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Kanye West’s Childhood Home Becomes Art Incubator

Kanye West’s childhood home is about to become a space for nurturing young creative minds.

Activist and hip-hop artist Rhymefest announced on Instagram that he’d purchased ‘Ye’s Chicago house and plans to turn it into an art incubator: “I’m excited to announce the purchase of Kanye’s childhood home as a community Arts incubator. It will be the first of our Nationwide Lite-Houses. A state of the art recording studio, a curriculum space for Donda’s House and southside music museum. We want to show bright spots in communities that’ve been divested from, we know more Lights exist here, they just need to be activated.”

The house was purchased as part of Donda’s House, a non-profit co-founded by Kanye and Rhymefest, which seeks to create a collaborative and creative environment to encourage local young artists. The foundation was set up in honor of West’s mother, a respected Chicago educator who died in 2007.

Those wishing to support the non-profit or find out more information about Donda House can do so here.

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