Kanye West’s had a pretty solid five days. He graced the cover of TIME (and was called one of the world’s 100 most influential people in the process), made a surprise appearance at Coachella’s second weekend during The Weeknd’s set and, on Monday, found himself featured on the front of PAPER Magazine.
Inside the PAPER pages and on the mag’s website, West can be found riffing on how sees the world. (His cover, however, is not likely to break the internet, unlike when West’s wife, Kim Kardashian, was showcased by PAPER last year.) But as with any of West’s press outings, sound bites will be called rants, leaving some strong points ignored. Too bad, since the lengthy essay, as told to one the PAPER writers, covers the grand ideas West has harped on for much of the past decade and a half. Here are the five best bits:
Read PAPER‘s complete article here.