Kanye West is either a genius or the village idiot, depending on who you ask.
The rapper appears on the cover of GQ magazine and we have some of his most interesting and plain crazy quotes from his interview. Let’s just say Yeezy is unintentionally hilarious!
The rapper is known for saying some pretty outrageous things in his interviews and his latest chit-chat with GQ is no exception.
Kanye’s interview covers just about everything from his “dinosaur” wife Kim Kardashian, to Jay Z and Beyonce skipping his wedding, calling himself a blowfish. We thought that was “gay fish”, according to South Park.
Kanye was asked about his reasons for getting married, telling GQ, “Saying ‘Hey, I like Kim’ isn’t as inspiring to people as us getting married. And anyone that’s in a relationship knows that in order to get to the point to get married and then to be married and to then carry on, it needs that work put into it. Right now, people look at it and it’s like, ‘Wow, that’s inspiring.'”
We can only imagine just how interesting Kanye’s wedding toast was and he revealed a little of his speech to GQ.
West told his guests, “What I talked about in it was the idea of celebrity, and celebrities being treated like blacks were in the ’60s, having no rights, and the fact that people can slander your name. I said that in the toast. And I had to say this in a position where I, from the art world, am marrying Kim. And how we’re going to fight to raise the respect level for celebrities so that my daughter can live a more normal life. She didn’t choose to be a celebrity. But she is. So I’m going to fight to make sure she has a better life. I’m here to fight for the re-education of what celebrity is. To say, ‘Yes, we are celebrities, but yes, we’re also innovators, we’re also inventors, we’re also thoughtful.'”
West explained what attracted him to Kim Kardashian, but we already imagine we know the true answer. Her massive lady lumps!
The rapper explained, “Kim is this girl who f**king turns me on. I love her. This is who I want to be next to and be around. And then people would try to say, ‘Well, you know, if you’re a musician, you should be with a musician, and if you want to design, you need to be with a girl from the design world.’ I don’t give a f**k about people’s opinions. Because when a kid falls in love with an airplane or a bike or a dinosaur — especially if you’re an only child and it’s not because of the book that the sibling was reading — it’s like, f**k, you mean to tell me that the dinosaurs walked the earth and stuff like that?! That’s amazing! You mean to tell me that these giant multi-ton crafts can fly that fast and that loud, and they can flip, and there’s danger, the possibility of them exploding? That’s f**king cool! You mean to tell me that this girl with this f**king body and this face is also into style, and she’s a nice person, and she has her own money and is family-oriented? That’s just as cool as a f**kingfighter jet or dinosaur! And just as rarely seen…
“Kim is the type of girl that, her entire life, if you were in school with her, most people would be studying and up late nights, but for some reason she would have the skill set to go and grab the one book, turn to the exact page, and just magically say, ‘That’s the exact answer.’ Or she could wink at the person who had done all the work and get it done anyway. And the point of life is getting s**t done and being happy.”
Kanye’s critics have claimed his marriage to Kim Kardashian has hurt his popularity, but he disagrees.
He credits the 33-year-old reality star with helping his popularity. He gave an example of their wedding photo on Instagram, the most-liked photo in the history of the site. He said, “It’s because of Kim. Meaning, there’s no photo that I would have put up by myself, or next to one of my smarty friends, that would have got that amount of likes.”
As for rumors that Jay Z and Beyonce didn’t show up at the wedding because of the Kardashian family? Kanye had this to say, “All that, I wouldn’t even speak on. It doesn’t even matter to me whatsoever, who would show up. Because the most important person to show up there, to me, was Kim. And that’s all that matters to me.”
“One of the reasons why I think that me and Kim are very powerful together isn’t just the concept of celebrity or this mega rap star and this mega-beautiful pop star,” he explained later. “It’s something I explain to my girl: She is who she is. I am who I am. We have advisers and friends and everything, but those people are who they are and we are who we are. And what I had to learn from Kim is how to take more of her advice and less of other’s people’s advice. There’s a lot of Kim K skills that were added. In order to win at life, you need some Kim K skills, period.”
Kanye West is a genius in his own mind. He explains that his song “New Slaves” contains “the best rap verse of all time”.
Yeezy said, “That song that I do feel is the best rap verse of all time — ‘New Slaves.’ The second verse. I argue that it’s the best rap verse of all time. It’s the Coming to America or Anchorman of a verse. You know, it’s got the funny shit. It’s got the antagonization. It’s got patterns. It’s got social and political consciousness. It’s got struggle. It’s got bravado. It’s everything that a rap verse is supposed to be.”
West may pretend he doesn’t care what anyone thinks, but was bothered by his outfit the day of his GQ interview. He told GQ, “I hope we don’t see no paparazzi today. Because I’m still getting acquainted with these jogging pants I threw on. Like, ‘That’s not my statement!'”
One final thing Kanye wants you to know is that he is a blowfish.
He told GQ, “I’m a blowfish. I’m not a shark, I’m a blowfish. So that perfect example about me hitting my head [he walked into a street sign and it was caught by paparazzi] , it’s like a blowfish. I wasn’t coming out of my house going to a paparazzi’s house to attack them. I’m defending my family in front of my own house. I’m defending my name as someone’s screaming something negative at me. That’s a blowfish. People have me pinned as a shark or a predator in some way, and in no way am I that. I wouldn’t want to hurt anyone. I want to defend people. I want to help people.”
Well now, we guess that explains everything.
You can check out the full interview when it hits newsstands July 29.
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