Kanye West has discussed a wide range of topics in a massive video interview with radio host Charlamagne.
During the chat, which stretches to a hour and a half, West opens up about his mental health problems, his wife Kim Kardashian’s robbery in Paris, his strained friendship with Jay-Z and support for Trump.
“I think I’m in a stronger place than I ever was – after the breakdown, or I like to say, the breakthrough,” he says.
He adds later of his controversial comments: “There will be mistakes, there will be flaws in the way I communicate. Because we’re human beings, we’re flawed. I’m not media trained. I’m not studied in that. I’m not trying to say the right thing. I’m just trying to say exactly what I feel out of love.”
Kanye also talks about being Obama’s “favourite artist”, not getting played on the radio and returning to Twitter.
On being called a “jackass” by Obama: “I just think that we were in a period where he had so much stuff to deal with, he couldn’t deal with a wild card like me. I think that’s too unpredictable. Someone that wasn’t being controlled by strategy and thoughts, but someone who’s acting on feelings.”
Watch the interview in full at the top of this page.
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