Kanye West: Church Leader and Fashion Designer
June 30, 2020
by Paolo Pellegrin
Kanye West, an American rapper and singer-songwriter, is redesigning his life with fashion and gospel music. His outspokenness and personal life receives significant amounts of media attention due to his frequent controversies at award shows, his social media commentary, his relationship with Donald Trump, as well as his marriage to television personality, Kim Kardashian.
West is transforming from one of the world’s best-selling music artists into an influential fashion designer. The launch of his clothing line, Yeezy, and the start of his weekly “Sunday Service” orchestration are the only beginnings of his rebooted life.
Paolo Pellegrin photographed West during one of his church services and at his studio, for The Wall Street Journal.
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