After a few months of flying under the radar, it seems Krazy Kaps Kanye has finally emerged once again. Only this time he wasn't sitting in front of his computer to let off steam. Kanye was at the Big Chill music festival in England when he began ranting to the crowd, and at one point even compared himself to Hitler. There seems to be this ongoing trend of celebrities using Hitler as an example of what they are going through, from John Galliano to Mel Gibson.
“I walk through the hotel and I walk down the street, and people look at me like I’m f**kin’ insane, like I’m Hitler.”
The rant all started when Kanye showed up 30 minutes late to perform which pissed off concertgoers who had been drinking and had become restless from waiting. So in his seven-minute rant, not only did he yap about mic problems, and Hitler comparisons, but he also talked about crashing the MTV European Awards, his Monster video which has since been banned, and the state of Hip Hop in the music industry.
On crashing the stage at the MTV European Awards
The first time I ever ran on stage at an award show was [The
On His ‘Monster’ video
One of my favorite videos, is the “Monster” clip. How many people have actually seen this video? Who saw it before it got banned and they took it down and before Women’s [Rights Organizations] started saying that a person that lost the most important women in his life is now against women in some way? The photos were inspired by [name inaudible], Helmut Newton. There are very few Hip Hop videos that have ever had imagery of that sort. The concept of models hanging or people being eaten alive or whatever type of visuals for a horrific video was purely artistic. But then once again, it was thrown into a misogynistic box because they couldn’t understand how a rapper can have a or a sensibility high enough to do something like that without being misogynistic. Once again, I wake up and I’m a monster and I walk through the hotel or I walk down the street and people look at me like I’m f*cking insane….like I’m Hitler. But one day, one day a light will shine through, one day people will understand everything I did and ever said was to throw myself on the blade for the sake of someone else. For the sake of people, for the sake of New Orleans, for the sake of honest music, for the sake of honest judgment. Michael Jordan changed so much in basketball. He took his power to make a difference. It’s so much bullsh*t going on in music right now and someone has to make a f*cking difference.
On Hip Hop and the music industry
They tried to say hip hop was dead. It’s ain’t dead, people just scared to make something real for a change. If you’re a real artist you put your life on the line for this. You don’t let nobody scare you. No f–king sponsorships try to scare you. No sponsors trying to tell you what you’re not gonna have in the future or trying to cut your pay. This isn’t about money. This is about inspiration. This is about dreams. All the money I had when I was in high school I put it back into working…working on music. My dream was to be able to do this one day. Even ’til this day, everything I have, I put back into this.
“You can’t keep that when you’re gone, but your legacy will live on. One day, one day you will see the truth. It’s coming from the people that the powers that be tried to kill. That the powers that be tried to kill. And I’m tired as hell and I’m lonely, but one thing I won’t be is phony.”
I'm sure the media will come for Yeezy for saying this, but Hitler is the closest name I think people can think of as someone who was the worst human being in history. We all know he's got a big ego and if people didn't love him so much for it, we wouldn't pay so much attention to all the bullshit coming out of his mouth. Besides, out of all the boring A-listers, no one gives good talk better than Kanye.
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1. No Church in The Wild (ft. Frank Ocean)
2. Lift Off (ft. Beyoncé)
3. Niggas in Paris
4. Otis (ft. Otis Redding)
5. Gotta Have It
6. New Day
7. Prime Time
8. Who Gon Stop Me
9. Murder to Excellence
10. Welcome to The Jungle
11. Sweet Baby Jesus (ft. Frank Ocean)
12. Love You So (ft. Mr Hudson)