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10 Things We Learned From Kanye West’s ‘New York Times’ Interview


In an extremely rare interview, Kanye West sat down with The New York Times‘ Jon Caramanica to discuss his career and the inspiration behind his new album, Yeezus, which hits stores on Tuesday. As usual, Kanye wasn’t afraid to speak his mind, touching on “George Bush doesn’t care about black people,” his infamous Taylor Swift VMA moment and his place in music history. The interview, which took place in Malibu, California, over several days during Yeezus‘s closing stages, is rife with so many classic Kanye quotes that we’re probably going to need to update this. But before we begin that grueling undertaking, here’s 10 Things We Learned From Kanye West’s New York Times Interview.

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