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This Week In Kanye

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Another day, another diatribe from Kanye West. He kicked things off at Bonnaroo on June 13, declaring, ”I am the number one muthaf—in’ rock star on the planet!” — and it only got more grandiose from there. We rank the arrogance and absurdity of his musings on a scale of one to five Kanyes. (Because everyone knows the Kanye Scale is the best muthaf—in’ scale on the planet.)

”I ain’t going after nobody on the radio. I’m goin’ after Shakespeare. Walt Disney. Mozart. Henry Ford. Howard Hughes. David Stern. Elon Musk. You can only achieve as high as your dreams.”
Rating: [4 out of 5]

”I think the world can be saved through design. Because what is the most distasteful thing someone can do? Kill someone. So, good taste is the opposite of that.”
Rating: [3 out of 5]

”Annie Leibovitz pulled out right before the wedding. I think that she was, like, scared of the idea of celebrity.”
Rating: [4 out of 5]

”People ask, ‘Where’s our future? Where’s our flying cars?’ That is the world that’s floating above us right now. And we can make that beautiful with the people [at the Cannes Lions Creativity Conference] right now.”
Rating: [2 out of 5]

”I have to work with the number one. I can’t work with anyone but Jay Z, because he’s number one. I can’t be with any girl but Kim, because that’s the girl whose pictures I look at the most and get turned on by.”
Rating: [5 out of 5]

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