"He continued, "'This is your place, Ye, don't talk about apparel. "This is your place, 'Ye, you're Black, so you're a Democrat'".
The piece's writer Christina Binkley noted that Kanye "doesn't follow politics", but this hasn't made the Chicagoan taper his support of the president. He didn't serve jail time but paid approximately $22,300 in restitution and legal fees to the -year-old alleged victim, Mustafa Jafari.
During the interview, West also talks about his mental breakdown. "Everything is about putting people in their place". Classism, protectionism-not just racism. "Classism is like living on a bookshelf".
The musician also sees a connection between the reaction he gets for wearing his Make America Great Again hat and racial discrimination. According to WSJ, West called Trump's senior adviser Jared Kushner and within an hour, was on the phone with the president. He's planning on basing his Yeezy fashion line there, and, following other designers, he's apparently looking into producing masks and gowns to help supply the medical world against the coronavirus.
On the word "ambitious": "I do not like the word ambitious". Comparing his struggles with mental health issues to the plight suffered by Hollywood star Ryan Reynolds' Marvel superhero character, West said: "I've been through Deadpool". I'm just a doer.
And in doing so, he added, "I got to live out every version of ego - rapper, I had my own [version of] Jordans, I'm married to Kim Kardashian West". Sign up here for Yahoo Entertainment & Lifestyle's newsletter.