Kanye West Explained The ‘Yeezus’ Opening To Steve McQueen
“I think I have to experience it for another few years to be able to give you an opinion,” he said. “It’s all brand new, how it feels to be a father. There are some things that I understand, certain things that I don’t understand, certain things that I like to get off my chest in interviews, certain things that I want to talk about. But when we talk about love, I don’t have an answer. All I can say is that I’m happy I have it.” ‘Bound 2’ Was Supposed To Look Cheesy McQueen caught up with West, 36, just after the controversial (and meme-spawning ) video for “Bound 2” was released and he got ‘Ye to finally explain the concept behind its seemingly cheesy-on-purpose look.
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[…] That’s one of the reasons why I didn’t want to use the same formula of starting the album with a track like “Blood on the Leaves,” and having that Nina Simone sample up front that would bring everyone in, using postmodern creativity where you kind of lean on something that people are familiar with and comfortable with to get their attention. I actually think the most uncomfortable sound on “Yeezus” is the sound that the album starts with, which is the new version of what would have been called radio static. It’s the sonic version of what internet static would be — that’s how I would describe that opening. It’s Daft Punk sound. It was just like that moment of being in a restaurant and ripping the tablecloth out from under all the glasses.
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Kanye West on the Taylor Swift Incident, Tupac, the Grammys and More
. ” To which McQueen added, “A lot of sex.” Where Does Kanye West’s ‘Yeezus’ Rank on Our List of 2013’s Best Albums? West also spoke about being in tune with his artistic ambition and spirit, pointing to old Tupac interviews in which the rapper spoke simply about how he “wanted the thugs to be recognized,” a mission somewhat realized, for example, in the stunning success of Jay Z . “But my mission is very different from Tupac’s and I’m not Tupac,” West continued.
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Kanye West settlement to cost ‘several hundred thousand’
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She then tried to walk away, but the man pursued her, and she called Kanye, who raced to the scene. The source added: ”He threatened to hit her. He said, ‘I bet I could beat you’. ”She’s tiny, and if someone is following you screaming, ‘Slut! n****r lover!
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