Kanye West (birth name Kanye Omari West) is an American hip hop and R&B singer-songwriter and record producer. He was born on June 8, 1977, in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S. While attending school, he produced for local artists. He later achieved success by producing hit singles for major hip hop/R&B artists, including Jay-Z, Scarface, The Game, Alicia Keys, Janet Jackson among others. In 2004, Kanye West released his breakthrough debut album, The College Dropout, which you may download in mp3 from our site. The album's first single, "Through the Wire", peaked at number fifteen on the Billboard Hot 100. And the second single, "Slow Jamz", peaked at number one in the United States. In 2005, he released his most successful album, Late Registration. Five hit singles were produced from the album: "Diamonds from Sierra Leone", "Gold Digger" (feat. Jamie Foxx), "Heard 'Em Say" (feat. Adam Levine)"Touch the Sky" (feat. Lupe Fiasco) and "Drive Slow" (feat. T.I., Paul Wall and GLC).