Kanye West: Rapper changes his name to Ye,
Announcing the change on Twitter on Saturday, he wrote: “The being formally [sic] known as Kanye West. I am YE.”
West, 41, has been nicknamed Ye for some time and used the moniker as the title for his eighth album, which was released in June.
The change came ahead of his appearance on Saturday Night Live, where he was expected to launch his new album Yandhi.