Kanye West: ‘I Am The Next Nelson Mandela’

Kanye West is again under attack, and today – for claiming that he will soon be a bigger cultural and civil rights icon than Nelson Mandela.

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In an interview with WGCI radio in Chicago, the American rapper said that yesterday’s death of the 95-year-old South African leader will finally allow people to focus more of their attention on West’s own accomplishments.

When Kanye was asked who, in his opinion, could possibly replace Nelson Mandela in terms of leadership, he responded,

“I am the next Nelson Mandela. I’m only 36 years old, and when I look at everything I’ve accomplished, it’s the only comparison that makes any sense. By the time I’m 95, I’m going to be a bigger hero than he ever was.”

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West claims he liberates minds with his music. To his mind, that’s more important than liberating “a few people from apartheid or whatever”.

West continues that even though he has huge respect for Mandela, anyone can be replaced. The rapper says that he is already worshiped in the whole world and expects, noting,

“And there’s more to come.”
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Nelson Mandela, renowned South African icon of freedom and liberation, died yesterday at the age of 95, leaving the whole world mourning over his passing.

Meanwhile Kanye West is famous for attracting people’s attention to his personality. His reaction today was so unusual, however, that host Adrian Cronauer decided to challenge his assertions.

“What have you actually done for civil rights?” he attacked the self-confident celebrity. “Have you been involved in any campaigns? Any political activities? It seems to me comparing yourself to Mandela is a bit of a stretch.”

West answered,

“I faced mad racism when I entered this profession. I mean how many black rappers can you name that came before me? I was a pioneer. And now I’m doing the same thing in the fashion world.

“Not to mention I have a bigger market than he ever did. Mandela was working in South Africa, which has, like what, six people? I started my magic here in the USA and then I took my business global. Worldwide baby.”

 

6 COMMENTS

  1. Kanye west or what ever ur google name is.you will never stop being a fool.A fool @ 36 will ever remain a fool.No matter your little and odd senses inconcate to you.you will never replace Mandela the great hero who fought not for himself but for his fellow human.but you kanye have never done half of what Mandela did.All you do is fight against people and comment on irrelivant matters that does not even make sense.is that how you get to replace the great hero of all times you must be an idiot to even think about that.I advise you take a back seat and shot up already because before you will be dead before you even clock 60years.jackass like you.

  2. Kanye west or what ever your google name is you must be a big fool to think you will be the next mandela.you are an idiot who pick interest in irrelivant matters.so tell me how do you get to replace the great hero of all time?huh is it by being mr arrogant that you are or by being so full of your stupid self?.Mandela is humble and a lover of peace.A man of great influnce A man that fought not for himself but for his fellow human.you are not half of what the legend is or had done.so how do get to replace Mandela the great man.kanye you don’t have respect for your self that’s why you disrespect your elders.jackass like you.I put it to you kanye what do you know about being a legend and leaving a legecy for the generations to come?who in this world worsihp satan like you?big feel.you will be dead before you even dream of replacing Mandela.no one will even remember there was a creature like that existed.idiot what do you no about political activities?if you were the one in the place of great legend mandela in prison for 27years of your useless and arrogant life you had been dead or kill your fellow inmate with fight.I advise you to take a back seat and shotup your silly mouth.

  3. Lolz…… Kanye the next mandela, nigga are you high on jelousness?? Never ever even if u have a thousand years to live…. Stop fooling urself mehn grab the mic and just rap, the only thing u are halfway good at.

  4. Is it kenya or kanye bt i kw west is attached to 1 tin lyk dat, what have u got to loose after u told us u have sold ur soul to d devil, so go ahead and run ur motor mouth. Jst kw dat d same devil aint gona give 95.

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