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.


As a well-known President said "he's a jackass".


One thing I cannot understand is how Kanye has the guts to say he works harder than these other artists. I've seen P!nk in concert, and I can honestly say her concert was absolutely amazing. Unlike Kanye, she actually makes concerts worth going to. The guy needs to shut his mouth and go move far away with his new family.


this black loser will kill himself, bet?

@ abe

Actually I COULD see him taking his own life! He is not "right" in the head - I mean REALLY OUT THERE!
I've seen alot of delusional ppl as I worked at a Psych clinic & he shows signs of being "short of a full deck". I cannot imagine he has any ACTUAL FRIENDS unless he PAYS THEM & I just cannot understand his relationship w the Kardashian girl, whatever her name is.
I never actually stopped & listened to his words before but I did the other day about the "Black Skin Head" song & I was shocked at how out of touch w reality GE has become! He is more RACIST than I have EVER HEARD ANYONE BE! It's really REALLY messed up and scary!
I think he needs a Psych Consult & I'm NOT just saying that! His anger is dangerous for not only HIMSELF! That innocent child has THIS for a Father? Wow, idk what else to say! Whoa!

@ abe

Kanye is crazy but, I don't think "this black loser will kill himself" has anything to do with the article. You're either an ignorant racist or a troll. Both are disgusting.

@ LoveAll

I don't understand why you are saying he IS crazy but will NOT pose a threat to anyone else??? What do you mean? And what is a troll? (I'm new to this - sorry! :)
And what do you mean it has nothing to do with article??? Sorry but I was not following you, LoveAll! Do you think he is delusional? I really HONESTLY do!


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Michael Jackson, amazing. Michael Phelps, amazing... He's a real f---in' person; he makes mistakes.

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