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    Fast Facts: Sept. 20

    • Kanye West’s parents divorced when he was three.
    • His mother is a former English professor at Chicago State University.
    • He has produced songs for many different artists like Alicia Keys, DMX, Jay-Z, Commom and Mos Def.
    • In 2005, he was nominated for 10 Grammys — He ended up going home with three.
    • At the 2008 Grammys, he performed a song he wrote called “”Hey Mama.”” It was a special message to his mother about her death. In the song he mentioned seeing her in his dreams.
    • He moved to Chicago when he was 3.  
    • He is signed to Roc-A-Fella Records.
    • His favorite band is Scottish group Franz Ferdinand.
    • He is an only child.
    • His mascot is a teddy bear, which has appeared on the cover of three of his albums.

       

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