Kanye West might be one of the most outspoken individuals on the planet and every time you think he’s reached a new height, he says something that tops that times ten. We decided to created a compilation of the 25 Most Outrageous Kanye West Quotes Up To 2016 including some lyrics.
2015 was a big year for Kanye without him even releasing the coveted Swish album. Kanye is still working on the album and from what other artists like Travis Scott are saying, it is going to be a classic. While his music has been highly regarded and remains extremely important to him, so to is being a fashion icon.
Kanye signed with Adidas after leaving Nike because he claims he wasn’t getting enough creative freedom or control over the products. His frustrations with Nike was resolved by the fresh start with Adidas but West wasn’t done telling Nike off. Recently, Kanye released a track titled, “Facts” in which he dissed Nike and said that the company treats employees like slaves. It’s one of the many tracks in which Kanye fired off shots against Nike.
Kanye simply has no filter and we’re pretty sure that when 2020 rolls around and Yeezy decides he is going to run for president, we’re going to have to update this post. You can check out the 25 Most Outrageous Kanye West Quotes Up To 2016 below.
“George Bush doesn’t care about black people.”
“If Nike ain’t have Drizzy, man they wouldn’t have nothin’, woo! If Nike ain’t have Don C, man they wouldn’t have nothin’, ooh!”
“Nike, Nike treat employees just like slaves. Gave LeBron a billi’ not to run away.”
“Do anybody feel bad for Bill Cosby? Did he forget the names just like Steve Harvey?”
“I am God’s vessel. But my greatest pain in life is that I will never be able to see myself perform live.”
“I will go down as the voice of this generation, of this decade, I will be the loudest voice.”
“Humbly, I would say I’m the most influential person in footwear right now…I’ll say, ‘truthfully.'”
“Man, I’m the No. 1 living and breathing rock star. I am Axel Rose; I am Jim Morrison; I am Jimi Hendrix.”
“I liberate minds with my music. That’s more important than liberating a few people from apartheid or whatever.”
“If you ain’t no punk, holla we want prenup/WE WANT PRENUP!/It’s something that you need to have/’Cause when she leave yo ass, she gonna leave with half.’
“Taylor Swift beat Beyoncé at the Grammys? Beyoncé be dancing in heels and shit.”
“I am the number one human being in music. That means any person that’s living or breathing is number two.”
“I believe that I’m gonna be the head of the first trillion dollar company. When I get to that point, no rapper would ever have to worry about anything again…I owe every hip-hop artist.”
“I don’t even listen to rap. My apartment is too nice to listen to rap in.”
“If Kim had dated me when I first wanted to be with her, there wouldn’t be an Amber Rose…It’s very hard for a woman to want to be with someone that’s with Amber Rose. So she wasn’t sending nothing. I had to take 30 showers before I got with Kim. Don’t ask me no more. I wanna be respectful.”
“I am Warhol. I am the No. 1 most impactful artist of our generation. I am Shakespeare in the flesh.”
“What’s a B+ mean? I’m an extremist, its either pass or fail! A+ or F-! You know what, f**k you and the whole f**king staff!”
“Kim doesn’t understand what a blessing I am to her.”
“Y’all are acting like this ain’t the most beautiful woman of all time. Wait a second, wait a second – I’m talking about arguably of human existence. The top 10 of human existence… I don’t give a f*ck what type of jacket she got on.”
“Please corporations. Can you please support me, please? Me, Kanye West? I swear I’m a nice n—a now. I swear I’ll put the pink polo back on. I swear to you. Please? Just for 3 million dollars. I need it so bad. I need a new pool in my backyard. So I’ll tell all my fans your shit is cool. And if they believe in me they should also believe in you … Did the corporation send the check yet? What’s my public rating right now? Are people liking me again? Enough to get some money from the corporations? Are they liking me now? They forgot about the whole Beyonce thing right? OK, cool. Is it OK now?”
“I’m the closest that hip-hop is getting to God. In some situations I’m like a ghetto Pope.”
“My daughter has a chance of being shaped like my wife. So between this age and the age where she’s like that, I’m gonna be fighting for that shape to be considered the highest of class — or, not the highest of class, at least equal to what someone looks at skinny model for.”
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