“I Just Wanna Be Awesome”: Eight Gems from Kanye’s Wireless Speech

July 27, 2014

 

A masked Kanye West performed at London’s Wireless festival last night, and in classic Ye style, took a break during a meandering rendition of “Runaway” to talk to his audience for 15 minutes about discrimination and the cult of celebrity. You can watch the full speech at the bottom of the page, or read the eight most pertinent (and hilarious) quotes from the sermon, in which Yeezus inspires his audience to “create more,” reveals he told Kim he would marry her seven years ago, and calls out Nike (who he calls “terrorists”) for their lack of negotiation. Excuse us while we go get “I just wanna be awesome and change the fucking world” printed on T-shirts. Read more on this at Fader.com

 





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