Childish Gambino Thinks Kanye West Is A Prophet

Childish Gambino has not been shy on offering his admiration to Kanye West in the past. Last week in an interview on Power 105.1′s The Breakfast Club, the rapper/actor explained why he’s taken to call himself “The Son of Kanye” saying, “‘Cause I am. Kanye talks about the glass wall, and he’s right. He’s a genius to me. He can do amazing things for humans, and they won’t let him.”

In an interview with FUSE today, Childish Gambino offered further praise for Yeezy and why Gambino believes Kanye is so important.

“I always thought he was a genius. I love Kanye. I think he’s like the best. Not even on just a music level because I try not to be like he’s a musician or he’s a rapper like that because I think that holds people back. I think he’s a prophet. He makes people want to be better.”

Along with giving commendation to the Chicago superstar, Gambino spoke at-length about another fashion-centric rapper A$AP Rocky and why he writes his best songs in the morning.

You can watch the entire interview with FUSE in the video above.

[Via Nah Right]

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  • Craig

    These young kids(even though I think hes older than me) don’t think straight so easily influenced, Kanye is a sort of revolutionary in this new era, but the only man close to a prophet in this whole world is KRS ONE. U cannot be a prophet without extensive study and meditating over years. Kanye just started getting thoughtful after the age of 30 thats nowhere near a prophet cause if it takes u that long to get your life together u are pretty weak minded. KRS ONE has been on the path to enlightenment since he was young searching for the truth god, and peace through HipHoP, Kanyes arena is fashion, KRS ONE arena is being a teacher directly or indirectly, u tell me which is more important. Another thing Kanye is not thinking about his people hes thinking about individualistic stuff and all this post racial bull and integration in everything, thats why blacks are being passed over by every group on earth.

    • Webster

      Do you realize that nothing you said makes any sense whatsoever?

      • Craig

        It made perfect sense bottom line Kanye is NOWHERE near a prophet and whoever thinks so has mental and celebrity worshiping problems . Chill out Gambino I know its u, I like some of your stuff, but u not serious with HipHop.

    • D.j. West

      Kanye’s either a prophet by predicting where hip-hop’s going or he’s just himself and everyone (*cough**cough*Drake) rips him off.

      • Craig

        I like Kanye, and I think he is just being himself, very intelligent and smart an experienced in every way. I think Kanye is ahead of 95% of rappers in terms of brain power and in different areas other than rap. But I shake my head at these young folk who think Kanye is a prophet when in actuality he aint saying nothing new its just that what hes saying never gets said as publicly as he is doing, but “u know that these ni***s cant read”(Kanyes words) or wont read, thats why they are so easily influenced by celebrity. By the way Gambino look like he just got out the damn bed.