Kanye West Is Engaged FRIDAY AUGUST 11, 2006 11:15AM EST By Tiffany McGee Kanye West Photo by: Jon Kopaloff / FilmMagic Rapper and producer Kanye West is engaged, several sources have confirmed to PEOPLE exclusively. West, 29, proposed to his girlfriend, Alexis, while overseas for two weeks recently, sources close to the singer tell PEOPLE. Alexis, whose last name and occupation were not immediately available, was West's girlfriend prior to his October 2002 car accident, one source says. A rep for West had no comment. This will be the first marriage for the Grammy winner.