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Cher says Kanye West thanked her for popularizing Auto-Tune

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If only we were privy to all the Illuminati-status conversations that happen behind closed doors at events like the Met Gala. Iconic singer Cher met Kanye and Kim Kardashian West at this year’s gala on Monday, where she says the rapper-businessman-designer gave her some weighty praise.

When a fan asked Cher on Twitter about meeting the Wests she provided the following response:

Cher popularized the distorted singing tool—that West later put to use on albums like 808s & Heartbreak—on her 1998 hit “Believe.”

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