It looks like Kanye West has made a major career move, as he’s reportedly hired Justin Bieber’s longtime manager Scooter Braun to the same role. According to Billboard, Braun and Kanye have been working together for about a month now, though the exact details of their partnership aren’t clear right now. Braun will reportedly share management duties for Kanye with Izzy Zivkovich, who has worked with ‘Ye for years. While one source told Billboard that they’ve reached an agreement, another source said that there’s no formal agreement, but that Scooter is consulting with Kanye.
The report comes right as Kanye once again updated his The Life of Pablo album and has even started moving over a few songs to other streaming services. If true, this move makes sense for Kanye, who is reportedly prepping a tour in the coming weeks and another album this summer. All in all, this deal makes a lot of sense for Kanye and isn’t that surprising seeing that he was with Scooter at a few of Bieber’s shows in Los Angeles last week. We’ve reached out to Kanye’s reps for comment on this story and will continue to update as more details come out.
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