At this point in his career, Kanye West's personal and professional lives are pretty much open books to the public. With five albums in the can and a sixth titled Yeezus on the way, pretty much every listener knows the ins and outs of the Chicago rap star's story. Still, Yeezy's Wikipedia page is rife with factoids and tid-bits that the average G.O.O.D. Music devotee may not know.

Now, XXL has decided to put together a list of 16 lesser known things that we learned from Mr. West's Wiki page.