Kanye West recently visited Zane Lowe’s BBC Radio 1 show where he lived up to his usual controversial nature calling out the industry. Kanye spoke about how a creative, such as himself, may be stifled by an industry that isn’t welcoming to innovation from a black man.
“We got this new thing called classism; it’s racism’s cousin. This is what we do to hold people back. This is what we do. And we got this other thing that’s also been working for a long time, where you doing have to be racist anymore; it’s called self hate. It’s works on itself; it’s like real estate of racism,” West explained.
The G.O.O.D. Music founder talked about the expectations that people have of a black rapper, saying that when he calls himself a god people are upset, but they seem to be okay when a black rapper calls himself other black-associated names.
“Would it been better if I had a song that said, ‘I am a n***er?’ Or if I had a song that said, ‘I am a gangster?’ Or if I had a song…
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Stone Soul 2016 [PHOTOS]
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1. @lifeofdesiigner has the #1 song in the countryyyy! performing live at #stonesoulrva right now!!!
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2. Behind the scenes interview with 112 & @djkingtutt804 . Check out the full interview on Facebook live!
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3. 💙💖 my oldest princess and I #stonesoul2016 #stonesoulrva #rva #summerfestival #ipower92 @ipowerrichmond #vitiligo #vitiligomodel #vitiligoin #confidence #hot #vitiligopride #nocuredontcare #vitiligobeauty #vitiligobeauties
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4. Lil Kim just KILLED #stonesoulrva ! lighters up!!!
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5. Behind th scene with @camvseverything & @yogottikom at #stonesoulrva
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6. Paris Nicole and MadeInTYO
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7. Another @hot1041stl #superjam2016 artist s going live n Richmond for #stonesoulrva
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8. @camvseverything backstage with @madeintyo at #stonesoulrva !!!
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9. @paris_nicole & @thebellereport backstage at #stonesoulrva !!!!
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10. Dreezy @hot1041stl #superjam2016 we live in Richmond va for #stonesoulrva
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11. Paris Nicole getting ready for Stone Soul 2016
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12. @dreezydreezy just finished up her interview with @camvseverything !!! #stonesoulrva
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13. Big G and I #Wpgc #DC live at #stonesoulrva
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14. @yogottikom about to shut the city down #StoneSoulRVA
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