Kanye West has announced that he shall now be known as Ye.
The rapper made the announcement that he would be sticking to the nickname he has had for many years on Twitter, where it has been shared thousands of times.
the being formally known as Kanye West I am YE— ye (@ye) 1538236136.0
Amongst the hubbub around Ye's intrepid new chapter, many decided to make announcements of their own – turning it from name-change to meme as seamlessly as you'd expect from 21st century human interaction.
Here are 10 of the best examples.
Cool. I’m crouchye https://t.co/uz9KTEa4TM— Peter Crouch (@Peter Crouch) 1538308565.0
I am Groot. https://t.co/c01BwJGuCG— Plathanos 🐝🇩🇴 (@Plathanos 🐝🇩🇴) 1538264138.0
the corps formally known as Bluecoats. We are ATS https://t.co/kRQPYIl30Z— Bluecoats (@Bluecoats) 1538255900.0
Barista: “And what is the name for the order?” https://t.co/E1n7spalPC— Brandon Calvillo (@Brandon Calvillo) 1538254543.0
the being formally known as Bekah Martinez I am KAH https://t.co/UnyP6kcZQt— bekah martinez ♡ (@bekah martinez ♡) 1538241235.0
Nice tae meet ye https://t.co/1jJBJVKuLW— Greg Hemphill (@Greg Hemphill) 1538238812.0
7. Ye olde Ye
Ye Olde Kanye. https://t.co/fdPySpzpPv— Tony Cowards (@Tony Cowards) 1538237034.0
8. Hear Ye
If there isn't a herald on his stage shouting 'hear ye, hear ye' before each concert what's even the point https://t.co/DYoDR46sRR— Llama In A Tux (@Llama In A Tux) 1538236269.0
Does this mean I can now call myself Kanye West? https://t.co/S5tu7x7y8c— Piers Morgan (@Piers Morgan) 1538305224.0
10. Oh Ye of little spelling
Formerly? https://t.co/UcPyqHQM3h— DJBooth (@DJBooth) 1538237229.0
We're guessing Ye imagined his announcement being received slightly differently. But at least the internet had some fun with it!
Thanks for the laughs, Ye.
A version of this article originally appeared on Press Association.