Kanye West broke the internet last month with his DONDA album. Now, the 44-year old billionaire has filed a DONDA trademark for a line tech products.
TMZ reported that Kanye West's company filed a trademark request for DONDA on Tuesday September 21. According to legal documents, Kanye intends to enter the tech industry.
Kanye West's mother, Donda West was the inspiration behind many career highlights. After undergoing breast reduction surgery, she died in 2007. Kanye has made it a point to keep his mother's name alive through his creative endeavors.
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According to TMZ the Donda name is going to be used for many electronic products. This applies to surround sound systems, audio speakers as well as computers, tablets, smartwatches, and tablets. The name may be found on wearable devices and smart glasses. It is possible that Kanye will follow Dr. Dre's footsteps and put the Donda name onto headphones. In less than six years, Dr. Dres Beats By Dre became a billion-dollar company.
You have to be able to see a problem and find a solution, Jimmy Iovine, cofounder of Beats, said to INC.
Kanye is known for his ability to give people exactly what they want at the right moment. His music is still at the top of the music charts. The Donda album was the second-biggest global debut on the Spotify chart this year. Chart Data estimates that the album received close to 100 million streams.
Kanye's trademark is proof that he isn't slowing down. Kanye is expanding his reach and growing his net worth. Forbes reports that the music mogul has amassed a staggering net worth of $1.8 million (as of October 3, 2002). Kanye is often referred to as a musician genius but it's his fashion ideas that have helped him increase his net worth.
The Kanyes Yeezy shoes became a huge hit. The newest Yeezys are still in high demand. Fans continue to line up to get their hands on them. Kanye West released the Yeezy 450 in Cloud Whites in March. In less than 60 seconds, the shoes were gone.
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Kanyes multi-year Adidas deal has been extremely profitable. Kanyes signed a multi-year deal with Adidas to design the Yeezy sneaker brand. It is estimated that it is worth between $3.2 and $4.7 billion. Forbes reported that Yeezy sold $1.7 billion last year.
Kanyes success in fashion and music is proof that he has the potential to be a star in the tech sector.