Rhymefest buys Kanye West’s childhood home for Yeezy’s charity

The rapper's childhood home will become a "community arts incubator" for the Chicago community he grew up in.

Rhymefest has announced he has bought Kanye West‘s childhood home in Chicago on behalf of the rapper’s charity Donda’s House.

Rhymefest, who serves as a creative director of the charity West founded in his late mother’s honour, said on Instagram that the house will become a “community Arts incubator”.

The frequent Kanye collaborator wrote: “It will be the first of our Nationwide Lite-Houses. A state of the art recording studio, a curriculum space for @dondashouse and southside music museam. We want to show bright spots in communities thatve been divested from, we know more Lights exist here, they just need to be activated.”

According to the latest reports, West is set to remain in hospital for at least the rest of the week.

The rapper was hospitalised “for his own health and safety” on Monday (November 21) after suffering from “severe sleep deprivation”.

Despite it recently being reported that West was “doing much better”TMZ  has since claimed that Kanye is in a “bad mental state” and that his stay in hospital is “far from over”.

Lady GagaPusha TJohn Legend and Chance The Rapper are among the stars sending his best wishes to West this week following the news. Legend said he was “concerned” about the ‘Life of Pablo’ artist, while Chance sent “a very special prayer to my big brother, Kanye West”. Pusha T thanked West for the “endless opportunities you have brought to me”.

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It has also been reported that Beyoncé is urging Jay Z to patch things up with Kanye.

West’s relationship with his former mentor and friend has appeared strained recently. At a concert in Sacramento last week he cut his set short after just 30 minutes following a rant about Beyoncé and Jay Z. During the rant, he urged Jay to call him and claimed that his fellow rapper has the means to have him killed.

Meanwhile, West’s latest album ‘The Life Of Pablo’ made it to number two in NME‘s albums of the year list for 2016.

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