– With No Middle Nor Last Name Kanye West is now legally known as “Ye”. A Los Angeles judge has approved the singer’s request to legally change his name to “Ye”, with no middle or last name. Ye filed the paperwork on August 24th and noted the request to change his name was for personal reasons. Would you ever change your name? If you were going to request a new legal name, what would it be? How do you think Kim Kardashian and his children will feel about his name change?