December 3, 2021

Kanye West asks Los Angeles court to legally change his name to Ye

LOS ANGELES — Kanye simply desires to be Ye.

Kanye West filed court paperwork Tuesday to legally change his name.

The Los Angeles Superior Court submitting says the 44-year-old desires to eliminate his full name – Kanye Omari West – in favor of simply his longtime two-letter nickname, Ye, with no center name or final name.

The paperwork, dated Aug. 11 however not despatched into the court system till Tuesday, cite “personal reasons” for the change. An e mail searching for remark from the lawyer who filed the paperwork was not instantly returned.

A decide should approve of the change earlier than it turns into official.

West, who has known as himself Ye on his social media pages for years, tweeted that he wished the change in 2018, saying, “the being formally known as Kanye West. I am YE.”

The moniker was additionally the title of his 2018 album. He has stated in interviews that, together with being a shortening of his first name he likes, that it is a phrase used all through the Bible.

West is in the course of a divorce with Kim Kardashian West, who didn’t ask that her final name be modified again to simply Kardashian when she filed to cut up from him in February. The couple’s 4 kids even have his final name.

He has been holding a collection of stadium listening events for his forthcoming tenth studio album “Donda,” which is scheduled to be launched earlier than the tip of August.