1. Satirical news blog the Daily Currant published an “interview” with Kanye West yesterday.
In it, Kanye is quoted saying, “Nelson Mandela did a lot of good work, don’t get me wrong. But I think I’m on track to do something even bigger.
“I liberate minds with my music. That’s more important than liberating a few people from apartheid or whatever.”
2. He is also quoted claiming to be “well on [his] way towards being the next great black leader.”
“Not to mention I have a bigger market than he ever did.
“Mandela was working in South Africa, which has, like what, six people? I started my magic here in the USA and then I took my business global.