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Kanye says he is ‘biggest rock star on the planet’

2013-09-25 15:40
Kanye West
New York - Kanye West has a lot of good qualities, but clearly modesty isn’t one of them.

During a recent hour long interview with BBC Radio’s Zane Lowe, Kanye revered to himself as the “No. 1 rock star on the planet”.

According to the muso he is pushing the boundaries of everything we think we know about art, music, fashion and culture.

"I've got to a point that Michael Jackson did not break down. I have reached the glass ceiling, as a creative person, as a celebrity...and I've been at it for 10 years," Kanye told Lowe.

"I look around and I say, 'Wait a minute. There's no one around here in that looks like me. And if they are, they're quiet as fuck.' So that means, wait a second -- now we're seriously like, in a civil rights movement."

Kanye later added that “rap is the new rock 'n' roll”.

“We the rock stars...We the new rock stars and I'm the biggest of all of them. I'm the No. 1 rock star on the planet,” he said.

This is not the first time Kanye West has blown his own horn. He previously referred to himself as the “Steve Jobs of culture” and even compared himself to Jesus.

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