Happy birthday Kanye West!

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Rapper, songwriter and record producer extraordinaire Kanye West turned 38 on June 8. The husband of Kim Kardashian grew up in Chicago and began rapping in elementary school, and he is now considered to be one of the most prolific artists of his time. He has had highs and lows as a musician and a public figure -- he was highly criticized for interrupting Taylor Swift during an acceptance speech during the 2009 VMAs, but recently has been praised for supporting Caitlyn Jenner through her transition.

His wife Kim posted a sweet tweet on social media as a shoutout to her hubby.


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