A Los Angeles judge approved rapper Kanye West’s request for a name change on Monday, the Los Angeles Superior Court confirmed to CBS News. The rapper, 44, legitimately changed his name to “Ye,” his long-term nickname.
He recorded the request to change his name in August 2021, refering to “personal reasons,” according to paperwork got by Entertainment Tonight.
The rapper, whose complete name was Kanye Omari West, has since a long time ago utilized “Ye” as an individual moniker. The name is likewise a piece of large numbers of his iconic brands, including his Yeezy shoes. In 2018, he additionally named his eighth studio collection “Ye.”
He likewise viewed as naming his child Ye, who he had with popular ex Kim Kardashian, before they picked the name Psalm all things being equal, Kardashian said on a scene of “Keeping up with the Kardashians.”
Ye has made headlines in recent years for controversial statements and dynamic, remembering his run for president for 2020 and his friendly relationship with previous President Donald Trump. Kardashian asked general society in June 2020 to regard the craftsman’s more right than wrong to protection as he and his family managed his battle with bipolar disorder.
Ye most as of late delivered his since quite a while ago expected 10th studio album “Donda,” committed to his late mother Donda West.
Monday, court records showed that his August request will be conceded, however official documents weren’t promptly accessible.
It has been an extended time of change for the rapper, who is amidst a divorce from Kim Kardashian West. Kardashian West petitioned for divorce in February following six years of marriage. The two offer four children: North, 8, Saint, 5, Chicago, 3, and Psalm, 2.