Sunday, December 08, 2013

Kanye, Go Away

The rapper Kanye West is known as one of the Western world's largest egotists, which is really saying something in the boastful world of rap. He's appeared on the cover of Rolling Stone in a crown of thorns, and if that wasn't obvious enough, his latest album is titled "Yeezus." In one song, he said Jesus was "the most high," but he was "a close high."

Now he's offending the Jews. In a radio interview with MTV personality Sway Calloway in New York City, he came to President Barack Obama's defense, asserting, "Black people don't have the same level of connections as Jewish people. Black people don't have the same connection as oil people." Still no comment from liberals — except to maintain that criticism of West is driven by racism.

The Daily Beast published an article titled "In Defense of Kanye West," with the subheading "Saying Kanye West Is 'crazy' or 'childish' or 'out of control' follows the socially sanctioned belittlement and demonization of black men." In this piece, Rawiya Kameir completely sidestepped the Jewish-connections remark and stuck to the racism charge.

To sum her up: West doesn't have a problem sounding stupid. You have a problem for failing to understand his genius. Apparently, that would even include Obama, who was overheard in a 2009 interview calling West a "jackass" after the rapper grabbed the microphone away from Taylor Swift at the MTV Video Music Awards as she was making her acceptance speech, saying she didn't deserve her win.



Anonymous said...

Howard Cosell leading on Muhammad Ali is the root of this evil boasting. By accepting and encouraging that unsportsmanlike behavior he helped make it into an every day part of the black culture and the rot has gotten ever worse since then.

Anonymous said...

His offspring will be the dumbest person to have money - ever. He's about as useful as a bucket without a bottom, and dumber than a bag of hammers. The world would be such a better place if he was hit by a meteor or was made the ambassador to the Sudan.