It was his nickname for fairly a while, however Kanye West has formally modified his identify to Ye.
In keeping with USA Today, Los Angeles Superior Court docket Choose Michelle Williams Court docket gave the rapper the stamp of approval to formally change his identify from Kanye Omari West to simply Ye.
The “Donda” rapper first filed the petition to alter his identify in August, citing “private causes.” His new identify won’t have a center identify or a final identify.
“There being no objections, the petition for change of identify is granted,” Choose Michelle Williams Court docket stated in courtroom paperwork.
In 2018, Ye first introduced his moniker to his fans with a tweet on Twitter.
“The being formally referred to as Kanye West,” he wrote. “I’m YE.”
His eighth studio album, Ye, was additionally launched the identical yr. And in an interview with Big Boy, Ye described the non secular and historic context of “Ye.”
“I consider ‘ye’ is essentially the most generally used phrase within the Bible, and within the Bible, it means ‘you,’ “West stated.
He continued: “So I am you, I am us, it is us. It went from Kanye, which implies the one one, to simply Ye – simply being a mirrored image of our good, our dangerous, our confused, all the things. The album is extra of a mirrored image of who we’re.”