Kanye West Talks Being Intellectual & Controversial I Am God Song on W Magazine
Kanye West had Quite an Amazing Interview with W Magazine and answered questions we
/me asked ourselves so much. He of course talked about his controversial I Am God track, relationship with Kim, Being rich, and being Intellectual
On appearing on Keeping Up With The Kardashians: 'Oh, that’s just all for love. It’s simply that. At a certain point, or always, love is more important than any branding, or any set of cool people, or attempting to impress anyone. Because true love is just the way you feel.On his track I am God (which he collaborated on with Daft Punk): 'I made that song because I am a god. I don’t think there’s much more explanation. I’m not going to sit here and defend s**t. That s**t is rock ’n’ roll, man. That s**t is rap music. I am a god. Now what?'On how seriously to take him: 'You should only believe about 90 percent of what I say. As a matter of fact, don’t even believe anything that I’m saying at all. I could be completely f*****g with you, and the world, the entire time.'On being rich: 'I’m not a billionaire; I’m just a millionaire. But I’m the youngest guy I know who has this much interest in design and the ability to actually get some of it. So that makes me an important cog in the wheel.'On his self-acknowledged deficiency in the eloquence department: 'God’s little practical joke on me—as an intellect who doesn’t like to read a lot—is like, I’ll say some superphilosophical s**t, but I’ll say it the wrong way... I’ll use the wrong word, so it goes from being really special to completely retarded.'He also explained further why he made the track 'I am God'
It turns out this song was inspired by a serious diss—not from another rapper but from a major fashion designer. Last fall, a few days before Paris Fashion Week, West was informed that he’d be invited to a widely anticipated runway show only on the condition that he agree not to attend any other shows. “So the next day I went to the studio with Daft Punk, and I wrote ‘I Am a God,’ ” West says. “Cause it’s like, Yo! Nobody can tell me where I can and can’t go. Man, I’m the No. 1 living and breathing rock star. I am Axl Rose; I am Jim Morrison; I am Jimi Hendrix.” West is not smiling as he says this, and his voice is getting louder with each sentence. “You can’t say that you love music and then say that Kanye West can’t come to your show! To even think they could tell me where I could and couldn’t go is just ludicrous. It’s blasphemous—to rock ’n’ roll, and to music.”Later, West gives a more measured take on the incident, explaining that he was “just very hurt” by the designer’s attempt to control him. “How can someone stop my opportunity to see something that he can teach me, that I can help teach the world?”
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