The rapper and his minder were arrested at Los Angeles' LAX airport in September after lashing out at a photographer as they were preparing to board a flight to Hawaii, smashing his camera and hurling abuse at him.
On Wednesday, West was charged with vandalism, battery, and grand theft.
His associate, Don Crowley, has been charged with two counts of vandalism, two counts of battery and two counts of grand theft, according to website TMZ.com, who also caught the incident on tape.
Crowley faces five years behind bars if convicted. Both men are scheduled for arraignment on April 14.
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