, the duo is a “mini-thing” and were spotted hanging out a Beverly Hills mansion earlier this week.
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.
And this year, she was promoted to COO of Kardashian West Brands, meaning that she'll now also head up all of Kim's many, When I meet Shepherd at the Beverly Hills estate she shares with her boyfriend, Apple Music head of content Larry Jackson, I expect her to be standoffish, a glamazon constantly glued to her i Phone.
Steph is in charge of pretty much everything having to do with boss Kim’s expansive empire.
From handling plane tickets and hotel bookings to updating fans on Kim’s status post-robbery, the brunette beauty is a driving force in the daily workings of the Kardashian fam.
and Faith Evans and Jay Z and Beyonce being just a few of the high-profile couples that have served as the embodiment of love and hip-hop, a figure in rap becoming romantically involved with another superstar or celebrity has become par for the course.
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.
“That’s my sister.” In the same scene, the Selfish author sits down with her siblings Kourtney and Khloé Kardashian to tell them that their brother, Rob, tried to force Kim to reconnect with the former stripper over the phone.
“So I called Rob and he said that Chyna wants to talk to me and, you know, I just told him that I’ll talk to her when I’m ready,” Kanye West’s wife recounts to Kourt and Ko Ko. I just wasn’t ready, you know, and I’m not gonna be forced to be on the phone with her.
They’ve done it all together with an us-against-the-world attitude that lets you know the love is real.
But like any couple, they experience their fair share of setbacks if the rumors are to be believed.
A meltdown, talk of divorce and couples therapy have been surrounding the couple’s name for the past few months.
As a new year begins, we take a look back at Kanye West and Kim Kardashian’s relationship, from its beginning to now, including their courtship, the highlights of their union, the low-lights and everything in between.
In 2004, Kanye West and Kim Kardashian met for the first time and quickly became friends.