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Kanye West "Encouraged" Kim Kardashian To Sing

We have Yeezy to thank for the socialite's musical effort...

Kim Kardashian has revealed that rapper Kanye West encouraged her to sing.

The socialite, who premiered Jennifer Lopez inspired track Turn It Up earlier this month, told our US Team that if it wasn't for Yeezy, she may not have recorded the tune.


When asked about her musical venture, Kardashian recalled her thought process revealing:

"OK, I'm not a singer, this isn't what I do. I have too much other stuff going on. Is this really something safe for me to do?'

She continued: "Kanye was actually one of the people who really talked me into doing it and telling me, like, 'Hey, look, what do you guys do for fun? You guys go shopping, you go to the movies. Kind of step into our world for a second and have fun, and we go to the studio.' "

Despite the song being produced by The-Dream, Kim claimed that herself and her sisters do take advice from Kanye, stating: "Kanye came to see the store and check out what we were doing in New York City."


"He's someone we look up to and just think as like, in the fashion world... someone that we've always just taken advice from. He wanted to come check out the store, and while at the store, I was really uncertain about the music thing."

She added: "I'm just doing it for fun, and The-Dream wrote and produced the song, and Ciara talked me into doing it and said I should meet with him… It's just one song, and it's just for fun."

We can't wait to hear it...