Kanye West Slams Pink, Rants About Taylor Swift in Leaked Post-VMA Audio

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Kanye West has been caught flipping out again.

But instead of going off on a camerman at the airport, a new audio tape has leaked that purports to be of Kanye explaining why he notoriously interrupting Taylor Swift at the 2009 MTV Viideo Music Awards.

Kanye Interrupts Taylor

Gawker has obtained and posted the recording, which supposedly features West ranting to friends at the Corner Bistro in New York shortly after the ceremony.

"I'm pushing the envelope!" A voice that sounds like West's says. "I wrote my f---in' 'Run This Town' verse for a f---in' month! When I heard Eminem's verse on the Drake shit, I went back and rewrote my shit for two days. I canceled appointments to rewrite! I f---in' care! You know what I'm saying? And that's what I'm saying."

We can't be clear we know what Kanye is saying, but he continued:

"Because I did that, Taylor Swift cannot win over Beyoncé! Because I wrote my verse in two days, Taylor Swift cannot beat Beyoncé. As long as I'm alive! And if I'm alive, kill me then! Kill me then! As long as I'm alive, you gon' have to deal with it. 'Cause there ain't gonna be no more motherf---ing Elvises with no James Browns."

Why does Kanye sound so angry, he's asked by a friend?

"Because my mother got arrested for the f-ckin' sit-ins," he replies. "My mother died for this fame s-it! I moved to f-ckin' Hollywood chasing this shit. My mother died because of this s-it. F-ck MTV."

The rapper closed his rant by taking some shots at Pink.

"What the f-ck was Pink performing? Don't nobody know that song. Pink performed twice! Two songs? How the f-ck Pink perform two songs and I didn't even get asked to perform Heartless. Heartless is the biggest song of the year! It had the most spins of the first quarter! I don't know that Pink song! But I know that she's Pink! They put me in a f-ck' room."

A rep for Kanye has not returned calls for verification of this audio, but Kris Jenner will likely speak up soon and explain that West was just tired.


So I take it you yourself are black?


he is a major a-hole. you wish you had the talent Pink has you jerk. you are such a loser. you are a dangerous, angry, getting old man.
you are an embarrassment to all of us. freak.

@ christieo

Well are you or aren't you black Christeo?


I know why hes like that. If its not kaynes way its the highway more like hell way. Hes got some anger issues.


He actually makes me feel sorry for Kim!!

@ Robocop

OH PLEASE Kim knows what she was and is in for...


This guy is a real nut job, he acts like he is on some major drugs..


Wow, he needs professional help. He reminds me of the character Tony Soprano. Yikes.


im in the music business and we judge hard others artists work even more ourselves but ive never heard kanyes music may be one song and i thought this is shit why is he even famous he loves attention and i wouldnt doubt rumors being said hes more famous for gossip rather than music every artist has his/her moment beyonce does,it was taylors kanye is a full of himself sick rapper whos moment just never was. everyone works hard .youre just not the shit kanye .


I feel sorry for that kid, North. Look at who her parents are. They should've named her NoHope.

@ Gramma2KT

Yes Gramma2KT we all feel the same way.


He sure does think highly of himself, doesn't he? He doesn't know a song so to him it doesn't deserve to be performed. My oh my... the true colours are showing. X.x




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