Grammy Award-winning hip hop artist who became known for his first studio album, Channel Orange, which reached #1 on the US Hip-Hop charts. He has released songs like "Swim Good" and "Pilot Jones."
He released the popular singles "Novacane," "Thinking Bout You," and "Sweet Life.'" He won a Grammy for Best Rap Collaboration for "No Church in the Wild," which he recorded with with Kanye West and Jay-Z.
In 2011, he worked with Kanye West on the collaborative album, Watch the Throne.
He washed cars and walked dogs as a teenager to afford studio sessions, and worked as a ghostwriter for John Legend and Justin Bieber, among others.
He has a brother named Ryan and a sister named Ashley. In 2012 he announced on Tumblr that he had experienced unrequited love for another man when he was nineteen.
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