Kanye West is now 'Ye'

The 41-year-old on Saturday announced he is now to be known as 'Ye'. It is also the title of his previous album, released in June.

Published: 30th September 2018 01:48 PM  |   Last Updated: 30th September 2018 01:48 PM   |  A+A-

In this Aug. 28, 2016 file photo, Kim Kardashian West, left, and Kanye West arrive at the MTV Video Music Awards in New York. | Associated Press

By ANI

NEW DELHI: Seems like, rapper and designer Kanye West has decided to change his name.

The 41-year-old on Saturday announced he is now to be known as 'Ye'. It is also the title of his previous album, released in June.

"The being formally known as Kanye West. I am YE," he tweeted, ahead of the release of his new album 'Yandhi'.

West is expected to release the album during his appearance on Saturday Night Live. He was swooped in to replace Ariana Grande at the last minute, after she dropped out of season 44 premiere, citing emotional reasons.

Fellow musicians Primce, Sean 'Diddy' Combs and Snoop Dogg have also used different stage names over the years.

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