Have you missed the dulcet tones of Yeezy opining for the last 24 hours? Never fear; the rapper stumbled upon yet another audible mic yesterday, delivering a full 30 minutes of non sequitur speech glory during an interview with Los Angeles’ 97.1 AMP Radio.
In one of many moments of hyper self-awareness, West stalled a scheduled game of word association in order to explain the rant as an art form: “Rant has a negative connotation,” he said. “And these are inspirational, visionary, breaks in pop culture. Every time I talk, it is a crack in the matrix. When I wake up, ‘cause nobody’s gonna fire me tomorrow, so I can say anything I want to say. And luckily, I want to say positive things. And I want to make my mama happy, and I want to do God’s work.”
It turns out, he also still has thoughts on his infamous Taylor Swift 2009 VMAs Episode Interruptus: “We still haven’t seen a video as good as that video. Like five years later, we still haven’t seen a video that good,” referring to Beyoncé’s “Single Ladies.” Oh and that Jimmy Kimmel feud? West wanted to clear the air about calling himself a “creative genius:” “But that’s just my title,” he said. “I don’t know any other way to explain what I do.” READ FULL STORY