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We knew there had to be a good reason why hip-hop super-star Kanye West turned up to more fashion shows than  Agyness Deyn last season. It seems the rapper is set to launch his own fashion line, following in the steps of P Diddy and Justin Timberlake.

But before unveiling his creations to the world, West has decided to get trained up the proper way - by taking on an internship at the Gap headquarters in New York, where he is working very closely with the brand's creative director, Patrick Robinson.

And rumour has it that West is taking this work placement so seriously, he's been burning the midnight oil. A source told US Weekly:  "He works all the time, and one Friday night recently, he stayed until 12am. He's learning the fashion business from the inside and trying to do it quietly."

We're sure this will be a line well worth waiting for.

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By Maria Milano