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In a string of deleted tweets, rapper Kanye West claimed that his wife Kim Kardashian was trying to get him hospitalized, following a campaign rally he held on Sunday. Jean-Baptiste LaCroix/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Yeezy, Meet Gap: Kanye West Announces A New Clothing Line Partnership

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Kanye West onstage during his Jesus Is King album and film event at The Forum on Oct. 23, 2019 in Inglewood, California. Kevin Winter/Getty Images for ABA hide caption

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Kanye West performs his Sunday Service event during the 2019 Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival on April 21, 2019 in Indio, Calif. Rich Fury/Getty Images for Coachella hide caption

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Kanye West performs Sunday Service during the 2019 Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival on April 21, 2019 in Indio, California. Rich Fury/Getty Images for Coachella hide caption

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At Kanye West's Sunday Service, 'He Is The Church'

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Kanye West and Kid Cudi's debut joint album Kids See Ghosts is perhaps the strongest of the albums West has produced and released in 2018. Jason Kempin/Getty Images hide caption

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Jorja Smith's debut album, Lost & Found, is one of the standouts for June 8 releases. Rashid Babiker/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday For June 8: Six Albums You Should Hear Now

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Rapper Kanye West and President-elect Donald Trump met in 2016 at Trump Tower in New York. Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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What The Kanye Controversy Can Teach Us About Black Voters

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Kanye West's recent life-coach-like Twitter activity is out of character for the infamously polarizing rapper. Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images hide caption

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A Conversation About Kanye West, Twitter Philosopher

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Kanye West returned to Twitter this week to post aphorisms... and announce several new albums, including one from Pusha-T (left). Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Yeezy Season 3 hide caption

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