Rapper and fashion designer, Kanye West, 44, has legally sent in paperwork to the Los Angeles Superior Court to change his name to his notorious nickname, “YE.”

Kanye Omari West is his legal birth name and when filing with the court on why he wanted to change his name he wrote “personal reasons.”

This shouldn’t come as a surprise knowing the superstar and his spontaneous actions. He tweeted three years ago about his former self as “the being” and how he sees himself as “I am YE.”

Ye has been a nickname of the “Famous” singer for quite some time. Ye is a shortened form of his first name. The name resonated with Kanye so much that he titled his eighth studio album, “Ye” which was released on June 1, 2018. He has talked about the significance of “Ye” which is due to religious reasons. The nickname dates even further back to the early 2010s.

The singer’s Instagram account @KanyeWest‘s bio says “ye.” The court must approve his petition for his name change. Until then, enjoy some photos of Kanye being Kanye.

NEW YORK, NEW YORK – NOVEMBER 07: Kanye West speaks on stage at the “Kanye West and Steven Smith in Conversation with Mark Wilson” at the on November 07, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Brad Barket/Getty Images for Fast Company)

NEW YORK, NEW YORK – NOVEMBER 07: Kanye West attends the Fast Company Innovation Festival – Day 3 Arrivals on November 07, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Brad Barket/Getty Images for Fast Company)

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS – OCTOBER 28: Kanye West attends Jim Moore Book Event At Ralph Lauren Chicago on October 28, 2019 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Robin Marchant/Getty Images for Ralph Lauren)

MIAMI, FL – DECEMBER 06: Kanye West attends Prada Mode Miami Night 3 at Freehand Miami on December 6, 2018 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images for Prada)

NEW YORK, NEW YORK – DECEMBER 02: Kanye West attends the the Versace fall 2019 fashion show at the American Stock Exchange Building in lower Manhattan on December 02, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Roy Rochlin/Getty Images)

LOS ANGELES, CA – FEBRUARY 17: Kanye West onstage at adidas Creates 747 Warehouse St. – an event in basketball culture on February 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for adidas)

NEW YORK, NY – SEPTEMBER 04: Kanye West performs during Puff Daddy and Bad Boy Family Reunion Tour at Madison Square Garden on September 4, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Live Nation)

NEW YORK, NY – MAY 02: Kanye West ttends the “Manus x Machina: Fashion In An Age Of Technology” Costume Institute Gala at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 2, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images)

PARIS, FRANCE – OCTOBER 03: Kanye West attends Vogue 95th Anniversary Party on October 3, 2015 in Paris, France. (Photo by Victor Boyko/Getty Images for Vogue)