Show that camera who’s boss!

Let me guess: Kanye West was upset at how teh ghey his new single is, and he decided to take his anger out on a camera. That’s why he’s in jail as we “speak.”

Do I mean to suggest that he sat around last night reading blog after blog weigh in about how much of an abortion “Love Lockdown” is, and he formulated a plan to attack a stalkerazzi in the airport the next day. Which just so happens to be the 7th anniversary of 9/11? (Cheers, everyone.)

Obviously not. I’m just saying. That may have been what was going on in his brain on a subconscious level. Otherwise, how to explain why he would pick today of all days to beat up a camera, when he’s been hounded by photographers for years, and he’s supposed to have not one but two albums out by the end of the year – his own 808s & Heartbreak and Jay-Z’s The Blueprint 3: The Curse that Keeps on Giving.

Video of the incident hit the Internets just now (like, literally, just now), and, holy crap, this is some of the most hilarious shit I’ve seen on the Internets all week long.

Kanye’s got on one of those silly designer leather backpacks that he wears, and a gray extra medium hoody with the hood pulled up over his head, Unabomber-style. Which I think would tend to lend credence to my theory that he was just looking for an excuse to get involved in some sort of violent incident – at least on a subconscious level.

Seriously, who in their right mind goes to the airport dressed like the Unabomber on the anniversary of 9/11?

Also, what the fuck is Kanye West doing flying commercial anyway? Is he not successful enough to get an account with Net Jets, like Diddy has? Is that why he’s flooding the market with what I’m sure is gonna be garbage this winter – to get his financial situation together?

I’m assuming he was about to get on a regular ol’ American Airlines flight, not unlike Diddy has been reduced to as of late, though I suppose one of those time share airlines would have to take off at the same airport as everyone else. But I doubt that was the case here.

In the video, if you notice, there’s lots of regular-looking people milling about, as if they’re all about to get on the same plane as Kanye. None of them seems all that concerned that Kanye and one of his weed carriers are going ape shit, even though it was on this day seven years ago that TPAR’s people pulled their little stunt.

There’s even some guys standing around in black suits, who I’m assuming were with the Department of Homeland Security or some such, and even they didn’t bother trying to restrain him or anything. I guess they figured they might as well just let him fuck up those cameras, if that’s what he wanted to do, and then they could go ahead and lock him up.

The whole scene is reminiscent of someone’s impetuous child throwing a temper tantrum because his mother wouldn’t buy him any McDonalds, and the effect is only enhanced by the fact that Kanye himself is pretty small in stature. Which probably worked out in his favor. If it was me, they probably would have broken out the tasers.

I’m also wondering where Kanye was going in the first place, and why he doing so much traveling and making so many appearnces at places, when he’s supposed to be producing two very high proflie rap albums by the end of the year, and I’ve yet to hear anything that suggests either of them is gonna be worth a shit. Though I have heard plenty of rumors that neither is gonna make its release date.

My guess is that Kanye’s got a buncha guys holed up in a studio somewhere doing all of the heavy lifting, and his plan was to come in at the last minute, sing some shit through a vocoder, and be done with it. (For example, he obviously let someone convince him that “Love Lockdown” was gonna be a good idea.) But now he’s realizing that’s probably not gonna work out very well for him, and he’s pissed.

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  • these posts are racist

    “that TPAR’s people pulled their little stunt.”

    You’re a racist piece of shit.

    • iLL G

      but they did didnt they?

      • these posts are racist

        What race are you?

  • Pierzy

    This just proves that “Entourage” is bullshit because last season had Kanye with his own jet…

    • Ghost Deini

      I don’t think it was ever up for debate that it was real. AAAAWWW, did you think it was real buddy? Sorry.

      • Pierzy

        I thought it was very clear that I was being ironic and sarcastic. Apparently not…

  • C.Trill

    love lockdown; at first i hated it, now its grown on me.. after a day
    i relate to kanye

  • iLL G

    its kinda fucked up but its not right they be hounded by paps all the time. Yes u go into the industry, ur famous, but that doesnt give them a right to follow u every where u go with lenses in your face. this reality based entertainment industry is fuckin garbage we dont care what artists/actors do when they arent performing. let them live wtf???

  • Youngz

    EY BOL!
    U da man dawg (no homo).
    But u need to stop posting under the alias “THESE POSTS ARE RASCIST” cause everyone with some intelligence knows its YOU…I called u on it 6 months ago, and then TPAR disappeared all mysteriously…and now hes back typing 5 min apart from u….u gettin LAZY dawg!! LOL!

  • Scores-Man

    Urkel West sucks!

  • akaTheRealist

    I have nothing to say really. I believe it’s obvious now that if there’s something you don’t like and you voice your opinion, you’re a hater. If there’s something you do like and let it be known, you’re a nuthugger. So why engage in any fellatio or hate and just sit back, relax, smoke a blunt and sip a becks…and watch Ronnie Mex cry as you beat him in Billy X. Sunday’s Online NFL betting pool for the rest of the season…and if it hurts anymore Ronald, I’m a sophomore in high school.

  • Worley

    “a gray extra medium hoody with the hood pulled up over his head, Unabomber-style.”

    LOL. Why the hell wear a hoody when everybody can see your face? It reminded me of dude robbing Mayweather’s crib.

    Youngz: no doubt fam. We know TPAR is Bol. I think Billy Sunday is the Underwriter too. Simmer with the WWE tactics fellas.

  • oh

    it’s september 11th yes. but its also the one year anniversery of kanye’s last album, o & 50′s.

  • hahahahaha

    another temper tantrum! hahaha kanye is a bitch

  • these posts are racist

    Damn, you got me again Youngz

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  • Nordy

    “The whole scene is reminiscent of someone’s impetuous child throwing a temper tantrum because his mother wouldn’t buy him any McDonalds”

    You just missed a prime opportunity to make a Latarian “Real Talk” Milton joke…

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  • Matt Herbz

    Bol, you were close:

    This temper-tantrum is because Kanye’s mother is not with him to enjoy McDonald’s anymore. I’m sure that used to be their favorite pasttime right before he decided to get her gut sucked up by a 2nd rate Dr. And now this nigga flies commercial? Nigga what? I see a pattern.

    • BigNat

      tham homie that was a low blow

      • OG Matt Herbz

        It’s all because homie tries to come off like his shit don’t, won’t, or never did stink. Who the fuck does he think he is, anyway? This nigga thinks he’s Jesus walking the earth or something. Karma killed his mother.

  • niggaplease

    You should stop trying to convince people that Love Lockdown is terrible (it isn’t, and I go on record that you have shit taste in music) and maybe write some decent posts.

    For a change.

  • Heinz

    didn’t know the unibomber wore designer backpacks and hoodies…didn’t know the unibomber had anything to do with 9/11 either…u can learn so much from Bol.

  • Bang

    Tmz doesnt care bout black peoples. Or diva assed Kanye

  • TheCo!!inB

    if TPAR is real he’s more annoying than Bol, even though TPAR is the only person in comments Bol cares to shout out.

  • ChicaGo-Getter

    I mean it is what it is. It’s obvious this nigga Bol aint really open-minded when it comes to music. Just because it’s not the typical rap record it’s wack? He’s in a whole other lane. I know it’s hard to believe but not all black people want to hear the niggerance.

    Let the man live.

    At least he’s trying something different. It shows how serious he takes his craft cuz your favorite rapper has switched his flow up since his first album.

    And SMH @ you calling a hoodie that actually fits too small. I bet you tees come past your thighs. Grow the fuck up.

    Ron Mexico is the only cat who posts blogs worth reading. XXL aint even poppin no more so really your opinion is irrelevent.

  • E20

    Kanye attacking people at American Airlines on 9/11 is not a good look! Rappers don’t care about America!

    But on the real…… I heard he was going to Detroit to get Young Bergs Chain back.

    Just fukkin with yall, everybody know
    Kanye just mad because he’s gonna get bodied with that voice box shit when T-Pains album drops.

    And according to that Pre -Ring Mixtape by T-Pain, T-Pain can actually rhyme better than Kanye and Lil Wayne. No bullshit cock suckers. And Im from the Chi bitches! Trust IT!

    If your name aint roger troutman or t -pain, leave that shit alone it makes you sound like you singing thru ass cheeks.

  • Amar

    you guys are idiots, Bol pretends to hate fucking everything because that pisses you off and generates your interest to come back to the site another time. The dude’s gotta eat, fuck off.

    Anyway, i’m just excited for the inevitable all-caps blog post on kanye’s blog! and i thought that don-c guy was fruitcake central, what’s he doing throwing cameras around? This dude’s supposed to be for Kanye what Bentley was to Diddy.

  • Maddolies

    Kanye Does Have A Private Jet. Theres Footage Of Him Hopping In It (No Homo) Later On After He’s Released.
    And If U People Didnt Already Know. These “Muslim Terrorists” Had Nothing 2 Do Wit 9/11. Their All Still Alive. It Was All Part Of The Illuminatis Plan in2 Fooling u people and it worked. American Attacked Itself On September 11.

  • Moi

    this is great and all but where’s your blog about the new metallica album? it’s an instant classic. this is of course not relevant to the XXL website.

  • proDunkgirl

    Blueprint 3: The curse that keeps on giving…. lol come on Bol

  • allnice

    50 told him go ahead and switch his style up…..So here he goes. Thugging shit out in the airport smashing pappy cameras and shit. Guess it’s time for Drama Kanye. He knows he not thug enough so he has to show off a little to increase his gully sales. His lyrics and beats are pretty lame so I feel this is the best move for him. He should be more like 50 because that sells.

  • Che

    love lockdown is a good song, better live in places. but you have to have an open mind to appreciate it. if it’s not to your taste fair enough, but don’t say it like it’s absolute fact.

  • Ghost

    “The Blueprint 3 : The Curse That Keeps On Giving”

    Now I fuck with Jay-Z, but that was some high quality hate there. Kudos!

  • GuapGeneral

    Whoever said Don C is Kanye’s Mr. Bentley is a dick head. Don C is Kanye’s road manager and a very important dude over at G.O.O.D. Music and in the fashion/music industry. Ask around fuck face.

  • boi-dan

    Seriously, who in their right mind goes to the airport dressed like the Unabomber on the anniversary of 9/11?