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Kanye West Quotes About Funny, Life, Love, Loving himself, Twitter, & School! Kanye West first built his name in the music business as a producer for well-known acts. On June 8, 1977, Kanye Omari West was born in Atlanta, Georgia. During a university exchange program in China, West was the only non-Chinese student in his class at ten. To support his passion for producing music for Chicago hip-hop artists, West dropped out of school.

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In the early 2000s, West developed the “chipmunk soul” sampling technique as a Roc-A-Fella Records producer, creating songs for many artists. During the albums Late Registration (2005), Graduation (2007), and 808s & Heartbreak (2008), West tried out a wide range of musical components, like orchestral arrangements, synthesizers, and backing track. His fifth and sixth studio albums, respectively, are My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy (2010) and Yeezus (2013), were critically and commercially successful, drawing influence from maximalism and simplicity.

The media has given a lot of attention to Kanye West’s outspoken beliefs and personal life. With his remarks on music, fashion, politics, and race in the United States and slavery, he has been regular criticism for his public behaviour and social media posts. In addition to becoming the founder and CEO of Donda, he also serves on the board of directors.

With over 160 million albums sold worldwide, Kanye West is one of the most successful musicians of all time. He is also the joint ninth most-honoured Grammy winner ever. He is generally recognized as one of the best and most influential hip-hop performers of all time and as one of the most critically praised artists of his age.

Best Kanye West Quotes

1. “Yo, Taylor, I’m really happy for you. Imma let you finish. But Beyoncé had one of the best videos of all time.”– Kanye West

2. “George Bush doesn’t care about black people.”– Kanye West

3. “I understand culture. I am the nucleus.”– Kanye West

4. “People be feeling like I’m cocky because of the s**t that I say; if you could imagine the s**t that I think.”– Kanye West

5. “If I meet someone I respect or look up to, I will literally kiss their feet.”– Kanye West

6. “I’m not comfortable with comfort. I’m only comfortable when I’m in a place where I’m constantly learning and growing.”– Kanye West

7. “I’ve had meetings where a guy actually told me, ‘What we’re trying to figure out is how we can control you.” In the meeting, to me! Why do you want to control me?’”– Kanye West

8. “My goal, if I was going to do art, fine art, would have been to become Picasso or greater. That always sounds so funny to people, comparing yourself to someone in the past that has done so much, and in your life you’re not even allowed to think that you can do as much. That’s a mentality that suppresses humanity.”– Kanye West

9. “If you put your heart into something and you had a grasp of what was really good and you knew you delivered a good product, you have the right to defend your product after people criticize it.”– Kanye West

10. “Most people are slowed down by the perception of themselves. If you’re taught you can’t do anything, you won’t do anything. I was taught I can do everything.”– Kanye West

11. “For me, first of all, dopeness is what I like the most. Dopeness. People who want to make things as dope as possible, and, by default, make money from it.”– Kanye West

12. “I am God’s vessel. But my greatest pain in life is that I will never be able to see myself perform live.”– Kanye West

13. “People always say that you can’t please everybody. I think that’s a cop-out. Why not attempt it? ‘Cause think of all the people you will please if you try.”– Kanye West

14. “I paid a million! It took a month to film! I stood on a mountain! I flew a helicopter over Vegas! I did it to be the king of all videos!”– Kanye West

15. “If I don’t win, the award show loses credibility.”– Kanye West

16. “I hate when someone comes and works with me for a couple weeks or two months, and then they try to tell people they’ve worked with Kanye West. You haven’t worked with Kanye West unless you’ve had to redo a project 100 times, or had to word something in a specific, perfect way, to communicate it in the exact.”– Kanye West

17. “Classical music is tight yo.”– Kanye West

18. “Everyone’s always telling you to be humble. When was the last time someone told you to be great?”– Kanye West

19.“A whole album with Paul McCartney can become a single for Rihanna… Scooter Braun is Kanye West’s gateway drug to business and maybe the death of the music industry as we know it.”– Kanye West

20. “So I’m going to be one of the biggest real estate developers of all time, what Howard Hughes was to airlines, and what Henry Ford was to cars, and just the relationships I have to architects…I’m tired of the McMansions. That s**t is wack. It’s trash bruh…Unless it’s Howard Backen. We’re going to develop cities.”– Kanye West

21. “I love the fact that I’m bad at [things], you know what I’m saying? I’m forever the 35-year-old 5-year-old. I’m forever the 5-year-old of something.”– Kanye West

22. “I’m way nicer to people in general…but when people start playing games, I stop… Any moment, I hit that ‘Ye button. Right back to day 1.”– Kanye West

23. “Similar to Tesla, I’m about lighting the world up.”– Kanye West

24. “I knew when I wrote the line ‘light-skinned friend look like Michael Jackson’ [from the song “Slow Jamz”] I was going to be a big star.”– Kanye West

25. “Sometimes people write novels and they just be so wordy and so self-absorbed. I am not a fan of books. I would never want a book’s autograph. I am a proud non-reader of books.”– Kanye West

26. “Go open up a book and read yourself to death.”– Kanye West

27. “If you have the opportunity to play this game called life, you have to appreciate every moment. A lot of people don’t appreciate their moment until it’s passed.”– Kanye West

28. “The idea of Kanye and vanity are like, synonymous. But I’ve put myself in a lot of places where a vain person wouldn’t put themselves in. Like what’s vanity about wearing a kilt?”– Kanye West

29. “I always tell people ‘I dropped out of school in order to learn.”– Kanye West

30. “That’s my skill. I’m not really specifically talented at anything except for the ability to learn. That’s what I do. That’s what I’m here for.”– Kanye West

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