08/06/2013 05:16 BST

Happy Birthday, Kanye West! Watch Yeezy's Best Soundbites (VIDEO)

Happy birthday, Kanye West!

The 21-times Grammy Award-winning artist, affectionately known as Yeezy, may have become tabloid fodder since he began dating reality TV star Kim Kardashian, but 36 is shaping up to be a grand age for the rapper.

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The birth of his first child (who has the potential to be the most spoiled baby girl EVER), may eclipse all other events in West's 37th year, but the 'Gold Digger' star also has some big projects coming up...

West is gearing up to release his eighth studio album 'Yeezus', reportedly due out on 18 June.

Daft Punk have recently been confirmed as co-writers of his new track 'Black Skinhead' and other collaborators apparently set to appear on the record include Frank Ocean, Daft Punk, Skrillex, Tyler, The Creator, RZA, James Blake, John Legend, Jay Electronica, Travi$ Scott, Chief Keef and Ma$e. Phew.

Following on from the album is a rumoured world tour, on which Kim and baby may or may not follow him around the world.

And turning his undeniable performance talents to the big screen, West will make a cameo role in the highly-anticipated 'Anchorman' sequel, 'The Legend Continues', which reaches cinemas on 20 December.

However, while West is applauded for his lyrical genius, the rapper also has an undisputed way of causing controversy with his words. On his day of birth, time to toast Yeezy with his best soundbites (that didn't appear in his songs) in the video above.


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