Kanye West Reacts To Alleged Rihanna/Chris Brown Incident, “It Should Never [Have] Come To That”

In an interview with Ryan Seacrest today (Feb.10), Kanye West weighed in on the alleged domestic violence incident that occurred between R&B couple Rihanna and Chris Brown.

West, who recruited Rihanna for his Glow In The Dark tour last year, said he considers the Bajan singer like family. “I feel like that’s my baby sis and I would do anything and everything to help her in any situation,” he said during “On Air With Ryan Seacrest” on 102.7 KIIS-FM. “I was completely devastated by the concept of what I heard.”

Ye said he first heard about the incident before hitting the Grammy stage on Sunday (Feb. 8). “I was at the beginning of the ‘American Boy’ performance [with Estelle] when I really heard, when it kind of got cleared up, of what might have happened, and I was doing ‘American Boy’ and I was completely devastated during the performance,” he shared.

Yeezy was very adamant about being completely against any violence towards women. “I feel like, just as a person I don’t care how famous she is or even if she just worked at McDonald’s that should never happen, it should never come to that, to that place,” he said.

The rap superstar is a huge fan and supporter of Rihanna. “Rihanna is so important to our culture … to pop music,” he declared. “I feel like she is the most important artist in music and has the most potential. Her taste level and her age … she has the potential to be the greatest artist of all time.”

As XXLmag.com previously reported news broke out about the alleged dispute on Sunday (Feb. 8), after both artists cancelled their scheduled Grammy performances. Brown was charged with a domestic battery the same day and later turned himself into local police. – Elan Mancini

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  • kashrulz


    • TheRefriedMexican


  • kashrulz

    Why is Kanye mad?! I actually thought Mr. ’808′s & Heartbreaks’ would be happy that Chris Brown hit Rihanna. He was keeping his ‘Love Lockdown’.

    • mannyd

      You fool man

  • Enlightened

    “She is the most important artist in music”
    “She has the potential to be the greatest artist of all time”


    Just when I’m actually listening to this corny ass nigga and thinking he is saying something with at least a little merit, he has to come out of his mouth with some of this trademark, ignorant ass comments that make me say, “SHUT YO DUMB GAY ASS UP NIGGA!”

  • Peru (Chicago)

    C’mon man, Ye’ is always gasing somebody’s talent to G.O.A.T. capability. At the end of the day Rihanna’s career may be most comparable to the likes of a Toni Braxton. As far as the domestic violence situation, although I would NEVER condone a man putting his hands on a woman, if she was responsible for dude getting herpes, I could understand his resulting reaction. Just goes to show how human these “superstars” really are…and how young women are ALWAYS sluts!

  • http://www.myspace.com/emcdlthemusciprofile EmCDL

    “Rihanna is so important to our culture … to pop music. I feel like she is the most important artist in music and has the most potential. Her taste level and her age … she has the potential to be the greatest artist of all time.”

    Kangay shut the hell up! We all know you the one that gave her the herps anyway! Damn man I was just giving you props in a blog too…you talk to much nonsense!

  • fireforreal

    Peru your certified ignorant. Don’t mention Chicago when making dumb ass statements like young women are always sluts. You must not have one and won’t have one for a very long time. Or your simply Gay! Come on respond back about how you have plenty of bitches etc……….. like tyhe intelligent person you are.

  • Jhon da Analyst

    Any man who says he hasn’t touched a woman is a weak ass faggot. I don’t advocate that shit, but maaaaannn!! I even got locked up on false charges just cause a bitch said I touched her. Lyin ass baby moms. All shit was dismissed but the hassel you have to go through is bullshit!!!

    • Jamal7Mile

      What’s up Jhon?

      True story (and sounds familiar)… I fell out with one of my girls WHILE BEHIND THE WHEEL!! YES DRIVING!! She started swinging on me because of some trivial shit while we were conversating/rolling down Woodward Ave. Just because I told her I slept with her next door neighbor (huh, go figure)! I had to pull the car over, put it in Park, take the keys out of the ignition (VERY important), get out of the car, walk over to her side and pull her ass out the ride before taking off. I never punched her, though.

      My Pops never laid hands on Moms. They were the yelling/screaming type and I learned from them. But I swear (warn)… women who want to physically disrespect a man should expect to be checked like a man. ESPECIALLY WHILE DRIVING! Women can cuss me out, talk about my momma, shit on my name on girls night out, I don’t care. But KEEP YOUR HANDS OFF THE DRIVER or expect to be ‘Chris Brown-ed.’ I’m not trying to die behind the wheel.

      I feel that should be Chris Brown’s defense in court if it get that far.

      • http://tonygrands.blogspot.com tony grand$

        *chucks the ‘deuce’ to Jhon & Mally Mall*

        Aight, ill jump off the cliff with yall.

        I was dating this girl yrs ago & got super caught up. I was driving, she did the “angry black woman” thing & hit me in the face. Then again. Then a third time. We all know that ones the charm. I caught her right across the chin, with one of those “I aint really tryin to hurt you” jabs. After that, she wasn’t even yelling @ me anymore. AND she took me back (dummy, haha!).

        I don’t condone domesticating a broad, but I understand.

      • FlapJack

        I’ve been hit in the face by a bunch of girls, but never hit back. Partly because if I do, I’ll probably end up breaking her nose or some shit, but mostly because they all had good reasons.

        Once, my crazy ex kept following me, though I told her to get the fuck away from me like every 10 seconds. So, I’m pissed and trying to outwalk her when she puts her hand on my shoulder and tries to stop me. I felt like I was about fall, so off of instinct I put a hand behind her knee while I fucking judo-chop her in her tits.
        She went down hard! Legs in the air, WWE-style, with her kebab mushed in her face. I couldn’t stop laughing.

        Think that was the last time I saw her actually.

        Good times..

  • LB

    Peru (Chicago)…HERPES!? Man, that just added a new twist! Ya see, ain’t nobody talkin about that NOWHERE! They just makin it out like the young man just went wife beaty all of a sudden. Yea, lets put the mitigating circumstances on blast. I think a rich nasty chic deserve as much blast for that as a cat who can’t control his emotions.

    • RDS

      @ LB, yeah, I was talking to my girl last night and she said Rihanna gave Chris Herpes. Apparently, they’ve been broken up for like two weeks now. I don’t condone Chris’ actions and I understand where he’s coming from, but if Rihanna was that irresponsible, where’s the consequences for her? Everybody’s acting like “oh shit, Chris just snapped and punched her in the face for no fucking reason”.

      • Clever

        That does put a new twist on things! Damn! Std’s that you really can’t get rid of? Hmmmmm….I don’t support violence on women myself, but, that would have opened da can of asswhipping!

  • 1hunnid

    so mr. “when i grab your neck i touch your soul” now wants to advocate for women’s rights???

    muthaf*cka, sit down.

  • Mutada al sader the king



    Classic of the day !! lol

  • Jhon da Analyst

    BTW Kanye………….Shut tha fuck up please!

  • yessir

    CB made sure “HE PUT HER IN HER PLACE”

    OH, MOBB DEEP already said that.

    Just kidding. This is all speculations. Noneone knows what really happened.

    If its true, CB you are WRONGGGGGGGGGGGGG!!!!!!!!!!!

  • eddiesixes

    theme song for this whole fiasco:
    Cam’ron – on fire tonight

  • Peru (Chicago)

    I was kinda joking about every young girl being a slut, honestly damn near every person man or woman in my age range of 18-24 is fucking like its gonna sellout. Don’t believe me check STD & pregnancy statistics. As far as FIREORREAL, your response shows how classy you are now doesn’t it. Every “new age independent woman” goes through that phase where they let loose and get to fucking any nigga they deem remotely attractive. Its called college nigga, bitches experiment, dumb ass!!! You responded like you have a daughter in her late teens or early 20′s and with your mind state she is probably fucking six niggas in a steady rotation to keep a few dollars in her pocket and feel like she is doing something cool. Sorry nigga, that is what we face as a community. WE LOSE!!!


    Even through i would never hit a women. i do believe you can go hard on a beyyyyyyyytch. in the words of A Pimp Named Slick Back ” Lord bless my pimp hand”. if all the rumors are true then CB did not just beat her ass. he committed an act of self-defence. If all rumors are true and she gave him herpes (which could permently drop his pussy stock. herpes is not ression proof.) it was self-defence to beat her ass. She threw the first punch when she rubbed the herpes bump on him. Yee might have gave her the Herps in the 1st place thats why his is so gun-ho about the ho.

  • Peru (Chicago)

    Ya’ll cant front, if a bitch gave you a disease and there was no legal ramifications for striking her, you would beat the fivehead off that bitch. Its rumored she gave the young nigga herpes, just in case you niggas didn’t know that shit is permanent, ain’t no antibiotics for that shit. Ain’t no cure, that nigga stuck with that for life, on the other hand an ass whooping is something Rihanna will heal from over time. Sorry, but thats real!

    • Da Truth

      @ Peru: and dont forget that nigga forever know as the herpe having bitch beater. that nigga has my permission for round two. i might go home and drag my bitch bny the weave to the clinic tonight and get her tested.

  • almurks

    What ‘YE gotta say about his lil sis giving chris brown herpies? I know you guys seen the eben gregory jewlery report and them pics of the 2 nipples on brianna’s lips!

  • dark vanilla

    Look on the bright side. Cuz of this we’ll never have to listen to Chris Brown anymore, cuz girls won’t listen to someone who beats women. Chris Brown has totally fucked up his music career.

    • TEZZY

      You crazy bitches will still by his shit did you forget R KELLY actually pissed on an underaged girl on videotape and had released about 5 no 1 albums since then and that wayne kissed baby in the mouth and is the biggest selling artist all he gotta do is put out one of these independent women type songs and he back on

  • TheRefriedMexican


  • mr. scientist

    chris is a bitch nigga and for him to even consider hitting rihanna is a fucking low.

    kanye always talks but at least he’s giving his true thoughts.

  • LB

    Nah, fuck that. Let’s start a “She’s Fine BUT Nasty” blog that get hits. Yea, Chris is wrong, but if it’s true about the reason behind his explosion, then that needs to be out in the air. I’m sick of these flawless but nasty types. They suck ya in then burn the fuck outcha.

  • dutch

    kanye is a fuckin faggot,he needs ta sit his corny ass dwn and shut the fuck up,he’s jus a soft ass coward n if i was 50 i would of destroyed dis niggaz career,have his ass makin beats permanatly wit his cakin ass

  • brand-new


  • dusty boy

    So Chris laid his pimp hand down, so what. maan fuck that bitch, bitches get outta line everyday and they get got for that shit. hoe’s should stay in they lane.

    Now if that boppa did give that foo some shit then he shoulda done more then just slap her.

    Fuck yall lames actin like “A man should never hit a woman” fuck that shit. If a bitch or a nigga put they hands on me im finna let em know what it do. now, i may not fuck a bich up like i would a nigga but i’d still lay her down.

    Chris’ll be aight, he just need to let these hoe’s to play ya position or get fucked up.


    • mannyd

      Let me guess. You have had your ass beat alot ? No wait, did’nt I throw your new jays over the power line on the first day of school after we got off the bus ?

      “Let the hoe’s to play ya position or get fucked up”……….Do us all a favor and kill yourself as soon as possible bruh.

      • dusty boy

        I guess you that pussy who feels like Chris aint right. Grow up nigga. get out ya feelings about it. you just got a plex from seeing ya ma get beat down and fucked by ya uncles and ya dead beat daddy. Its coo nigga let that plex go. move on with ya life.

        Dont have daughters pussy cause niggaz finna knock her ass around too. LOL!!

        Yall lames crack me up. LOL

  • jojochicago

    High Horse! Just stay on yous and leave hers alone.CHris is human and if what i heard from other outlets are true, Chris was struck first and i’m sure he went overboard in his reaction. Everything is speculation now.

  • sealsaa

    @ TEZZY

    Good point. Where is the public outcry for R. Kelly, and the things he’s done? If the HERP rumors are true, than Chris Brown struck Rihanna out of (resonable) anger, as opposed to R. Kelly, who fucks teenagers for fun. People are behaving as if he has a history of smacking her 5 headed ass around.

  • sealsaa

    And while we’re on the subject of condemning people, if Kanye West wants to be thorough about it, shame on you Big Pun (pistol whipped his wife on camera) and Biggie Smalls for smacking Lil Kim around.

  • http://xxlmag.com Ben

    Chris Brown acting like Bobby Brown smh.

  • What the ?

    “Rihanna is so important to our culture … to pop music,”

    Finally he admits he’s a pop star, at least that’s cleared up.

  • $ykotic

    Can you imagine paparazzi thirst balling to get a flick of Chris?

    “Zoom in on the chancre sore…”

    But seriously, his poonany barometer took a nosedive.

    That hitting the broads? Viewer discretion is advised.

    • http://tonygrands.blogspot.com tony grand$

      “Zoom in on the chancre sore..”


      That nigga Brown running around Vegas right now, scarfed-up like Michael Jackson during his trail, smelling like Doublemint gum & shame.

      & somebody needs to Chris Brown Kanye’s ass, for that fucking mullet if nothing else.

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  • j

    What the fuck was up with Kanye’s hair at the Grammy’s? I think he’s trying to be white more than ever. Kanye’s boyfriend needs to slap his ass around.

  • itunesjunkie1

    Kanye is trying to kick in like a turbo booster!

    • Reemycks!

      You’re a funny dude for that!!!!

      But,I think he trying to be her asprin.


  • http://xxl ryan

    i dont think a man should hit a women ever (ight maybe shake her jus shake dough no hittin) but if a women give u herpes do wat u want. herpes im surprised he aint kill the bitch. aint no cure 4 herpes plus u lose a lot of ur lady fan base cuz of dat shit. dam i dont c any girl throwin pussy at chris anymore.

    • Clever

      Co-sign on that, You can’t get a cure for herpes. Damn! Pretty but Nasty. Everything that look Sweet ain’t Sugar, and she sure did prove that statement to be all so True.

  • Clever

    Well least they both can promote those medicine commercials for Herpes. They can be sponsors. ;)


    lol smack that hoe up!! I don’t know if that shit is true about the herpes shit but I would have smacked though hoe up myself if she would have burnt me!!

  • dark vanilla

    How am I not surprised that most of the people that are hating on what Kanye said are 50 Cent fans? I think Kanye spoke the truth.

  • Vicious Seiger

    “Rihanna is so important to our culture … to pop music,” he declared. “I feel like she is the most important artist in music and has the most potential. Her taste level and her age … she has the potential to be the greatest artist of all time.”

    - Kanye West [After doing a couple of lines of highest quality Angel Dust]

    This is so far fetch it doesn’t even need the NEGRO PLEASE stamp on it.

  • Prince Caesar

    Kanye probably fucked on the low.

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  • Omunique

    Weezy F Baby said it the best: ” A real man don’t talk with his hands!” If Chris Brown allgedely did this, than what a MOUSE he turned out to be!! My heart goes out to Rhianna! Keep ya head up Rhianna!!

    • http://xxl ryan

      if thy bitch gave thou herpes thou have thy right 2 beat that bitch ass

      “from wat a wise man once told me”

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