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Sat Apr 28, 2018, 06:12 PM

Kanye West: "I know Obama was heaven-sent. But ever since Trump won, it proved I could be president"



Kanye West unveiled his new single "Ye Vs. The People," a response to his controversial week on social media, on Los Angeles' Power 106 Friday night.

The track pits West versus the people, with T.I. serving as the voice of the millions who questioned West's Trump-loving, #MAGA hat-wearing tweets of the past week. "I know Obama was heaven-sent / But ever since Trump won, it proved I could be president," the rapper declares in his opening.

"I feel an obligation to show people new ideas / And if you wanna hear them, there go two right here," West says on the Four Tops-sampling track. "Make America Great Again had a negative reception / I took it, wore it, rocked it, gave it a new direction / Added empathy, care, love and affection / And y'all simply questioning my methods."

T.I. fires back, "What you willing to lose for the point to be proved? This shit is stubborn, selfish, bullheaded, even for you / You wore a dusty ass hat to represent the same views as white supremacy / Man, we expect better from you." T.I. later notes of West's Twitter feed, "Starting to make it seem like Donnie cut you a check" and wonders whether West is in "the sunken place."

West retorts, "Y'all be leading with hate, see I just approach it different / Like a gang truce / Like the first Blood to shake the Crip's hand."

https://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/kanye-west-debates-ti-on-new-song-ye-vs-the-people-w519659

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Reply Kanye West: "I know Obama was heaven-sent. But ever since Trump won, it proved I could be president" (Original post)
Miles Archer Apr 2018 OP
misanthrope Apr 2018 #1
BigmanPigman Apr 2018 #2
tanyev Apr 2018 #3
IluvPitties Apr 2018 #5
obnoxiousdrunk Apr 2018 #4
JI7 Apr 2018 #6
rocktivity Apr 2018 #7
Bluepinky Apr 2018 #10
rocktivity Apr 2018 #11
Bluepinky Apr 2018 #13
Blue Owl Apr 2018 #8
kentuck Apr 2018 #9
kskiska Apr 2018 #12

Response to Miles Archer (Original post)

Sat Apr 28, 2018, 06:16 PM

1. Instead of a playoff or face-off, Kanye and Roseanne can have a Crazy-Off

Winner? If they both go away, we all win.

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Response to Miles Archer (Original post)

Sat Apr 28, 2018, 06:22 PM

2. PR stunt to get more $$$$$.

The rich never are satisfied with how much money they already have...they always want more, more, more. This week's tweet storm was both a PR stunt to get more sales and also a typical move by another greedy, crazy bastard. He and the fucking moron have a ton in common.

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Response to Miles Archer (Original post)

Sat Apr 28, 2018, 06:26 PM

3. It might prove that just about anyone could be president, Kanye.

But itís also proving that not just anyone should.

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Response to tanyev (Reply #3)

Sat Apr 28, 2018, 06:30 PM

5. It proved there is an excess of stupidity and racism in America.

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Response to Miles Archer (Original post)

Sat Apr 28, 2018, 06:29 PM

4. I know he just

Dropped his new single ...

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Response to Miles Archer (Original post)

Sat Apr 28, 2018, 06:32 PM

6. "LOOK AT ME ".

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Response to Miles Archer (Original post)

Sat Apr 28, 2018, 06:42 PM

7. SOP for Kanye -- serving up a controversy-sells salad with meltdown dressing

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And just in time for the release of new album, of course!













One minute he's a pioneering advocate of independent thought, the next minute he's a henpecked husband. He's in a sunken place, all right -- a mental and marital prison.


rocktivity

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Response to rocktivity (Reply #7)

Sat Apr 28, 2018, 06:54 PM

10. He says he's not a Democrat or Republican. But he is an idiot.

I hope the only people who buy his music are Trump supporters.
By going full guns for Trump, he practically guaranteed that half the population will now not even consider paying for his songs.

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Response to Bluepinky (Reply #10)

Sat Apr 28, 2018, 07:02 PM

11. If the only people who buy his music are Trump supporters

even at the risk of alienating the black hiphop market, Kanye will profit like -- well, a Kardashian!


rockivity

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Response to rocktivity (Reply #11)

Sat Apr 28, 2018, 09:32 PM

13. A lot of Trump supporters are older white people who probably wouldn't buy Kanye's music anyway

Hopefully he loses out big time.

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Response to Miles Archer (Original post)

Sat Apr 28, 2018, 06:43 PM

8. Yawn

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Response to Miles Archer (Original post)

Sat Apr 28, 2018, 06:48 PM

9. Kanye Kardashian is a dumbass.

AND he is very similar to Trump in some ways.

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Response to Miles Archer (Original post)

Sat Apr 28, 2018, 07:17 PM

12. Older people

have no idea who he is.

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