With Yeezus coming out in less than a week, we’re going to be hearing a lot about Kanye West, which is exactly how Kanye West likes it. Because he’s Kanye West. Right, Kanye West? Right, Kanye West.
This morning, the New York Times published a fascinating, must-read interview between West and Jon Caramanica, who spoke to the rapper/icon/mogul/Cleveland Show guest star about, well, everything. The new album, the Taylor Swift incident, the Jay-Z, the Kardashian — it’s West’s first interview in years, and Caramanica covered as much as he could.
Naturally, West was at his most brilliant, boastful self. Here are but a few of his most narcissist NUGGETS.
I’ve been connected to the most culturally important albums of the past four years, the most influential artists of the past ten years. You have like, Steve Jobs, Walt Disney, Henry Ford, Howard Hughes, Nicolas Ghesquière, Anna Wintour, David Stern."