Hip-Hop Artists: Kanye West: Music Industry Influencer, 1st Edition

  • Alicia Z. Klepeis
  • Published By: Essential Library
  • ISBN-10: 1532151160
  • ISBN-13: 9781532151163
  • DDC: 782.421649
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 112 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released April 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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This biography highlights the life and accomplishments of Kanye West. Readers learn about West’s early life, inspiration to pursue music, and successes as a hip-hop artist. With striking photographs and sidebars, the book explores West’s relationship with his mom, his striking self-confidence, and groundbreaking music videos. Features include a timeline, glossary, references, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Kanye Always Surprises.
2: Atlanta to Chicago.
3: Keyboards and Contacts.
4: Success, Rejection, and Dropping Out.
5: The Producer.
6: Highlights and Low Lights.
7: Healing and Love.
8: Beatles and Babies.
9: The Kanye Effect.
Essential Facts.
Additional Resources.
Source Notes.
About the Author.