Kanye West Changes His Stage Name Ahead of 'Yandhi' Album Release


Kanye West has revealed that he'll now go underneath the stage identify of Ye.

The announcement arrived forward of West's look tonight (Sept. 29) on Saturday Night Live and the coinciding launch of his new album, Yhandi.   

"The being formally referred to as Kanye West. I'm YE," the rapper/designer tweeted Saturday morning.

West will carry out on the season premiere of SNL with host Adam Driver. Yhandi is predicted to drop someday throughout the episode.

West's identify change could possibly be linked to his newest album launch, Ye, which arrived June 1. The set debuted at No. 1 on Billboard 200, incomes West his eighth album atop the chart.