Kanye West recently released The Life of Pablo which has received mixed reviews, but to his die-hard fans, the album is nothing short of genius. In this post, we look at the characteristics which make up a Kanye West fan.



The Basic Low Down

Kanye West fans are split pretty evenly between men and women and the majority of his fans live in the US as you might expect. Actually he has fans elsewhere as this Top 10 country breakdown shows.

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The Men Who Admire Kanye West

Kanye West’s male fans show a strong interest towards music and sports, something which is reflected in their choices of clothing, the way they spend their leisure time, and who they look up to.

This graphic summarises their shared interests. Hover over an icon to see the detail.

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How do they look like?

Whilst there are millions of male Kanye West Fans, here are a few of them who have shared their approval of the new Kanye album on Instagram. Make sure to click on the play buttons to watch each video clip.

A video posted by Donna (@mellow_jellow) on

 

A video posted by Kay Dee (@kaydee1871980) on

#thelifeofpablo 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥

A video posted by Mack.M (@ignant_ish_isay) on



The Women Who Admire Kanye West

Kanye West’s female fans show a strong affinity towards Kanye West’s wife Kim Kardashian and her inner circle of friends, some even going to extreme efforts to mimic the Kardashian style of dress, looks, and mannerisms. Whilst there is cross-over in some of the music that Kanye’s male fans enjoy, there is a strong preference for female acts within R&B and hip hop.

This graphic summarises their shared interests. Hover over an icon to see the detail.

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How do they look like?

There are way too many millions of female Kanye West Fans, but here are a selection of them who have shared their approval of The Life of Pablo.

 

 

What if Mary, was In the club, before she met Joseph , around hella thugs. #thelifeofpablo #wolves #wcw

A photo posted by Haley Hurt (@itsbcubed) on

 

 

 


Will Kanye Remain Relevant to His Fans?

Looking at this chart from Google Trends, music fans are continuing to search for Kanye West despite his latest shenanigans. In fact, one could even say his popularity is growing in comparison to the last four years. Is this all art, or just artifice?

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* To get the interests of Kanye West fans we used self-reported information from people in their Facebook profiles.

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