Kanye West is the third highest-earning celebrity on Earth. Mostly due to his Yeezy line with Adidas, Forbes pegs his pretax income at $150 million over the past year. In an exclusive interview, West takes us through the creative process behind his shoe line and his approach to business. Welcome to the billion-dollar Yeezy empire.
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