Kim Kardashian on singing: Kanye convinced me
January 20th, 2011
05:32 PM ET

Kim Kardashian on singing: Kanye convinced me

Reality star/entrepreneur Kim Kardashian credits Kanye West with helping her add another title to her resume: singer. The "Kourtney & Kim Take New York" beauty says it was West who convinced her that she possessed the pipes to make a hit record.

"[I thought] 'OK, I'm not a singer, this isn't what I do. I have too much other stuff going on. Is this really something safe for me to do?'" she recalls to MTV News. "And Kanye was actually one of the people who really talked me into doing it and telling me, like, 'Hey, look, what do you guys do for fun? You guys go shopping, you go to the movies. Kind of step into our world for a second and have fun.'"

The result was "Turn It Up," a one-off record that Kardashian, 30, made with Grammy-winning producer The-Dream.

"Dream's mother passed away of cancer and so did my dad, so half of the proceeds are going to a cancer organization," she says. "It's just one song, and it's just for fun."

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  1. FanSpinner

    I love Kayne West! I iwsh i had an autotune though, maybe XFactor would be a bit boring without it!!!
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    February 19, 2011 at 10:52 am | Report abuse |
  2. Superhiro

    Because they're greedy parasites of society?

    January 22, 2011 at 2:54 pm | Report abuse |
  3. kelly

    what is it with celebrates having to do everything just so they can have more money?

    January 21, 2011 at 11:58 am | Report abuse |
  4. Butters from South Park

    Kim and her family were great on South Park...

    January 21, 2011 at 11:11 am | Report abuse |
  5. Melissa

    I actually admired her for not singing, and just sticking to what she was good at: modeling. Don't do it Kim, Kanye and the Dream just want to sleep with you (at the same time).

    January 21, 2011 at 9:15 am | Report abuse |
  6. Ed the horse

    Give me back my face.

    January 21, 2011 at 9:02 am | Report abuse |
  7. Corn in my

    Kanye sucks butt shute

    January 21, 2011 at 2:35 am | Report abuse |
  8. Beautiful Vixen

    OMG! I hate that autotune or whatever that crap is. Does she really think anyone is going to buy that. I mean I watch the show but please enough already.

    January 21, 2011 at 1:44 am | Report abuse |
  9. Old sku mami

    Get out!! Imma have2chckout that song..kim u go girl...

    January 20, 2011 at 11:12 pm | Report abuse |
  10. Superhiro

    Ha! the_dude you beat me to it. Anybody can sing with an autotuner.

    January 20, 2011 at 8:36 pm | Report abuse |
  11. k. eva

    What these celebrities won't do for money!!!

    January 20, 2011 at 8:18 pm | Report abuse |
  12. the_dude

    It's called autotune Kim. Look it up. It can make anyone sound good.

    January 20, 2011 at 7:24 pm | Report abuse |
  13. Evel Kneivel

    He was just telling you that you were good so he wouldn't be the only black guy in the world who hasn't slept with you.

    January 20, 2011 at 6:24 pm | Report abuse |
  14. oh

    Oh, good. I was afraid that you would pull a Paris Hilton and make a bunch of crappy tracks.

    January 20, 2011 at 5:54 pm | Report abuse |

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