One of the brightest stars in the universe turns his pop artistry to books.
About the Author
Ten-time Grammy Award-winner Kanye West began his career producing hits for such major R & B artists as Jay-Z and Janet Jackson, before achieving triple-platinum success on his own. The son of a Black Panther and a former English professor, West is known for his sociopolitical lyrics and for sampling from a wide variety of genres. He also attended the American Academy of Art in Chicago and is steeped in current trends in art, design, electronics, fashion, and architecture. Nabil Elderkin has photographed and directed music videos for several major recording artists, including Kanye West, John Legend, and Seal.