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Kanye West recently purchased his childhood home in Chicago for about $225,000, as Billboard reports. The residence is located on the Windy City’s South Shore neighborhood, according to a local news station, WGN9.

In the early 1980s, Ye’s late mother, Donda West, bought the house and later sold it in 2004. The residency reportedly went through foreclosure prior to West’s former collaborator, Rhymefest’s purchase of the home. The rapper had planned to turn the abode into an “arts incubator.”

However, Rhymefest, West, and Kim Kardashian got into a public feud over the incubator’s funding, which Yeezy addressed on an episode of  Keeping Up With the Kardashians. It’s currently unclear what West plans on doing with his childhood residency.

Glennisha Morgan is a Detroit-bred multimedia journalist and writer. She writes about intersectionality, hip-hop, pop culture, queer issues, race, feminism, and her truth. Follow her on Twitter @GlennishaMorgan.