Kanye West is Just the Awesomest at Naming Everything

Few artists care about every single aspect of their releases as much as Kanye West, and that certainly includes the album's titles—after following a logical theme for his first three LPs, he's gone increasingly out of the box for the last three. Now, he's gonna be laying it all out there with the title for his next album, if you believe reports from The Sun that claim that 'Yeezy wants to call the future-masterwork I Am God. "He also has a sense of humour though and knows how his self-indulgence is seen by the general public," explains a source to the rag. "It’s half tongue-in-cheek, half what Kanye probably feels is true.” Probably.

Of course, this is nothing compared to what the paper reports Kanye wants to call a different new release of his—his as-yet-unborn kid, first with celebrity girlfriend Kim Kardashian. The Sun claims that Kanye's name of choice for the offspring is "North," because it would make for a cool full name with "West," and also (presumably) because the mid-'90s Rob Reiner flop adventure-comedy North is one of Kanye's favorite movies. (Seriously, we wouldn't be surprised.)

Apparently, Kim's not super-cool with that name, mostly because it doesn't start with a "K" like the names of everyone in their family (including Kanye and even Kim's ex Kris Humphries—no wonder things didn't work with her and Reggie or Ray), but also probably because it's a pretty silly name. We like it, though we worry it may limit the kid to a life of just one orientation—and if he, say, ended up being a left-handed pitcher named North West, that would just be weird.

Plus, there must be some sort of compromise to be reached here, with the K names and the West puns. Why not just name him Kanye West? You know, like the famous rapper. That would be pretty funny.

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