Kanye West ending Gap partnership; plans to open his own Yeezy stores

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Thursday, September 15, 2022
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A lawyer for the Chicago rapper says the clothing company breached the partnership

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Kanye West is breaking up with the Gap.

A lawyer for the Chicago rapper says the clothing company breached the partnership by not opening branded Yeezy stores and distributing his apparel as originally planned.

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Now, West is planning to open his own Yeezy stores.

West has had a history with Gap and even worked at one of its stores in Chicago as a teenager.

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