Kanye West is an American singer, producer, entrepreneur, fashion designer, and film director. He is known for his soulful rap music, high-profile collaborations, outspoken views on many topics, and his fashion collaborations. His music has earned him 21 Grammy Awards, one of the most by any artist, and he has had over 126 million worldwide album sales. He is also an entrepreneur, owning the record label GOOD Music and several clothing lines. Kanye is also known as one of the most influential cultural figures of the 21st century.