Mother's name and occupation: Donda West - Professor at Chicago State University
Father's name and occupation: Ray West - Christian Counselor
Alliteration, allusion, and complex rhyme schemes are all in Kanye's blood. He grew up learning the basics from his mother Dr. Donda West. Dr. West was the Chair of the English Department at Chicago State University before she became 'Ye's manager (Sadly, she passed away in 2008).
Meanwhile, what about Kanye's natural ability to dominate the media? Maybe that comes from his dad Ray West who was one of the first black photojournalists at The Atlanta Journal-Constitution before he became a Christian Counselor. Maybe he preaches the gospel of Yeezus now?