A Los Angeles judge approves the rapper's petition to rename himself...
American Rapper, Kanye West has succeeded in giving himself a new name with the support of the law.
As he often said, his new name, Ye is a word used throughout the Bible.
The Associated Press broke the news online, telling the world how
the rapper, producer, and fashion designer proceeded to legally change his name from Kanye Omari West to just Ye.
With this new name in place, there's no middle or last name.
“There being no objections, the petition for change of name is granted,” Judge Michelle Williams Court said in court documents.
The petition filed 24 August cited “personal reasons” for the rapper has done.
He has called himself Ye on his social media pages for years. He tweeted in 2018 that he wanted the change saying, “the being formally known as Kanye West. I am YE.”
The moniker was also the title of his 2018 album. That's when he said that it’s a word used throughout the Bible.
The 44-year-old is in the middle of a divorce with Kim Kardashian West, who did not ask that her last name be changed back to just Kardashian when she filed to split from him in February.
Till now, the couple’s four children also have his former last name.