Kanye West is now officially a billionaire - Forbes

Kanye West is now officially a billionaire - Forbes

- American rapper Kanye West is now on Forbes billionaire list, as the rapper officially becomes a billionaire

- Forbes made the disclosure on Friday, April 24

- Kanye's billionaire status was made possible by the basketball shoes bearing his name that he developed with Adidas

American rapper Kanye is West is now officially a billionaire. This was made possible by the basketball shoes bearing his name that he developed with Adidas.

The disclosure was made by Forbes on Friday, April 24, which said the 42-year-old rapper is now worth $1.3 billion.

Legit.ng gathers that Kanye's Yeezy footwear often sells for more than $200 a pair in the United States and elsewhere.

According to Forbes, the rapper has pressing the magazine to be listed as one of its billionaires but it decline for lack of proof.

Kanye and Adidas launched their first shoe together in 2015.

Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that Kanye West visited a youth conference in Tennessee on Sunday, January 19, where he told the 12,400 students in attendance about how accepting Christ had changed his life.

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The 42-year-old husband of Kim Kardashian said: "I believe Jesus died for my sins.

"There was a time when the devil had me." A 135-member gospel choir sang:

"I stretch my hands to you/Father I stretch," as West added, "Do you know the good news? Jesus can save a wretch like me."

In other news, Black eco-entrepreneur Dr Lisa Dyson and her co-founder, Dr John Reed, have discovered an interesting technology that uses microbes to make protein from the air.

The technology would help save the planet from climate change as it involves the use of carbon dioxide (CO2) as a raw material for meat production with the use of microbes.

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At the same time, the brilliant discovery provides a great alternative to getting healthy meat that does not harm any animal and could be used by vegetarians without feeling guilty.

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Although it is made with a fraction of the environmental footprint, Dr Dyson's meat is reported to be just as tasty and nutritious as typical meat.

Speaking of how the ingenious idea started, Dr Dyson mentioned that it all began with the passion of she and her co-founder to combat climate change by recycling carbon into a different useful material.

“We wished to leverage science for the betterment of the earth, and we were influenced by this concept of, ‘remaking how items are made’ by way of carbon transformation,” she explained.

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