There is no accurate understanding of Kanye West, at the current stage of his career, that does not take into account the utter boringness of his self-aggrandizing lyrics. In case you’ve been living under a rock, here’s something ridiculous to help you re-acquaint yourself with him:
Kanye West – Bound 2 (Explicit)
Granted, he’s an easy target, but even USA Today has been getting in its digs with the The Kanye West Self-Confidence Generator
Is it any surprise that three years after the release of Watch The Throne, the object of his focus is still his self-depiction as “king” of hip hop? Is anyone less deserving of this honor?
Come and meet me in the bathroom stall
And show me why you deserve to have it all
The reader can be forgiven if every time she hears that lyric she throws up a little in her mouth. Clearly not content you would hear from a just and righteous king.
Album art of Kanye West and Jay-Z’s 2011 release, Watch the Throne
This is the same upsetting video, but instead it stars James Franco & Seth Rogan:
Also, here is a comedy sketch that features a grade-schooler delivering excerpts from an actual interview his supposed majesty gave:
Needless to say, Kanye was not amused.