By CBSLA Staff

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Kanye West’s nickname might end up being the only name the rapper goes by.

West filed court documents on Tuesday to legally change his name to “Ye,” without a middle or last name. Currently, his full name is Kanye Omari West.

The documents cite “personal reasons” for the name change petition. A judge must approve it before it becomes official.

West signaled that he wanted the change in 2018, saying on Twitter, “the being formally known as Kanye West. I am YE.”

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