Love Or Hate Kanye West, He Has A Point About Racial Barriers To Success

West’s behavior grew increasingly bizarre, from engaging in beefs with photographers to storming out of awards shows when he didn’t win, and culminated in an incident at the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards when he famously interrupted Taylor Swift during an acceptance speech for Best Female Video. Like many talented artists, West said he was funneling his pain into his music, and despite the various styles he’s adopted over the past nine years, religion has been a consistent topic in his personal and professional life. See also: Kanye West is having a devil of a time convincing critics that he’s not a Satan worshiper. Kanye West: Christ-like ego or showmanship?

Thats why I thought it was so cool to have him on my show, and I got to sit down with him for an entire hour, and I think people saw this other side to him, she said. PHOTOS: Kim Kardashians Maternity Style Hes creative and hes an amazing, amazing human being, he really is. And he doesnt always do interviews and get the chance to really express himself like that, so I was really glad that I got a chance to sit down and talk with him, she continued. It made me so happy that, you know, you guys got to see the Kanye that I know at home.

Jenner had learn more only good things to say about West when Hello Ross host Ross Mathews asked about the rapper, who is dating one of Jenners daughters, Kim Kardashian. The Jenner-Kardashian matriarch dished , I love him so much, and hes such an amazing boyfriend to Kim and a great dad and a wonderful person. Kris lavished compliments on her daughters boyfriend, adding, Hes creative and hes an amazing, amazing human being. She went on to tell Mathews that she was excited to have Kanye on her talk show, because she got to sit down with him for an hour and help people see this other side to him. Were certainly seeing signs that Kanye West may be settling down a bit now that he is a father. The oft-controversial rapper was spotted recently wearing an adorable necklace bearing his daughter North Wests nickname, Nori. Jenner also spoke about Kim and Kanyes recent trip to Paris, which allowed the grandmother to babysit Nori .

Kanye West Fails to Freak Out When French Woman Doesn’t Know Who He Is

Before leaving for Fashion Week in the City of Light with Kim Kardashian , the Yeezus rapper went ballistic on paps staked out in his driveway, calling them “bloodsucking mosquitoes!” But when photogs caught him with him in Paris, he actually praised them! “I like how you guys got total respect for yourselves and respect for the people that you photograph and you also take time off,” Kanye said. “At 8 o’clock, you’re not around people’s houses, so I just really appreciate that and respect that. I understand that you have to make a living.” And when a curious pedestrian walked by and asked the photogs who Kanye was, he even politely shook her hand and introduced himself, instead of yelling at her or being rude (though the surprised look on his face for a split second is priceless).

Kris Jenner Defends Kanye West, Calls Him A ‘Great Dad’

These are the headlines. These antics are the sticking point of Kanye’s “rant”; natural fodder for Jimmy Kimmel and the late night talk show ilk to pinpoint for satire. Of course a lot of what Kanye said is ridiculous and over-the-top enough for jokes, but as I watched him talk, I found myself understanding exactly where he was coming from. West is a man frustrated with the glass ceiling, a feeling not unfamiliar for subjugated people in the US and Europe. His anger comes from the fact he’s reached worldwide superstardom the right way. Sure, he’s known for the outrageous, but unlike so many celebrities Kanye’s never been arrested, accused of cheating or known to have anything remotely close to a drug issue.


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