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Sep. 22 2016, Updated 6:12 p.m. ET

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Yup, he said it -- we've collected 60 of the craziest things to come out of the mouth of hip-hop's self-proclaimed genius.

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Yup, he said it -- we've collected 60 of the craziest things to come out of the mouth of hip-hop's self-proclaimed genius.

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1West has insisted he¹s the second coming of entertainment icon Walt Disney, telling Chicago¹s Power 105.1 on November 26, 2013, ³I¹m just a creative. I¹m more like, a Walt Disney or something. Like, rap is just a chamber of my thoughts. It¹s something that I really wanted to express as a modern-day poet, because you know, if I had lived in a past lifetime, maybe I would have been a playwright or something. But in this lifetime, to be the most heard and the most relevant, the most relevant is to be a rap rock star. You can express at the highest level there.

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2 In his bizarre Nov. 26, 2013 interview with Chicago¹s Power 105.1, West boasted that he was as important as some of America¹s biggest innovators, saying, ³I¹m like Howard Hughes! I¹m like NBA commissioner David Stern! I¹m like Steve Jobs! If anything,² he insisted, ³that¹s a compliment to them! I¹m like Michelangelo. Because I¹m the new version of that.

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2 In his bizarre Nov. 26, 2013 interview with Chicago¹s Power 105.1, West boasted that he was as important as some of America¹s biggest innovators, saying, ³I¹m like Howard Hughes! I¹m like NBA commissioner David Stern! I¹m like Steve Jobs! If anything,² he insisted, ³that¹s a compliment to them! I¹m like Michelangelo. Because I¹m the new version of that.

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2 In his bizarre Nov. 26, 2013 interview with Chicago¹s Power 105.1, West boasted that he was as important as some of America¹s biggest innovators, saying, ³I¹m like Howard Hughes! I¹m like NBA commissioner David Stern! I¹m like Steve Jobs! If anything,² he insisted, ³that¹s a compliment to them! I¹m like Michelangelo. Because I¹m the new version of that.

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3 West claimed his baby mama Kim Kardashian evokes comparisons to the most iconic Hollywood sex symbol of all time. During his Chicago Power 105.1 interview on Nov. 26, West referenced Vanity Fair¹s 100th anniversary cover, which featured Kate Upton as Marilyn Monroe. West yelled, ³Kate Upton ain¹t Marilyn Monroe! Kim Marilyn Monroe sic! She was controversial. She controversial sic.

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4 In one of West¹s most outrageous interviews, he criticized ­and threatened--President Barack Obama! During the chat on Philly¹s Hot 107.9 radio in Nov. 2013, West told the hosts that fellow Chicago native Obama was an old friend but after the President called him a ³jacka**² in 2012, and then criticized West¹s fiancée, Kim Kardashian, and her family, the rapper saw red. He said, ³The PresidentŠused thatŠ, like ŒKanye's a jacka**¹ because that¹s how the world felt. I don¹t care if somebody¹s the president or not Š I think that he shouldn¹t mention my baby mama¹s name.² And then, he warned ominously, ³Because we¹re both from Chicago Š

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5 During his November 24, 2013 concert at New York¹s Madison Square Garden, the Yeezus rapper dissed rocker Lenny Kravitz, not knowing he was in the audience. West called himself the ³No. 1 rock star on the planet,² then asked the crowd, ³Have you heard anyone talk bleep about Lenny Kravitz? He¹s a nice guy, he¹s so well-mannered. I envy people who are extremely likable, I¹m like, ŒDamn, I wish I could be likable like that.

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5 During his November 24, 2013 concert at New York¹s Madison Square Garden, the Yeezus rapper dissed rocker Lenny Kravitz, not knowing he was in the audience. West called himself the ³No. 1 rock star on the planet,² then asked the crowd, ³Have you heard anyone talk bleep about Lenny Kravitz? He¹s a nice guy, he¹s so well-mannered. I envy people who are extremely likable, I¹m like, ŒDamn, I wish I could be likable like that.

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6 West compared himself to the lead character in the movie 12 Years A Slave during a Nov. 18, 2013 podcast with screenwriter Bret Easton Ellis. West went on a rant about how ‹ just like lead character Solomon Northrup ‹ he, too, has been enslaved. But West said he feels enslaved when his creativity is taken away, such as the times he tried to create clothing and shoe lines. "For me, I felt like the main character in what I¹m dealing with even as a mega-popular-rich-celebrity-f**k-you-who-do-you-think-you-are-to-complain-about-anything situation that I¹m in," he rambled.

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7 West slammed the head of Zappos, an online shoe and clothing shop, on a Nov. 18, 2013 podcast. I had this giant argument with the head of Zappos, that he¹s trying to tell me what I needed to focus on, meanwhile he sells all this s**t product to everybody and his whole thing is based off of selling s**t product,² West raged. I'm saying it out loud because it¹s like yo, how do you tell me to focus, my focus is on humanityŠ.

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7 West slammed the head of Zappos, an online shoe and clothing shop, on a Nov. 18, 2013 podcast. I had this giant argument with the head of Zappos, that he¹s trying to tell me what I needed to focus on, meanwhile he sells all this s**t product to everybody and his whole thing is based off of selling s**t product,² West raged. I'm saying it out loud because it¹s like yo, how do you tell me to focus, my focus is on humanityŠ.

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7 West slammed the head of Zappos, an online shoe and clothing shop, on a Nov. 18, 2013 podcast. I had this giant argument with the head of Zappos, that he¹s trying to tell me what I needed to focus on, meanwhile he sells all this s**t product to everybody and his whole thing is based off of selling s**t product,² West raged. I'm saying it out loud because it¹s like yo, how do you tell me to focus, my focus is on humanityŠ.

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8 West went on an epic Twitter rant against Jimmy Kimmel in September 2013. The rapper, father to daughter North with Kim Kardashian, objected to the talk show host spoofing the anti-paparazzi law that passed in California. He later made it more personal, tweeting, ³Jimmy Kimmel put yourself in my shoesŠoh no that means you would have gotten too much good p***y in your life. He later tweeted that Kimmel was a ³manipulative media mutherf***er² and also wrote of Kimmel¹s ex-girlfriend, ³Sarah Silverman is a thousand times funnier than you and the whole world knows it!!!² They later buried the hatchet on Kimmel¹s show.

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9 During a Nov. 25, 2013 interview with Washington, D.C.¹s 95.5 WPGC, West claimed that the Kardashians don¹t get enough credit for race relations!³They prep America to accept interracial relationships, he said about the family he will marry into. Kim¹s sister Khloe is married to Lamar Odom and her younger sisters have also dated African-Americans. But West added, laughing, I¹m not talking about me, I can hop on a plane. I can date a white woman, I can date a black woman, and no matter what they say in the barber shop don¹t matter, because I don¹t get my haircut there.

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10 West¹s October 2013 On Air With Ryan Seacrest interview featured the singer referring to his fiancée Kim Kardashian as ³the most intriguing woman right now, claiming that the reality TV beauty is more influential than First Lady Michelle Obama. No one is looking at what Barack Obama is wearing. Michelle Obama cannot Instagram a bikini pic like what my girl Instagrammed the other day.

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11 West revealed his control freak ways, telling Ryan Seacrest on his October 2013 radio show that he¹d argued with a lighting technician about his over-the-top proposal to Kim Kardashian at San Francisco¹s AT&T Park. ³She was expecting something awesome. The guy who organized it was talking about this romantic lighting and I was like, ŒEnough already! We¹re at a baseball field. It has to be fully lit!¹ That was one of the things that was making me really mad. I was like, ŒLet me do it like how I would do it.¹²

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11 West revealed his control freak ways, telling Ryan Seacrest on his October 2013 radio show that he¹d argued with a lighting technician about his over-the-top proposal to Kim Kardashian at San Francisco¹s AT&T Park. ³She was expecting something awesome. The guy who organized it was talking about this romantic lighting and I was like, ŒEnough already! We¹re at a baseball field. It has to be fully lit!¹ That was one of the things that was making me really mad. I was like, ŒLet me do it like how I would do it.¹²

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11 West revealed his control freak ways, telling Ryan Seacrest on his October 2013 radio show that he¹d argued with a lighting technician about his over-the-top proposal to Kim Kardashian at San Francisco¹s AT&T Park. ³She was expecting something awesome. The guy who organized it was talking about this romantic lighting and I was like, ŒEnough already! We¹re at a baseball field. It has to be fully lit!¹ That was one of the things that was making me really mad. I was like, ŒLet me do it like how I would do it.¹²

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12 The rapper made it clear in his October 2013 On Air With Ryan Seacrest interview that his wedding to Kim Kardashian is going to be a Kanye production. ³I want to pick who is going to be in charge,² he said. ³I¹d like to get the people who do the Chanel shows.²

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13 West shocked fans by wearing the Confederate flag, which some consider a racist symbol. But the rapper has featured it on merchandise for his ³Yeezus² concert tour, and in a Nov. 4 interview with Los Angeles radio station 97.1 AMP, he explained, ³You know, the Confederate flag represented slavery in a way ­ that's my abstract take on what I know about it. So I made the song 'New Slaves.' So I took the Confederate flag and made it my flag. It's my flag. Now what are you going to do?"

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14 West told Power 106 radio on Oct. 28, 2013 that his wedding to Kim Kardashian next summer will be even more extravagant than the proposal. ³Two words. Fighter jets,² he boasted.

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14 West told Power 106 radio on Oct. 28, 2013 that his wedding to Kim Kardashian next summer will be even more extravagant than the proposal. ³Two words. Fighter jets,² he boasted.

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15 The rap star predicted to The New York Times in a June 13, 2013 interview, "I will be the leader of a company that ends up being worth billions of dollars, because I got the answers. I understand culture. I am the nucleus."

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16 West stunned the crowd at the VMAs in 2009 by rudely interrupting Taylor Swift¹s acceptance speech for best female video‹to imply that Beyonce should have won! Grabbing the mic from the then 19-year-old country cutie, West said, ³Yo, Taylor, I¹m really happy for you. I¹m going to let you finish but Beyonce had one of the best videos of all timeŠone of the best of all time!² The audience booed.

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16 West stunned the crowd at the VMAs in 2009 by rudely interrupting Taylor Swift¹s acceptance speech for best female video‹to imply that Beyonce should have won! Grabbing the mic from the then 19-year-old country cutie, West said, ³Yo, Taylor, I¹m really happy for you. I¹m going to let you finish but Beyonce had one of the best videos of all timeŠone of the best of all time!² The audience booed.

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17 West told The New York Times in a June 13, 2013 interview, "I am so credible and so influential and so relevant that I will change things. The longer your Œgevity is, the more confidence you build. The idea of Kanye and vanity are like, synonymous.²

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18 The "Monster" rapper told The New York Times in a June 13, 2013 interview that he has no regrets, not even in interrupting Taylor Swift at the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards because it's only led him to "complete awesomeness at all timesŠŠ.Beauty, truth, awesomeness. That¹s all it is."

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19 West has compared himself to basketball great Michael Jordan, and reasoned in his 2013 New York Times interview, ³You know, if Michael Jordan can scream at the refs, me as Kanye West, as the Michael Jordan of music, can go and say, ŒThis is wrong.¹²

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20 The music star has said he doesn¹t care about the Grammys, but also noted in The New York Times in 2013, "I don¹t know if this is statistically right, but I¹m assuming I have the most Grammys of anyone my age, but I haven¹t won one against a white person."

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20 The music star has said he doesn¹t care about the Grammys, but also noted in The New York Times in 2013, "I don¹t know if this is statistically right, but I¹m assuming I have the most Grammys of anyone my age, but I haven¹t won one against a white person."

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21 In an interview with W magazine, West admitted he¹d shot his own sex tape with a woman he¹d been with before Kim Kardashian. ³For the most part, I¹d rather people have one of those home videos than some of the paparazzi photos that get published. At least I recorded the shit myself,² he said. ³That tape couldn¹t have hurt me in any way if it came out - it could only have helped.²

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22 West doesn¹t care if he sounds pretentious! He delivered this jaw-dropper to The New York Times in June 2013: "This one Corbusier lamp was like, my greatest inspiration ... I¹m a minimalist in a rapper¹s body.²

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23 West told The New York Times, ³Like, I want the world to be better! All I want is positive! All I want is dopeness! Why would you want to control that?²

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24 The rapper always knew he would be a huge success, he told The New York Times in 2013. ³I would go up the escalator at Virgin music stores and say to myself, ŒI¹m soaking in these last moments of anonymity,¹ ³ West commented arrogantly. ³I knew I was going to make it this far.²

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25 In a December 2003 chat, West told The Fader that he¹s actually the everyman! "I get to represent somebody I don¹t think is getting represented right now--the regular dude: the guy who believes in God but still likes p***y. You know what I mean?² he said. ³The person that would spend his last dollar to try to get a hot car, not the person who says ŒOh, we don¹t buy, we just lease¹ or the person who¹s like ŒOh, I have so many cars I could crash a car every day¹ and s**t."

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25 In a December 2003 chat, West told The Fader that he¹s actually the everyman! "I get to represent somebody I don¹t think is getting represented right now--the regular dude: the guy who believes in God but still likes p***y. You know what I mean?² he said. ³The person that would spend his last dollar to try to get a hot car, not the person who says ŒOh, we don¹t buy, we just lease¹ or the person who¹s like ŒOh, I have so many cars I could crash a car every day¹ and s**t."

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26 For Spin¹s December 2007 issue, West pontificated, "I'm a pop enigma. I live and breathe every element in life. I rock a bespoke suit and I go to Harold's for fried chicken. It's all these things at once, because, as a taste maker, I find the best of everything.²

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27“Like, I’m just giving of my body on the stage; I’m putting my life at risk, literally!” West declared in December. “When I think about when I’m on the ‘Can’t Tell Me Nothing,’ and ‘Coldest Winter’ moment, like that mountain goes really, really high. And if I slipped… You never know. And I think about it. I think about my family and I’m like, wow, this is like being a police officer or something, in war or something.”

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28 The rap star was exalting himself even before doing his album ³Yeezus²! West declared to the music publication The Fader in December 2008, "I¹m like a vessel, and God has chosen me to be the voice and the connector."

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"Someone could be a better rapper, dance better. But culturally impacting? When you look back at these four and a half years, who's the icon at the end of the day?² West asked in the February 2009 issue of Details magazine. ³Who broke down color barriers? What other black guy would a white person use as a fashion reference?"

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West called out Vibe magazine in April 2004. "Dog, Vibe only gave my album a 4!² he complained to the magazine¹s interviewer. ³I know my shit is better than a 4. You need to rate it again, but you¹ll have to create a new rating system. It¹s like this: by not giving my album a classic rating, you diminish your magazine¹s credibility."

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31 The rapper told Rolling Stone in February 2006, "Don't ask me what I think the best song of last year was, because my opinion is the same as most of America's. It was 'Gold Digger.'

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32 According to West, the lyrics of his song ³Everything I Am² hit a high point. "Aw, yeah. I thought that that song could relate to a girl in high school, dealing with people coming down on her,² he said in the September 2007 Rolling Stone. ³ ŒEverything I'm not made me everything I am.¹ In my humble opinion, that's a prophetic statement. Gandhi would have said something like that."

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33 "There's nothing more to be said about music,² West told Details in February 2009. ³I'm the f***ing end-all, be-all of music. I know what I'm doing. I did the album 808s & Heartbreak in three weeks. I got it. It's on cruise control ... Man, we talked about music for God knows how long! Now let's talk about how my f****ing sweater didn't come back right from Korea. That's what's interesting me."

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34 West riffed to the April 2004 issue of Vibe that he¹s misunderstood: "I just think that when my confidence meets other people¹s insecurity, that equals ŒKanye¹s arrogant."

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35 The rapper believes his interviews are gold. "Those cocky-sounding statements just look better in black and white,² he bragged to The Guardian in August 2005. ³That's why they always use them. And I always give it to them. That's why my interviews are so valued. That's why I should get paid."

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35 The rapper believes his interviews are gold. "Those cocky-sounding statements just look better in black and white,² he bragged to The Guardian in August 2005. ³That's why they always use them. And I always give it to them. That's why my interviews are so valued. That's why I should get paid."

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36 West also told The Guardian in August 2005, "It's like I'm walking on this tightrope. It's like the reason why you go to a circus - it's more entertaining. It's like, damn, what if he falls? And if I do make it, it's like, damn, he made it! But either way you're saying 'damn'. Everybody else is just walking on the ground."

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37 "There can be a point where your records don't sell as much, or you're not as popular as you used to be,² the rap star mused to Rolling Stone in September 2007. ³The best thing that any of the Backstreet Boys could have had was a really good woman in their life. I'm sure they had a lot of good p***y, but good p***y is fleeting. What's another word for 'good p***y' that's less vulgar?"

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37 "There can be a point where your records don't sell as much, or you're not as popular as you used to be,² the rap star mused to Rolling Stone in September 2007. ³The best thing that any of the Backstreet Boys could have had was a really good woman in their life. I'm sure they had a lot of good p***y, but good p***y is fleeting. What's another word for 'good p***y' that's less vulgar?"

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37 "There can be a point where your records don't sell as much, or you're not as popular as you used to be,² the rap star mused to Rolling Stone in September 2007. ³The best thing that any of the Backstreet Boys could have had was a really good woman in their life. I'm sure they had a lot of good p***y, but good p***y is fleeting. What's another word for 'good p***y' that's less vulgar?"

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38 In a statement that foreshadowed his relationship with Kim Kardashian, Kanye told Details in February 2009, "What I feel like ‹ 'cause I wanna be married, of course ‹ I feel like the type of girl I would be with is a fellow superhero. So we get that 'already flying and now we're just flying together' thing."

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39 For the September 2007 issue of Rolling Stone, West got philosophical: "If you read books ‹ which I don't, none at all ‹ about how to become a billionaire, they always say, 'You learn more from your mistakes.' So if you learn from your mistakes, then I'm a f***ing genius."

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40 West told Radio 1¹s Tim Westwood the three words that summed up his life were ³Louis Vuitton, porn, and church.² In August 2005, he explained to The Guardian newspaper, "Well, I spend more time watching porn and praying about it afterwards. Then I'll put on some Louis Vuitton and leave."

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41 The musician has expressed controversial thoughts on AIDS in the African-American community. During the 2005 Live 8 concert tour, he told the crowd his controversial conspiracy theory that AIDS was a "man-made disease" that was "placed in Africa just like crack was placed in the black community to break up the Black Panthers."

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42 In the February 2009 issue of Details, West revealed he used to try to make his own video games. ³My game was very sexual. The main character was, like, a giant penis. It was like Mario Brothers, but the ghosts were, like, vaginas. Mind you, I'm 12 years old, and this is stuff 30-year-olds are programming. You'd have to draw in and program every little step ‹ it literally took me all night to do a step, 'cause the penis, y'know, had little feet and eyes."

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42 In the February 2009 issue of Details, West revealed he used to try to make his own video games. ³My game was very sexual. The main character was, like, a giant penis. It was like Mario Brothers, but the ghosts were, like, vaginas. Mind you, I'm 12 years old, and this is stuff 30-year-olds are programming. You'd have to draw in and program every little step ‹ it literally took me all night to do a step, 'cause the penis, y'know, had little feet and eyes."

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42 In the February 2009 issue of Details, West revealed he used to try to make his own video games. ³My game was very sexual. The main character was, like, a giant penis. It was like Mario Brothers, but the ghosts were, like, vaginas. Mind you, I'm 12 years old, and this is stuff 30-year-olds are programming. You'd have to draw in and program every little step ‹ it literally took me all night to do a step, 'cause the penis, y'know, had little feet and eyes."

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42 In the February 2009 issue of Details, West revealed he used to try to make his own video games. ³My game was very sexual. The main character was, like, a giant penis. It was like Mario Brothers, but the ghosts were, like, vaginas. Mind you, I'm 12 years old, and this is stuff 30-year-olds are programming. You'd have to draw in and program every little step ‹ it literally took me all night to do a step, 'cause the penis, y'know, had little feet and eyes."

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43 Kim Kardashian¹s future baby daddy said his sex life led to his work ethic. In Details¹ February 2009 issue, he said, "People ask me a lot about my drive. I think it comes from, like, having a sexual addiction at a really young age.²

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44 West¹s home decoration scheme once included a life-sized poster of himself! He told Rolling Stone in 2004, "I put me on the wall because I was the only person that had me on the wall at that time. And now that a lot of people have me on their wall, I don't really need to do that anymore."

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45 West didn¹t hold back during his September 2013 BBC interview, saying of Lady Gaga: ³Look at Gaga. She¹s the creative director of Polaroid. I like some of the Gaga songs. What the f*** does she know about cameras?²

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46 The rapper told the BBC in 2013, 'When someone comes up and says something like, "I am a god," everybody says "Who does he think he is?" I just told you who I thought I was. A god. I just told you. That¹s who I think I am.²

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46 The rapper told the BBC in 2013, 'When someone comes up and says something like, "I am a god," everybody says "Who does he think he is?" I just told you who I thought I was. A god. I just told you. That¹s who I think I am.²

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47 Who¹s the dope? During his September 2013 BBC interview, West riffed on his favorite things, saying ³For me, first of all, dopeness is what I like the most. Dopeness. People who want to make things as dope as possible.²

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48 West told the BBC about his frustration dealing with the fashion world: ³'Me and Virgil Abloh are in Rome, giving designs to Fendi, over and over, and getting our designs knocked down. We brought the leather jogging pants six years ago to Fendi, and they said "no." How many mother f****** you done seen with a leather jogging pant?²

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48 West told the BBC about his frustration dealing with the fashion world: ³'Me and Virgil Abloh are in Rome, giving designs to Fendi, over and over, and getting our designs knocked down. We brought the leather jogging pants six years ago to Fendi, and they said "no." How many mother f****** you done seen with a leather jogging pant?²

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48 West told the BBC about his frustration dealing with the fashion world: ³'Me and Virgil Abloh are in Rome, giving designs to Fendi, over and over, and getting our designs knocked down. We brought the leather jogging pants six years ago to Fendi, and they said "no." How many mother f****** you done seen with a leather jogging pant?²

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49 Top of the world! West gloated in his 2013 BBC interview, ³Rap is the new rock and roll. We the rock starsŠ We the rock stars, and I¹m the biggest of all of them.²

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50 West has made no bones about the fact that he¹s a visionary! He told the BBC in September 2013, ³They will play this interview in five years. They will play this interview in ten years, and say, ŒHe called that, he called that, he called thatŠ."'

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51 Bigger than the King of Pop? West has boasted to the BBC, ³I've got to a point that Michael Jackson did not break down. I have reached the glass ceiling, as a creative person, as a celebrity...and I've been at it for 10 years.²

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51 Bigger than the King of Pop? West has boasted to the BBC, ³I've got to a point that Michael Jackson did not break down. I have reached the glass ceiling, as a creative person, as a celebrity...and I've been at it for 10 years.²

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52 During an October 2013 appearance on Jimmy Kimmel¹s talk show, West declared, "I'm a creative genius, and there's no other way to word it. I know you're not supposed to say that about yourself. I say things the wrong way a lot of times, but the intention is always positive."

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53 During a live NBC TV fundraiser for the victims of Hurricane Katrina days after the 2005 storm, Kanye sounded off on President George Bush. As co-presenter Mike Myers looked uncomfortable, West raged, "George Bush doesn't care about black people." The show's producers quickly moved on!

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53 During a live NBC TV fundraiser for the victims of Hurricane Katrina days after the 2005 storm, Kanye sounded off on President George Bush. As co-presenter Mike Myers looked uncomfortable, West raged, "George Bush doesn't care about black people." The show's producers quickly moved on!

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53 During a live NBC TV fundraiser for the victims of Hurricane Katrina days after the 2005 storm, Kanye sounded off on President George Bush. As co-presenter Mike Myers looked uncomfortable, West raged, "George Bush doesn't care about black people." The show's producers quickly moved on!

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55 West wasn¹t happy about losing in the best hip hop artist category at the 2006 MTV Europe Music Awards. He crashed the stage and ranted that his ³Touch the Sky² video was the best because it "cost a million dollars. Pamela Anderson was in it. I was jumping across canyons." But the rapper later apologized, admitting he was under the influence of "a little sippy sippy" at the awards show.

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54 In 2008, fans booed West at the Bonnaroo Music Festival in Tennessee because he was two hours late and finally performed around 4:30 a.m. West later responded on his blog, blaming the concert organizers in capital letters. "WE WERE OBVIOUSLY DEALING WITH F___ING IDIOTS WHO DIDN'T REALLY HAVE THE CAPACITY TO REALLY PUT ON THIS SHOW PROPERLY,² the rapper wrote. ³THEY TRIED 2 GIVE ME A TIME SLOT WHERE IT WAS STILL LIGHT OUTSIDE ... I HAVE A F___ING LIGHT SHOW DUMB A__, IT'S NOT CALLED GLOW IN THE DARK FOR NO REASON SQUID BRAINS!"

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56 In 2011, West¹s weird remarks caused a big chill while performing at The Big Chill concert in the UK. "I walk through the hotel and I walk down the street, and people look at me like I'm (expletive) insane, like I'm Hitler," he said. ³One day the light will shine through and one day people will understand everything I ever did." But West outraged the booing crowd that day!

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56 In 2011, West¹s weird remarks caused a big chill while performing at The Big Chill concert in the UK. "I walk through the hotel and I walk down the street, and people look at me like I'm (expletive) insane, like I'm Hitler," he said. ³One day the light will shine through and one day people will understand everything I ever did." But West outraged the booing crowd that day!

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56 In 2011, West¹s weird remarks caused a big chill while performing at The Big Chill concert in the UK. "I walk through the hotel and I walk down the street, and people look at me like I'm (expletive) insane, like I'm Hitler," he said. ³One day the light will shine through and one day people will understand everything I ever did." But West outraged the booing crowd that day!

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57 Sore loser West blew a gasket at the 2007 VMAs. After being shut out in all five of his nominated categories, and walking away empty-handed, West shouted: ³Give a black man a chance. That¹s two years in a row!² Then backstage, he was caught on video raging that he would ³never return to MTV.²

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58 At a pre-VMAs concert in 2007, West let his audience know he was pissed off that Britney Spears was opening up the awards show instead of him! He rapped to the laughing crowd, ³I can¹t believe she would perform/ She hasn¹t had a hit record in years.²

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59 West ridiculed his soon-to-be mother-in-law Kris Jenner in a summer 2013 interview with W magazine. The writer said after the singer played his song ³Awesome² for Jenner, and she exclaimed, ³Great job!,² West didn¹t hide his scorn. ³He raises his eyebrows. ŒGreat job?¹ he says and sets off on a comic riff that cracks up everyone in the room,² the W interviewer recalled. ³Toasting with his champagne glass, he says, ŒGreat job, Baccarat, for making a glass that can hold liquid!¹ He looks down at his waist. ŒGreat job, belt loops, for keeping my pants up!¹ ³ Momager Jenner laughed off the diss!

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59 West ridiculed his soon-to-be mother-in-law Kris Jenner in a summer 2013 interview with W magazine. The writer said after the singer played his song ³Awesome² for Jenner, and she exclaimed, ³Great job!,² West didn¹t hide his scorn. ³He raises his eyebrows. ŒGreat job?¹ he says and sets off on a comic riff that cracks up everyone in the room,² the W interviewer recalled. ³Toasting with his champagne glass, he says, ŒGreat job, Baccarat, for making a glass that can hold liquid!¹ He looks down at his waist. ŒGreat job, belt loops, for keeping my pants up!¹ ³ Momager Jenner laughed off the diss!

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60 At the 2004 American Music Awards, West was fuming after he lost as best new artist to country star Gretchen Wilson ­ and stormed off the show. "I was definitely robbed," he later told the Associated Press. "I was the best new artist this year." He later apologized to Wilson.

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