American rapper Kanye West seems to have a brand new title and his announcement on Twitter that he shall be now generally known as Ye has rapidly caught on with social media customers.
“The being formally (sic) known as Kanye West. I am YE,” he tweeted final Saturday, forward of his look on American tv comedy present Saturday Night Live.
West, 41, has but to elaborate on his obvious title change, although he has reportedly used the nickname Ye for a number of years.
In May, he had launched an album with the identical title.
West, who is married to actuality TV star Kim Kardashian West, was slated to release his newest studio album, Yandhi, on Saturday.
On the dwell present, West carried out the only I Love It with rapper Lil Pump, in addition to a brand new music with singer Teyana Taylor titled We Got Love.
Fans and social media customers have proven combined reactions to West’s cryptic Twitter reveal.
“Whatever, Kanye,” stated one Twitter person.
“Prince did it better,” one other added, referring to the late American pop music celebrity.
Some have been puzzled about the best way to pronounce the title, whereas others have been extra tickled by the truth that Kanye had apparently misspelled the phrase “formerly”.
Overnight, the Twitter submit obtained over 7,000 replies, 169,000 likes and 32,000 retweets.
West wouldn’t be the primary musician who has modified his title.
American rapper Snoop Dogg was as soon as Snoop Lion, and rapper Diddy was identified in numerous phases as P. Diddy, Puffy and B. Love.
Many celebrities have additionally gone by only one title, together with Sting, Madonna and Adele.