Has Kanye West's career gone down since he started dating Kim Kardashian?
Why yes, yes it has. From the New York Daily News:
"His personal life is overpowering his music," an industry source says. "Every time he plays, people are wondering if Kim is going to be there. It's not a good thing for him, especially if he wants to be taken seriously."
Kardashian is also affecting West's income. The rapper was offered several opportunities to host New Year's Eve parties in Vegas and Miami -- but only if he would bring Kardashian. West declined the offers. "Kanye was actually offended by the offers," says the source.
In the beginning of their relationship, West tried to put his foot down when it came to appearing on the Kardashian family's shows. "He made it clear to her he doesn't want to be on her show, but Kim gets upset so he caves in," adds the source.
West seems to be savvy about his haters and plans on restructuring his team soon. "He has been meeting with top-level music executives seeking advice," says the source. "He's not happy with the direction things have been going."