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10 Kanye-isms that made us vomit in our mouth a little

2013-12-18 08:00
Cape Town – Love him or hate him, Kanye West’s outrageous rants do make for entertaining reading.

Flipping out at the papparazi, fans at concerts and even taking on the big guns like Nike, Louis Vuitton and Obama, Kanye West is a man who is not afraid to say what’s on his mind.  

In fact, he is so in awe of his own wisdom that he calls them Kanye-isms.

Here are some of the craziest things he has said in interviews:

Kanye West is the new Steve Jobs:

"I think what Kanye West is going to mean is something similar to what Steve Jobs means. I am undoubtedly, you know, Steve of Internet, downtown, fashion, culture. Period. By a long jump. I honestly feel that because Steve has passed, you know, it’s like when Biggie passed and Jay-Z was allowed to become Jay-Z." - New York Times

About that Taylor Swift moment at the MTV awards:

“It’s only led me to complete awesomeness at all times. It’s only led me to awesome truth and awesomeness. Beauty, truth, awesomeness. That’s all it is.” - New York Times

On reading:

"Sometimes people write novels and they just be wordy and so self-absorbed. I am not a fan of books. I would never want a book's autograph.” - Reuters

He is a genius:

"I'm totally weird and totally honest and I'm totally inappropriate sometimes, and the thing is for me not to say I'm not a genius I'd be lying to you and to myself." - Jimmy Kimmel Show

God’s practical joke on him:

“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 shit, but I’ll say it the wrong way.” -  V Magazine

About Christmas gifts:

“If you don’t make Christmas presents, meaning making something that’s so emotionally connected to people, don’t talk to me.” - New York Times

He feels like Hitler:

"I walk through the hotel and I walk down the street, and people look at me like I'm (expletive) insane, like I'm Hitler. One day the light will shine through and one day people will understand everything I ever did." - The Daily Mail

Kim Kardashian is the queen of fashion:

“Michelle Obama cannot Instagram a pic like what my girl Instagrammed the other day. No one is looking at what (Barack) is wearing.”  - Ryan Seacrest morning show.

About his ego:

“But my ego is my drug. My drug is, ‘I’m better than all you other motherfuckers. Kiss my ass!’” -  V Magazine

On being a rapper:

“Wow, this is like being a police officer or something, in war or something.” - Saturday Night Online

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