee of the month until Jamie pulled a Kanye West and ripped his picture off the wall becaues she wanted to win instead.
by Rene33 September 14, 2009

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