Rapper Kanye West changes name to Ye ahead of Yandhi release

American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur and fashion designer Kanye Omari West whose album Yandhi will be dropping in few hours, took to Twitter to announce that he has changed his name to Ye.

Making the announcement on Twitter, Kanye West wrote;

“The being formally known as Kanye West,” he tweeted. “I am YE.”

Well, it should also be noted that YE has been Kanye’s longtime nickname and was even the title of his latest seven-track album, which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 in June.

Kanye has other aliases including Yeezy, Yeezus, and now Yandhi, the name of his next album, which arrives tonight. The project is expected to include appearances from XXXTentacion, 6ix9ine, Ty Dolla $ign, and possibly Rihanna.

The rapper-turned-fashion-designer, who is slated to appear on the season premiere of “SNL” with host Adam Driver, is scheduled to release his new album “YANDHI” while on the variety program on Saturday night.

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