But in the new issue of Interview, the rapper shoots down talk of himself as any kind of crazy person and blames the media for how he's unfairly portrayed.
Says West to 12 Years a Slave director Steve McQueen:
“People are strategically trying to do things to mute my voice in some way or make me look like I’m a lunatic or pinpoint the inaccuracies in my grammar to somehow take away from the overall message of what I’m saying.”
Kanye also touches on the infamous Bound 2 music video, which features him and Kim nearly simulating sex on a motorcycle.
“I think people are afraid of dreams, and that video is one of the closest things to the way that dreams look and feel, or the way joy looks and feels, with the colors.”
Sure. Possibly. We guess.
Kanye concludes that the only risk for him is "not taking one" and that he's clearly been successful throughout his career.
"Only one of two things can happen: either I’m gonna be right or I’m gonna be wrong. But if you look at the past 10 years, I’ve been right.”
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