In the months after, he threw himself into preparations for 2008's Glow In The Dark tour.He also told GQ that, having confronted how precious life is, he was ready to marry Phifer soon.Not playing clean: Initially, Kanye, 38, referred to Amber as a 'stripper' and implied she was a gold digger by referencing lyrics to his hit song during an exchange with Wiz (pictured last week arriving at LAX)Meanwhile, the cause of the vitriolic exchange on Wednesday appears to have been Wiz, who was upset over Kanye renaming his album Waves, which is a term in the hip-hop community in reference to the style of rapper Max B, who is currently in prison.However, the conflict may have something to do with a new leaked track from Kanye's upcoming seventh studio album, where he appears to blast his ex by suggesting she doesn't look as good as she used to.In 2004, Kanye West and Kim Kardashian met for the first time and quickly became friends.It's been a whirlwind few years for Kim Kardashian and Kanye West, who started dating in Spring 2012; welcomed their first child, North West, in June 2013; got married in May 2014; and welcomed son Saint in December 2015.
Both stars are no stranger to dating in the spotlight, with the tabloid clippings and headlines from Kanye West’s extended fling with Amber Rose having helped transform the former arm candy into a brand of her own, while Kim Kardashian’s well-documented list of mates run the gamut from music producer to athlete.
Alexis is a nice girl, but Kanye has been going through a rough time.
They hit a rough patch and for now they've split.""It's always sad when things like this end, and we remain friends,” Phifer said at the time.
Kanye looked proud as he showed off his heavily pregnant girlfriend.
Power couples are nothing new in hip-hop, and have been a staple in the culture dating back to the 1980s. Melodie, Russell Simmons and Kimora Lee, The Notorious B. But Kanye West and Kim Kardashian may very well be the most talked-about couple in pop culture in quite some time, let alone hip-hop.