Kanye West Has Officially Changed His Name to ‘Ye
Kanye West has succeeded in legally changing his name to just “Ye,” thanks to a Monday (Oct. 18) order from a California state court that granted formal approval to the star’s short new name.
Less than two months after Kanye Omari West filed a petition seeking to change his name for “personal reasons,” Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Michelle Williams formally signed off on the new name, a court spokesperson confirmed to Billboard.
Beyond those stated “personal reasons,” the petition did not offer any additional explanation of the name change. An attorney and representatives for the rapper did not return requests for comment.
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