Look what Ye have to call Kanye
KANYE West has announced he is now to be known as Ye.
The rapper has used the nickname for many years and even used it for the title of his June album.
He wrote on Twitter: “The being formally [sic] known as Kanye West. I am YE.
West is expected to release a new album entitled Yandhi to coincide with his appearance on Saturday Night Live yesterday.
He was the musical guest on the US sketch show, hosted by Star Wars actor Adam Driver.
The show’s executive producer Lorne Michaels has previously revealed that West was a last-minute confirmation after Ariana Grande dropped out for “emotional reasons”, shortly after the death of her ex-boyfriend Mac Miller.
West’s move follows a long line of rappers who have changed their name.
Diddy has been known by monikers including Puff Daddy, Puffy and P Diddy.