Kayne West now says call me ‘Ye’ , that is the new name of Kanye who has legally changed his name to Ye.
The 44-year-old rap star Kayne West filed a petition last month to officially use his nickname, and a judge in Los Angeles approved his request on Monday (10.18.21).
The ‘Stronger’ hitmaker – who split from his wife, Kim Kardashian West, earlier this year – explained to the judge that he was making the name change for personal reasons.
And Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Michelle Williams Court has now agreed to approve his request, according to reports.
The rapper, producer and fashion designer legally changed his name from Kanye Omari West to just Ye, with no middle or last name.
Kayne West changes his name to ‘Ye’ Now
“There being no objections, the petition for change of name is granted,” Judge Michelle Williams Court said in court documents.
A Los Angeles judge on Monday approved the request of tThe petition filed Aug. 24 cited “personal reasons.”
Kayne West has called himself Ye on his social media pages for years. He tweeted in 2018 that he wanted the change saying, “the being formally known as Kanye West. I am YE.”
The moniker was also the title of his 2018 album. He has said in interviews that, along with being a shortening of his first name he likes, that it’s a word used throughout the Bible.
The 44-year-old is in the middle of a divorce with Kim Kardashian West, who did not ask that her last name be changed back to just Kardashian when she filed to split from him in February. The couple’s four children also have his former last name.
The outspoken rap star has used Ye in his Twitter handle for some time and he also gave the name to his 2018 album.