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Kanye West

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The Resume

    (June 8, 1977- )
    Grew up in Chicago, Illinois
    Recorded 'Through The Wire,' 'All Falls Down,' 'Jesus Walks,' 'Gold Digger,' 'Heard 'Em Say,' 'Stronger,' 'Good Life,' 'Flashing Lights,' 'Love Lockdown,' 'Heartless,' 'Power,' 'Monster,' 'Runaway' and 'All of the Lights'
    Daughter by Kim Kardashian born on June 15, 2013
    Married Kim Kardashian (May 24, 2014)

Why he might be annoying:

    He is criticized for being too sample heavy with his music.
    He dropped out of college.
    He does not believe in the school system.
    He admits that some of his lyrics are silly and comical.
    He wears a white Jesus medallion, even though he believes Jesus was black.
    He complains about the economic struggles of African-Americans, yet his mom was a doctor and he grew up privileged.
    During a Hurricane Katrina telethon, he proclaimed George W. Bush didn't like black people.
    He rudely interrupted Taylor Swift's acceptance speech at the MTV Video Music Awards claiming Beyonce should have won (September 13, 2009).
    He allegedly assaulted an 18- year-old at a doctor's office who reportedly insulted Kim Kardashian. (January 15, 2014)

Why he might not be annoying:

    He was one of the hottest producers in hip hop music.
    He was involved in a serious car accident that left him with a fractured jaw (2002).
    He recorded 'Through The Wire' while his jaw was still wired shut.
    His video for 'Jesus Walks' takes on such issues as poverty and racism.
    Many of his songs deal with social issues.

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Featured in the following Annoying Collections:

Year In Review:

    For 2024, as of last weekly ranking, Out of 641 Votes: 61.78% Annoying
    In 2023, Out of 3636 Votes: 77.01% Annoying
    In 2022, Out of 3576 Votes: 60.68% Annoying
    In 2021, Out of 3554 Votes: 68.68% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 1206 Votes: 50.33% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 3702 Votes: 70.10% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 4684 Votes: 65.88% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 1186 Votes: 87.27% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 637 Votes: 88.70% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 1285 Votes: 78.91% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 5214 Votes: 65.11% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 541 Votes: 68.58% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 290 Votes: 57.93% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 453 Votes: 60.04% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 605 Votes: 70.58% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 2137 Votes: 77.26% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 1625 Votes: 78.46% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 581 Votes: 65.75% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 563 Votes: 72.82% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 888 Votes: 56.42% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 406 Votes: 42.86% Annoying