Kanye West quotes

Born
June 8, 1977 Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.

Occupation
Rapper songwriter, singer.

Kanye West is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur and fashion designer. He is one of the most popular rappers in the world, and one of the world’s best-selling music artists. West’s contributions to music and fashion.

People always tell you, ‘Be humble. Be humble.’ When was the last time someone told you to be amazing? Be great! Be great! Be awesome! Be awesome!
– Kanye West
I would never want a book’s autograph. I am a proud non-reader of books.
– Kanye West
Why, if someone is good in one field can they not be accepted or given the slightest opportunity to express and be creative in other fields?
– Kanye West
George Bush doesn’t care about black people.
– Kanye West
If you see a black family, it’s looting, but if it’s a white family they are looking for food.
– Kanye West
Keep your nose out the sky, keep your heart to god, and keep your face to the raising sun.
– Kanye West
I wouldn’t say that anyone in fashion is on my side. I don’t think there’s anyone on my side.
– Kanye West
For me, money is not my definition of success. Inspiring people is a definition of success.
– Kanye West
They say you can rap about anything except for Jesus, that means guns, sex, lies, video tapes, but if I talk about God my record won’t get played Huh?
– Kanye West
Would you believe in what you believe in if you were the only one who believed it?
– Kanye West
This dark diction has become America’s addiction.
– Kanye West
I am Warhol. I am the No. 1 most impactful artist of our generation. I am Shakespeare in the flesh.
– Kanye West
I’m inspired by Walt Disney. I’m inspired by Howard Hughes. I’m inspired by Henry Ford. I’m inspired by Steve Jobs. I mean, I’m inspired by James Perse.
– Kanye West
I really appreciate the moments that I was able to win rap album of the year or whatever.
– Kanye West
It’s funny because I’ve made a living off of words, but words get in the way of what you really want to say.
– Kanye West
I feel like I’m too busy writing history to read it.
– Kanye West
If I was just a fan of music, I would think that I was the number one artist in the world.
– Kanye West
I’m a human being. I’ve got opinions, I’m not always right, I’m not always on time, I don’t always say things in the proper way, but my intentions are always extremely pure.
– Kanye West
I wouldn’t say that anyone in fashion is on my side. I don’t think there’s anyone on my side.
– Kanye West
I don’t use blue. I don’t like it. It bugs me out. I hate it.
– Kanye West
My message isn’t perfectly defined. I have, as a human being, fallen to peer pressure.
– Kanye West
I can always tell if a band has a British rhythm section due to the gritty production.
– Kanye West
We came into a broken world. And we’re the cleanup crew.
– Kanye West
I don’t even listen to rap. My apartment is too nice to listen to rap in.
– Kanye West
I ain’t here to argue about his facial features. Or here to convert atheists into believers. I’m just trying to say the way school need teachers the way Kathie Lee needed Regis that’s the way yall need Jesus.
– Kanye West
Nothing in life is promised except death.
– Kanye West
Sometimes people write novels and they just be so wordy and so self-absorbed.
– Kanye West
I still think I am the greatest.
– Kanye West