"I think I'm in a stronger place than I ever was now after the breakdown, or as I like to say, the breakthrough," West, 40, told IHeartRadio's Charlamagne Tha God in a shocking tell-all interview.
When asked what caused his horrific 2016 meltdown, West admitted: "Fear, stress, control… being controlled, manipulation, like being a pawn in the chess piece of life."
The rapper also claimed he felt pressured when his "Life Of Pablo" album didn't do as well on the radio as he had hoped.
"Ever since the Taylor Swift moment, it had never been the same… the connection with radio," West said, likely referring to his famous feud with the pop diva.
The father of three then recalled Kim Kardashian's terrifying Paris robbery, confessing that it also had much to do with his mental breakdown.
"The situation with my wife in Paris… I went to Paris on that trip to protect her," West told his pal. He added that he felt extremely "helpless" after finding out about her robbery just days after he returned to the U.S.
When Charlamagne Tha God, 39, asked West if he ever attended therapy following his health crisis, West replied: "the world is my therapist."
"I don't want to say crazy because I want to change the stigma of crazy," he added speaking of his meltdown. "I want to change the stigma of mental health period. I am going to take the stigma off the word crazy. People will take something enlightened and put it in a different context and then call it crazy to try and diminish the impact and value of what I am actually saying."
As RadarOnline.com readers know, Kanye West has been posting wild messages all over his Twitter in recent day. In his rant, he openly claimed he loved Donald Trump and later bashed several of his friends by exposing screenshots from their private text conversations.
Fans began to worry he could be having another mental breakdown, but according to the "I Am A God" rapper, he's never been better!
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