“But I think that when I compare myself to Steve Jobs, Walt Disney, Howard Hughes or whoever, it’s because I’m trying to give people a little bit of context to the possibilities that are in front of me, as opposed to putting me in the rap category that the Grammys has put me in. In no way do I want to be the next any one of them. But I am the first me.” West added that he encounters a similar kind of marginalization at the Grammys where this year his latest record, Yeezus, notched just two nominations , for Best Rap Album and Best Rap Song for “New Slaves”as he does in his other endeavors, such as his forays into fashion. As he’s stated, or shouted ,in previous interviews , bringing his various ideas to fruition hasn’t come easy, despite his towering success. And while he said his goals as an artist have never necessarily been about race, West noted that roadblocks spring up because of the color of his skin.
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So you just close your eyes and think back to when you were as young as you can remember and had the least barriers to your creativity.” Why Yeezus Sounds That Way Why did Yeezus have such a radical, noisy sound? “I just had to throw it all in the trash,” he said of his previous musical ideas. “I had to not follow any of the rules because there was no way to match up to the previous album. “Dark Fantasy was the first time you heard that collection of sonic paintings in that way.
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Andtalk about holy cheeses for Yeezuseach meal is served with a board containing “a minimum of 25 different types of cheeses.” And if requested, staff at the palace can be dressed up as “courtiers from the pre-revolutionary 18th century Court of Versailles,” which includes “men in three-pointed hates and blowsy shirts” and “women in traditional French maid uniforms.” NEWS: Kim and Kanye enjoy a lunch date in Paris Now, if Kim and Kanye do have their (nearly royal) wedding at the Palace of Versailles, ornate gold and velvet thrones can be provided, allowing for the bride and groom to sit at the head of their guests like a king and queen! (OMG.) But because the Palace of Versailles is technically owned by the French government, its use is strictly controlled. If Kanye and Kim were not allowed to wed in the main palace, though, there are numerous summer houses and luxe chateaus available to them nearby. Ooh la la. Get excited, dollsKimye’s wedding will be one for the books!
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“Because I know how it feels to be them. I know how it feels to be a singer who wants to get discovered.” Legend started out as a sessions artist, playing background for other artists. Grammy award-winning artist John Legend tells the story of playing piano on Lauryn Hill’s recording of “Everything is Everything” while still at … Asked if he wanted to be the star out in front, Legend said, “In my mind, I already was that guy.” Legend credits friend Kanye West for one of his first big breaks in the business, and the two still work together. King remarked, “Kanye also lives his life out loud.” Legend said, “Absolutely.” King said, “Do you ever call him and say, ‘Dude, what are you doing?'” Legend said with a laugh, “No. How — how you gonna stop that juggernaut? You just gotta let him — you just gotta let him live.” Legend added, “You know — obviously Kanye and I are very different in the way we express ourselves publicly.
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Its ghettoizationand Im talking about country as much as rap. Its all just music. And Ive got a problem with people kind of trying to categorize it, where its either good or its bad. I find it all odd, to be honest.
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“It won’t be released, it’s just for Blue. He hopes it’ll help send her off to sleep at night,” the source revealed. “It’s really catchy and slow. Rather than the usual sweet dreams-themed lullaby songs, Kanye raps about how Blue Ivy and [his own daughter] Nori will be mega powerful when they’re older,” the source continued. “It also mentions how him and Jay-Z will work hard to make sure their girls have an easier path than they did.” Like us on Facebook In addition to reportedly receiving a gift from West, baby Blue was treated to an exciting birthday party hosted by her famous parents. Beyonce, 32, and Jay Z, 44, rented out Jungle Island, a wildlife park and botanical garden, in Miami for their only child where they hosted a princess themed children’s party.