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Five amazing facts about kanye west you would never have thought of

Kanye West was born in Atlanta, Georgia, on June 8, 1977, to a photographer father and an English professor mother. He is a world-class songwriter, rapper, singer, record producer, entrepreneur, and fashion designer. Kanye's parents divorced when he was three, and he later lived with his single mother, Donda West. Nonetheless, here are five great life lessons to take away from him: 

Resolution with a Purpose: Kanye West was reared by a single mother who was an English professor; despite this, he dropped out of school after learning about himself and realizing what he desired for himself. West graduated from high school and attended Chicago State University for one year before dropping out. Kanye stated during his speech that he dropped out of school because he was not learning quickly enough in school but was learning faster in real life. He recognized that he was more adept at grasping practical concepts and that he would fare better in a vocational setting than in an academic setting. He made a decision and pursued what he believed he was good at, unfazed by the academic prowess of others. 

Persistence of purpose: Kanye cut his own demo to give listeners a sense of what he sings and began selling it. Although Kanye was well-known for his work, he was not approached by any record label until 2002, when Roc-A-Fella Records decided to give him a try and immediately recognized his brilliance. Following that, Kanye was involved in an accident on his way home from a recording session, which resulted in his jaw being wired shut, but this did not deter him. Throughout his hospitalization, he continued composing music with an electronic drum kit and singing regularly until the publication of his 2004 album 'The college dropout,' which sold 2.6 million copies. 

West spent time to cultivate his potentials in order to attract quality personalities: When Kanye West decided to launch his own record label, dubbed Getting Out Our Dreams (G.O.O.D), he was able to assemble the best team possible. Kanye West founded his record label in collaboration with John Brion, who was well-known for his orchestral arrangements for female artists such as Fiona Apple. Jay Z was also a member of the team that produced the successful single 'Late Registration.' He had previously worked as a producer for other artists, including Jay-Z, before releasing his own album. 

Kanye West founded Donda's House in memory of his mother, Donda West, who died following cosmetic and breast reduction surgery. Although the charity house may have come under fire owing to Kanye's celebrity and the public's perception of him, the desire to give back to society is a valuable lesson to learn.

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