Kanye West recently performed at New York’s Madison Square Garden and once again took the opportunity to go off on one of his epic rants. The rapper again decides to share his two cents with crowd-goers on his displeasure with the media and pleads for their support in order to make his dreams a reality. It should be pointed out as well that West shared all of his ambitious ideas in auto-tune. Watch Kanye as he also had a few things to say about Nike’s CEO, Mark Parker and the Yeezy Red Octobers.
Trinidad James releases a new visual to address all the controversy surrounding his New York rant that was made at Converse’s event in Brooklyn. The rapper took the opportunity clarify his intentions and explain exactly what meant with his onstage speech. James also makes it very clear that he’s not apologizing for outspoken opinion because he feels it’s true and that he didn’t cross any lines. The “All Gold Everything” rapper tells viewers he was only trying to encourage New York radio to play more up and coming hometown artists.
Revolt TV’s Sharon Carpenter jumps on Skype with Trinidad James for an exclusive interview to get the Atlanta native’s thoughts on the controversy surrounding his New York comments. James opens things up by clarifying that the message he was trying to convey on stage in Brooklyn was that he feels Atlanta runs New York radio. The “All Gold Everything” rapper shares the motivation behind his comment and explains that he blames the media for instigating the situation by only focusing on one excerpt. James goes on to say that he would never disrespect New York, his choice of words he used wasn’t what he really meant and more.
After getting in touch with HOT 97 and voicing his opinion, Maino decides to continue his campaign against Trinidad James and calls into Power 105 for an interview. Maino makes it clear he feels New York is to be blamed for allowing James to feel comfortable enough to run his mouth and explains that essentially the “All Gold Everything” rapper is opening the door for more disrespect from other artists. The rapper continued by stating that he feels the city is disorganized. Before hanging up, Maino calls into question James’ street credibility and clarifies he’s opening to disciplining him.
Plenty of eyebrows were raised recently at Trinidad James’ live show in New York. The Atlanta native decided to stop midway through his set to go on rant about the decline of New York hip hop and spoke highly of his forthcoming album which is currently in the works for 2014. James reflected on the city’s former dominance of the music industry with hometown acts like Dipset and didn’t bite his tongue when he blurted that the South runs New York hip hop. In fact, James came off very disrespectful as he explained to the audience that East Coast rappers might as well claim to be from Atlanta. In-between Trinidad’s offensive comments, the rapper also decided to briefly weigh in on Kendrick Lamar’s “Control” line about being “King of New York.”
Kanye West turned the energy up at Staples Center for a performance of his hit song “Runaway” and decided to follow it up with one of his signature rants to audience members. Yeezy addressed the media and questioned the crowd-goers if they liked to hear him “talk his shit.” Kanye went on to clarify that he’s not Michael Jackson, Michael Jordan and Richard Pryor and demanded that no one recognize or dismiss him as just another celebrity.
Here’s a nice recap courtesy of FUSE on what went down last night as Kanye West appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live to discuss his recent feud with Kimmel after the talk show host spoofed his BBC interview with Zane Lowe. Ranting for close to seven minutes, West was allowed the freedom to tackle a number of topics which included his idea that he’s hit a glass ceiling as an entrepreneur, his relationship with reality star queen Kim Kardashian, being shunned by the fashion industry and much more. Kanye also clarified that the only reason he was willing to smooth things out with Kimmel was because he knew the host personally as well as friends and family members of his.