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Kanye West : a biography

Author: Bob Schaller
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Greenwood Press/ABC-CLIO, ©2009.
Series: Greenwood biographies.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Chronicles the life and accomplishments of hip-hop artist Kanye West, describing his childhood, family background, education, influences, personal and professional setbacks, and related topics. Includes a time line.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Schaller, Bob.
Kanye West.
Santa Barbara, Calif. : Greenwood Press/ABC-CLIO, c2009
(OCoLC)761449542
Named Person: Kanye West; Kanye West
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bob Schaller
ISBN: 9780313374609 0313374600 9780313374616 0313374619
OCLC Number: 319063967
Description: xvi, 123 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Humble beginnings --
Kanye's father --
Growing up in the heartland's "capital" city --
Studies in the Windy City --
Hello, hip hop --
The Louis Vuitton Don --
Dr. Dre paved path from (the) West --
Kanye's "big brother" Jay-Z --
From producer to artist --
The music --
Hurricane Katrina meets Hurricane Kanye --
2007-2008 : a period of big wins and deep losses.
Series Title: Greenwood biographies.
Responsibility: Bob Schaller.

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