Kanye West is Reportedly Bonding With his Father Amid Prostate Cancer Diagnosis Miss2Bees August 1, 2018 Hip Hop News | Trending Hip Hop Stories Kanye West and his father are finding the silver lining in a grey cloud and using this tragic time to bond together. Sources near the family tell TMZ ever since Ray West has been receiving treatment for his prostate cancer in Los Angeles, he has been able to spend time with his son, his son’s wife, Kim Kardashian, and his three grandchildren. Ye and his pops didn’t have the worst relationship. They were just distant because Ye’s dad lived in Chicago. In this way, they’re exploiting the circumstance now, which has enabled them to bond. Kanye reportedly dropped everything to get his dad the most ideal therapeutic treatment in L.A. when he got the bad news. Thankfully, Ray’s reacting admirably to treatment and it would appear that he will be alright.